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

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

  *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

  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

  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 [...]

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

  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

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

  September has the smell of sharpened pencils and pumpkin lattes in the air. If those two things don’t make it start to feel like the fall season is upon us, we don’t know what will. September is also the month where we start to share all the books that will accompany you while you [...]

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7 Excellent Spy Books

  A great spy book  can be hard to find, but we’ve made it easier for you! Here are 7 spy books, both fiction and non-fiction, that are filled with intrigue, drama, romance and secrets.    The Madmen of Benghazi: A Malko Linge Novel by Gérard de Villiers Chapters-Indigo  |  Amazon A gripping, racy, ripped-from-the-headlines [...]

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The Remains of the Day Readalong

The great thing about books is that never go out of style. We’ve all missed out on a book that has “classic” written all over it. We feel like it’s our duty to keep you in the loop about great books and books that everyone needs to read! When we recently saw everyone jumping on [...]

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THE VOTES ARE IN: Listen to the Squawking Chicken by Elaine Lui

  We have some exciting news to share! Elaine Lui’s paperback edition of Listen to the Squawking Chicken is going to be headed to a bookstore near you on March 3, 2015. The national bestselling book will have new additions, including a FAQ section and more! We asked you for your help in choosing the [...]

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