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Plague by CC Humphreys

  Author C.C Humphreys has written eight historical novels. The first, The French Executioner told the tale of the man who killed Anne Boleyn, was runner up for the CWA Steel Dagger for Thrillers 2002, and has been optioned for the screen. Its sequel was Blood Ties. Having played Jack Absolute, he stole the character [...]

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

  At this point we’re well into the heat of the summer and chances are you’ve already got yourself a tan… or a sunburn. Grab the SPF and one of these great books to bring to the beach in August! Mãn by Kim Thuy- On Sale August 26, 2014 Following on the Giller Prize-nominated and [...]

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Fall 2014 Preview… Now with Covers!

  Back in April we went to our Fall conference, which is where Editors present all the new titles that will be hitting the shelves between August – January. There were so many fantastic book presentations, but some of them had us jumping with joy. Of course, we felt it necessary to share our feeling [...]

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Reading Bingo: The Second Book in a Series

  Second books in a series are kind of like a welcome home mat. Yes, we know it’s an odd analogy, but if you think about it, it makes a lot of sense. A first book in a series is an introduction, you spend time getting to know the characters, they’re slowly making an impression [...]

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L. Marie Adeline’s Summer Reading Picks and a Contest

  When you think about summer, what’s the first thing that pops into your head? If you said “reading,” we might be soul mates. It’s the best time for reading! Long, lazy days, warm nights, sometimes it’s so hot you don’t want to move and the only activity you can manage is turning the pages [...]

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Elizabeth is Missing by Emma Healey

7 Fantastic Novels About Memory

  Memory is such a fascinating subject: Why do we remember the things we do and forget others? How much can we really ever trust our recollection of events. So it’s a deep topic for authors to explore in their novels. We’ve compiled some of the best books about losing, recovering or discovering the power [...]

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8 Audio Books Worth Checking Out

  Commuting to work each day is always a bore, but who says it can’t be the best thirty minutes of your morning? What about doing gardening or working out? These chores will fly by when you’re listening to an audio book. And since June is Audio Book Month, we thought it would be fun [...]

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Reader’s Guide: Muse by Mary Novik

  A book club discussion guide for Muse by Mary Novik. Readers Guide: Muse by Mary Novik   Muse by Mary Novik Published: May 27, 2014 by Anchor Canada ISBN: 9780385668231 Price: $19.95 Chapters-Indigo Amazon

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Books We Can’t Wait For You To Read in June!

  It’s almost June! And it’s starting to feel like the warm weather is going to stick around for the summer months! It’s the time when you have to pick the best summer reads you can and have them all lined up for cottage visits or lazy weekend afternoons in the shade. We can help [...]

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4 Types of Food Trends

  David Sax’s uncovers the world of food trends in his new book The Tastemakers: Where they come from, how they grow, and where they end up. Check out this handy infographic below sharing some fun facts from his new book, which goes on sale May 27, 2014. The Tastemakers: Why Some Food Trends Catch [...]

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