Six hot reads for 2016 from authors like Yann Martel and Joy Fielding

Here are a half-dozen choice books on the way that you’ll soon want to be reading


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Quantum Night by Robert Sawyer, $30

Toronto’s award-winning sci-fi novelist returns with a dark gem of a story involving experimental psychology.

Outlander Kitchen by Theresa Carle-Sanders, $45

Love the show, eat the grub. This extraordinary cookbook features recipes inspired by Diane Gabaldon’s epic series.

Carry Me by Peter Behrens, $32

Governor General’s Award winner returns with historical epic with a side of romance, ideal for cold winter months.

She’s Not There by Joy Fielding, $22.95

Toronto’s queen of suspense unleashes another enthralling tale, this time with a vanishing child and a family in turmoil.

Lucky Alan by Jonathan Lethem, $20

One of the finest writers of his generation, Lethem returns with a new collection of short stories such as “Pending Vegan.” 

The High Mountains of Portugal by Yann Martel, $32

Life of Pi novelist Martel’s latest sees three intersecting narratives that add up to an extraordinary journey in Portugal.

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