BOOKS

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FIC­TION

1 Wild Rose

Sharon Bu­tala. A woman leaves her life in ru­ral Que­bec be­hind to move to the Wild West.

2 Un­der­ma­jor­domo

Mi­nor Pa­trick DeWitt. An ad­ven­ture, a mys­tery, a sear­ing por­trayal of ru­ral Alpine bad be­hav­iour, but above all a love story. (5)

3 The Si­cil­ian Wife Ca­te­rina Ed­wards. A Cana­dian im­mi­grant’s duty to her Mafia fam­ily.

4 Let Us Be True Erna Buffie. Woman re­al­izes that se­crets are like dark an­gry ghosts that haunt you and ev­ery­one you love.

5 The Truth About Us Janet Gurtler. A young adult book on how we don’t re­ally know peo­ple we think we do.

6 The Girl In The Spi­der’s Web David Lager­crantz. A con­tin­u­a­tion of Stieg Lars­son’s Mil­len­nium se­ries. (10)

7 The Pi­ano Teacher Eu­gene Stickland. Reclu­sive pi­anist is asked to teach pi­ano to seven-year-old girl. (4)

8 Any Other Name: A Long­mire Mys­tery Craig John­son. The sher­iff in­ves­ti­gates the mys­te­ri­ous death of a de­tec­tive.

9 The Illegal Lawrence Hill. A look at the lives of illegal im­mi­grants.

10 The Mar­tian Andy Weir. The first man to land on Mars must fight for his life.

NON- FIC­TION

1 Clockwork Zaid Sh­lah. Po­ems and es­says on try­ing to see one­self anew.

2 Em­press Dowa­ger Cixi: The Con­cu­bine Jung Chang. Em­press who ruled China through two em­per­ors. (5)

3 The Car­bon Bub­ble: What Hap­pens To Us When It Bursts Jeff Ru­bin. Au­thor ar­gues Stephen Harper’s eco­nomic vi­sion is wrong.

4 The Op­ti­mistic En­vi­ron­men­tal­ist: Pro­gress­ing To­ward A Greener Fu­ture David R. Boyd. How a greener fu­ture is avail­able to us.

5 Ca­noe Coun­try: The Mak­ing Of Canada Roy MacGre­gor. His cel­e­bra­tion of Cana­di­ans’ favourite means for get­ting around.

6 The In­ven­tion Of Na­ture: Alexan­der von Hum­boldt’s New World An­drea Wulf. His dar­ing ex­plo­rations into wild en­vi­ron­ments and his ideas of nat­u­ral preser­va­tion.

7 Changelings Cassy Welburn. The small but pow­er­ful acts of our lives that can trans­form us.

8 Stephen Harper John Ib­bit­son. A new bi­og­ra­phy of Stephen Harper.

9 How To Breathe Un­der­wa­ter Chris Turner. Es­says on sus­tain­abil­ity.

10 Niche Basma Ka­vanagh. Po­ems on ex­tinc­tions and what will hap­pen to the hu­man race.

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