The Midnight Bargain

The Midnight Bargain follows Beatrice Clayborn, a sorceress on the threshold of selecting a husband.  Once married, Beatrice will have to don a collar that suppresses her magical abilities in an effort to protect her future children from becoming possessed by a spirit while in utero.  Not only does Beatrice not want to be married,…

Hench

For some time now, Anna has been picking up the odd office job through a temp agency supporting supervillains through minor tasks and clerical work.  Following an unexpected encounter with Supercollider, one of Earth’s most powerful heroes, Anna would be left with a severely broken leg.  Her devastating injury gives her the needed motivation to…

How We Fight For Our Lives

People don’t just happen. We sacrifice former versions of ourselves. We sacrifice the people who dared to raise us. The “I” it seems doesn’t exist until we are able to say, “I am no longer yours.” In How We Fight for Our Lives, acclaimed poet Saeed Jones tells the story of growing up a black…

Missing From The Village: The Story of Serial Killer Bruce McArthur, the Search for Justice, and the System that Failed Toronto’s Queer Community

In his book MISSING FROM THE VILLAGE, author Justin Ling explores the deaths in Toronto’s queer community of eight men by the hands of convicted serial killer Bruce McArthur.  Ling had spent years researching several unexplained disappearances in the Village believing there to be a serial killer on the loose.  Over time, he would occasionally…

Never Far Away

Following a brutal murder, former pilot Leah Trenton agreed to testify against her boss.  With her life in danger, Leah Trenton would fake her own death and enter into witness protection.  In doing so, she had to leave behind a husband and two small children as she relocated to a secluded home deep in the…

The Only Good Indians

Ten years ago, a group of five Native American men went hunting on grounds reserved for Elders.  During the hunt tragedy struck and now, all these years later, they’re about to pay for their misdeeds. The Only Good Indians is the second book I’ve picked up by acclaimed author Stephen Graham Jones and just so…

Trail of the Spellmans

The Spellmans are back!  Again!  In the fifth installment of Lisa Lutz’ acclaimed series following a family of detectives, there is no shortage of suspicions and backstabbery (I don’t think this is a word, but I’m going to use it anyway).  This go-around, we have family members that are no longer on speaking terms and…