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Cormorant Books, and its imprint for young readers, DCB, are perhaps best known for publishing the award-winning bestseller, The Marrow Thieves. We publish great writing in a variety of genres of fiction, non-fiction, poetry, middle-grade, and young adult books.

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Immoral, Indecent, and Scurrilous
By (author): Gerald Hannon
ISBN: 9781770866027
Publisher: Cormorant Books
Pages: 304
Price: $24.95
A memoir from a journalist, LGBTQ+ activist and unrepentant sex radical charged for writing indecent, immoral and scurrilous material in a groundbreaking case of freedom of expression.
The Lost Expert
ISBN: 9781770866348
Publisher: Cormorant Books
Pages: 392
Price: $24.95
After being mistaken for the lead actor on the set of a Hollywood film, Chris assumes the identity of the actor and disconnects from his real life. Falling deeply into his newfound identity, he must grapple with his role as an imposter and whether he should extricate himself from reinvention.
The Troupers
ISBN: 9781770866300
Publisher: Cormorant Books
Pages: 224
Price: $24.95
Under their father’s watchful eye, the Trouper quintuplets were raised to be the best actors of their generation, only to rebel during a performance on their 18th birthday and go their separate ways. Twenty years later, the siblings reunite for the reading of their father’s will and one last performance.
Water Proof
By (author): Aaron Bushkowsky
ISBN: 9781770866362
Publisher: Cormorant Books
Pages: 320
Price: $24.95
When Andy's lover—his wife's best friend—goes missing on a kayaking trip, he steals a memory card with evidence to keep his secret from being exposed. The memory card is then stolen from him, and in his attempts to recover it he is led further than ever from his wife, testing the breaking point of their marriage.
Valley of the Rats
ISBN: 9781770866287
Publisher: Cormorant Books
Pages: 240
Price: $13.95
When Krish and his father take a camping trip to Ladakh, he convinces himself they’ll bond, despite Krish’s fear of germs and the outdoors. They become lost in a storm and stumble upon the hidden village of Imdura. The Imdurans are very secretive and can’t let Kabir and Krish expose their existence to outsiders.
Finding Edward
By (author): Sheila Murray
ISBN: 9781770866263
Publisher: Cormorant Books
Pages: 320
Price: $24.95
After migrating to Canada, Cyril Rowntree navigates the implications of being racialized in his new land as he pieces together the story of a mixed-race baby from the 1920s named Edward.
The Detective and the Spy
By (author): Angela Misri
ISBN: 9781770865808
Publisher: Cormorant Books
Pages: 232
Price: $22.95
Consulting detective and heir to Holmes and Watson, Portia Adams is on the run, under suspicion for the explosion that caused her to lose her hearing and speech, as the real bomber continues to wreak havoc all over 1932 London.
Chasing Painted Horses
By (author): Drew Hayden Taylor
ISBN: 9781770866089
Publisher: Cormorant Books
Pages: 288
Price: $22.95
The image of an incredibly beautiful horse, drawn by a small, fragile girl on the reserve, haunts Ralph into adulthood, until he encounters it a second time and is moved to finally figure out its significance.
Birdspell
By (author): Valerie Sherrard
ISBN: 9781770866133
Publisher: Cormorant Books
Pages: 184
Price: $13.95
A twelve-year old boy copes with his mother’s mental illness with the help of a talking—and possibly magic—bird, and friends he finds in unexpected places.
Elvis, Me, and the Lemonade Stand Summer
By (author): Leslie Gentile
ISBN: 9781770866157
Publisher: Cormorant Books
Pages: 192
Price: $13.95
An eleven-year-old girl sets out to prove that the deceased Elvis Presley is in fact alive and her neighbor, while finding sanctuary with a Salish woman over her neglectful mother.
The Infinite Park
By (author): Peter Unwin
ISBN: 9781770866065
Publisher: Cormorant Books
Pages: 96
Price: $18.95
A poetry collection that maps the process of coming undone and putting it all back together again in an exploration of daily life.
Who We Thought We Were As We Fell
By (author): Michael Lithgow
ISBN: 9781770866072
Publisher: Cormorant Books
Pages: 72
Price: $18.95
A poetry collection that unearths the unsettling from the mundane, and moves between moments of grief, life and renewal.
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