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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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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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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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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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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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Books for Graduates

  It’s that time of year when school is winding down and thoughts are turning to the future. If you have student in your life you can help set them on the right path by giving them guidance and support. Whether they are finishing up high school and getting ready to head to university or [...]

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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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*THE* Books to Read for Earth Day!

  Happy Earth Day! If you are looking to get inspired we have just the list of books for you. From kids to adults, small scale to big changes, there is something here for everyone who wants to make the world a better place. The Sweetness of a Simple Life by Diana Beresford-Kroeger In this [...]

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