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Word on the Street Toronto

  The Word On The Street is a national celebration of literacy and the written word. Each September, in communities coast to coast, the public is invited to participate in hundreds of author events, presentations and workshops and to browse a marketplace that boasts the best selection of Canadian books and magazines you’ll find anywhere. [...]

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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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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 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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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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Authors in the House: July Giveaway

  The last few months we’ve been giving away some pretty impressive signed book packages featuring those authors we’ve had in our office. This month we thought we would do something extra special, we’re giving 3 signed book packages featuring some of the authors who visited us before we started this awesome program. Plus, a [...]

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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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A Jodi Picoult Contest!

  We are so excited to be publishing Jodi Picoult’s new novel, Leaving Time, this fall.  It’s the incredible story of Jenna Metcalfe, for more than a decade she has never stopped thinking about her mother, Alice, who mysteriously disappeared in the wake of a tragic accident. Refusing to believe that she would be abandoned [...]

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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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9 Books that Will Make Strangers Approach You

  We’re about to contradict a lesson you were taught as a child. Talk to Strangers! Now don’t get us wrong, as a child you really shouldn’t talk to strangers, but as you grow older and wiser, chatting with strangers can result in some pretty great conversations. Especially when books are involved! We can almost [...]

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