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

  Here in Toronto, the first snowfall has happened… luckily it just turned into rain in the end, but we know there lots of snow in the horizon. In other parts of the country, we’ve seen pictures of LOTS of snow, so in the words of George R.R. Martin… “Winter is Coming”! Be sure to [...]

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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, [...]

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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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6 Reasons Why We Love Jodi Picoult’s Leaving Time

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

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

  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

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

  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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