Calgary Herald - - BOOKS - In­for­ma­tion pro­vided by Owl’s Nest Books, Pages on Kensington and Shelf Life Books


1 In the Small Hours Erin Brubacher. A com­pi­la­tion of po­ems for quiet times. 2 Sui­cide Stitch: Eleven Sto­ries Sarah L John­son. Eleven tales tell of the dark side of love. 3 Kalyana Ra­jni Mala Khelawan. A girl grow­ing up in the Fiji Is­lands in the late 1960s. 4 The Il­le­gal Lawrence Hill. An eye on those who turn their backs on refugees. 5 The Hill Karen Bass. A crashed plane mys­te­ri­ously dis­ap­pears on a for­bid­den hill. 6 A Whole Life Robert Seethaler. The story of An­dreas and his life in the Aus­trian Alps. 7 Birdie Tracey Lind­berg. A dark and comic novel about a Cree woman on a vi­sion quest. 8 My Bril­liant Friend Elena Fer­rante. Dur­ing the ’50s, two girls in Naples learn to rely on each other. 9 All the Light We Can­not See An­thony Do­err. Dur­ing the Sec­ond World War, the paths of a blind French girl and a Ger­man boy col­lide. 10 The Nest Cyn­thia Sweeney. A clever novel of adult sib­lings and the fam­ily in­her­i­tance.


1 Life-chang­ing Magic of Tidy­ing Up Marie Kondo. Tidy­ing taken to a whole new level. 2 The Awak­ened Com­pany Cather­ine Bell. The busi­ness world wakes up to the harsh re­al­ity. 3 The End of Protest: A New Play­book for Rev­o­lu­tion Micah White. Three bold rev­o­lu­tion­ary sce­nar­ios to har­ness global cre­ativ­ity. 4 Cari­bou Run Richard Kelly Kemick. A suite of po­ems both en­cy­clo­pe­dic and lyri­cal. 5 Lick Your Plate: A LipS­mackin’ Book for Ev­ery Home Cook Julie Al­bert. 160 fast, fam­i­lyfriendly and fab­u­lous recipes. 6 Pa­per Bird: An English Child­hood of the Great De­pres­sion Jan Truss. Col­lec­tion of child­hood mem­o­ries from the lo­cal award-win­ning author. 7 When Breath Be­comes Air Paul Kalanithi. A young neu­ro­sur­geon bat­tles can­cer. 8 H is for Hawk He­len Macdon­ald. An un­flinch­ingly hon­est ac­count of Macdon­ald’s strug­gle with grief dur­ing the dif­fi­cult process of the hawk’s tam­ing. 9 Voices in the Wind Lea Storry. Writ­ings from men and women who par­tic­i­pate in This is My City Art So­ci­ety work­shops at the Cal­gary Drop-In and Re­hab Cen­tre, Al­pha House and the Women’s Cen­tre of Cal­gary. 10 Stalin’s Daugh­ter Rose­mary Sul­li­van. Daugh­ter of a dic­ta­tor, who died alone in Wis­con­sin.

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