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CBC Books Canada Reads 2016 Longlist

Posted by Wanda Lynne Young on Wednesday, December 16, 2015, In : Book News 

It's that time of the year #CanLit book lovers! Yes, it's the release of the Canada Reads 2016 Longlist and wow, what a fine list of 15 contenders it is! This year the Canada Reads theme is "starting over", featuring stories surrounding change, transformation, and second chances. I'm pleased to see a few of my faves making their way to the top of the pile: "The Illegal", "All The Broken Things", "Sweetland", and "Station Eleven". I'm sure all 15 titles on the longlist are worth a rea...
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It's Giller Time!

Posted by Wanda Lynne Young on Tuesday, November 10, 2015, In : Book News 





Congrats go out to André Alexis on his Giller Prize win!

The 2015 Scotiabank Giller Prize celebrates Canada's best fiction with $100K up for grabs! The great Giller gala goes down in Toronto on November 10th with a CBC broadcast at 9:00 pm ET and hosted by the ingenious Rick Mercer! Can you tell I'm just a wee bit excited to watch and see who wins? I must say the...

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