Category Archives: Bookstores

“The Bookshop of Yesterdays” by Amy Meyerson – Book Review

Schoolteacher Miranda Brooks reaches a crossroads in her life when she learns of her Uncle Billy’s death.  He was a big and very important part of her childhood years, but a family rift resulted in her not seeing him for … Continue reading

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“Notes from a public typewriter” edited by Michael Gustafson and Oliver Uberti (#bookreview & #giveaway)

Yes, I usually only read fiction, however this little tome combined two of my favorite loves: bookstores and typewriters.  I’ve always loved the vellichor of bookstores and could spend hours happily loosing track of time in them. Typewriters were an … Continue reading

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“Lost for Words” by Stephanie Butland – Book Review

  What bibliophile can resist a novel about a charming used bookshop, with even more charming and quirky protagonists? I can’t.  To further my interest, I’ve read some great reviews of this novel that were written by some of favorite … Continue reading

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Canadian “Authors for Indies Day” is almost here!

Why do Canadians love their neighbourhood independent bookstores? Indie bookstores build community, make for great spots to hang out, celebrate literary diversity and serve as that place where anyone can go and experience the stories of our lives as Canadians. … Continue reading

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