I’d like to bring your attention to three recently released Cormorant titles, all available via UTP (Elvis is quickly selling out; reprint is coming):
The Good Son (9781770865921, $24.95 PB)
This is the perfect summer thriller read. See PDF for more info and endorsements. Being called the best cottage read! There is an excerpt in Open Book: “Sink into a Dark, Tense, & Brilliantly Crafted Family Mystery.” All Lit Up has a feature on it, and Idea Exchange has a Q&A with the author.
Excerpt on BookManager here.
Elvis, Me, and the Lemonade Stand Summer (9781770866157, $13.95 PB)
Middle-grade novel that’s quickly becoming a kid’s book club favourite. This is a debut from Indigenous author Leslie Gentlie, who lives on Vancouver Island. A finalist for the 2022 Rocky Mountain Book Award, it was included on CBC The Weekend Morning Show “…keeps young readers interested over the summer holidays.” It was also included in CTV Your Morning “Ten great children’s books from Indigenous authors” and was chosen for the 2021 Kid Committee Summer Reading List for Silver Birch. There are reviews in both Quill & Quire and CM Magazine. More details in PDF here.
Birdspell (9781770866133, $13.95 PB)
Middle grade from award winning author Valerie Sherrard. Included in All Lit Up’s list “19 Books for Canadian Children’s Book Week.”