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Books We Can’t Wait For You to Read in November

  It’s almost November and as the temperature drops and the leaves start to turn into snow, it’s our duty… scratch that… our privilege to share a selection of some great reads that should be on your radar. Check out all the new reads listed below that range from Alice Munro to the hilarious John [...]

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Take a Selfie and Win a Phone Call with Alan Doyle, author of Where I Belong

  We all do it, sometimes we even give the odd duck face… SELFIES! But this time, we’re rewarding you for your selfie! How? We want you to take a picture of yourself with your copy of Alan Doyle’s Where I Belong and send it to us on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook by tagging us [...]

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11 Literary Costume Ideas For Halloween

  It’s about that time when everyone is starting to plan their Halloween costumes. Since we’re a blog all about books, we thought it would be fun to create some easy to create literary costumes based on some of our favourite books! Recreate Cheryl Strayed’s experience by dressing up as her on October 31st. Did [...]

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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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