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  • There Are Not Enough Sad Songs

    There Are Not Enough Sad Songs

    There is beauty in the teacup like dresses requiring crinoline or beaded purses too small to carry anything but anger. —from “Inheritance” Marita Dachsel’s third poetry collection explores parenth...

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  • Doug Bradley's Spinechillers Volume 1

    Doug Bradley's Spinechillers Volume 1

    Introducing classic stories from the original masters of horror, this ebook includes all of the stories from Volume One of the Spinechillers audiobook series as well as Doug Bradley's special intro...

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  • Doug Bradley's Spinechillers Volume 2

    Doug Bradley's Spinechillers Volume 2

    Doug Bradley's Spine Chillers, Volume 2, presents four classic stories from the masters of horror literature. It kicks off with Charles Dickens' friend and collaborator Wilkie Collins' eerie tale ...

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  • Doug Bradley's Spinechillers Volume 4

    Doug Bradley's Spinechillers Volume 4

    Volume 4 is a feast for crows with such tales as Lost Hearts, The Damned Thing, Poe’s famous poem A Dream Within a Dream, and a man’s descent into madness with only his black cat to keep him compan...

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  • Doug Bradley's Spinechillers Volume 5

    Doug Bradley's Spinechillers Volume 5

    Introducing classic stories from the original masters of horror. This eBook includes all of the stories from Volume Five of the Spinechillers audiobook series as well as Doug Bradley's special int...

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  • Echolocation

    Echolocation

    In this provocative collection of short stories, Karen Hofmann creates characters who struggle to connect or disconnect from entanglements and relationships. With ironic accuracy and sensuous image...

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  • Doug Bradley's Spinechillers Volume 3

    Doug Bradley's Spinechillers Volume 3

    This collected volume starts with the famous M. R. James story of occult revenge, "Casting the Runes", about a slighted occultist out for murderous revenge using his diabolical black arts to achiev...

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  • Unforgetting Private Charles Smith

    Unforgetting Private Charles Smith

    Private Charles Smith had been dead for close to a century when Jonathan Hart discovered the soldier’s small diary in the Baldwin Collection at the Toronto Public Library. The diary’s first entry w...

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  • 1st Legion of Utopia

    1st Legion of Utopia

    Set amidst the riotous times of the Great Depression, 1st Legion of Utopia explores the forces surrounding the founding of the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (CCF), the trail blazing party of...

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  • From Turtle Island to Gaza

    From Turtle Island to Gaza

    With a sure voice, Groulx, an Anishnaabe writer, artistically weaves together the experiences of Indigenous peoples in settler Canada with those of the people of Palestine, revealing a shared under...

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  • Only Pretty Damned

    Only Pretty Damned

    Niall Howell's Only Pretty Damned is a taut noir that takes you behind the big top, revealing rough and tumble characters, murderous plots, and crooked schemes designed to keep Rowland’s World Clas...

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  • The Death of Annie the Water Witcher by Lightning

    The Death of Annie the Water Witcher by Lightning

    "Three years into the second millennium, Majestic, Alberta is a farm town dealing with depressed crop prices, international borders closing to Canadian beef, and a severe drought. Older farmers wor...

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  • The Melting Queen

    The Melting Queen

    Every year since 1904, when the ice breaks up on the North Saskatchewan River, Edmonton has crowned a Melting Queen—a woman who presides over the Melting Day spring carnival and who must keep the c...

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  • Apostrophes VIII

    Apostrophes VIII

    Nothing Is But You and I

    The late sun falls slowly into the afternoon of your eyes, and there it pauses as one might pause to take a breath —from “Lost” Nothing Is But You and I, the breathtaking final volume in the Apos...

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  • Lillian & Kokomis

    Lillian & Kokomis

    The Spirit of Dance

    Lillian is a girl of mixed Indigenous and white ancestry who is in the process of being shuffled to her seventh foster home. At school, she doesn’t fit in with the white kids and she doesn’t fit in...

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  • The Home for Wayward Parrots

    The Home for Wayward Parrots

    Accustomed to being an only child, adoptee Brian “Gumbo” Guillemot’s teenage hobby was searching for his birth parents. After years without a lead, when he finally finds his birth mother, Kim, he’s...

