Holiday Recommendations – Margot’s Picks

Last but most certainly not least, we have Margot’s picks for the season. The holidays are coming up quickly, so don’t overthink it—let Margot do the deciding for you! Here’s what she thinks will make a good gift: Bear and Wolf, by Daniel Salmieri Enchanted Lion Books // 9781592702381 // $27.50 This beautiful and simple story…

Holiday Recommendations – Bronte’s Picks

Gift-giving season is in full swing, and if you’re anything like us, you’ve got plenty of people in your life who want nothing more than a new book under the tree. Here are Bronte’s recommendations from this year’s incredible roster of reads: The Night Lion by Sanne Dufft Pajama Press // 9781772780413 // $17.95 A simple…

Holiday Recommendations – Michael’s Picks

Looking for the perfect gift for the book-lover in your life? We’ve got some recommendations! Here are Michael’s top three picks for the season: Montreal Noir Akashic Books // 9781617753459 // $22.95 “Fifteen of Quebec and English Canada’s finest crime writers paint Montreal’s famous neighbourhoods with a textured and slightly sinister brush. These short stories are…

Book of the Week: The World’s Biggest Fart

The World’s Biggest Fart Rafael Ordonez Cuadrado, illustrated by Laure du Fay 9788494597145 | $24.50 CAD CL | 38 pp. | Available Now Nube Ocho, distributed by Publisher’s Group Canada   A farting contest…between animals…in the jungle. This is the foundation for The World’s Biggest Fart, published in English and Spanish (El Pedo Más Grande del…

Book of the Week: Montreal Noir

Montreal Noir Edited by John McFetridge and Jacques Filippi 9781617753459 | $22.95 CAD PB | 320 pp. | Available Now Akashic Books, distributed by Publisher’s Group Canada With reviews in the Globe and Mail and Quill and Quire, it’s easy to say that Montreal Noir is hitting the right spots. This collection of fifteen short stories is…

Book of the week: Bad Endings

Bad Endings Carleigh Baker 9781772140767 | $18.00 CAD PB | 168 pp. | Available Now Anvil Press Publishers, distributed by Publisher’s Group Canada Winner of the City of Vancouver Book Award Finalist for the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize Not all stories end perfectly, and not all revelations are good ones. Carleigh Baker tackles these…

Book of the Week: A Century of NHL® Memories

A Century of NHL® Memories: Rare Photos From The Hockey Hall Of Fame | La LNH : un siècle d’histoire – Des photos exceptionnelles du Temple de la renommée du hockey Jim Hynes and Phil Pritchard 9780995863002 (EN) | 9780995863019 (FR) | $49.95 CAD HC | 160 pages | Available Now Griffintown Media, distributed by Georgetown Publications…

Book of the Week: Minds of Winter

Minds of Winter Ed O’Loughlin 9781487002343 | $22.95 CAD PB | 496 pages | Available Now House of Anansi Press Shortlisted for the 2017 Scotiabank Giller Prize Longlisted for the 2017 Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction Minds of Winter has gotten more and more press lately, and rightly so—shortlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize,…

Book of the Week: A Kind of Freedom

A Kind of Freedom Margaret Wilkerson Sexton 9781619029224 | $37.50 CAD HC | 256 pages | Available Now Counterpoint Press Distributed by Publisher’s Group Canada 2017 National Book Award Longlist A New York Times Book Review Editor’s Choice Chosen as 1 of 12 books to read this August by the Chicago Review of Books Chosen…

Book of the Week: Seven Fallen Feathers

Seven Fallen Feathers Tanya Talaga 9781487002268| $22.95 CAD PB | 376 pages | Available Now House of Anansi Press Finalist for the Hilary Weston Writer’s Trust Prize for Nonfiction 2017 You’ve probably heard about Seven Fallen Feathers by now…or you should have! This is an important book for everyone in Canada, because we’re all in…

Book of the Week: Glorious & Free

Featuring original illustrations by Frank Viva, Glorious & Free is an inspiring, timely and ultimately enduring testament to an expanding image of who we are today, and who we can be tomorrow, a beautiful and ever-changing kaleidoscope that is glorious and free.

Books of the Week: Pride Month

June is Pride Month in Canada. We’re proud to present a selection of our new and upcoming titles (and a few perennial faves) that feature LGBTQ+ characters and themes. Top Row (L to R): Any Other Way: How Toronto Got Queer edited by John Lorinc, Jane Farrow and Stephanie Chambers published by Coach House Press 9781552453483 |…