Books published by HarperCollins Publishers

Small Fry

HarperCollins Publishers | September 4, 2018 | 400 pages
A frank, smart and captivating memoir by the daughter of Apple founder Steve Jobs. Born on a farm and named in a field by her parents—artist Chrisann Brennan and Steve Jobs—Lisa Brennan-Jobs’s childhood unfolded in a rapidly changing Silicon Valley. When she was young, Lisa’s father was a... More Info

The Mermaid and Mrs. Hancock

HarperCollins Publishers | September 11, 2018 | 496 pages
"Imogen Hermes Gowar is a soon-to-be literary star."—Sunday Times (UK) "Historical fiction at its finest, combining myth and legend with the brutal realities of the past. . . . Comparisons will be drawn to the works of contemporary authors Sarah Waters and Michael Faber . . .  More Info

Cooking in Color: Vibrant, Delicious, Beautiful Food

HarperCollins Publishers | September 18, 2018 | 272 pages
Adrian Harris and Jeremy Inglett are the irreverent and irresistible duo behind the Food Gays, a blog and brand that promotes colorfully vibrant cooking. Think of the Food Gays as today’s Ina and Jeffrey Garten—if they were young gay men! The Food Gays reflect how so many millennials want to... More Info

Machine Without Horses

HarperCollins Publishers | September 4, 2018 | 288 pages
What is an ordinary life worth? A seasoned writer stumbles across an obituary and imagination is sparked. The brief words of memoriam describe a woman who was both extraordinary—eccentric, revered in her field, a renowned expert—but also utterly ordinary. How does a writer, intrigued by all... More Info
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The Accidental Further Adventures of the Hundred-Year-Old Man

HarperCollins Publishers | August 7, 2018 | 448 pages
What's next for Allan Karlsson? Turns out this centenarian has a few more adventures in store . . . It all begins with a hot air balloon trip and three bottles of champagne. Allan and Julius are ready for some spectacular views, but they’re not expecting to land in the sea and be rescued by a... More Info
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Little Green

HarperCollins Publishers | June 12, 2018 | 352 pages
How much pressure can a marriage take? Elise Sorenson has been striving for the Olympics as long as she can remember. The months of intense training and competition in the horse show world take her away, far too often, from her husband, Matt, and their eight-year-old daughter, Gracie. Matt, a... More Info

The Word is Murder

HarperCollins Publishers | June 5, 2018 | 400 pages
**A Guardian 'Best Thriller of the Year!'** The New York Times bestselling author of Magpie Murders and Moriarty brilliantly reinvents the classic crime novel once again with this clever and inventive mystery starring a fictional version of the author himself as the Watson to a modern-day Holmes,... More Info
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Kudos

HarperCollins Publishers | June 5, 2018 | 240 pages
Rachel Cusk, the award-winning and critically acclaimed author of Outline and Transit, completes the transcendent literary trilogy with Kudos, a novel of unsettling power. A woman writer visits a Europe in flux, where questions of personal and political identity are rising to the surface and the... More Info
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The Happy Brain

HarperCollins Publishers | May 29, 2018 | 352 pages
Neuroscientist Dean Burnett dives into the squishy science and bubbly feelings of what happiness means The pursuit of happiness is one of the most common and enduring quests of human life. It’s what drives us to get a job, fall in love, watch stand-up comedy, have questionable obsessions and come... More Info
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The Plot Against the President

HarperCollins Publishers | May 22, 2018 | 416 pages
Maggie Costello uncovers an assassination plot to kill the tyrannical new president. A blockbuster thriller from No.1 Sunday Times bestselling author Sam Bourne. The unthinkable has happened… The United States has elected a volatile demagogue as president, backed by his ruthless chief strategist,... More Info
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Take Control of Your Life

HarperCollins Publishers | May 22, 2018 | 224 pages
As a former police detective, hostage negotiator and international peacekeeper, J. Paul Nadeau spent more than thirty years working with victims and perpetrators and learning from top experts in abuse situations, murder investigations, hostage-takings, terrorist attacks and human behaviour in... More Info

Cold Skies

HarperCollins Publishers | May 22, 2018 | 464 pages
Thumps DreadfulWater has finally found some peace and quiet. His past as a California cop now far behind him, he’s living out his retirement as a fine-arts photographer in the small town of Chinook. His health isn’t great, and he could use a new stove, but as long as he’s got his cat and a... More Info
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This Is Just My Face

