Doubleday Canada Summer 2017

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    Court of Lions Paperback Jane Johnson 9780385682657 $24.95 FICTION May 30, 2017
    Sometimes at the lowest points in your life, fate will slip you a gift. Ken Follett meets Jodi Picoult in a stunning new novel from Jane Johnson.Kate Fordham, escaping terrible trauma, has fled to the beautiful sunlit city of Granada, the ancient capital of the Moors in Spain, where she is scraping by with an unfulfilling job in a busy bar. One day in the glorious gardens of the Alhambra, once home to Sultan Abu Abdullah Mohammed, also known as Boabdil, Kate finds a scrap of paper hidden in one of the ancient walls. Upon it, in strange symbols,... + Read More
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    Burntown A Novel Hardcover Jennifer McMahon 9780385687034 $32.00 FICTION Apr 25, 2017
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    Rich People Problems Hardcover Kevin Kwan 9780385689380 $32.00 FICTION May 23, 2017
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    Series: Outlander Seven Stones to Stand or Fall Hardcover Diana Gabaldon 9780385689557 $34.00 FICTION Jun 27, 2017
    A collection of seven short stories set in the Outlander universe, never before published together, including two original stories.This riveting, romantic collection includes: “Besieged” (original novella), “Survival” (original novella), “Virgins,” “The Space Between,” “Lord John and the Plague of Zombies,” “A Leaf on the Wind of All Hallows” and “The Custom of the Army.”Story Locale: Scotland, Eastern USA
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    The Dead Husband Project Paperback Sarah Meehan Sirk 9780385687607 $22.00 FICTION Aug 08, 2017
    Perfect for readers of George Saunders, Jennifer Egan and Heather O’Neill, a rich and inventive collection of exquisite short stories by a major newcomer to Canadian literature.In this deeply felt, compulsive and edgy work, Sarah Meehan Sirk shines a distinctive light on love and death in their many incarnations, pushing against the limits of the absurd while exposing piercing emotional truths about what it means to be gloriously, maddeningly alive.In “The Dead Husband Project,” an artist who has planned to make an installation out of her termi... + Read More
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    The Lauras A Novel Paperback Sara Taylor 9780385689281 $22.00 FICTION Aug 01, 2017
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    Spoonbenders Hardcover Daryl Gregory 9780385689519 $32.95 FICTION Jun 27, 2017
    A generations-spanning family of psychics—both blessed and burdened by their abilities—must use their powers to save themselves from the CIA, the local mafia and a skeptic hell-bent on discrediting them in this hilarious, tender, magical novel about the invisible forces that bind us.The Telemachus family is known for performing inexplicable feats on talk shows and late-night television. Teddy, a master con-man, heads up a clan who possess gifts he only fakes: there’s Maureen, who can astral-project; Irene, the Human Lie Detector; Frankie, gifte... + Read More
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    Pushing the Limits How Schools Can Prepare Our Children Today for the Challenges of Tomorrow Hardcover Kelly Gallagher-Mackay 9780385685382 $32.95 EDUCATION Aug 29, 2017
    How do we prepare children for a future we can’t even imagine? This timely, important book examines the unique new challenges facing the Canadian education system and provides a vision of what schooling can and should look like in our rapidly changing world. Among experts—from business leaders to psychologists, academics to tech gurus—there is a burgeoning consensus that western education systems, designed in accordance with an industrial model, no longer fit the needs of a modern economy. We need innovators, creative thinkers, nimble problem s... + Read More
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    Into the Water Hardcover Paula Hawkins 9780385689632 $34.95 FICTION May 02, 2017

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