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  • Awâsis and the World-Famous Bannock

    Awâsis and the World-Famous Bannock

    During an unfortunate mishap, young Awâsis loses Kôhkum’s freshly baked world-famous bannock. Not knowing what to do, Awâsis seeks out a variety of other-than-human relatives willing to help. What ...

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  • Hearing Voices

    Hearing Voices

    Marie Jenner's life gets complicated when the ghosts at the psychiatric hospital ask her to investigate the mysterious deaths of the patients.

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  • Lady Franklin of Russell Square

    Lady Franklin of Russell Square

    My dearest love, Where are you now? Spring, 1847, and Lady Franklin is back in London expecting to greet her hero husband, polar explorer Sir John Franklin, upon his triumphant return from the Nort...

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  • #IndianLovePoems

    #IndianLovePoems

    The poetic speaker, a First Nations Donna Giovanni, relates stories of her search for The One, or even better, that One-Night-Stand, in heated lines that fearlessly shed light on the intimacy and h...

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  • Sea of Cortez

    Sea of Cortez

    After a series of assassinations rocks Calgary’s underworld, Detective Lane is conscripted along with his husband Arthur into working undercover to seek out links in the Mexico - Canada drug connec...

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  • The Poor Clare

    The Poor Clare

    Gaskell’s gothic masterpiece weaves the tale of a lonely old woman whose curse upon the murderer of her cherished dog unleashes unintended consequences. The impulse of revenge is turned to contriti...

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  • What We Are When We Are

    What We Are When We Are

    Kaj smo, ko sm

    Working within a postmodern style, this rhythmic and melodious collection of poems originally written in Slovenian by Cvetka Lipuš and translated here by Tom Priestly, blends the real with the surr...

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  • High Line Scavenger Hunt

    High Line Scavenger Hunt

    Imagine: a public park that floats above the city, slicing the urban grey with its narrow green body. It winds its way through Manhattan, from the Meatpacking District to Chelsea to the Rail Yards....

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  • All of Us in Our Own Lives

    All of Us in Our Own Lives

    A beautiful story of strangers who shape each other’s lives in fateful ways, All of Us in Our Own Lives delves deeply into the lives of women and men in Nepal and into the world of international ai...

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  • Hummingbird

    Hummingbird

    A compelling, haunting novel about a man experiencing gaps in time, and the pain of living inside an anxious mind. Felix wakes up one day to find he has a girlfriend he doesn’t recognize. He finds...

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  • Left

    Left

    Twenty-nine-year-old Natasha Bell went for an evening jog, just like any other night – except now no one knows where she is. Not her sister, Abby – eighteen, eight months pregnant, and without a ga...

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  • The Eavesdroppers

    The Eavesdroppers

    When social attitudes researcher Bill Harcourt puts an advertisement in the newspaper for ‘listeners’ to work on an unconventional project, he anticipates that his team of eavesdroppers will discov...

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  • Twin Studies

    Twin Studies

    An engrossing, timely, and contemporary novel about the bonds between twins, about sexuality and gender fluidity, and about the messy complexities of modern family life — the much-anticipated new n...

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  • Magnetic North

    Magnetic North

    Sea Voyage to Svalbard

    “Windburned, eyes closed, this: beneath the keening of bergs, a deeper thresh of glaciers calving, creaking with sun. Sound of earth, her bones, wide russet bowl of hips splaying open. From these s...

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  • The Chief

    The Chief

    Mistahimaskwa

    On her way to school one day, Sarah is relieved to find the book she’d dropped the day before – shortly after an encounter with a bear. But when she opens it, the story within, about the Cree chief...

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  • Black & Mist

    Black & Mist

    After a series of accidents, Nel is forced to wonder if she's harbouring a traitor onboard the Tantamount.

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  • Roost

    Roost

    Claudia, single mom of two, pines for her past independent life. Her ex, after all, has moved on to a new wardrobe, new hobbies and—worst of all—new adult friends. But in Claudia's house she's stil...

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  • Blackbird Song

    Blackbird Song

    Drawing deeply from his Cree ancestors and equally from European and Asian traditions, Randy Lundy offers an exquisite series of meditations on memory, evanescence, and the land. This is the mind o...

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