HarperCollins Publishers | May 1, 2018 | 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.  More Info

The Power of Kindness

HarperCollins Publishers | April 24, 2018 | 320 pages
As a veteran emergency room physician, Dr. Brian Goldman has a successful career setting broken bones, curing pneumonia, and otherwise pulling people back from the brink of medical emergency. He always believed that caring came naturally to physicians. But time, stress, errors, and heavy... More Info

Moriarty

HarperCollins Publishers | March 27, 2018 | 448 pages
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER What happened after Sherlock Holmes and Professor Moriarty went over the Reichenbach Falls? Bestselling author Anthony Horowitz (creator of TV’s Foyle’s War and Midsomer Murders) once again takes on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in this razor-sharp thriller “Anything but... More Info

The Girl Who Saved The King Of Sweden

HarperCollins Publishers | July 25, 2017 | 512 pages
From the author of the five-million-copy bestseller The 100-Year-Old-Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared comes the charming, original story of one young woman’s unlikely adventure, praised as “a comic delight” (Daily Express). Quirky, humorous and utterly unique, Jonas Jonasson... More Info

Franklin's Lost Ship

HarperCollins Publishers | October 31, 2017 | 224 pages
A beautifully illustrated account of the thrilling expedition that recovered a ship lost to time—now in paperback Since the disastrous and fatal end of the Franklin Expedition nearly seventeen decades ago, the mysterious fate of the ships HMS Erebus and HMS Terror has captured the public’s... More Info

Canadianity

HarperCollins Publishers | October 17, 2017 | 288 pages
Sprung from their hugely successful podcast Canadianity, Taggart (that guy from that band) and Torrens (that guy from that show) share a collection of showbiz tales from the road and relatable everyday anecdotes, all wrapped up in a nostalgic fondness for this great country. Canadianity takes... More Info

The Escapist

HarperCollins Publishers | October 17, 2017 | 400 pages
Survival comes at a price In The Escapist, one of Canada’s foremost mountaineers, Gabriel Filippi, shares a life spent in and out of the Death Zone and proves an old axiom true: no climber returns from a summit the same person as when he began his ascent. The Escapist is an unflinching account of... More Info

Reckless Daughter

HarperCollins Publishers | August 29, 2017 | 544 pages
Joni Mitchell is a cultural touchstone for generations of Canadians. In her heyday she released ten experimental, challenging, and revealing albums; her lyrics captivated people with the beauty of their language and the rawness of their emotions, both deeply personal to Mitchell and universally... More Info

Moonglow

HarperCollins Publishers | October 3, 2017 | 480 pages
Following on the heels of his New York Times—bestselling novel Telegraph Avenue, Pulitzer Prize—winning author Michael Chabon delivers another literary masterpiece: a novel of truth and lies, family legends and existential adventure—and the forces that work to destroy us. In 1989, fresh from... More Info

The Second Sister

HarperCollins Publishers | September 26, 2017 | 496 pages
An obsessive quest to solve the mystery of her older sister’s disappearance puts a young woman in mortal jeopardy in this taut, sophisticated novel of psychological suspense from the author of the “truly riveting” (New York Times) The Book of You. An intoxicating cocktail of loyalty and... More Info

Forest Dark

HarperCollins Publishers | September 12, 2017 | 304 pages
"A brilliant novel. I am full of admiration." —Philip Roth "One of America’s most important novelists" (New York Times), the award-winning, New York Times bestselling author of The History of Love, conjures an achingly beautiful and breathtakingly original novel about personal transformation... More Info

Barbarian Lost

HarperCollins Publishers | September 12, 2017 | 304 pages
The #1 national bestseller by Alexandre “Sacha” Trudeau The Montreal Gazette praises Alexandre Trudeau’s debut as “a work in the spirit of V. S. Naipaul’s celebrated India travelogues, an on-the-ground, agenda-free enquiry into a place that does not reveal its essence easily.” Ever... More Info

The Ghost Orchard

HarperCollins Publishers | September 5, 2017 | 256 pages
For readers of H is for Hawk and The Frozen Thames, The Ghost Orchard is award-winning author Helen Humphreys’ fascinating journey into the secret history of an iconic food. Delving deep into the storied past of the apple in North America, Humphreys explores the intricate link between... More Info

