Cherie Dimaline is a Métis writer from Georgian Bay, Ontario, who won the Governor General’s Literary Award for her first novel for teenagers, Plunderers of Dreams (Boréal, 2019), and authored several titles for adults, including Rougarou ( Boreal, 2020). In The Seventh Witch, which has just been translated, she continues her work imbued with fantasy. It all begins when an orphan of a mixed-race mother, about to be evicted from the Toronto apartment where she lives with her grandmother, makes a discovery that awakens one of the most powerful witches in America North. An intelligent and absolutely fascinating book, according to the Toronto Star, as well as being “a page turner of the highest order.”

This is the ultimate kind of summer read, a novel about love and loss that is said to be luminous, while being both moving and comforting. When her mother dies, Katy finds herself having to take a trip alone to Positano, on the Amalfi Coast, that they had planned as a couple. However, she will be plunged into an incredible adventure that will leave her transformed.

This New York Times bestseller, from the author of the novel All Our Summers (which appears simultaneously with this new release in pocket format), takes us to a decisive day for thirty-something Fern Brookbanks. When his life has just taken an unexpected turn, an old friend arrives with an offer that is difficult to refuse.

The 2020 Goncourt Prize for The Anomaly paints the portrait of André Chaix, a French resistance fighter who died almost 80 years ago. A story about a character whose life is in itself romantic – and who gives voice to the ideals for which he died, according to the author.

There was the show last week at the Cabaret Lion d’Or, but there is also the album and this book, illustrated by Louise Marois. The singer-songwriter recounts the creation of the universe and the birth of gods and humans in this reflection on memory and creation, which is also a celebration of speech across the millennia.

The Italian writer, who wrote the sublime Me and You and I’m Not Afraid, constructs in this novel a comedy of manners tinged with irony, against a backdrop of political scandal. In Rome, the first lady must get rid of compromising images that could have devastating consequences on the career of her husband, the President of the Italian Council. A novel about image and politics, which evokes the world of Paolo Sorrentino.

The Haitian author, who now lives in Montreal, takes us into this novel in Port-au-Prince, in 1957. Between family memories, she follows the destiny of valiant women who belonged to a Haitian family marked by political violence, lies and resistance.