Don’t Miss Our #HCCElf Giveaways!

Colin the #HCCElf visited the blog twice this year as a part of his fun and festive 12 Days of Giveaways. Each day (from November 23rd to December 4th), Colin is giving away 12 great gifts to help readers decide which books to share with their loved ones this year. We were lucky to help Colin […]

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The Nest by Kenneth Oppel

As a great fan of Kenneth Oppel, his latest novel THE NEST had me up late tearing through til the end. Quite different from his previous books, THE NEST is a brisk dark fable in which a young boy unwittingly invites malevolent forces into his home and family. With truly disquieting twists and vivid supernatural […]

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We Need Your Help, 50 Book Pledgers!

Can you believe it’s almost mid-November? As the holidays approach and the New Year draws closer, we’re looking ahead to January. Why? Because of the 2015 50 Book Pledge! In 2014, we introduced great new features to the 50 Book Pledge, including Friends’ Lists, Featured Readers, a profile function, plus new great badges and giveaways! In addition […]

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Presenting the 2014 Scotiabank Giller Prize Shortlist!

In case you missed it, the Scotiabank Giller Prize announced their 2014 longlist a couple of weeks ago. And now I am THRILLED to announce the six books that fought their way through round two and made it to the shortlist! The Scotiabank Giller Prize has gained a reputation for highlighting the very best in Canadian fiction year […]

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