Tag Archives: bookstores

Book signing and astro-navigation and the power of stars.

I was at Carlingwood Mall today signing books at Coles and as always, I met some really lovely people. One was an  elderly gentleman who came over to chat with me – he was having trouble walking and shuffled about with … Continue reading

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And it’s out! The Poisoned Pawn hits bookstores!

Big day today: this is the day that the second in the Inspector Ramirez series hits bookstores and The Beggar’s Opera is released in paperback! My friend Debbie has already found TBO at the Ottawa International Airport as she was … Continue reading

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Really neat bookstores.

If you love books — real books: the feel, texture and smell of books in print, old and new – you’ll love these ten unique bookstores. My favourites? First pick: the children’s bookstore in Beijing, packed full of interesting hidey-holes where a child can escape into … Continue reading

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A fond (and sad) Goodbye

In my neighborhood, we’ve lost yet another independent bookstore. This one was a bookstore I’d gone to for years: I could walk to it from my home in Westboro. The staff were friendly and passionate about books: their ‘staff picks’ … Continue reading

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