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Books We Can’t Wait For You To Read in October The Remains of the Day Readalong: Day Three Morning A Lena Dunham Contest!
 

Books We Can’t Wait For You To Read in October

  You can tell that fall is quickly approaching when the leaves start to fall and we’re all pulling extra blankets out of the closet. As the weather changes, you’re going to want a captivating read to keep you company and some great food that warms you up instantly. Luckily for you, we’ve got you [...]

The Remains of the Day Readalong: Day Three Morning & Afternoon

  Welcome to the third post in our #RemainsReRead! Today we will be talking about Day Three: Morning & Afternoon. Read our thoughts below and share yours in the comments! Jessica: I found this section really interesting to read because it allowed us to get a sense of Stevens’ personality and interaction with people in [...]

A Lena Dunham Contest!

  We are so excited to be publishing Lena Dunham’s Not that Kind of Girl on September 30th.  We’ll let Lena share with you what the books all about, “If I can take what I’ve learned in this life and make one treacherous relationship or degrading job easier for you, perhaps even prevent you from [...]

Word on the Street Toronto

18 September 2014

  The Word On The Street is a national celebration of literacy and the written word. Each September, in communities coast to coast, the public is invited to participate in hundreds of author events, presentations and workshops and to browse a marketplace that boasts the best selection of Canadian books and magazines you’ll find anywhere. [...]

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The Remains of the Day Readalong: Day Two: Morning & Afternoon

09 September 2014

  Welcome to the second post in our #RemainsReRead! Today we will be talking about Day Two: Morning & Afternoon. Read our thoughts below and share yours in the comments! Lindsey: When sitting down to read the section we were assigned for our #RemainsReRead, I was surprised how fast the dialogue pulled me in, I [...]

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The Margaret Atwood Contest

07 September 2014

I would be hard pressed to imagine that there are any Canadians over a certain age who haven’t read something by Margaret Atwood. Whether it was The Handmaid’s Tale in high school, Moral Disorder because they liked short stories or the Oryx & Crake trilogy for a little dystopian fun, everyone has read Margaret. To [...]

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The Remains of the Day Realong: Introduction, Prologue and Day One: Evening

02 September 2014

  Welcome to the first post in our #RemainsReRead! Today we will be talking about the first 3 parts of the novel, read our thoughts below and share yours in the comments! Jessica: I am embarrassed to admit that I haven’t read this novel before. I adore Never Let Me Go, but some how The [...]

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Authors in the House: August Giveaway

31 August 2014

  As the summer winds down I am so pleased with the number of authors who have visited the office this month! We have a fantastic mix of fiction, non-fiction, thrillers and historical fiction, plus one advanced reading copy! Enter in the widget below for your chance to win a prize pack made up of [...]

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Guest Post: A song by Veda Hille inspired by Aislinn Hunter’s The World Before Us

28 August 2014

  *Below is a guest post from Aislinn Hunter, author of the forthcoming The World Before Us.  In late spring of this year I was driving to work and listening to Great Lake Swimmers. There’s a song of theirs called ‘There is a Light’ which I love, and which happened to have been used as [...]

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The Ultimate Baby Shower Gift Infographic

28 August 2014

  Whether you have kids or not, going to a baby shower can be a daunting task. Who knows what a baby actually likes? The reality is, it’s best to buy something that you know the parents will use and enjoy, which is why books are the perfect answer! Use this hand infographic to pick [...]

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The Remains of the Day Readalong Breakdown

26 August 2014

We’ve said it once and we’ll say it again, great books never go out of style. That’s why we’ve decided to host a readalong for a classic book with a fantastic new look, The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro. The game plan of our readalong will be below, but first let’s remind everyone what [...]

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The Wait is Finally Over – Mãn by Kim Thúy is Available Now!

26 August 2014

  If you’re like us, you’ve been waiting with baited breath to get your hands on the new Kim Thúy book, simply titled, Mãn. Following on the Giller Prize-nominated and Governor General’s Literary Award-winning success of Ru, Kim Thúy’s latest novel is a triumph of poetic beauty and a moving meditation on how love and food are [...]

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Thriller Series to Keep You Up at Night

25 August 2014

  There’s nothing better than finding a great writer who brings to life a fabulous character and then tells multiple stories about their cases or adventures.  Get lost in the murder, mystery and face paced intrigue offered by these fantastic series.  These books are so great that if you read one, you’re going to want [...]

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