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Adoptive Parenting in the Modern World
Adoptive parents need more than the usual parenting skills. Adoption has changed drastically in recent decades with more concern for the adoptees' point of view and more education required by ...more
Prize-winning writer Jane Eaton Hamilton's novel explores the complexities of contemporary queer love.
On her fiftieth birthday, crazy-in-love Ajax visits her mercurial lover Logan, who trails their tarnished reputation like a ...more
This unsettling novel is set thirty years in the future, in the wake of a third world war. Runaway effects of climate change have triggered the collapse of nation/states and ...more
The first poetry collection by the author of God Loves Hair and She of the Mountains.
As a writer, musician, performance artist, and filmmaker, Vivek Shraya has, over the course of ...more
1983. Vancouver is on the precipice of transforming itself from a dirty little town to a blandly sophisticated big city. Convertibles cruise beneath runty palm trees, and the air is ...more
Adult colouring books (such as Secret Garden) have exploded in popularity in recent years, embraced for their calming, therapeutic effect. This elegant, imaginative colouring book explores the dynamic, fanciful creations ...more
In this lavish colouring book for adults, the fanciful, elegant world of artist, playwright, and filmmaker Jean Cocteau comes alive. As a playwright, he is best known for The Human ...more
Plant-Based Mexican-American Recipes for Health and Healing
A return to indigenous Mexican-American cooking: delicious recipes for physical and spiritual healing.
More than just a cookbook, Decolonize Your Diet redefines what is meant by "traditional" Mexican food by reaching ...more
A Graphic Novel
A stirring graphic novel based on the extraordinary book by Irene Nemirovsky.
Suite Francaise, an extraordinary novel about village life in France just as it was plunged into chaos with the ...more
A Graphic Novel
On the heels of America's renewed relations with Cuba: a vivid graphic novel on the life of Fidel Castro.
As America moves toward normalizing relations with Cuba, this gripping, vivid graphic ...more
A Queer Femme of Color Dreaming Her Way Home
A transformative memoir by a queer disabled woman of colour and abuse survivor.
Lambda Literary Award and Judy Grahn Award for Lesbian Nonfiction finalist
In 1996, poet Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha, carrying only ...more
The City's Most Baffling Unsolved Murders
The untold story behind some of Vancouver's notorious unsolved murder cases.
Finalist, Bill Duthie Booksellers' Choice Award (BC Book Prizes)
While Vancouver is much loved by tourists and locals alike for its ...more
A funny, poignant graphic novel about a young woman's coming out amidst both Islamic and western cultures.
In this fresh, often funny autobiographical graphic novel, Beldan Sezen depicts her coming of ...more
Paul Yee's first novel for adults: an historical account of a Chinese man on a journey to find the mother of his son.
For more than thirty years, Paul Yee has ...more
A thought-provoking collection of essays on Michel Foucault that reframes his legacy.
In his private life, as well as in his work and political attitudes, Michel Foucault often stood in contradiction ...more