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  • The Figgs

    The Figgs

    Meet the Figgs. June, the family’s matriarch, looks forward to a quiet retirement — if only she can get her three adult children to finally, finally, move out of the house. But her dreams are shatt...

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  • Dance, Gladys, Dance Audiobook

    Dance, Gladys, Dance Audiobook

    WINNER OF THE 2013 Stephen Leacock Award for Canadian Humour Writing! 27-year-old Frieda Zweig is at an impasse. Behind her is a string of failed relationships and half-forgotten ambitions of being...

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  • My True and Complete Adventures as a Wannabe Voyageur

    My True and Complete Adventures as a Wannabe Voyageur

    In this coming-of-age story, Benjie Gabai is convinced he’s been the victim of a terrible cosmic hoax. Instead of being born in the 18th century as a French-Canadian voyageur, God has plunked him d...

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  • When Big Bears Invade

    When Big Bears Invade

    Manitoba artist Nyco Rudolph and Alberta writer Alexander Finbow join creative forces to reveal the myth behind how the Benevolent Bears came to rule over us all. An illustrated children's book for...

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  • Searching for Petronius Totem

    Searching for Petronius Totem

    Following a dramatic break-up with his long-suffering wife, Jack Vesoovian retreats to a Hamilton rooming house, where he impulsively decides to take to the road to track down his life-long colleag...

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  • 5000 Dead Ducks

    5000 Dead Ducks

    Set in the near future, this savage satire is about how a group of unscrupulous lawyers seize the Alberia Government and scheme a disastrous takeover of the Oilsands. To bankroll their enterprise, ...

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  • The Guy Who Pumps Your Gas Hates You

    The Guy Who Pumps Your Gas Hates You

    “No one should ever work at a gas station long enough to get good at it,” observes Brendan, the narrator of the debut novel from Sean Trinder. Brendan is 20. He’s been pumping gas for three years,...

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  • Rose's Run

    Rose's Run

    After losing her job and being left by her rock musician husband, Rose Okanese, a single mother of two feisty girls, resolves to claim some self-respect. She decides the fastest way to do that is t...

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  • And God Created Manyberries

    And God Created Manyberries

    Bizarre political plots, schemes and wild-eyed government policies inspired by conversations overheard in the dining room of the House of Commons.

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  • All Roads Lead to Manyberries

    All Roads Lead to Manyberries

    "All Roads Lead to Manberries is like a script torn right out of Coronation Street, except it's Canadian and it all happens in a little place called The Just One More Saloon in the Prairie town of ...

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  • Nobody Cries at Bingo

    Nobody Cries at Bingo

    Author and narrator Dawn Dumont paints a picture which goes beyond many cultural stereotypes. She talks about drinking and bingo and the toughness needed to deal with bullying by the other natives ...

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