The Men I Didn’t Marry
Author: Janice Kaplan and Lynn Schnurnberger
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Price: $17.95, TP
On the way home from dropping their daughter Emily off at Yale University to begin her first year, Hallie’s husband Bill drops a bombshell — he is leaving her for a young fitness trainer. Completely devastated, Hallie knows she has to pick up the pieces of her life, which inspires her to find out what happened to the men in her life she didn’t end up marrying. This fun quirky read shows life doesn’t always take the path you expected.
Rant: The Oral History of Buster Casey
Author: Chuck Palahniuk
Publisher: Doubleday Canada
Price: $32.95, HC
Palahniuk’s anticipated new novel, Rant, takes the form of the oral biography of Buster “Rant” Casey, whose spectacular death at a young age makes him somewhat of an urban legend. Compiling memories and testimonials from Rant’s friends, family members and people who crossed paths with the supposed serial killer, Palahniuk paints a portrait of a man who may have caused an outbreak of rabies before his death. Fans of Palahniuk will not be disappointed with this clever and witty tale.
The Pickton File
Author: Stevie Cameron
Publisher: Knopf Canada
Price: $24.95, TP
In 2002, investigative reporter Stevie Cameron began following the case of Robert Pickton, the man accused of killing 26 women from Vancouver's Eastside and burying them on his pig farm in Port Coquitlam, B.C.
In this well researched non-fiction account, Cameron details Pickton's history as well as the investigation and courtroom proceedings in this ongoing case.
Cameron perfectly weaves her personal experiences from the trial with the information gathered on the Pickton case to create a captivating read.