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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. [...]

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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 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 what [...]

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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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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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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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