University of Alberta Press, Co-published with Canadian Literature Centre, $10.95
Annabel Lyon, MFA’96
Discusses how to avoid the pitfalls of creating historical fictional characters and how to make them believable in modern times.
Simon and Schuster, $19.99
Jeyn Roberts, BA’06
Youth fiction about four teenagers on the same road in a world gone mad.
Kim Purcell, BA’94
A thriller ripped from the headlines about modern-day slavery in America.
Ivan Narayan, BA’06
1940s crime novella about a missing young woman.
Glen Margaret Publishing, $17.95
Brian G. Whitehouse, BSc’76
Sailor and oceanographer Brian Whitehouse presents the sea we grew up with and introduces the one that is coming.
Adaawx Publishing, $21
Lynda Gray, BSW’99
Lynda Gray provides readers with a broad overview of the diverse and complex lives of First Nations people.
Simply Read Books, $18.95
Cynthia Heinrichs, BA’93
Ages 4 and up
Picture book about the diving women or “mermaids” of South Korea.
Also by Cynthia:
Simply Read Books, $19.95
Young-adult fiction set in 12th century Scotland about a band of Viking/Scottish invaders who take shelter from a blizzard in an ancient burial mound.
Six Seconds Emotional Intelligence Press, $19.95
Bruna Martinuzzi, BA’81, MA’84
In a concise, easy-to-follow format, readers learn how to have presence and dynamism as a speaker.
White Pup Press, $68
Marguerite Paquin, BEd’67, MA’80
An in-depth analysis on the energies encoded by the Sacred Maya Calendar and the impact of those energies on daily life.
MW Books, $9.95
Heather Conn, BA ’81
Children’s story about the friendships a goldfish makes and the lessons she learns when she escapes her fishbowl.
UBC Press, $34.95
Dr. Grace L.X. Woo, LLB’90
Decolonization and Indigenous Rights at the Supreme Court of Canada.
Anvil Press, $25
John Belshaw, BA’79, and Diane Purvey, BA’82, PhD’01
Looks at the period from the 1930s to the 1960s in Vancouver, complete with noir-style, vintage photos from the era.
Oolichan Books, $9.95
Caroline Woodward, BA’74
Novella for seven to 10 year-olds told from the point of view of a nine-year-old girl who, along with a wise-hat maker, saves her village after tragedy strikes.
Thistledown Press, $18.95
Sandy Bonny, BSc’00
Compilation of short fiction stories in settings ranging from Alberta’s Badlands to the grasslands of the prairies. At the vortex of these surprising plots churns Bonny’s keen interest in science and its unexpected effect on human action and emotion.