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International Tap Day

May 26, 2016 | BY

Hi guys! Yesterday was the International Day of Tap, which celebrates the birthday of Bill “Bojangles” Robinson. This is a big deal to me because I recently...

Jenny Dreams of Sushi

May 25, 2016 | BY

If you have been following our blog for awhile, you’ll have noticed that we Ampersanders really like to celebrate long weekends. My Victoria Day weekend was filled with drinks...

Cake!

May 23, 2016 | BY

Oh hi all, and a happy Victoria Day to you! I’m celebrating by eating a delicious Victoria sponge, courtesy of Mary Berry and DK! Baking with Mary...

Shameless Plug

May 19, 2016 | BY

Hi guys, I’ve been working on the website to give it a little touch up here and there. So I think I’ll just subtly point you all...

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...

Pongapalooza

May 5, 2016 | BY

Hi guys, The First Book Canada Scotiabank Pongapalooza event is back and we are gearing up to fight the good fight with our incredible (very limited) ping...

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,...

#DVpit

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...