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Oh Canada!

Kobo is proud to call Canada home! Canada is full of incredibly talented authors, natural resources, and beautiful locations. This board is a collection of all things Canada. Check it out, eh!

River of Stars - by Guy Gavriel Kay - From the bestselling author of Under Heaven comes an epic of prideful emperors, battling courtiers, nomadic invasions, and of a woman fighting to find her place in the world. #Kobo #eBook #CanLit

Circus - by Claire Battershill - A dazzling collection of award-winning stories with the emotional punch, sharp wit, and disarming charm of Rebecca Lee, Karen Russell, Neil Smith, and Jessica Grant. #Kobo #eBook

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MaddAddam - by Margaret Atwood - For fans of the first two books and readers of Margaret Atwood's fiction in general. Bringing together characters from Oryx and Crake and The Year of the Flood, this thrilling conclusion to Margaret Atwood's speculative fiction trilogy confirms the ultimate endurance of humanity, community, and love. #Kobo #eBook

The Antagonist - Lynn Coady - Against his will and his nature, the hulking Gordon Rankin ("Rank") is cast as an enforcer, a goon -- by his classmates, his hockey coaches, and especially his own "tiny, angry" father, Gordon Senior. #Kobo #eBook

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Mad Hope - by Heather Birrell - A science teacher and former doctor is forced to re-examine the role he played in Ceau?escu’s Romania after a student makes a shocking request; a tragic plane crash becomes the basis for a meditation on motherhood and its discontents; women in an online chat group share (and overshare) their anxieties and personal histories; and a chance encounter in a waiting room tests the ties that bind us. #Kobo #eBook

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Carnival - by Rawi Hage - In the Carnival city there are two types of taxi drivers -- the spiders and the flies. The spiders patiently sit in their cars and wait for the calls to come. But the flies are wanderers - they roam the streets, looking for the raised hands of passengers among life's perpetual flux. #Kobo #eBook

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The Bear - by Claire Cameron - The black dog is not scratching. He goes back to his sniffing and huffing and then he starts cracking his bone. Stick and I are huddled tight. . . . It is dark and no Daddy or Mommy and after a while I watch the lids of my eyes close down like jaws. #Kobo #eBook #CanadianLit

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The World - by BIll Gaston - Weaving together five heartbreaking stories, Bill Gaston transforms the cruelty of life into something not only beautiful but heartwarming. A recently divorced, early retiree accidentally burns down his house on the day he pays off the mortgage, only to discover that for the first time in his life he’s forgotten to pay a bill: his insurance premium. #Kobo #eBook #CanLit

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Emancipation Day - by Wayne Grady - How far would a son go to belong? And how far would a father go to protect him? Hit your daily quote of Canadian goodness with this heartwrenching gem! #Kobo #eBook #CanadianLit

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The Silent Wife - by A.S.A. Harrison - Jodi and Todd are at a bad place in their marriage. Both are at the mercy of their unrelenting wants and needs, and both are unaware that the path they are on is careening toward murder. Much is at stake, including the affluent life they lead in their beautiful waterfront condo in Chicago, as she, the killer, and he, the victim, rush haplessly toward the main event. #Kobo #eBook #CanadianLit

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The Kite Runner - by Khaled Hosseini - “I sat on a bench near a willow tree and watched a pair of kites soaring in the sky. I thought about something Rahim Khan said just before he hung up, almost as an afterthought, ‘There is a way to be good again.’” #Kobo #eBook #CanLit

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Life of Pi - by Yann Martel - Life of Pi is a masterful and utterly original novel that is at once the story of a young castaway who faces immeasurable hardships on the high seas, and a meditation on religion, faith, art and life that is as witty as it is profound. #Kobo #eBook #CanLit

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419 - by Will Ferguson - A car tumbles down a snowy ravine. Accident or suicide? #Kobo #eBook

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The Luminaries - Eleanor Catton - Winner of the 2013 Man Booker Prize, and set during the heady days of New Zealand's Gold Rush, The Luminaries is a magnificent and multilayered novel of love, lust, murder, and greed, in which three unsolved crimes link the fates and fortunes of twelve men. Dickens meets Deadwood in this internationally celebrated phenomenon. #Kobo #eBook #CanLit

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Cocksure - by Mordecai Richler - In the swinging culture of sixties’ London, Canadian Mortimer Griffin is a beleaguered editor adrift in a sea of hypocrisy and deceit. Alone in a world where nobody shares his values but everyone wants the same things, Mortimer must navigate the currents of these changing times. #Kobo #eBook #CanLit

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Lullabies for Little Criminals - by Heather O'Neill - Heather O'Neill dazzles with a first novel of extraordinary prescience and power, a subtly understated yet searingly effective story of a young life on the streets—and the strength, wits, and luck necessary for survival. A modern Canadian classic! #Kobo #eBook #CanLit

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The Orenda - by Joseph Boyden - The Orenda recounts the early days of French colonization and the downfall of the Wendat (Huron) in Canada. Winner of the coveted Canada Reads award, The Orenda is a must-read for any fan of Canadian Lit. #Kobo #eBook

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Property - The True Story of a Polygamous Church Wife by Carol Christie and John Christie. In the early 1970s an innocent teenager who had led a sheltered life was forced to leave her family and enter into a polygamous, abusive, and deviant relationship with a man called the Prophet. In 2008, nearly 40 years later, she fled his religious sect... Read more on #Kobo.

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Full Count - Four Decades of Blue Jays Baseball by Jeff Blair. From one of Canada's top baseball writers and radio hosts: a retrospective of the Toronto Blue Jays on the 20th anniversary of Joe Carter's World Series-winning home run--and a look ahead to what promises to be their most successful season since. A must-have for all Blue Jays fans, and a great read for Toronto and Canadian sports fans in general. Get it on #Kobo!

The Unfinished Child by Theresa Shea. With skill and poise, debut novelist Theresa Shea dramatically explores society’s changing views of Down syndrome over the past 60 years. The story offers an unflinching and compassionate history of the treatment of people with Down syndrome and their struggle for basic human rights. Read more on #Kobo.