Margaret Atwood. The eagerly awaited sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale.
Craig DiLouie. A prescient and gripping novel of a second American Civil War and the children caught in the conflict, forced to fight. Local Author.
The Fifth Season
N. K. Jemisin. It starts with death, with a murdered son and a missing daughter. This Hugo Award-winning novel examines betrayal, oppression and revolution.
Word Is Murder
Anthony Horowitz. Horowitz has delivered yet another twist on the classic crime novel with this contemporary take on Sherlock Holmes.
Donna Tartt. A young New Yorker grieving his mother’s death is pulled into a gritty underworld of art and wealth. Won the Pulitzer Prize.
The Secrets We Kept
Lara Prescott. A tale of secretaries turned spies, of love and duty and of sacrifice — the real-life story of a CIA plot to infiltrate the hearts and minds of Soviet Russia.
Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie
Alan Bradley. The first book in the beloved Flavia detective series.
The Overstory: A Novel
Richard Powers. A sweeping, impassioned novel of activism and resistance that explores the conflict between humans and non-humans.
Frank Herbert. The 25th anniversary of the epic science-fiction novel set on a desert planet where a mysterious drug can prolong life.
On Earth we’re Briefly Gorgeous
Ocean Vuong. The poet’s debut novel is a shattering portrait of a family, a first love and the redemptive power of storytelling.
Breakdown: The Pipeline Debate and The Threat to Canada’s Future
Dennis McConaghy. A discussion of the pipeline debate in Canada by a prominent energy executive.
Into the Planet
Jill Heinerth. A riveting account of one of the most dangerous yet exhilarating pursuits in the world: cave diving.
Rush to Danger: Medics in the Line of Fire
Ted Barris. In this unique front-line recounting of the experiences of stretcher-bearers, medical corpsmen, nurses, surgeons, orderlies, dentists and ambulance drivers, Barris explores the evolution of battlefield medicine.
Baddie One Shoe
Natalie Meisner. Award-winning playwright performs spoken-word poetry.
One Day in August
David O’Keefe. A study of why the Dieppe Raid was ordered and how it went wrong.
Conrad Scott. Interwoven with threads from the Norse creation myth to colonial contact with North America to personal stories, the author asks the fundamental question of what it means to understand a place.
Spy and the Traitor
Ben McIntyre. The thrilling true story of Oleg Gordievsky and his role in the fall of the Soviet Union.
Promise and Peril
Aaron Wherry. A political journalist explores how the Trudeau government has succeeded or failed in its biggest commitment.
Let Us Not Think of Them as Barbarians
Peter Midgley. A bold narrative of love, migration and war that is an exploration of African philosophy and its potential for changing our view of the world.
Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know about the People we Don’t Know
Malcolm Gladwell. Through real-life examples, a powerful examination of our interactions with strangers — and why they often go wrong.
Compiled from information from Owl’s Nest Books and Shelf Life Books