A Book for Everyone!

The holidays can be a stressful time—so much to do, see, decorate, cook, bake, and eat! Of course, there is also the matter of holiday shopping. Knowing what to buy for the different people in your life is a challenge at the best of times (let alone in a crowded, hectic, sticky mall). Here’s your […]

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The Best Books to Buy for the Young (or the Young at Heart!) in Your Life.

It’s holiday season once again. A cold wind whips snowflakes through the air, everyone is bundled up with rosy cheeks and noses, and bells are ring ting tingling. It’s the time of hot cocoa and candy cane swirls. I love this time of year. I even love holiday shopping! I know it can be overwhelmingly […]

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Bookmarks: November 16th Edition

1) Let’s start off this weekly round-up by talking about CBC’s Canada Reads—everyone’s favorite literary competition! For 2013 they’ve changed the format to shake things up a bit and Canada has been divided into five regions: British Columbia and Yukon; Prairies and North; Ontario; Quebec; and Atlantic Provinces. Each region will be represented by one […]

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Bookmarks: November 9th Edition

1. This week was a busy one in terms of book award announcements! The longlist was revealed for one of Canada’s largest non-fiction prizes, the BC National Award for Canadian Non-Fiction. Some highlights include: A Season in Hell: My 130 Days in the Sahara with Al Qaeda by Robert Fowler, and Straphanger: Saving Our Cities […]

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