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Fight like a girl : a novel —Kamal, Sheena, author.

"Love and violence. In some families they're bound up together, dysfunctional and poisonous, passed from generation to generation like eye color or a quirk of smile. Trisha's trying to break the chain, channeling her vio...

The highest of hopes —Mason, Susan Anne.
Large Print
2019
Availability: 3 of 4

After her beloved grandfather's death, Emmaline Moore is shocked to discover that her "deceased" father is actually living in Canada. Having no other family, Emma decides she must find him, and so embarks on a journey ac...

As long as the rivers flow —Bartleman, James, 1939-
DAISY Sound Recording
2011
Availability: 0 of 1

Martha, from the Cat Lake First Nation in Northern Ontario, is "stolen" from her family at age six and flown to a residential school. Ten years later, Martha finds her way home again, and while trying to drown her terrib...

The white ribbon man : a mystery —Dickinson, Mary Lou, 1937- author.

"The White Ribbon Man is a murder mystery set in Toronto. A woman's body is found in the basement toilet of a downtown Toronto church. It is an Anglican church that welcomes homeless people for coffee and soup and has a ...

In Lucia's neighborhood —Shewchuk, Pat.

Inspired by urban visionary Jane Jacobs, seven-year-old Lucia takes the reader through a day in her neighborhood and celebrates the people and places that make it feel like home. A great starting point for discussions on...

The last hand —Wright, Eric, 1929-2015

A Toronto lawyer is murdered and the prime suspect is a prostitute. Charlie Salter is assigned to the case to keep him occupied until he retires.

Bellevue Square : a novel —Redhill, Michael, 1966- author.

Jean Mason has a doppelganger. At least, that's what people tell her. Apparently it hangs out in Kensington Market, where it sometimes buys churros and shops for hats. Jean doesn't rattle easy, not like she used to. She'...

Bitten —Armstrong, Kelley.

Elena Michaels is the world's only female werewolf and she's tired of it. Tired of a life spent hiding and protecting, tired of a world that not only accepts the worst in her, her temper, her violence but requires it.

Let loose the dogs a mystery —Jennings, Maureen.
DAISY Sound Recording
2004
Availability: 1 of 1

In 1890's Toronto, Detective Murdoch learns that his beloved sister, who long ago fled to a convent to evade their drunken and abusive father, is on her deathbed. At the same time, the father he has pushed out of his lif...

And this is the cure —Lapointe, Annette, 1978- author.

And This Is the Cure follows Allison Winter, public radio pop-culture journalist and former riot grrrrrl as she regains custody of her adolescent daughter, Hanna, following the murder of her ex-husband. She is unprepared...

Red X —Demchuk, David, author.

"Men are disappearing from Toronto's gay village. They're the marginalized, the vulnerable. One by one, stalked and vanished, they leave behind small circles of baffled, frightened friends. Against the shifting backdrop ...

The gown a novel of the royal wedding —Robson, Jennifer, 1970- author.
Book On CD
2019
Availability: 2 of 2

"London, 1947: Besieged by the harshest winter in living memory, burdened by onerous shortages and rationing, the people of postwar Britain are enduring lives of quiet desperation despite their nation's recent victory. A...

Fifteen dogs —Alexis, André, 1957- author.
DAISY Sound Recording
2015
Availability: 1 of 1

A bet between the gods Hermes and Apollo leads them to grant human consciousness and language to a group of dogs overnighting at a Toronto veterinary clinic. Suddenly capable of complex thought, the pack is torn between ...

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