July 18, 7:30 pm in the Travel Alcove
Heal My Broken Heart: How One Mother Found Comfort and Healing
After the Loss of Her Child
Heal My Broken Heart is a riveting account of recovery from devastating loss that reaches deep into a mother’s aching heart and soul.
Her story has been described by readers as both “one long, anguished scream” and “a warm blanket.” Monica Hofer's poems carried and consoled her through each stage of grief. She has laboured to write a story about her pain and recovery. Her impactful memoir is sweeping the country and changing readers in quiet yet profound ways.
Monica lives and works in Winnipeg with her husband, Isaac, and son, Matt.
July 19, 7:30 pm in the Atrium
Jordan Wilde: The Devil’s Hoof Prints
Rafi’s Song and The Stones of Erebus: Second Edition.
Only fourteen-year-old art detective Jordan Wilde knows the location of Blackbeard’s buried treasure. The Brethren want what’s in Jordan’s head or Jordan dead. Jordan finds himself surrounded by danger, treachery, murder and a mysterious head flame.
About Rafi’s Song... When Rafiatu Malawi meets four unexpected visitors she takes the first step into an adventure that will either save or destroy all life on Earth. Venturing from her home into a world of myth and monsters, hope and fear, Rafi discovers true love, wisdom and courage are found in the most unlikely places.
Frederic Perrin was born in Toronto where he developed an early passion for writing fiction and poetry, acquiring his degree at the University of Toronto.