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What’s What? Weekly

What’s What? Weekly

A Round-Up Of Fun Tid-Bits and Bookish News Publishers Weekly has released their Best Children’s Books of 2013 list. What an amazing selection! My TBR pile just doubled in size as I’ve only read one on the list… Which books were your favourite so far this year? For a giggle, apparently googly eyes really do … Continue reading

What’s What? Weekly

What’s What? Weekly

A Round-Up Of Fun Tid-Bits and Bookish News The book that scored an instant place on my most-anticipated-book list? The latest project from Melanie J. Fishbane that sees my favourite Canadian author, L.M. Montgomery, fictionalized in a YA novel about her teen years. Come on, 2015! My favourite mythology-loving author, Rick Riordan, interviews Jonathan Stroud … Continue reading

What’s What? Weekly

What’s What? Weekly

A Round-Up Of Fun Tid-Bits and Bookish News The Forest of Reading 2014 nominees have been announced! If you’re looking for a reading list, I highly recommend reading your way through these greats. Congrats, nominees! Over at Just a Lil’ Lost, Michele wants to hear about your favourite scary read and you might just win … Continue reading

What’s What? Weekly

What’s What? Weekly

A Round-Up Of Fun Tid-Bits and Bookish News Flavorwire shares 50 Books Every Parent Should Read to Their Child. Agree? Disagree? Any books you think should be on the list, but aren’t? According to NPR Books, the thing terrifying teens most in today’s young adult lit is the economy… Interesting. Yes, it’s only October, but as the … Continue reading

What’s What? Weekly

What’s What? Weekly

A Round-Up Of Fun Tid-Bits and Bookish News You Probably Work in Children’s Books If…  several things on this list by Vikki VanSickle are true about you. How many apply to you? Looking for some great classic children’s books? Buzzfeed has 35 Children’s Books You May Have Forgotten About (and just look at some of those … Continue reading

What’s What? Weekly

What’s What? Weekly

A Round-Up Of Fun Tid-Bits and Bookish News The biggest news I came across this week was definitely that J.K. Rowling has signed on with Warner Bros. to write the screenplay for a Harry Potter-inspired film! At first I was kind of upset, thinking this was just a money grab and that if there is … Continue reading

What’s What? Weekly

What’s What? Weekly

A Round-Up Of Fun Tid-Bits and Bookish News A few weeks ago I interviewed Skink on the Brink author Lisa Dalrymple and illustrator Suzanne Del Rizzo. Well this week the author and illustrator team sat down with Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch of the Winnipeg Review to discuss “Skinks, Editing in Plasticine, and KidCrit.” The Book Thief … Continue reading

What’s What? Weekly

What’s What? Weekly

A Round-Up Of Fun Tid-Bits and Bookish News What’s What? Weekly is back! And just in time for back-to-school. Here are some things I’ve come across this week. May they make your long weekend a little more fun and a little more bookish. The Divergent trailer has been released! What do you think? Is it … Continue reading

What’s What? Weekly

What’s What? Weekly

A Round-Up Of Fun Tid-Bits and Bookish News Kirkus Reviews used Canada Day to take stock of some of the great things happening in the world of children’s books. Check out their sampler of great Canadian reads for 2013. Let the giggling commence! Epic Reads started a Twitter hashtag #YABooksWithALetterMissing and the results are hilarious! … Continue reading

What’s What? Weekly

What’s What? Weekly

A Round-Up Of Fun Tid-Bits and Bookish News It’s Pride Week this week in Toronto! Celebrate Pride by reading some of the great LGBTQ books on the Canadian Children’s Book Centre’s list for kids and teens. Also, be sure to check out Christa’s blog More Than Just Magic, where all month long she has been … Continue reading