Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Jeff Kinney's Bookstore

An Unlikely Story opens on May 30th. The NYT did an awesome profile of the store and the work behind it. I did not know that a number of other authors such as Larry McMurtry and Louise Erdrich had also taken the same path. Click here for the full story!

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Toronto Poetry Map

What a lovely idea! I am a huge fan of George Elliot Clarke who helped put together is awesome Poetry Map together with Toronto Public Library. They are also asking for suggestions.

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Best Graphic Novel Publisher in the World!

Whoot whoot! What a shout out for D+Q. Read the full article here.

Monday, May 4, 2015

May the 4th Be With You! A Behind-the-Scenes look at Star Wars Epic Yarns

Really interesting behind-the-scenes video of how twin brothers Jack and Holman Wang created the felt characters and scenery from the super fun Star Wars Epic Yarns books! 

Friday, May 1, 2015

Toronto author Amanda Orlando celebrates the launch of her new specialty cookbook: Allergen-Free Desserts to Delight Your Taste Buds - A Book For Parents and Kids (987-1-6322-337-3)

An Edgar Award Winner!

James Klise's The Art of Secrets (987-1-61620-482-2) has won the 2015 Edgar Allan Poe award for best YA Mystery Fiction.

Authors for Indies Day This Saturday May 2nd!

Don't forget to go out and meet the authors hanging out at your favourite independent bookstore.
Authors For Indies has a complete listing of who is where. Kidsbooks has a food truck from Vij's! Susan Juby, Dav Pilkey, Dennis Lee...over 400 authors will be out and about...what are you waiting for?