Humorous fiction

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By (author) Stéphane Dompierre
Categories: Satirical fiction and parodies
Series: QA

Pendant que Gabrielle assemble des bûches dans le foyer et démarre le feu du premier coup, le groupe se passe un gros sac de guimauves, et chacun des participants s’en enfourne une ou deux dans la ...

love, life

Do you love life? In this hilarious frolic through the hills of Italy, our heroine discovers the past is never really gone: it runs beside us our entire lives, just waiting to bite us in the arse. Love, ...

Supermarket Baby

By (author) Susan Flanagan
Edited by Charis Cotter & Robin
Categories: Humorous fiction

Henry Puddester is a freshly retired civil servant whose life goes off the rails after an innocent trip to the supermarket, where he inadvertently switches his shopping cart with that of a young mother. ...

Dirty Birds

By (author) Morgan Murray
Categories: Humorous fiction

Hilariously ironic and irreverent, in Dirty Birds, Morgan Murray generates a quest novel for the twenty-first century—a coming-of-age, rom-com, crime-farce thriller—where a hero’s greatest foe is ...


By (author) Amy Spurway
Categories: Humorous fiction

When Stacey Fortune is diagnosed with three highly unpredictable brain tumours, she abandons the crumbling glamour of her life in Toronto for her mother Effie’s scruffy trailer in rural Cape Breton. ...

Tilly and the Crazy Eights

When Tilly receives an invitation to help drive eight elders on their ultimate bucket-list road trip, she impulsively says yes. Before she knows it, Tilly has said good-bye to her family and is on an ...

French Exit

Finalist for the Scotiabank Giller Prize and an international bestseller, Patrick deWitt’s brilliant and darkly comic novel is now a major motion picture starring Michelle Pfeiffer.

Frances Price — ...

The Showrunner

The hiring of a new assistant triggers a power struggle between aging TV show creator Ann Dalloni and her protégée turned producing partner Stacey McCreedy in The Showrunner, a suspenseful, darkly comic ...

My True and Complete Adventures as a Wannabe Voyageur

By (author) Phyllis Rudin
Categories: Humorous fiction

Benjie Gabai serves out his days as caretaker of The Bay’s poky in-store fur trade museum, dusting and polishing the artifacts that fuel his imagination. When he learns his museum is about to be closed ...

Somewhere a Long and Happy Life Probably Awaits You

By (author) Jill Sexsmith
Categories: Humorous fiction

Somewhere a Long and Happy Life Probably Awaits You explores the peculiar places we look for validation, a purpose, a life we might recognize as wholly our own. As her off-kilter heroes and heroines struggle ...