New Book Releases: May 2021

May 7, 2021

It’s an exciting month for the Canadian fiction world with so many new books being released this month. We hope this list helps you plan your reading list for May. Please visit the 2021 Craving CanLit page on our website to see the full list of books being published this year.

Erase and Rewind
by Meghan Bell

May 18, 2021
Published by Book*hug Press

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Midland
by Ross Breithaupt

May 1, 2021
Published by Porcupine’s Quill

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The Doomsday Book of Fairy Tales
by Emily Brewes

May 11, 2021
Published by Dundurn Press

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Second Place
by Rachel Cusk

May 4, 2021
Published by Perennial

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Lake Effect
by Dayle Furlong

May 8, 2021
Published by Cormorant Books

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The Quiet Is Loud
by Samantha Garner

May 4, 2021
Published by Invisible Publishing

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Light on a Part of the Field
by Kevin Holowack

May 1, 2021
Published by NeWest Press

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Burning the Night
by Glen Huser

May 15, 2021
Published by NeWest Press

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Love Like Water, Love Like Fire
by Mikhail Iossel

May 4, 2021
Published by Bellevue Literary Press

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Sufferance
by Thomas King

May 18, 2021
Published by HarperCollins Canada

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Day for Night
by Jean McNeil

May 25, 2021
Published by ECW Press

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Fifty Years of Best Canadian Stories
by John Metcalf

May 4, 2021
Published by Biblioasis

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Marilla Before Anne
by Louise Michalos

May 31, 2021
Published by Nimbus Publishing

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Monster Child
by Rahela Nayebzadah

May 18, 2021
Published by Wolsak and Wynn

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The Son of the House
by Cheluchi Onyemelukwe-Onuobia

May 4, 2021
Published by Dundurn Press

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Radium Girls
by Sofi Papamarko

May 11, 2021
Published by Wolsak and Wynn

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The Sister’s Tale
by Beth Powning

May 25, 2021
Published by Knopf Canada, an imprint of Penguin Random House Canada

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Arrow’s Rest
by Joel Scott

May 11, 2021
Published by ECW Press

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Pharo and the Clever Assassin
by Steve Skurka

May 5, 2021
Published by Atmosphere Press

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What You Are
by M.G. Vassanji

May 11, 2021
Published by Doubleday Canada, an imprint of Penguin Random House Canada

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The Call of the Rift: Crest
by Jae Waller

May 18, 2021
Published by ECW Press

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