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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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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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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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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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Terry Fallis’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 of [...]

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Contest: Elizabeth is Missing by Emma Healey

  It’s no secret around the office that I loved the debut novel, Elizabeth is Missing by Emma Healey. It’s hard to believe that Emma Healey is a 20-something author since she writes her protagonist with memory loss so heartbreakingly well. But not only will Maud capture your heart, the mystery at the heart of [...]

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[Giveaway] Keep Your Friends Close by Paula Daly

  Paula Daly, author of the bestselling novel Just What Kind of Mother Are You? has a new book out today called, Keep Your Friends Close. The whole time we were reading this gripping thriller, we kept humming the theme song from Pretty Little Liars. You know the one we’re talking about right, it goes [...]

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Jann Arden Book + CD Giveaway!

  We are so excited about Jann Arden’s new album, Everything Almost, that we’ve teamed up with our friends at Universal Music to offer this sweet giveaway to our readers! Use the contest widget below to enter, and good luck! a Rafflecopter giveaway

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Authors in the House: April Giveaway

  April Showers bring April books! As usual, we had many great authors come by the office this month and are excited to share their books with you! Enter to win a fantastic prize pack, made up of a signed copy of each of the following books. This month is full of fantastic fiction, a [...]

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Guest Post: Claire Battershill Celebrates Circus with Letterpress Bookmarks

  Claire Battershill stopped by Retreat to share a look at creating letterpress printing. She created unique bookmarks to celebrate her new book, Circus. A dazzling collection of award-winning stories with the emotional punch, sharp wit, and disarming charm of Rebecca Lee, Karen Russell, Neil Smith, and Jessica Grant. We’re giving away 10 homemade bookmarks [...]

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