With the weather getting cold, now is the perfect time to curl up and dive into a new book. There are so many incredible novels being published by Canadian authors. So, grab a hot drink and consider picking up a copy of one of these books:
Tell Me Pleasant Things About Immortality by Lindsay Wong
Genre: Short Stories, Horror, Dark Humor
In a gripping collection of immigrant horror short stories, Lindsay Wong blurs the lines between life and death. The book intricately combines horror, the supernatural, and mythology. This critique on modern life is unsettlingly humorous and displays the essence of humanity.
A Death At The Party by Amy Stewart
Genre: Thriller, Murder Mystery
Set on the day of Nadine Walsh’s summer garden party, this captivating thriller unravels a horrifying discovery in her basement. As guests enjoy the party upstairs, Nadine grapples with the consequences of the secrets she’s kept, memories that haunt her, and the unknown outcomes as her guests come together.
The Berry Pickers by Amanda Peters
Genre: Mystery, Family Drama
July 1962: A Mi’kmaq family arrives in Maine for summer blueberry picking, but tragedy strikes when young Ruthie disappears. Parallelly, in Maine, Norma, troubled by visions that feel more like memories, embarks on a quest to unveil her family’s concealed truths.
VenCo by Cherie Dimaline
Genre: Fantasy, Magic, Witchcraft
Lucky discovers her connection to the magical world when she finds a mysteriously humming silver spoon in her apartment. As she is pursued by VenCo’s witch network, she learns about her indigenous roots and the power of the seven spoons.