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Recap: Word on the Street 2015

Recap: Word on the Street 2015

Word on the Street Toronto switched things up a bit this year, moving from Queen’s Park down to the Harbourfront Centre. You couldn’t have asked for better weather with a clear blue sky, sun shining of the lake and temperatures in the twenties. I think the new, more central location probably benefited from a lot … Continue reading

Recap: Book Blog Ontario Meet-Up 2015

Recap: Book Blog Ontario Meet-Up 2015

Last weekend book bloggers from all over Ontario braved the heat and congregated in downtown Toronto for the 4th annual Book Blog Ontario Meet-Up—and happily, I was among them! This year things got changed up a bit from past events (my recaps from 2012 and 2013) and we met at The Ballroom in their events … Continue reading

Recap: Chinkstar Book Launch

Recap: Chinkstar Book Launch

My coworker wrote a book, ya’ll! Chinkstar by Jon Chan Simpson (Coach House Books) hit stores Monday and so Monday night I, along with a group from work, headed downtown to No One Writes to the Colonel to celebrate its launch. The place was already hopping when we arrived. I think the venue could have been a … Continue reading

Bookish Notions Turns 2!

Bookish Notions Turns 2!

Happy Blogoversary to me! *sing-song voice* Yep, two years ago today I posted my first-ever blog post. Last year, to celebrate I took a walk down memory lane and looked at the books and people who encouraged my love of reading. Then Boyfriend surprised me with this delicious treat: A lot has happened since that … Continue reading

Recap: Ontario Blog Squad Meet Up 2013

Recap: Ontario Blog Squad Meet Up 2013

This past weekend, I—along with 70 other Ontario book bloggers—made my way to the Watermark Pub in Toronto for the 3rd Annual Ontario Blog Squad Meet Up. What is this meet up, you ask? Each year the Ontario Blog Squad organizes a lunch event open to all Ontario book bloggers. It’s a chance to meet … 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