Shelf Talkers Spring 2022
As I’m writing this, the rain is gently echoing on the roof above me. It’s a most welcome sound. It’s not that I’m a particular fan of the rain—though …
Shelf Talkers: Books to Keep the Light Streaming In
Six great picks from Canada's independent booksellers.
Shelf Talkers: Books to Buy for the Holidays
I know, I know – no one wants to talk about the problems with the supply chain. Either you’ve been completely overwhelmed with the information and …
Shelf Talkers: Brilliant Debuts and Award Winners to Read Right Now
Strip down, or swaddle up (I leave it up to you and whatever your current weather system is doing), and dig into these recommendations from independent …
Shelf Talkers: Spring 2021
One of the best pieces of news in an otherwise dark year was the word that, despite the growth of online giants during the Covid-19 pandemic, independent …
Shelf Talkers: Books to Make Our Groundhog Day Existence More Wonderful
Books are among the things that have helped most in the last months of weirdness and isolation. Worlds to explore, stories to escape into, journeys to …
Shelf Talkers: Indie Booksellers Get Us Through the End of the Year
To mark the passing of the year, we’ve gathered the independent booksellers of the Shelf Talkers fellowship – the strong! The proud! The bookish! …
Shelf Talkers: Melting Queens, Mysteries, and More
Robert J. Wiersema ponders what groundhogs might read (and offers them advice) and introduces us to the incredible recommendations of indie booksellers …
Shelf Talkers: Indie Booksellers' Fall 2019 Picks
Some of Canada’s favourite booksellers’ favourite books of the year.
Shelf Talkers: Marilyn Monroe, YA Romance, Magic Basketball, and More
In a lot of ways, reading is the perfect summer reading project: you get to accomplish something AND you don’t have to break a sweat in doing it! You …
Shelf Talkers: Whispering Words to Hasten Spring's Arrival
Here in the Shelf Talkers column, we have a round-up of books for your spring reading pleasure. And, in keeping with the theme, we have a couple of new …
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