Friday, April 27, 2018

Canadian Indie Bookstore Day

Saturday April 28th, Canadian book lovers celebrate Independent Bookstore Day! Head on out to your local independent bookstore to meet authors, participate in activities, shop, and so much more. In an increasingly digital and big-box world, it's amazing how much you can discover and learn by connecting, browsing, and chatting within the book community - Let's make it a great day for our indie bookstores! 

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Literary London Town

Harry Potter? Shakespeare? Woolf? Shelley? All in the same place?? Only in London! From the George Inn, to the Sherlock Holmes Museum, to the Harry Potter Shop, London is chalk full of any literary lovers dream spots! Check out Buzzfeed’s complete list here

Friday, April 20, 2018

Britain's Great Book History

Talk about a book lovers dream! From Kent to Whitby to the British Library, Britain is filled with breathtaking literary monuments and landscapes. This incredible Mashable list explores Jane Austen’s Bath, William Shakespeare’s Stratford, and everywhere in between, showing that Britain truly is a must visit destination for any bibliophile.

Monday, April 16, 2018

Canada's Best New Picture Books!

Spring is upon us. And what better way to spend a rainy afternoon than curled up with a picture book! CBC has put together a collection of 12 New Canadian Picture Books to look forward to this Spring 2018, and with stories about family, fantasy, adventure, and opportunity. Canada’s picture book authors and illustrators have never looked so good! 

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Out this Week

World renowned statistician Hans Rosling's Ted Talks have had over 10 million views. Sadly he passed away in 2017. He spent the last two years of his life writing Factfulness:

Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World - and Why Things Are Better Than You Think

Rosling takes complicated concepts and makes them very palatable to read. It is a fascinating book.