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FIC­TION

1

Cor­ri­dor Nine

So­phie Stock­ing. A woman tries to cut ties with her opi­oid-ad­dicted fa­ther, but when he dies guilt ties her to him.

2

The Testaments

Mar­garet At­wood. The se­quel to The Hand­maid’s Tale.

3

Our War

Craig DiLouie. A grip­ping novel of a sec­ond Amer­i­can Civil War, and the chil­dren caught in the con­flict. Lo­cal au­thor.

4

The Tat­tooist of Auschwitz

Heather Mor­ris. The story of the man who was forced to tat­too numbers onto many Jews at Auschwitz.

5

Word Is Murder

Anthony Horowitz. A twist on the clas­sic crime novel.

6

Para­ble of the Sower

Oc­tavia E. But­ler. A fu­tur­is­tic story of peo­ple try­ing to sur­vive af­ter so­ci­ety col­lapses.

7

The Goldfinch

Donna Tartt. A young New Yorker griev­ing his mother’s death is pulled into a gritty un­der­world of art and wealth.

8

The Pi­ano Teacher

Eu­gene Stick­land. The jour­nal of a con­cert pi­anist who is brought back to the world when asked to teach a girl the pi­ano. Lo­cal au­thor

9

Sweet­ness at the Bot­tom of the Pie

Alan Bradley. The first book in the Flavia de­tec­tive se­ries.

10

The Wa­ter Dancer

Ta-Ne­hisi Coates. The story of a slave who tries to es­cape.

NON-FIC­TION

1

Let’s Talk About The C Word: How Can­cer Gave More than it Took

Shauna Marie MacDon­ald. In­ter­views with six ex­cep­tional peo­ple.

2

Break­down: The Pipe­line De­bate and The Threat to Canada’s Fu­ture

Den­nis McCon­aghy — A dis­cus­sion of the pipe­line de­bate in Canada by an en­ergy ex­ec­u­tive. Lo­cal au­thor.

3

Into the Planet: My Life as a Cave Diver

Jill Hein­erth. One of the most dan­ger­ous and ex­hil­a­rat­ing jobs on earth.

4

Rush to Dan­ger: Medics in the Line of Fire

Ted Bar­ris. Ex­plor­ing the evo­lu­tion of bat­tle­field medicine.

5

Ris­ing: Be­com­ing the First Cana­dian Woman to Sum­mit Ever­est

Sharon Wood. A mem­oir of her trip up Ever­est.

6

One Day in Au­gust

David O’Keefe. A study of why the Dieppe Raid was or­dered, and how it went wrong.

7

The Cure For Hate: A For­mer White Su­prem­a­cist’s Jour­ney from Vi­o­lent Ex­trem­ism to Rad­i­cal Com­pas­sion.

Tony McAleer.

8

Spy and the Traitor

Ben McIn­tyre. The story of Oleg Gordievsky and his role in the fall of the Soviet Union.

9

Against Death: 35

Es­says on Liv­ing

Elee Kraljii Gar­diner (Ed­i­tor). Fac­ing death with truth and com­pas­sion.

10

Promise and Peril

Aaron Wherry. Ex­plor­ing how the Trudeau govern­ment has suc­ceeded or failed in its big­gest com­mit­ment.

Com­piled from in­for­ma­tion from Owl’s Nest Books and Shelf Life Books.

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