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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...


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,...


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...