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Winter/Spring 2012: Most Anticipated Books of the Season

We look into our crystal ball to find out which books you're going to be falling in love with over the next few months.

In Conversation With: @ChatelaineBooks Editor, Laurie Grassi

Meet Laurie Grassi—the woman behind Chatelaine's monthly online book club. With almost 4 million readers at her disposal, which books will she choose? …

Year-end Lists: Related Reading (cc: @time, @guardian, @BuzzFeed, @OttawaCitizen) #GiveCDN

Host Julie Wilson supplements the many year-end lists—TIME, The Guardian, BuzzFeed, Ottawa Citizen—with some related reading suggestions.

Books: Help to Make the Season Right

Books have the potential to make everything that's wrong with Christmas right, to make gift-giving about more than acquisition and stuff.

Lousy With It: Books to Make Your Skin Crawl (by Claire Tacon)

"Ever since Susanna Moodie wrote about “those wood-demons the black-flies, sandflies and musquitoes,” Canadian writing hasn’t shied away from things …

Video: @BookMadam's Hands On Holiday Book Recommendations #GiveCDN #HolidayGift

Julie Wilson shares some of the books she'll be turning to this holiday season to get into the hands on creative spirit.

Dear Canadian Bookshelf Part 3: The Point of Reading #GiveCDN

"Could you recommend some books that will remind her that reading is a way like no other to come to know the world?"

From Sketch to Finish: Cassie McDaniel on illustrating Beto's Burrito

An illustrator on the process of getting art and words in sync

A reviewer walks into writers’ block (as in cellblock): Guest Post by Bob Armstrong

"I’ve been reviewing books and plays off and on for nearly 30 years and I haven’t always been gentle or even fair. What could I expect when I was …

Dear Canadian Bookshelf Part 2: "He only ever reads books about the war." #GiveCDN

In which we ease young Derek's holiday shopping burden.

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