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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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Reading Bingo: The Second Book in a Series

  Second books in a series are kind of like a welcome home mat. Yes, we know it’s an odd analogy, but if you think about it, it makes a lot of sense. A first book in a series is an introduction, you spend time getting to know the characters, they’re slowly making an impression [...]

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Authors in the House: June Giveaway

  As usual, June has been a fantastic month for having some very impressive authors visit us. This month’s signed book prize pack features more than a couple bestsellers, for example Diana Gabaldon and Emily Giffin, topical non-fiction with Paula Todd’s Extreme Mean, and the TV tie-in edition of The Leftovers, just recently launched on [...]

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Check out All these Books with Numbers in their Titles

  We’re at the halfway mark in our Reading Bingo Challenge and since we created this fun challenge, we feel like it’s our duty (and our privilege) to give you reading suggestions. When we started working on this post, we thought it might be a bit difficult to find books with numbers in the titles… [...]

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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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8 Audio Books Worth Checking Out

  Commuting to work each day is always a bore, but who says it can’t be the best thirty minutes of your morning? What about doing gardening or working out? These chores will fly by when you’re listening to an audio book. And since June is Audio Book Month, we thought it would be fun [...]

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Authors in the House: May Giveaway

  Holy Cats! The month of May was busy here at the Random House of Canada offices. Though it meant we were a bit run off our feet, it is to your benefit, because we now have an insanely good signed book prize pack for you to enter to win! As usual we have something [...]

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Quiz! What Kind of Book Nerd Are You?

  Ever wonder which fictional character is most like you in terms of book nerdiness? Now you can finally find out by taking our “What Kind of Book Nerd Are You?” quiz!

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