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Here are the books that will be rocking CanLit in the first half of 2018. 

Shelf Talkers: This Is a Read Until 3 am Book and More

Which book is keeping Barb Pratt of Blue Heron Books up all night? Which novel does David Worsely think is going to be "everywhere on the fall awards lists"? This Shelf Talkers is full of must-reads!

Book Cover Pay No Heed to the Rockets

These books take their readers beyond Canadian borders to portray the rich lands, cultures, and adventures that can be discovered in other parts of the world, as well as the devastation caused by wars …

Book Cover Have I Got a Book for You

Our Resident Children's Librarian recommends resources to complement the Media Literacy objective for kindergarten. 

Book Cover Shrewed

"I can’t overstate the role that reading has played in my life, as a person and a feminist."

Book Cover The Apocalypse of Morgan Turner

This is Edmonton writing, and it exists even when there is no traveling cosmopolitan poet standing over our beds. It’s set in streetscapes, not farm-scapes. The weather is part of Edmonton writing b …

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