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By Genevieve Graham - Published 2022


Canadian author Graham has penned a detailed and powerful social journey steeped in Canadian history that weaves together two narratives separated by decades. ...Read Review

Properties of Thirst

By Marianne Wiggins - Published 2022


In this sprawling, beautifully written but oddly constructed novel, World War II tests an individualistic, self-reliant California family in unexpected ways. Rockwell “Rocky” ...Read Review


By Jabari Asim - Published 2022



One horror of American slavery was that its victims were valuable to their captors. Their high price and necessary labor resulted in strenuous ...Read Review

Moonlight and the Pearler’s Daughter

By Lizzie Pook - Published 2022


1886. The Brightwell family—two brothers, Willem and Charles, with their wives, and Charles’s two children, Thomas and ten-year-old Eliza—arrive from England ...Read Review

The Vanished Days (The Scottish series, 3)

By Susanna Kearsley - Published 2021



Prizewinning Canadian author of more than a dozen books, bestseller Kearsley sets her latest novel in early modern Scotland. Here, she presents a ...Read Review

Leonora in the Morning Light

By Michaela Carter - Published 2021


Biographical Fiction

Set in France during WW2, Leonora in the Morning Light is a novel about Leonora Carrington and Max Ernst, two important figures in ...Read Review

Letters Across the Sea

By Genevieve Graham - Published 2021



This moving story revolves around several little-known historical events. The first occurs in Toronto in 1933. The Great Depression is in full swing, and ...Read Review

Becoming Leidah

By Michelle Grierson - Published 2021


Historical Fantasy

Becoming Leidah is set in 19th-century Norway at a time when Christianity coexisted with beliefs in pagan or folkloric gods. The people of ...Read Review

Yellow Wife

By Sadeqa Johnson - Published 2021


Virginia, 1850. Beautiful and educated, enslaved Pheby Delores Brown looks forward to the day she turns eighteen, when she has been promised her freedom. ...Read Review

These Ghosts Are Family

By Maisy Card - Published 2020


Two events frame this complex, multi-character narrative. Black Jamaican, Abel Paisley’s friend dies in a work accident, but, since ‘the captain has ...Read Review