Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Great Gardening booksv for the active gardener or arm-chair reader.

The Wreath Recipe Book by Alethea Harampolis & Jill Rizzo
$33.95, Hardcover
ISBN: 9781579655594
Pub date: Oct. 7, 2014
Publisher: Artisan
Canadian Gardening, garland project recipe excerpt, Fall/Winter issue
Other titles to be featured in the Market column of this issue:
$30.95, Paperback
ISBN: 9781604695014
Pub date: Jul. 1, 2015
Publisher: Timber Press
Essential  Perennials by Ruth Rogers Clausen & Thomas Christopher
$53.95, Hardcover
ISBN: 9781604693164
Pub date: Jan. 22, 2015
Publisher: Timber Press
Epic Tomatoes by Craig LeHoullier
$26.95, Paperback
ISBN: 9781612122083
Pub date: Dec. 30, 2014
Publisher: Storey
The Plant Lover's Guide Series
$33.95, Hardcover
Assorted titles
Publisher: Timber Press

Sherlock Holmes fans --- listen up! Zach Dundas, author of The Great Detective will be on Q with Shad.

The Great Detective by Zach Dundas
$35.00, Hardcover
ISBN: 9780544214040
Pub date: Jun. 2, 2015
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
CBC Radio q with Shad; interview to be pre-taped Aug. 26, scheduled to air Fri. Aug. 28

Thursday, August 13, 2015

A new perspective on the ROB FORD story by his former Chief of Staff, Mark Towhey - due out this fall season.

Mayor Rob Ford: Uncontrollable by Mark Towhey & Johanna Schneller
$35.99, Hardcover
ISBN: 9781634500425
Pub date: Nov. 10, 2015
Publisher: Skyhorse
Maclean's, confirmed for 1st serial rights excerpt, Nov. 5 issue

Need kids craft ideas - take a look at these two books! will be doing online features with excerpts on the following titles:


Project Kid by Amanda Kingloff

$30.95, Hardcover

ISBN: 9781579655143

Pub date: Apr. 8, 2014

Publisher: Artisan


More Boredom Busters by Caroline Fernandez

$20.95, Paperback

ISBN: 9781782491996

Pub date: Feb. 1, 2015

Publisher: CICO Books

A new Jacques Pepin cookbook - due out in October - media update


Jacques Pepin Heart & Soul in the Kitchen (HMH) by Jacques Pepin

9780544301986, $45.00 HC, Pub: Oct. 6, 2015

·         Publishers Weekly, review, Aug. 3

·         Food & Wine, October issue

·         O Magazine, October issue

·         Cooking Light, October issue

·         New York Times Magazine, October (date tk)

·         ABC's The Chew, November (date tk)

·         Rachael Ray, November (date tk)

·         Saveur, Thanksgiving feature, November issue

·         Every Day with Rachael Ray, Thanksgiving feature, November issue

·         CBS' This Morning Saturday, Thanksgiving segment, Nov. 21

·         CBS' The Talk, December (date tk)

·         Martha Stewart Living, December issue

THE FLOWER RECIPE BOOK - A Dewey pick - Media update

The Flower Recipe Book by Alethea Harampolis & Jill Rizzo
$33.95, Hardcover
ISBN: 9781579655303
Pub date: Apr. 2, 2013
Publisher: Artisan
Ch√Ętelaine (French edition), feature, August issue

GIRL WAITS WITH GUN - Elle Canada magazine

Girl Waits with Gun by Amy Stewart
$36.00, Hardcover
ISBN: 9780544409910
Pub date: Sep. 1, 2015
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ELLE Canada, to be featured in their October issue

Girl Waits with Gun


Gender Born, Gender Made by Diane Ehrensaft, PhD

$22.95, Paperback

ISBN: 9781615190607

Pub date: May 11, 2011

Publisher: The Experiment

Today's Parent magazine, to be featured in their September issue

Amy Stewart's anticipated first novel, GIRL WAITS WITH GUN - media updates


Girl Waits with Gun (HMH) by Amy Stewart

9780544409910, $36.00 HC, Pub date:

·         New York Times Book Review, assigned for review, date tk

·         New York Times, Metropolitan section feature, date tk

·         Cosmopolitan, review, September issue

·         More Magazine, review, September issue

·         Marie Claire, review, September issue

·         Good Housekeeping, review, September issue

·         Associated Press, review, date tk

·         Times magazine, review, date tk

Good and Cheap Cookbook by Edmonton author, Leanne Brown - Media updates

Good and Cheap by Leanne Brown
$22.95, Paperback
ISBN: 9780761184997
Pub date: Jul. 14, 2015
Publisher: Workman
Toronto Tour: Sep. 21–22
Edmonton Tour: Oct. 2–3
NEW Updates!
·    CBC Here & Now, interview taping on Sep. 21 (air date tk)
Previously announced upcoming media:
·    CTV Canada AM, Sep. 21 at 8:45 am EST (live)
·    CBC Fresh Air, interview taping on Sep. 22 (likely to air the weekend of Sep. 26/27)
·    The Canadian Press, feature + interview (date tk)
·    CJAD Montreal Dave's World, interview scheduled to air Labour Day weekend (Sep. 5/6)
·, online excerpt feature (date tk)
·    CBC Edmonton AM, Oct. 2 (time TBC)
Publicity summary:
·    Winnipeg Free Press, excerpt + interview, Aug. 5 issue

The Apple Cookbook - look for upcoming media!

The Apple Cookbook by Olwen Woodier
$19.95, Paperback
ISBN: 9781612125183
Pub date: May 19, 2015
Publisher: Storey
Hello! Canada, 3-page feature spread, late September (date tk)
Previously announced – Winnipeg Free Press, recipe feature, Aug. 26 issue

The Apple Cookbook, 3rd Edition

A new photicular book from Workman - POLAR - coming out this fall season.

Explore POLAR as you never have before:


Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Child Soldier-Michel Chikwanine

Kids Can Press will be publishing Michel Chikwanine's story entitled Child Soldier this Fall. This powerful video provides and insight into what you can expect to read about.

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Most Lost Authors at TPL

This is a somewhat dubious yet somehow flattering list that Toronto Public Library has put together; our very own Robert Munsch tops the list of authors most likely to be stolen, never returned or simply misplaced. "I am happy to see that thieves like my books and will continue to try to serve the needs of the reading underworld,” said Munsch, taking the news rather well. For more on this check out the Star's article.

Wednesday, July 15, 2015



The Walls Around Us by Nova Ren Suma
$23.95, Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616203726
Publication date: Mar. 24, 2015
Publisher: Algonquin Young Readers
- Toronto Star, confirmed for YA-themed Arrivals column, scheduled for Aug. 9 issue