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The first half of 2019 promises glorious literary delights.

Book Cover Whale Music

An excellent chance to meet your reading goals , or to score a Book Club pick that everyone stands a chance of actually getting through. 

Book Cover Black Women Who Dared

About Black artists, writers, civil rights activists, athletes, heroes, and more. 

Book Cover Small Game Hunting at the Local Coward Gun Club

Books that challenge  literary expectations and community norms while demanding artistic honesty and human compassion

The Chat with Shauntay Grant and Eva Campbell

This week we’re in conversation with the creators of Africville, a picture book nominated last year for the Governor General's Award for Literature for Young People: author Shauntay Grant and illust …

Book Cover There Are Not Enough Sad Songs

Post-Groundhog Day, we're looking forward to spring with our Poetry Preview, featuring new books by established poets and exciting debuts. 

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Our resident children's librarian columnist chooses books by theme for kids of all ages

Shelf Talkers

By Rob Wiersema

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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