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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 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 Looking for something to do with the kids this holiday Monday? If you live near Jordan, ON, you should head over to the Ball’s Falls Conservation Area where Kari-Lynn Winters is launching her new book Buzz About Bees (Fitzhenry & Whiteside)! The Forest of Reading winners have … Continue reading

What’s What? Weekly

What’s What? Weekly

A Round-Up Of Fun Tid-Bits and Bookish News Book 3 of Veronica Roth’s Divergent trilogy has a title! And the third book will be called… ALLEGIANT! You can read/watch the official reveal here. For those of you who might have missed it, the Catching Fire movie trailer premiered at the MTV Awards and OMG does … Continue reading

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What’s What? Weekly

A Round-Up Of Fun Tid-Bits and Bookish News Actor and regular jack-of-all-trades Jason Segel is turning an old script into a series of books for young adults. I’m very curious to find out more about these books but he’s keeping details quite close to the vest. Given my love of literary lists, I thought I … Continue reading

What’s What? Weekly

What’s What? Weekly

A Round-Up Of Fun Tid-Bits and Bookish News It was just announced that Theo James will take on the role of Four in the upcoming adaptation of Divergent! In addition to Shailene Woodley playing Tris, the roles of Christina, Tori and Caleb have also been filled. Round 2 of Harper Collins Canada’s March Madness is … Continue reading

What’s What? Weekly

What’s What? Weekly

A Round-Up Of Fun Tid-Bits and Bookish News For the bookish and the bakers, here are 30 amazing literary cakes. I’m was torn between 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea and The Very Hungry Caterpillar (because I LOVE cupcakes!), but I think the Harry Potter one blows them out of the water. HarperCollins Canada’s March Madness … Continue reading

What’s What? Weekly

What’s What? Weekly

A Round-Up Of Fun Tid-Bits and Bookish News Publisher’s Weekly interviewed YA whirlwind and tweeter extraordinaire Maureen Johnson, who was recently named the Queen of Teen. Check it out for details on how Maureen came to be a writer, her rules for social media, and why she wanted to write a mystery series. The lead … Continue reading