That's My Baby

HarperCollins Publishers | September 5, 2017 | 368 pages
A new Deseronto novel from the internationally bestselling author of Tell and Deafening At the end of Frances Itani’s Scotiabank Giller Prize—shortlisted Tell, a baby is adopted by a young Deseronto couple who are coming to terms with the end of the Great War. Eighteen years on, the baby,... More Info

To Siri With Love

HarperCollins Publishers | August 22, 2017 | 256 pages
From the author of the viral New York Times op-ed column "To Siri with Love" comes a collection of touching, hilarious, and illuminating stories about life with a thirteen-year-old boy with autism that hold insights and revelations for us all. When Judith Newman shared the story of how Apple’s... More Info

The Rosie Project

HarperCollins Publishers | June 27, 2017 | 320 pages
A Globe & Mail 100 Selection The feel-good hit of 2013, The Rosie Project is a classic screwball romance about a handsome but awkward genetics professor and the woman who is totally wrong for him A first-date dud, socially awkward and overly fond of quick-dry clothes, genetics professor Don... More Info

Persons Unknown

HarperCollins Publishers | June 27, 2017 | 288 pages
The new novel from Susie Steiner, bestselling author of Missing, Presumed Manon has settled back into life in Cambridgeshire with her adopted son, Fly. She’s perfectly happy working on cold cases—until a man is stabbed to death just yards from the police station, and both the victim and the... More Info

Kingdom of Olives and Ash

HarperCollins Publishers | May 30, 2017 | 448 pages
A groundbreaking collection of essays by celebrated international writers bears witness to the human cost of fifty years of Israeli occupation of the West Bank and Gaza. In Kingdom of Olives and Ash, Michael Chabon and Ayelet Waldman, two of today's most renowned novelists and essayists, have... More Info

Shanghai Grand

HarperCollins Publishers | May 30, 2017 | 480 pages
From award-winning and bestselling author Taras Grescoe comes a highly compelling and bestselling account of the high life in Shanghai just before the Second World War On the eve of the Second World War, the foreign-controlled port of Shanghai was the rendezvous point for many of the 20th... More Info

Magpie Murders

HarperCollins Publishers | June 6, 2017 | 496 pages
From the New York Times bestselling author of Moriarty and Trigger Mortis, this fiendishly brilliant, riveting thriller weaves a classic whodunit worthy of Agatha Christie into a chilling, ingeniously original modern-day mystery. When editor Susan Ryeland is given the manuscript of Alan Conway’s... More Info

The Mighty Franks

HarperCollins Publishers | May 16, 2017 | 368 pages
The boundaries of family life are upended in this memoir, which turns on the author’s lifelong relationship with his enthralling yet deeply possessive aunt, a powerhouse Hollywood screenwriter whose turbulent nature slowly reveals itself. All his life Michael Frank has been fawned over by his... More Info

By Chance Alone

HarperCollins Publishers | May 9, 2017 | 304 pages
In the tradition of Elie Wiesel’s Night and Primo Levi’s Survival in Auschwitz, a heart-wrenching and inspiring new memoir by a Canadian Holocaust survivor More than 70 years after the Nazi camps were liberated by the Allies, a new Canadian Holocaust memoir details the rural Hungarian... More Info

Brown

HarperCollins Publishers | May 10, 2016 | 336 pages
By the author of the Canada Reads finalist and bestselling Intolerable comes a stunning new bestselling book about the meaning of being brown Brown is not white. Brown is not black. Brown is an experience, a state of mind. Historically speaking, issues of race and skin colour have been interpreted... More Info

Anxiety for Beginners

HarperCollins Publishers | May 2, 2017 | 384 pages
When Eleanor Morgan published a first-person account of her struggles with anxiety as part of the online series The VICE Guide to Mental Health, the response was staggering: it was read by five million people in 15 countries within four days. The article prompted tens of thousands of reader... More Info

The Baker's Secret

HarperCollins Publishers | May 2, 2017 | 320 pages
On June 5, 1944, as dawn rises over a small town on the Normandy coast of France, Emmanuelle is making the bread that has sustained her fellow villagers in the dark days since the Germans invaded her country. Only twenty-two, Emma learned to bake at the side of a master, Ezra Kuchen, the village... More Info

