When I was younger, going to the bookstore meant driving with my mother to Streetsville – a small neighbourhood in Mississauga, the Toronto suburb where I grew up. The bookstore was – and still is – a small, narrow shop in an old village full of history.
Jan 29, 2016
The first Canadian Authors for Indies Day on May 2nd, 2015 was one of the most fun days I've ever had working in a bookstore! We hosted ten authors - kids book authors, award-winners, memoir writers, mystery authors, and more...
Jan 27, 2016
To me, there are two non-negotiable ingredients required of any neighbourhood or town I would willingly live in: a decent pub and an independent bookstore.
Jan 25, 2016
What a splendid day we had last year hosting Authors for Indies! We approached it with much anticipation, and, truth be told, some trepidation.
Jan 20, 2016
Hello book lovers coast to coast across Canada. Yes, I'm channeling a memory of early Hockey Night in Canada broadcasts with that salutation. But I want to suggest that our independent bookstores can matter as much to us, in our own neighbourhoods, as slap shots and power plays.
Jan 19, 2016