Romans en cadre familial

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Roar

Par (auteur) Shelley Thompson
Catégories: Romans en cadre familial

A novel inspired by the original screenplay for the award-winning feature film Dawn, Her Dad & the Tractor, about a young trans woman who returns to her family farm in the wake of her mother's death, ...

Why Birds Sing

Par (auteur) Nina Berkhout
Catégories: Littérature générale

A charming novel about a disgraced opera singer, her cancer-plagued brother-in-law, a temperamental parrot named Tulip, and a competitive whistling group called the Warblers.

The Desirable Sister

Par (auteur) Taslim Burkowicz
Catégories: Littérature générale

Gia and Serena Pirji are sisters, the first-generation born in Canada to immigrant parents. Gia’s fair skin grants her membership to cliques of white kids as a teen, while Serena’s dark skin means ...

Finding Callidora

A horrific betrayal sets the destiny of the Alevizopoulos family, farmers who dare to choose a side, first in the Great War of 1914-1918, then in the Greco-Turkish war of 1919-1922. Theodore, the patriarch, ...

Even Weirder Than Before

Par (auteur) Susie Taylor
Catégories: Romans en cadre familial

The early 1990s: there’s no internet, VHS is still a thing, and Daisy Radcliffe’s family is disintegrating. As the stability of her old life disappears, she is set adrift into the odd territory between ...

Coconut Dreams

Par (auteur) Derek Mascarenhas
Catégories: Nouvelles

Coconut Dreams takes a fresh look at the world of the new immigrant and the South Asian experience. Starting with a ghost story set in Goa, India, in the 1950s, the linked stories explore the lives of ...

Crocuses Hatch From Snow

Par (auteur) Jaime Burnet
Catégories: Relatif aux lesbiennes

When Ada falls for a body piercer named Pan, Ada’s cheeky grandmother, Mattie, says Pan looks like a caught trout with all those hooks in her mouth. But Ada soon discovers Mattie is also caught in a ...

A Circle on the Surface

Par (auteur) Carol Bruneau
Catégories: Littérature générale

It’s 1943. Enman and Una Greene are newly married. Enman brings Una to his childhood home in rural Barrein, Nova Scotia, where Una feels increasingly trapped, and longs for the city life she once had. ...

Dear Evelyn

Par (auteur) Kathy Page
Catégories: Romans en cadre familial

Born between the wars on a working-class London street, Harry Miles wins a scholarship and a chance to escape his station, but discovers instead that poetry is what offers him real direction. When he ...

French Exit

Par (auteur) Patrick deWitt
Catégories: Littérature générale

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 — ...