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Vassa In the Night

May 4, 2016 | BY

Do you enjoy modern retellings? Well, have I got the book for you! Vassa In the Night by Sarah Porter is one of my most anticipated fall titles!...

BC Book Prize Gala

May 3, 2016 | BY

Last Saturday night I had the privilege of attending the 32nd Annual Lieutenant Governor’s BC Book Prize Gala at Government House in Victoria.   Here is the view...

Authors for Indies

April 28, 2016 | BY

I was morosely scanning through my calendar and Facebook invites, pondering what the heck I was going to do this weekend. Another weekend of glamorous parties with...

Get drinking!

April 28, 2016 | BY

Hi guys, I’ve recently discovered the wonders of our Native Northwest travel cups. Not only do they come in a multitude of beautiful rich colours including golds,...


April 21, 2016 | BY

This Tuesday I noticed the #DVpit hashtag trending on Twitter which was pretty exciting. Standing for Diverse Voices Pitch the hashtag had a ton of tweets from people...

Phenomenal Woman

April 6, 2016 | BY

In honour of National Poetry Month, I present to you a reading of “Phenomenal Woman” by the incomparable Maya Angelou. – Jenny

Badass Characters

March 31, 2016 | BY

Guys, I was on Twitter and J.K. Rowling retweeted this: @Evy_Lynch So for #WorldBookDay my son wanted to dress as the most badass character from his favourite...

Easter Puppies

March 24, 2016 | BY

Hi guys, Since it was National Puppy Day yesterday and it’s Good Friday tomorrow I thought I’d share the best of both worlds with this “Puppy Easter”...

How To Be Miserable

March 21, 2016 | BY

I recently received an advance reading copy of How to Be Miserable: 40 Strategies You Already Use,  coming from New Harbinger (Raincoast) May 1. Author Randy J....

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...

A “Ferry” Windy Day

March 18, 2016 | BY

Everyone knows that “April showers bring May flowers.” But do you know what brings the April showers? Well here in BC, it’s typically massive March windstorms! I...


March 17, 2016 | BY

Hi guys! I decided to re-do my office, which at one point had hand-drawn pictures of holiday images on it, (compliments of my coworkers, myself, and Peter...