New from Freehand

See our fall 2018 catalogue here

Twin Studies

by Keith Maillard

A masterful novel about the bonds between twins, about sexuality and gender, and about the messy complexities of modern family life — the much-anticipated new novel, the first in more than a decade, from acclaimed writer Keith Maillard. [more]

All of Us in Our Own Lives

by Manjushree Thapa

A beautiful story of strangers who shape each other’s lives in fateful ways, All of Us in Our Own Lives delves deeply into the lives of women and men in Nepal and into the world of international aid. [more]


by Devin Krukoff

Felix wakes up one day to find himself with a girlfriend he doesn’t recognize, their life together that is unfamiliar. A novel, with his name on the cover, that he doesn’t remember writing. He’s been losing time since university. [more]



Recent books from Freehand

View our spring 2018 catalogue here.

The Figgs

by Ali Bryan

“Modern mayhem at its finest, The Figgs dives into the comical and profound challenges of family life. Tackling enablement, empowerment, and the sticky bonds of love, this is a soaring read with both sarcasm and soul.”

— Cassie Stocks, winner of the Leacock Medal for Dance, Gladys, Dance


A Refugee Story

by Abu Bakr al Rabeeah
with Winnie Yeung

In 2010, the al Rabeeah family left their home in Iraq in hope of a safer life. They moved to Homs, in Syria — just before the Syrian civil war broke out.

Homes is the remarkable true story of one boy and his family, both heartbreaking and hopeful, about living through the Syrian civil war and immigrating to Canada.