Perfect Pairings: Books and Songs

Do you ever make your own playlists to fit the tone of the book you’re reading? Books and music are two things that have the magical ability of being able to take us to another place – put the two together and that experience becomes even more ethereal. You could be reading a fantasy novel […]

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Bookmarks: January 22nd

It’s Friday, Savvy Readers, and you know what that means: it’s time for us to round up our favourite bookish news stories, links, and photos of the week. There’s always something exciting happening in the book world, and this week was particularly packed with fun Canadian bookish news (and more). If you don’t have time […]

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10 Books To Read If You Loved Frog Music (from Emma Donoghue herself!)

Everyone knows that novelists rely on other people’s books for information, but in fact we draw on the work of others for far more than that: for examples of how to tackle a subject, period or structural challenge; for insight into a certain type of character. So in writing FROG MUSIC, I was inspired by […]

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Review: Frog Music by Emma Donoghue

Please note, this review cannot possibly do this book the justice it deserves. The fault lies with me. Fiction masterpiece. Not a label I dole out easily, but in this case it is very well deserved. Emma Donoghue is an author that is well known around the world, most recently for her dark and eloquent […]

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