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The first half of 2019 promises glorious literary delights.

Book Cover The Birds That Stay

The challenge: "How do I isolate ten books to recommend from the range and depth of Canadian literature?"

The Recommend: Masterpieces, Celebrities, Survival, and Magic

This week we're pleased to present the picks of book blogger Laura Frey (reading-in-bed.com), Melanie Fishbane (whose debut YA novel is Maud: A Novel Inspired by the Life of L.M. Montgomery), Katherin …

Book Cover The Girl and the Wolf

Last but certainly not least in our 2019 Spring Preview is our Books for Young Readers list: books that will delight readers of all ages. 

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. 

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