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By Kristen Johnston From personal experience, I find that short story collections are often overlooked when compared to lengthier works of fiction. People have told me that they believe short stories are for people with shorter attention spans, or people who don’t care to get to really know a character. But, I would highly disagree....

It’s the season of giving, and we’ve put together a young readers gift guide! Listed below are picture books, middle grade and young adult titles to gift the small human and/or emerging adult in your life. Get them, read them, love them today!     Violet Shrink is written by Christine Baldacchino and illustrated by...

By C.J. Zvanitajs Canada has lost many literary luminaries over the years, including authors, playwrights, and poets. Some of the authors featured in this blog challenge were trailblazers in Canadian publishing, while others were champions who wanted to provide a voice for those in our society who were marginalized or forgotten. What better way to...

By Emmy Nordstrom Higdon 2020 has been a particularly tumultuous year, and many readers have experienced challenges to their mental health, some for the first time. According to the Canadian Mental Health Association, 50% of people will experience some kind of mental illness by the time they reach age 40. Mental illness may be an...

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