Poetry / pb / 96pp / October, 2012 /
ISBN:978-0-88982-286-3
/ $17.95

Evelyn Lau’s new book of poems, A Grain of Rice, picks up on some of the themes she covered in her last wonderful book, Living Under Plastic. Once again she honours people, in particular family, and the past; the presence and importance of nature in urban spaces; the influence of other writers on her life and in her career as...

Non-Fiction / hc / 202pp / October, 2012 /
ISBN:978-0-88982-291-7
/ $19.95

Vancouver Islander Adrian Chamberlain always wanted a Porsche. When that turned out to be too expensive, he got a pug instead.
Adventures with Ollie is a collection of vignettes describing his family’s exploits with a headstrong, playful pug named Ollie. Adrian describes the delights of housetraining, teaching a dog new tricks,...

Non-Fiction / pb / 96pp / October, 2012 /
ISBN:978-0-88982-292-4
/ $34.95

A History of Catskiing and Snowboarding at Island Lake Lodge
The granite spire peaks of the Three Bears rise above the Lizard Range and Cedar Valley like sentinels guarding a secret place. And a very special place it is. The Cedar Valley is home to a unique old growth rainforest including: 800-year-old Cedar trees, giant...

Poetry / pb / 128pp / September, 2012 /
ISBN:978-0-88982-287-0
/ $18.95

Though many anthologies purport to establish a new canon, Desperately Seeking Susans simply luxuriates in the ridiculous surfeit of talent we can find in not only Canadian poets, not only female Canadian poets, but female Canadian poets named Susan.
Included in the anthology are works by:

Susan Andrews Grace
...

Young Adult Fiction / pb / 208pp / May, 2012 /
ISBN:978-0-88982-285-6
/ $12.95

Sylvia wishes that hormones weren’t such finicky things. She has Turner Syndrome and will need estrogen supplements to develop normally—whatever that means, since almost everyone around her seems to be hormonally imbalanced. Her doctor suspects her ambivalence about growing up has caused Sylvia to imagine seeing a large hairy creature in the...