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My Interests Are Matter

by Donna Kane

A recommended reading list by the author of the new book Asterisms.

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  • 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.

  • Shelf Talkers

    Rob Wiersema

    Indie booksellers from coast to coast tell us the books they can't stop recommending to their customers.

  • Quick Hits

    Kiley Turner

    The best books are timeless, and they deserve to find readers whenever and wherever.

  • Notes From a Children's Librarian

    Julie Booker

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

  • On Our Radar

    Kerry Clare

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

Recent Posts

The Chat with Nadine Sander-Green

by Trevor Corkum

Debut novelist Nadine Sander-Green has written a deeply compelling novel about a young woman named Millicent, who has travelled to the Yukon for a job …

Illustrator's Gallery: Have You Ever Heard a Whale Exhale?

by Caroline Woodward and Claire Watson

Gorgeous spreads from a new picture book that's a splash of a tale!

5 Books for Every Woman's Bookshelf

by Heather Marshall

A recommended reading list by Marshall, whose new novel The Secret History of Audrey James is out now. 

No Place Like Home: Stories Where Everyone Should Have Stayed Put

by Amber Cowie

A recommended reading list by author of new book The Off Season.

8 Books on Immigration, Refuge and Diaspora

by Danny Ramadan

A recommended reading list by the author of the new book Crooked Teeth

Women at War

by Genevieve Graham

A recommended reading list by the bestselling author of The Secret Keeper

On Our Radar: Books With Buzz

by Kerry Clare

Two dazzling story collections, a feminist take on women's health, strolling the city, Metis family history, exploring Queer identity, a YA generational …

The Chat with Shashi Bhat

by Trevor Corkum

Author Shashi Bhat explores the power of yearning, failed relationships, and pandemic isolation in her superb new collection of short fiction, Death by …

You Remind Me of Me

by Marion Douglas

A recommended reading list by author of novel The Game of Giants.

Shelf Talkers: Spring 2024

by Robert J. Wiersema

What a fantastic time of year this is!

No, I’m not talking about the coming of spring (though it seems, at least here in Victoria, that the long winter …

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