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Grant Fuhr: The Story of a Hockey Legend Sophie Kinsella Books We Can
 

Grant Fuhr: The Story of a Hockey Legend

The Hall of Fame story of Grant Fuhr, the first black superstar in the National Hockey League and the last line of defense for the Edmonton Oilers dynasty, told through Fuhr’s 10 most important games. Grant Fuhr was the best goalie in the league at a time when hockey was at its most exciting. Wayne [...]

Sophie Kinsella’s 5 Most Fashionable Canadians

  To celebrate the release of the newest novel in the Shopaholic series, Shopaholic to the Stars, we asked internationally best selling author Sophie Kinsella to tell us who her favourite fashionable Canadians are. Shopaholic to the Stars drops Becky right into the LA scene with her daughter Minnie and husband Luke, red carpet premieres, [...]

Books We Can’t Wait For You to Read in November

  It’s almost November and as the temperature drops and the leaves start to turn into snow, it’s our duty… scratch that… our privilege to share a selection of some great reads that should be on your radar. Check out all the new reads listed below that range from Alice Munro to the hilarious John [...]

6 Reasons Why We Love Jodi Picoult’s Leaving Time

14 October 2014

  Sometimes there is a book that takes the whole office by storm, Leaving Time was one of those books.  A huge number of us across a diverse selection of departments and reading tastes absolute fell in love with Jenna’s story.  Alice Metcalf was a devoted mother, loving wife and accomplished scientist who studied grief [...]

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Take a Selfie and Win a Phone Call with Alan Doyle, author of Where I Belong

14 October 2014

  We all do it, sometimes we even give the odd duck face… SELFIES! But this time, we’re rewarding you for your selfie! How? We want you to take a picture of yourself with your copy of Alan Doyle’s Where I Belong and send it to us on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook by tagging us [...]

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Rules and Regulations for INSPIRE! Ticket Giveaway Contests

01 October 2014

  Rules and Regulations for INSPIRE! Ticket Giveaway Contests are as follows: Contests are open to residents of Canada, excluding residents of Québec. (a) To be eligible to win an INSPIRE! Ticket Giveaway Contest on Twitter, you must follow @RandomHouseCA on Twitter. Winners will be notified on the social media platform (Twitter or Facebook) through [...]

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11 Literary Costume Ideas For Halloween

01 October 2014

  It’s about that time when everyone is starting to plan their Halloween costumes. Since we’re a blog all about books, we thought it would be fun to create some easy to create literary costumes based on some of our favourite books! Recreate Cheryl Strayed’s experience by dressing up as her on October 31st. Did [...]

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The Remains of the Day Readalong: Day Four: Afternoon & Day Six: Evening

23 September 2014

  This is the last installment of our #RemainsReRead and it’s intense. Read our thoughts below and share yours in the comments!   Lindsey: When we sat down as a team to discuss these two chapters of the book, we spent 45 minutes peeling away all the layers that had finally being revealed in the [...]

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

16 September 2014

  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 [...]

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

16 September 2014

  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 [...]

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A Lena Dunham Contest!

15 September 2014

  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 [...]

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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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