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Canada Reads 2018 - One Book to Open Your Eyes

The contenders and their chosen books have been selected! Click on a title below to go directly to our catalogue where you can place a hold!

The Boat People by Sharon Bala
American War by Omar El-Akkad
Precious Cargo by Craig Davidson
Forgiveness by Mark Sakamoto
The Marrow Thieves by Cherie Dimaline

To see the full media release from CBC, click here!

Recommended Reads

Every month we'll be sharing books we recommend on current topics, in specific genres, and for holiday-themed reading. Clicking on any of the lists below will take you to our online catalogue where you can look for available copies, place holds, and see what's available in digital formats. Check back often for new lists!

Contemporary YA

Young Adult books just keep getting better! Read the best contemporary YA stories to see what everyone is talking about!

Black History Month

Celebrate Black History Month with these thought-provoking selections. A mixture of new titles and classics, this list will be sure to spark a conversation.

Ready for Romance

Indulge in a great romance! From gentle and sweet to steamy, these titles are sure to have you falling in love...with these books!

 

Staff Reviews

Strangers Tend to Tell Me ThingsStrangers tend to tell me things book cover
By Amy Dickinson

This is an autobiographical account of the life of Amy Dickinson, newspaper columnist of the syndicated advice column "Ask Amy". Full of insight and humour, this heartwarming account is sure to resonate with fans and new readers alike. She explains that her advice is often drawn from her own life experiences, not from having all the answers. Marriage, divorce, motherhood, remarriage, caring for aging parents, and building a strong blended family are some of the personal stories she tells with humility, grace and wisdom. All readers will enjoy this memoir of relationships.

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