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On the Blog

The fiction titles that will be rocking your world during the first half of 2017. 

The Chat With Jen Sookfong Lee

What happens when an adult daughter finds the corpses of two teenaged girls at the bottom of her dead mother’s freezer? That’s at the heart of Jen Sookfong Lee’s latest novel, The Conjoined.

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History, memoir, cookbooks, essays on food culture, politics, plus books on birds, baseball, royal babies and bike rides. And more! 

Book Cover How to Pick Up a Maid in Statue Square

Books with buzz worth sharing. 

The Chat With Kevin Patterson

Writing in The Globe and MailRobert J. Wiersema says “Kevin Patterson has crafted one of the finest war novels this country has ever seen, exploring a conflict many Canadians have already convenie …

Book Cover The Three Pleasures

Books that bring the past to life and illuminate the present. 

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Indie booksellers from coast to coast tell us the books they can't stop recommending to their customers

The Chat

By Trevor Corkum

Great writers from across the country sit down with us to talk about their books, and the stories behind them

The Recommend

By Kiley Turner

Authors and avid readers in the know love up their favourite Canadian reads

On Our Radar

By Kerry Clare

We spotlight books generating buzz all over the web, and beyond


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