August 23, 2019
Go Back to School with CanLit: 10 "School Books" to Take You into September
There's nothing like back to school season - warm days, cool nights, crisp new school supplies ready to get dog-eared with use. Even long after we're past school age, the start of September can still ...
June 19, 2019
"I Hope Girls Will Be Inspired by Emma" Lesley Strutt on Her Adventurous YA Novel, On the Edge
Lesley Strutt is a poet, academic, essayist, and playwright. This season, she adds novelist to her accolades with her young adult book On the Edge (Inanna Publications). On the Edge follows Emerald ...
May 27, 2019
Contest! Win Autographed YA Novels by Open Book writer-in-residence Alisha Sevigny!
With the sun finally making an appearance, there's no better time to load up on great summer reads - especially young adult tales that will be gobbled up by readers of all ages.We're giving away not one, ...
May 09, 2019
Excerpt! Peek into the Dark & Unpredictable World of Cara Martin's Young Adult Novel, Shantallow
Meeting the girl of your dreams is supposed to be wonderful. But Tanvi isn't Mischa's dream girl; she's the girl he can't stop seeing in his nightmares. This is the premise that opens Cara Martin's chilling ...
April 30, 2019
May 2019 writer-in-residence Alisha Sevigny on Conservation, Editing, & Dancing Her Heart Out
Even though winter seems to be stubbornly holding on, we're excited to get in a summer frame of mind with our May 2019 writer-in-residence, Alisha Sevigny, author of the irresistible young adult novel, Summer ...
March 12, 2019
Excerpt! From Michael McCreary's Witty & Educational Debut About Life on the Spectrum: Funny, You Don't Look Autistic
Comedian Michael McCreary's Funny, You Don’t Look Autistic: A Comedian’s Guide to Life on the Spectrum (Annick Press) takes on stereotypes about autism with wit and heart. Explaining how Autism Spectrum ...
November 19, 2018
Contest! Win a YA Prize Pack from Blue Moon Publishers
Young adult novels are populated by unforgettable characters, often fighting nearly insurmountable odds, and full of storytelling that captures readers of any age. We're very excited to be offering a ...