We have five books on The Globe and Mail's hot debuts list!!! They wrote, "From hot debuts to heralded returns, novels to soon-to-be-dog-eared cookbooks, 2018 is lining up a bumper crop for bibliophiles." We couldn't agree more!

  Wallis in Love: The Untold Life of the Duchess of Windsor the Woman Who Changed the Monarchy  By Morton, Andrew  9781455566976 | $36.50. Hardcoer | Pub Date: 2/13/2018 | Grand Central Publishing / Hachette Book Group

Wallis in Love: The Untold Life of the Duchess of Windsor the Woman Who Changed the Monarchy By Morton, Andrew

9781455566976 | $36.50. Hardcoer | Pub Date: 2/13/2018 | Grand Central Publishing / Hachette Book Group

For fans of the Netflix series The Crown and from the author of the New York Times bestseller 17 Carnations comes a captivating biography of Wallis Simpson, the notorious woman for whom Edward VIII gave up the throne. 

  The Never-Ending Present: The Story of Gord Downie and The Tragically Hip  By Barclay Michael  9781770414365 |$34.95. Hardcover | Pub Date: 4/3/2018 |ECW Press / Jaguar Book Group

The Never-Ending Present: The Story of Gord Downie and The Tragically Hip By Barclay Michael

9781770414365 |$34.95. Hardcover | Pub Date: 4/3/2018 |ECW Press / Jaguar Book Group

In the first print biography of the Tragically Hip, Michael Barclay talks to dozens of the band’s peers and friends about not just the Hip’s music but about the opening bands, the American albatross, the band’s role in Canadian culture, and Gord Downie’s role in reconciliation with Indigenous people...This is a book not just for fans of the band: it’s for anyone interested in how culture can spark national conversations.

  Adjacentland  By Maharaj, Rabindranath  9781928088561 | $22.00 Paperback | Pub Date: 5/8/2018 | Wolsak & Wynn / University of Toronto Press Distribution

Adjacentland By Maharaj, Rabindranath

9781928088561 | $22.00 Paperback | Pub Date: 5/8/2018 | Wolsak & Wynn / University of Toronto Press Distribution

Today is a new day but yesterday was the same day. In this disquieting new work from award-winning novelist Rabindranath Maharaj, a man awakens in a strange institution called the Compound with no memory of his past. 

  Who Took My Sister?  By Webb-Campbell, Shannon  9781771663984 | $18.00 Paperback | Pub Date: 3/20/2018 | BookThug / LitDistCo Distribution

Who Took My Sister? By Webb-Campbell, Shannon

9781771663984 | $18.00 Paperback | Pub Date: 3/20/2018 | BookThug / LitDistCo Distribution

Joining a host of important contemporary voices such as Gregory Scofield, Liz Howard and Leanne Betasamosake Simpson, Mi'kmaq writer Shannon Webb-Campbell's Who Took My Sister? is a collection of poems and texts that hold and carry trauma; they are a choir and a haunting testament.

  Walking in the City with Jane: A Story of Jane Jacobs  By Hughes, Susan / Boivin, Valérie  9781771386531 | $19.99. Hardcover | Pub Date: 4/3/2018 | Kids Can Press / Hachette Book Group

Walking in the City with Jane: A Story of Jane Jacobs By Hughes, Susan / Boivin, Valérie

9781771386531 | $19.99. Hardcover | Pub Date: 4/3/2018 | Kids Can Press / Hachette Book Group

In this lively and engaging informational picture book, award-winning author Susan Hughes provides a fictionalized story of the life of Jane Jacobs, one of the world's greatest urban thinkers and activists.

 

 

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