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

  May flowers are just around the corner. What better excuse to get outside than with a great book? Bring it with you out into the garden, onto your deck, on the nearest patio or in the park. Wherever your favourite outdoor venue, we can pretty much guarantee it will be better with a book. [...]

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Why the Characters from All My Puny Sorrows Will Make an Impression on Your Heart

  You know what will happen when you read Miriam Toews new novel, All My Puny Sorrows? You will cry and then, you’ll laugh. Known for her insightful and memorizing novels, All My Puny Sorrows tells the story of two sisters, one of which is desperately trying to save her sister from committing suicide. It [...]

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The Word Exchange Word Search

  We in the publishing business, fall even more in love books like The Word Exchange, because it’s about books. But it’s about so much more than that, it’s about language and technology, power and corruption.  In the not so distant future, the forecasted “death of print” has become a reality. Bookstores, libraries, newspapers and [...]

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Sea of Shadows by Kelley Armstrong

   Those of you who are Kelley Armstrong fans know that she can write no wrong. Adult supernatural, teen fiction or even mystery. Kelley puts her signature style in everything she writes. And we love it all!   It will be no surprise, then that Sea of Shadows–the first book in her new young adult The [...]

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7 Fictional Books About Music

  Music is a big part of the human experience. It’s such a big deal that one piece of familiar music can transport you back to a memory or pull up a specific feeling. It’s no surprise then that it’s the subject of many books. But only the best writers can take something so auditory and translate [...]

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Why You Need to Drop Everything and Read Medicine Walk by Richard Wagamese

  I was going to start this post with… You need to drop everything and read Medicine Walk by Richard Wagamese because, it’s a beautiful and heart-wrenching read! But I realize you might need some more context than just my word, so I’m going to share some of the reasons why I think you really [...]

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8 Novels About Gardening

  It is officially spring, even if it doesn’t really feel like it! So to get you in the spirit we have found some great novels with gardening at their center. These stories of fresh, luscious gardens, sprawling landscapes and the warmth of the summer sun are sure to inspire you for the spring weather [...]

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Guest Post: Eva Stachniak – What do the memoirs of Catherine the Great reveal?

  We’re the second stop on the Empress of the Night blog tour (be sure to check out the image below for where it’s headed for the rest of the week). Many of you have been waiting with baited breath to get your hands on the new book from #1 bestselling author Eva Stachniak. Empress of [...]

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The Age is Worth the Wait

  Nancy Lee’s debut novel, The Age, comes 12 years after her stunning short story collection, Dead Girls. And it’s been hotly anticipated in that decade. We’re here to tell you that it was worth the wait. As her editor Ellen Seligman said at a toast for the lovely author earlier this week: Nancy Lee [...]

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An Ode to Irish Authors

  Part of my family comes from Ireland. That’s the reason I get a phone call every St. Patrick’s Day from my mom asking me if I’m wearing green.  (I am, Mom.) It’s also the main reason I like this holiday so much. So in the spirit of St. Patrick’s Day, and everything green, we [...]

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