Book Ride | Books on Bloor

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Do you love cycling? Do you love books? Then join the free Book Ride, this Saturday for a ride through the city! On Saturday, May 30th get your bicycle out and head on over to 3699 Bloor St. West, at the Six Points Interchange where the ride will begin. Along the way, cyclists will stop periodically and […]

Recap: Sarah Henstra’s Book Launch for Mad Miss Mimic

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The High Park Curling & Tennis Club played host to the launch party for Sarah Henstra’s debut novel Mad Miss Mimic earlier this week. The gorgeously decked out venue, with guests in elaborate chapeaus, was fitting for the book. With tables scattered around the room full of finger sandwiches, baked goods and snacks, guests were […]

Recap: An Evening with Lori Lansens and Sara Gruen

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A few weeks ago, fans journeyed downtown to see authors Lori Lansens and Sara Gruen. I had the amazing opportunity to swing by a brief and intimate reception before their chat at the Toronto Reference Library, where I and other book lovers had a chance to mingle, chat with the authors and get our books […]

Recap: Big Ideas Speaker Series @ Rotman with Jon Ronson

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Several weeks ago, the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management welcomed Jon Ronson as part of their speakers series. Author of The Psychopath Test and, most recently, So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed, Ronson shared stories from both his book and his life where he had encountered shaming. With projector clicker in hand, photos and […]

Recap: Nothing Like Love book launch

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On a long-awaited gorgeous weeknight a few weeks ago, bloggers and fans of Sabrina Ramnanan headed out to Rhum Bar, celebrating the launch of her debut novel Nothing Like Love. Located on Dundas Street West, near Trinity Bellwoods Park, this cool space was the perfect venue to mingle, snack on some appetizers and enjoy some […]

Recap: Sarah Britton’s My New Roots launch

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Being a novice to cooking, and especially cooking healthy, I was excited to check out the book launch of Sarah Britton’s new cookbook My New Roots a few weeks ago. Invited by Random House, I headed to Good Egg in Kensington Market, an eclectic store in downtown Toronto with an assortment of cookbooks, crafty DIY […]

Recap: Indigo At Dusk with Medium Thomas John

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Earlier in February, Indigo’s events twitter account @indigogreenroom tweeted about a first in a (hopefully) ongoing series of events entitled Indigo At Dusk. This first one would be with the Manhattan Medium Thomas John, in town to promote his new book and to chat about being a medium. #IndigoatDusk with @MediumThomas. A global psychic & […]

Recap: Meeting Evangeline Lilly & The Squickerwonkers

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With my blog name being a big indication of how much I love the show Lost, how could I not seize the opportunity to meet Evangeline Lilly when she was in Toronto last week to promote her debut children’s book The Squickerwonkers. Heading there after work and thinking the line would be around the store […]

Recap: The 1st Inspire! Toronto International Book Fair

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While the first day of events for the Inspire Book Fair was on the Thursday evening’s kick-off party, there was no information about the event at the time of my ticket purchasing, so I didn’t attend. (I guess I could have added onto my The Good, The Bad & The Ugly post to have all […]

Recap: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly of Inspire! Toronto International Book Fair 2014

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The first inaugural Inspire Book Fair has now come to a close, and I’m trying to think back and put into words how to sum up the past weekend. Before I get into the recap of the actual 3 days I attended in an upcoming post later this week, I wanted to share some general […]

Recap: Toronto Book Shop Tour

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With the Inspire! Toronto International Book Fair taking place the weekend of November 13-16, the event has welcomed bloggers from all over Canada, the U.S. and even Europe. Thanks to the team at Tourism Toronto who organized a guided tour of independent Toronto book shops on Friday morning,  Ardo, Chandra, Wendy & I were thrilled to join the group that […]

Recap: Amy Poehler in Toronto

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The moment that Harper Collins announced that Amy Poehler was going to be in Toronto to sign her new book, Yes Please, I knew I had to figure out a way to get my hands on a wristband. Thank goodness that Indigo decided to open their store early, at 8am, to give out wristbands before […]

Recap: Launch Party for Megan Crewe’s Earth & Sky

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As if taking care of a baby wasn’t hard enough work, author Megan Crewe not only finished her Fallen World trilogy but now has found the time to start a new one! Earth & Sky is the first of a new trilogy in which time traveling and aliens are tackled. Which makes it all the […]

Recap: Globe Style Event with Sophie Kinsella

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A rainy Monday in late October wasn’t going to deter fans of best-selling author Sophie Kinsella from attending the Globe Style Event at 99 Sudbury in Toronto. With VIP reception ticket in hand, we wandered the beautiful space that boasted many offerings from participating sponsors including brow touch-ups by Tweezerman, displays by Saje, Stella  Dot […]