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The best in picture books, middle-grade and YA. (It's so good!) 

The Chat With Grace O’Connell

In Be Ready for the Lightning, Grace O'Connell's second book, we meet Vancouverite Veda and follow her relationship with her troubled brother Conrad and their group of childhood friends. Caught as a b …

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The gorgeous result of a five year quest for Canadian nautical writings. 

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Some very good reasons to stay home with a good book. 

The Chat, Leanne Betasamosake Simpson, First Nations

This week on the Chat, we’re in conversation with acclaimed writer and musician Leanne Betasamosake Simpson, author of the superb new work This Accident of Being Lost.

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Our Fall Preview continues with poetry, and an exploration of the incredible array of books readers will fall in love with this year.

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

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On Our Radar

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


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