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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 [...]

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11 Literary Costume Ideas For Halloween

  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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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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The Margaret Atwood Contest

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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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 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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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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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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7 Book and Ice Cream Pairings

  There’s nothing better than sitting on your front or back porch in the summer with a good book. Now picture that scenario with a big bowl of ice cream. Bliss, right? Now before you close down your computer and make this scenario a reality, we’ve got some great book and ice cream pairings that [...]

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