Books published by HarperAvenue

The Good Sister

HarperAvenue | June 21, 2016 | 352 pages
Winner of the HarperCollins/UBC Prize for Best New Fiction Just shy of her fifteenth birthday, Gabriela Amador Prieto has been cast out of the family home by her father for tarnishing the family honour. All traces of her are brutally erased, and not even Lucy, Gabi’s older sister and best friend,... More Info
$22.99

The Lightkeeper's Daughters

HarperAvenue | July 4, 2017 | 320 pages
The Light Between Oceans meets The Language of Flowers in this beautiful debut novel by an acclaimed Canadian children’s author. Elizabeth's eyes have failed. She can no longer read the books she loves or see the paintings that move her spirit, but her mind remains sharp and music fills the... More Info
$22.99

The Reason You're Alive

HarperAvenue | July 4, 2017 | 240 pages
The New York Times bestselling author of The Silver Linings Playbook offers a timely novel featuring his most fascinating character yet, a Vietnam vet embarking on a quixotic crusade to track down his nemesis from the war. After sixty-eight-year-old David Granger crashes his BMW, medical tests... More Info
$32.99

This Is Just My Face

HarperAvenue | May 2, 2017 | 256 pages
The Oscar-nominated Precious star and Empire actress delivers a much-awaited memoir—wise, complex, smart, funny—that is different from anything we’ve read Gabourey Sidibe—“Gabby” to her legion of fans—skyrocketed to international fame in 2009 when she played the leading role in Lee... More Info
$22.99

The Lost Diaries of Susanna Moodie

HarperAvenue | April 25, 2017 | 372 pages
Engrossing historical fiction for readers of The Bride of New France and The Birth House, about one of Canada’s most inimitable pioneers and her struggles to survive in the wilderness, brought beautifully to life in this accomplished debut Teetering on the edge of gentile poverty, Englishwoman... More Info

The Satanic Mechanic

HarperAvenue | March 28, 2017 | 384 pages
Tannie Maria—recipe writer turned crime fighter—has barely had time to return to her cooking and advice column for the local Gazette when she finds herself embroiled in another whodunit: Slimkat the Bushman’s life is being threatened, and Tannie Maria is determined to find out who wants to... More Info
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Mitzi Bytes

HarperAvenue | March 14, 2017 | 304 pages
Sarah Lundy has a secret online life, and it might all come crashing down. Back at the beginning of the new millennium, when the Internet was still unknown territory, Sarah Lundy started an anonymous blog documenting her return to the dating scene after a devastating divorce. The blog was funny,... More Info

Dragon Springs Road

HarperAvenue | January 10, 2017 | 400 pages
From the author of Three Souls (“heartbreaking and hopeful,” Booklist) comes a new novel set in early-twentieth-century Shanghai, where, as an ancient imperial dynasty collapses, a new government struggles to life and two girls—one a Eurasian orphan, the other a daughter of privilege—are... More Info

Moranifesto

HarperAvenue | November 29, 2016 | 256 pages
‘I’ve lived through ten iOS upgrades on my Mac—and that’s just something I use to muck about on Twitter. Surely capitalism is due an upgrade or two?’ When Caitlin Moran sat down to choose her favourite pieces for her new book she realised that they all seemed to join up. Turns out, it’s... More Info

Willem De Kooning's Paintbrush

HarperAvenue | April 26, 2016 | 272 pages
“Powerful. . . . Full of dark nostalgia.” —NATHAN ENGLANDER “A literary high-wire act, not for the faint of heart.” —ALISSA YORK An unflinching and masterful collection of award-winning stories, Willem de Kooning’s Paintbrush is a career-making debut. Ranging from an island holiday... More Info

The Wangs vs. the World

HarperAvenue | October 4, 2016 | 368 pages
A hilarious debut novel about a wealthy but fractured Chinese immigrant family that had it all, only to lose every last cent--and about the cross-country road trip that binds them back together. Charles Wang is mad at America. A brash, lovable immigrant businessman who built a cosmetics empire and... More Info

The Nest

HarperAvenue | March 22, 2016 | 336 pages
A wickedly smart, funny and deeply felt debut novel about four adult siblings and the fate of their long depended-upon family inheritance On a wintry afternoon in New York City, Melody, Beatrice and Jack Plumb gather to confront their charismatic and reckless older brother, Leo, who has just been... More Info

The Three Sisters Bar and Hotel

HarperAvenue | March 1, 2016 | 480 pages
A landmark novel of the Canadian West from one of Canada’s most accomplished writers, author of The Ghost Brush and Fables of Brunswick Avenue Gateway, Alberta, 1911. The coming of the railroad to the Canadian Rockies has brought a parade of newcomers to the heavenly Bow Valley—climbers, coal... More Info