As it warms up and the geese fly back north, so too, do Americans look to our Canadian cousins for guidance, refuge, and good reads. Read on for 6 great books by Canadian authors!
The Fashion Committee by Susan Juby
Project Runway meets I’ll Give You the Sun in the story of a girl, a boy, and the fashion competition that could change both of their lives. Told in the alternating voices of Charlie’s and John’s journals, this hilarious and poignant YA novel perfectly captures what it’s like to have an artistic drive so fierce that nothing can stand in your way.
The Valiant by Lesley Livingston
Fallon is the daughter of a proud Celtic king and the younger sister of the legendary fighter Sorcha. When Fallon was just a child, Sorcha was killed by the armies of Julius Caesar. And on the eve of her seventeenth birthday, she is captured to train to fight for the very same armies.
Trouble is a Friend of Mine by Stephanie Tromly
Sherlock meets Veronica Mars meets Ferris Bueller’s Day Off in this romance where the leading man is decidedly unromantic, and crime novel where catching the crook isn’t the only hook.
Falling Kingdoms by Morgan Rhodes
When a shocking murder sets Mytica on a path to collapse, four young people collide against each other and the rise of the magic that can topple kingdoms and crown a ruler in the same day. This magical world is filled with shocking and unexpected plot twists, merciless, and bloodthirsty characters.
Exit, Pursued by a Bear by E.K. Johnston
From #1 New York Times bestselling author E.K. Johnston, comes a brave and unforgettable story that will inspire readers to rethink how we treat survivors.
Everything Beautiful is Not Ruined by Danielle Younge-Ullman
Wild meets The Breakfast Club in this story of a girl who must survive an extreme wilderness experience to prove to her mother that she has the strength to pursue her dreams.
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