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Summer is not cancelled, and summer reading isn't either. We've got thrillers, epics, drama, historical fiction, and so much more. There is something for every kind of fiction reader on our 2020 Summer List.

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Christine Welldon introduces her debut novel, Kid Sterling, and she marks its release with a list of inspiring books that addresses the problems of racism and the trials of gifted African Americans an …

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Our Fall Preview continues with poetry, an intriguing selection of debuts, collected works, and excellent new releases.

Shelf Talkers: Books for Summer 2020

Here are our booksellers’ picks for your endless summer days. And if you exhaust this list, remember, more recommendations are as close as your neighbourhood bookstore.

The Chat with Madhur Anand

The Chat with Madhur Anand

By Trevor Corkum

Our first conversation this month is with writer Madhur Anand, whose brilliant experimental memoir This Red Line Goes Straight to Your Heart was recently published by PRH Canada’s new Strange Light …

Awesome August Giveaway

Awesome August Giveaway

By Kiley Turner

We hope you've had some wonderful summer escapes by now – we all deserve some magic this season! Today, we're highlighting five beautiful, inventive books we think could make your next long weekend …

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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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