January 17, 2020

Welcome back, readers! This week for Around the Web, I’m sharing a story about Goodnight Moon, an update on the Giller Prize, a look at Aussie fiction, and some thoughts on the Goodreads Challenge.

Goodnight Moon

Goodnight Moon might be one of the best known children’s b...

January 9, 2020

This week, we’ve got a look at Canada Reads 2020 longlist, an update on the Romance Writers of America, a few authors on their first Big Yes, and a list of resources.

December 27, 2019

Hello, dear readers. This is the last Around the Web post of the year. As such, I thought it would be fair to share some posts that take a look back at the decade in arts and literature.

Hope you enjoy, and happy new year!

This Decade In Canadian Art

CBC has created an im...

December 20, 2019

Oh, hello there! Looking for some reading material? We’ve got you covered. This week’s round up of bookish content features vocabulary insights from Merriam-Webster and Quirk Books, a look at Lego’s new bookshop set, and a quiz on classics from Mental Floss.

Words of th...

December 13, 2019

This week, I’ve got a book list from our very own Kirsten Marion, a look at the absence of older women in sci-fi, Buzzfeed’s words of the decade, and sci fi.

December 5, 2019

This week, I am sharing a reading log, a look at writer work/life balance, a way to look at the problems in your drafts, and an examination of the words we love.

November 29, 2019

This week on Around the Web, I’m sharing podcast recommendations from Electric Lit, some thoughts on reading as kids from the Guardian, a bookish gift guide from Book Riot, and an author’s experience throwing a novel shower from LitHub.

November 21, 2019

This week, I’ve got a book list, some recipes to help you cook like Emily Dickinson, a look at Toronto Reference Library’s Arthur Conan Doyle room, and some tips for doing readings.

November 18, 2019


Welcome to Ask the Author! In these series published authors will share their experiences with us, allow us a glimpse into their creative processes, and shed some light on the steps that helped them become a published writer. We do hope that emerging authors or writer...

November 15, 2019

Before search engines put information at our fingertips, the library was one of the places to go to get answers. Mental Floss has gathered some strange questions people asked librarians at the New York Public Library before Google.

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