Book Lists

8 Dog-Themed Picture Books for Chinese New Year 2018

It’s time to ring in Chinese New Year! As we enter the Year of the Dog, celebrate with these 8 picture books showcasing man’s best friend. 1. A Breed Apart The Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever is Canada’s first and only true Canadian bred dog. For almost two hundred years the dog was unknown outside

Quill & Quire’s Book of the Year 2017

Quill & Quire has announced Simon Thibault‘s Pantry and Palate: Remembering and Rediscovering Acadian Food as one of 2017’s Book of the Year! ‘Thibault’s deep yet heartfelt investigation of the cuisine is a standout among Canadian cookbooks published this year.’ Quill & Quire, December issue, 2017  

Great Canadian Reading List

CBC Books just published The Great Canadian Reading List: 150 books to read for Canada 150, and listed at number 13 is Maple Murple by Sheree Fitch, recommended by Saint John Information Morning host Hance Colburne.

Canada’s History Summer Reads

The following titles have been featured in the Canada’s History Summer 2017 Reading Guide: Canada – 150 Panoramas by George Fischer Aftershock by Janet Maybee Last Canadian Knight by Gordon Pitts Tale of Two Countries by Richard Saillant Not My Party by Tom McMillan Sea Was in Their Blood by Quentin Casey Sable Island in Black and White