Missing, Presumed

HarperCollins Publishers | April 25, 2017 | 416 pages
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Tears of Dark Water

HarperCollins Publishers | April 25, 2017 | 688 pages
November 2011: Somali pirates hijack a sailboat, taking Americans Daniel Parker and his teenaged son, Quentin, hostage. The tense standoff orchestrated by negotiator Paul Derrick ends in tragedy, leaving Quentin’s mother, Vanessa, struggling to maintain hope. The pirates are extradited to stand... More Info

Seven Days in May

HarperCollins Publishers | April 25, 2017 | 368 pages
For readers of Kate Williams, Beatriz Williams and Jennifer Robson, a captivating novel of love and resilience during the Great War, inspired by the author’s family history. As the First World War rages in continental Europe, two New York heiresses, Sydney and Brooke Sinclair, are due to set sail... More Info

Crying for the Moon

HarperCollins Publishers | April 18, 2017 | 336 pages
In this brilliantly funny and poignant debut novel, actress, comedian and social activist Mary Walsh has created the unforgettable Maureen Brennan, a young woman coming of age in late 1960s St. John’s, Newfoundland There is no one like Maureen, the second youngest daughter of the Sarge, a mother... More Info

The Marriage Bureau

HarperCollins Publishers | April 18, 2017 | 368 pages
In the spring of 1939, with the Second World War looming, two determined twenty-four-year-olds, Heather Jenner and Mary Oliver, decided to open a marriage bureau. They found a tiny office on London’s Bond Street and set about the delicate business of matchmaking. Drawing on the bureau’s... More Info

I Bificus

HarperCollins Publishers | April 18, 2017 | 288 pages
From one of Canada’s most original musical artists comes a new memoir about life, love, loss and triumph Bif Naked was born in secret to a teenager living in India, the product of the relationship between a Canadian girl and a British boy. She was rejected by both families and hidden away in a... More Info

Miss You

HarperCollins Publishers | April 4, 2017 | 432 pages
In the tradition of One Day, a wryly romantic story about two strangers who meet briefly as teens in Florence and whose paths cross again many times over the course of the next sixteen years, until they’re finally brought back together What if the person you’re looking for is standing right... More Info

The Little Old Lady Behaving Badly

HarperCollins Publishers | March 7, 2017 | 416 pages
Another hilarious crime caper from the #1 bestselling author of the The Little Old Lady Who Broke All the Rules continues the misadventures of the Senior League—who now have their sights set on Saint-Tropez . . . Nothing can stop the Senior League. They have a plan and it’s going to need money.... More Info

Nearly Normal

HarperCollins Publishers | January 31, 2017 | 304 pages
In her bestselling memoir North of Normal, Cea wrote with grace and candour about her unconventional childhood—her early years living in a tipi in Alberta with her pot-smoking, free-loving counterculture family; the numerous misadventures she survived with her mother and her mother’s... More Info

Steal Away Home

HarperCollins Publishers | January 24, 2017 | 432 pages
For readers of The Book of Negroes, Bound for Canaan, House Girl and The Illegal comes the story of a fifteen-year-old escaped slave named Cecelia Reynolds, who slips away to freedom in Canada while her Kentucky owners holiday at Niagara Falls In this compelling work of narrative non-fiction,... More Info

A Harvest of Thorns

HarperCollins Publishers | January 24, 2017 | 368 pages
A beloved American corporation with an explosive secret. A disgraced former journalist looking for redemption. A corporate executive with nothing left to lose. In Dhaka, Bangladesh, a garment factory burns to the ground, claiming the lives of hundreds of workers, mostly young women. Amid the... More Info

Unbound

HarperCollins Publishers | January 24, 2017 | 304 pages
In the tradition of Wild and Eat, Pray, Love comes an epic new story about one woman’s triumph of spirit Steph Jagger had seen the ski-lift sign thousands of times—“Raise Restraining Device,” it read—but one day she took it personally as a rallying cry to shake off the life she had for... More Info

Transit

HarperCollins Publishers | January 17, 2017 | 272 pages
The stunning new novel from the author of Outline, a finalist for the Scotiabank Giller Prize and one of The New York Times Book Review’s Ten Best Books of the Year In the wake of family collapse, a writer moves to London with her two young sons. The process of upheaval is the catalyst for a... More Info

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