Flip the Bird, Kym Brunner

Gr 7 Up—Scoot over, Don Calame—Brunner is about to join you on your perch. This is not a book for the squeamish. It’s about falconry at its finest, but it is also about much more than that. On his way … Read more

Hot Season, Susan DeFreitas

The three main characters in Hot Season, the debut novel by former Prescott resident, Susan DeFreitas, are idealistic students at a college known for its environmental programs. They struggle with their idealism, daily living, and how to make the country … Read more

Snow Summer, Kit Peel

Two years ago writer Kit Peel returned home to his family farm on the hills above Pateley Bridge after years abroad to set up NiddFest, a literary festival in Nidderdale celebrating books on nature. He’s just published his written his … Read more

Silvana, Belinda Mellor

Part I. The Greening The Greening is the first part of Silvana–a series of mythopoeic fantasy novels set in a land where humanity respects and relies on nature for all that is good, and that is contrasted in the neighbouring … Read more

The Spawning Grounds, Gail Anderson-Dargatz

Sharp imagery and spare dialogue are put to good use in Gail Anderson-Dargatz’s ghost tale of a mysterious force intent on destroying a family in rural British Columbia. The Globe and Mail The long-awaited new novel by the two-time Giller-shortlisted … Read more

Summer Wings, April Tremblay

It’s the summer before Jessa’s senior year in high school, and she’s looking forward to spending time with her animals, best friend, and the boy she likes. When she has an unexpected encounter with the dark underside of her vegetarian … Read more

Into the Forest, Jean Hegland

This novel, published in 1998, won the Independent Publisher Book Award (IPPY) Nominee for Fiction (Finalist) (1997), and James Tiptree Jr. Award Nominee for Longlist (1996). It is currently a movie directed by Ellen Page, airing June 3, 2016. See … Read more

Whisper of the Woods, D.G. Driver

From the author of Cry of the Sea a 2015 Green Book Festival for environmental themed books award winner.  The mermaids she saved from the oil spill are long gone. There’s no evidence of them, and she’s been branded as … Read more

The Life of Elves, Muriel Barbery

There’s more to The Life of Elves than mere Hollywood fodder, for which abysmal writing too often mars bestsellers aimed at teens. This novel glows with finely crafted prose. Its luminous landscapes — environmental and psychological — lift it to … Read more

Kaboom!, Brian Adams

We are pleased to showcase Brian Adams’ newest book KABOOM!, a YA eco-novel. We interviewed Brian after the publication of his recent novel Love in the Time of Climate Change, which won the Forward Review IndieFab 2014 gold medal in … Read more