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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 Three Morning & Afternoon

  Welcome to the third post in our #RemainsReRead! Today we will be talking about Day Three: Morning & Afternoon. Read our thoughts below and share yours in the comments! Jessica: I found this section really interesting to read because it allowed us to get a sense of Stevens’ personality and interaction with people in [...]

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A Lena Dunham Contest!

  We are so excited to be publishing Lena Dunham’s Not that Kind of Girl on September 30th.  We’ll let Lena share with you what the books all about, “If I can take what I’ve learned in this life and make one treacherous relationship or degrading job easier for you, perhaps even prevent you from [...]

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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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Authors in the House: August Giveaway

  As the summer winds down I am so pleased with the number of authors who have visited the office this month! We have a fantastic mix of fiction, non-fiction, thrillers and historical fiction, plus one advanced reading copy! Enter in the widget below for your chance to win a prize pack made up of [...]

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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 Ultimate Baby Shower Gift Infographic

  Whether you have kids or not, going to a baby shower can be a daunting task. Who knows what a baby actually likes? The reality is, it’s best to buy something that you know the parents will use and enjoy, which is why books are the perfect answer! Use this hand infographic to pick [...]

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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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