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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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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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12 Books We’d Like to See on Orange is the New Black – Season 2

  If you’re like us, you’ve been counting down the days until the second season of Orange is the New Black airs of Netflix… only nine days until June 6th! Of course we love the show with it’s quirky characters and who doesn’t enjoy watching Piper try to navigate her way out of sticky situations, [...]

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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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Reading Bingo: Books with One Word Title

  If you have been participating in our Reading Bingo challenge this year you might already have a line or two completed already. If you haven’t started yet, you still have plenty of time! You can get some great suggestions for books with a blue cover or books by authors under 30. And, if you [...]

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Contest: Elizabeth is Missing by Emma Healey

  It’s no secret around the office that I loved the debut novel, Elizabeth is Missing by Emma Healey. It’s hard to believe that Emma Healey is a 20-something author since she writes her protagonist with memory loss so heartbreakingly well. But not only will Maud capture your heart, the mystery at the heart of [...]

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7 Books that You Should Read in the Park this Spring

  Spring has officially sprung which in a book lovers world means one thing… Reading Outside!!! There’s nothing better than heading out to a park, sans coat with a book in hand. The feel of the grass, the chatter of people and the ability to get lost in a great book is our definition of [...]

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[Giveaway] Keep Your Friends Close by Paula Daly

  Paula Daly, author of the bestselling novel Just What Kind of Mother Are You? has a new book out today called, Keep Your Friends Close. The whole time we were reading this gripping thriller, we kept humming the theme song from Pretty Little Liars. You know the one we’re talking about right, it goes [...]

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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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Hey Marshmallows! You Can Win A Copy of the Veronica Mars Book

  This post is being written by a marshmallow AKA  a die-hard Veronica Mars fan, so I’m restraining to use a lot of exclamation points and refraining from writing the word ‘yay’ after every sentence. You can imagine my excitement when I learned that the creator of the show, Rob Thomas, had decided to create [...]

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