Author Archives for Ali

Calgary-bound

May 16, 2016 | BY

Hello hello! This week is my first trip to sell the fall list. I’m off to Calgary to visit a few accounts, and probably to eat something...

Necessity

May 9, 2016 | BY

You may or not remember me getting PRETTY excited a few months back about a new Jo Walton title…. Well I finally got the ARC last week...

April 4, 2016 | BY

It’s here, it’s here, it’s finally here! Week one of sales conference that is! This is me, learning about all the new fall titles: Until about half...

Four Eyes

March 28, 2016 | BY

I’ve always prided myself on having pretty great vision, but the last few months I’ve been struggling a bit. I keep changing the resolution on my computer...

Fall Again?

March 21, 2016 | BY

You guys, it’s only two weeks till sales conference! We’re about to hear about all the books publishing in Fall 2016. Can you believe it?! I’ve been...

Manning Park

March 14, 2016 | BY

This past weekend, my partner and I went off to Manning Park to get in some cross country skiing, and, of course, some all important apres-skiing. Really,...

Bookfair the Second!

February 15, 2016 | BY

Halifax was lovely (and oh! the lobsters!), but you know, seeing all the blossoms in Victoria might be even lovelier!   Smiling booksellers on both coasts are...

Halifax

February 8, 2016 | BY

Just last week I was complaining about rain, but now I’m in Halifax, and you guys, the sun! I feel a little bit like a mole person,...

January Blues

February 1, 2016 | BY

While some people are working their butts off and having a great time at TGF, others of us are back at the office, staring out at this: It’s...

At Last!

January 18, 2016 | BY

At last, you guys! I moved way back in November, and have been steadily working away at painting and fixing up my new apartment since then. On...

Welcome to 2016!

January 4, 2016 | BY

Here is how I know I have become old: last year just flew by! Seriously, I barely even remember 2015, and now it’s over, and we’re here...