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Summary: Presents a selection of the best works of short fiction of the past year from a variety of acclaimed sources.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2018

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Summary: Presents a selection of the best works of short fiction of the past year from a variety of acclaimed sources.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Mariner Books, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2019

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Fishbane, Melanie J.

Summary: "Fourteen-year-old Lucy Maud Montgomery -- Maud to her friends -- has a dream: to go to college and become a writer, just like her idol, Louisa May Alcott. But living with her grandparents on Prince Edward Island, she worries that this dream will never come true. Her grandfather has strong opinions about a woman's place in the world, and they do not include spending good money on college....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Razorbill Canada 2017

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Heighton, Steven

Summary: "On the island of Cyprus, in the overgrown ruins of Varosha--a resort town abandoned since the Turkish invasion of 1974--a secret village thrives. Here, a community of resourceful exiles and refugees lives under the radar of the Turkish authorities, thanks to the good-natured, cheerfully corrupt Colonel Kaya. Each villager has his or her own cryptic reasons for hiding among the lemon and olive...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hamish Hamilton, an imprint of Penguin Canada, a division of Penguin Random House Canada Limited 2017

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Summary: The O. Henry Prize Stories 2014 gathers twenty of the best short stories of the year, from thousands published in literary magazines. The winning stories roam the world, from Nigeria to Venice, from an erupting volcano in Iceland to a brothel in the old Wild West. They feature a dazzling array of characters: a young American falling in love in Japan, a girl raised by snake-handling...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor 2014

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Coupland, Douglas

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Summary: "Bit Rot, a new collection from Douglas Coupland that explores the different ways 20th-century notions of the future are being shredded, is a gem of the digital age. Reading Bit Rot feels a lot like bingeing on Netflix ... you can't stop with just one. 'Bit rot' is a term used in digital archiving to describe the way digital files can spontaneously and quickly decompose. As Coupland writes,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Blue Rider Press 2017

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Weir, Ian

Summary: After years as a battlefield surgeon during the Napoleonic War, Will Starling returns to London in 1816 to build a civilian surgical practice. But when one of the grave-robbers who supplies him with cadavers for dissection is complicit in a murder, Will resolves to find out the truth.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Steerforth Press 2015

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Dawn, Amber

Summary: Bailey Enrica Martin has to return to live with her mother after dropping out of university. Soon strange things begin to happen: a mysterious and salacious force begins to dog her; inexplicable sounds in the night and unimaginable sites spotted in the periphery.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Arsenal Pulp Press 2018

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Philippe, Ben

Summary: When Norris, a black French Canadian, starts his junior year at an Austin, Texas, high school, he views his fellow students as clich©♭s from "a bad 90s teen movie."

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Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

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Summary: An anthology of historical fiction and fantasy short stories features a diverse array of daring heroines making their way in often-hostile lands, using every weapon in their arsenals to face down everything from murderers to marriage proposals.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2016

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Summary: Presents a selection of the best works of short fiction of the past year from a variety of acclaimed sources.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2017

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 1978

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2004

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Gibson, William

Summary: Best-known for his science fiction novel Neuromancer, William Gibson is actually best when writing short fiction. Tautly-written and suspenseful, Burning Chrome collects 10 of his best short stories with a preface from Bruce Sterling. These brilliant, high-resolution stories show Gibson's characters and intensely-realized worlds at his absolute best, from the chip-enhanced couriers of "Johnny...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ace Books 1987

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Davies, Robertson

Summary: Around a mysterious death is woven a glittering, fantastical, cunningly contrived trilogy of novels: "Fifth Business", often described as Robertson Davies' finest novel; "The Manticore", and "World of Wonders". Luring the reader down labyrinthine tunnels of myth, history and magic, "The Deptford Trilogy" provides an exhilarating antidote to a world from where 'the fear and dread and splendour...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 1990

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Summary: "A collection of four stories from the Deaf community, reflecting Deaf culture and language. Includes hand signs and an interesting history on devices for the Deaf" Cf. Our choice, 2001.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Second Story Press 2007

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Demers, Dominique.

Summary: "Il y a 3500 ans vivait Maïna...". Deux tableaux, dans l'un la vie des Amérindiens, dans l'autre, celles des Inuits. Maïna sert de trait d'union, vivant dans l'un et l'autre une histoire d'amour. L'auteure hésite entre son désir d'informer sur la vie des premiers Québécois et celui de raconter les aventures de son impétueuse héroïne en quête de plénitude. Le texte est documenté certes, mais les...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Québec/Amérique 1997

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Publisher / Publication Date: McClelland & Stewart 1997

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Chariandy, David John

Summary: "One sweltering summer in the Park, a housing complex outside of Toronto, Michael and Francis are coming of age and learning to stomach the careless prejudices and low expectations that confront them as young men of black and brown ancestry. While their Trinidadian single mother works double, sometimes triple shifts so her boys might fulfill the elusive promise of their adopted home, Francis...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Publishing Inc. 2017

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Demers, Dominique.

Summary: 3500 years ago, Maina a young Indian woman, the daughter of a tribe named the Nearly Wolves. In the vast landscape she travels over, from the forest to the sea, she is obliged to struggle in an environment which is as generous as it is merciless. Finding food and shelter, making clothes, defending themselves and keeping warm, such are the daily tasks of the Nearly Wolves.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ekstasis Editions 2000

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Sanschagrin, Joceline

Summary: Caillou, Mommy and Daddy spend the day at Uncle Felix’s farm. Caillou learns what it takes to keep the farm going as he feeds the sheep, gathers the hens’ eggs and gives hay to the cows. He even gets to ride on the big tractor.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Chouette 2016

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Summary: In the 17th century, Father Laforgue, a young Jesuit priest, is assigned to go up river into the Canadian wilderness to convert the Huron Indians. His young aide and translator, Daniel, falls in love with Annuka, the daughter of the Algonquin chief. Torn between his own desires and ideals of the priesthood, Laforgue's faith is tested, and his life and the outcome of the mission imperiled, as...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alliance Communications Corp. 2001

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA BLA

Oke, Janette

Summary: Leaving behind their dear friends in Beaver Creek, Elizabeth and Wynn take over an even more primitive RCMP outpost in the Canadian Northwest. Elizabeth finds herself totally isolated when the local Indian women are afraid to even communicate with her. The Delaney's thought they had already faced the most crushing disappointment of their lives when they saw little Sammy disappear from view in...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bethany House Publishers 2005

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Summary: Presents stories about three different Amish couples, including "Their Second Chance," where Amish nanny Hannah Eicher falls for English fireman Rob Prince, but does not believe their love can overcome her family's objections.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2019

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