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Contest! Get Thrills and Chills from The Word on the Street Toronto!

It still feels like summer in Toronto, but that doesn't mean it's too early to get a chill down your spine - especially if you were to curl up with an entire prize pack of thrilling, chilling, can't-put-them-down favourites, courtesy of The Word on the Street Toronto

For lovers of smart, action-packed page-turners, thrillers, and mysteries, The Word on the Street Toronto is the place to be. Get yourself down to Toronto's Habourfront Centre on Sunday, September 23, 2018 to see these talented authors and many more - plus book and magazines sellers and publishers, workshops and panel discussions, family programming, food trucks, and much more. And don't forget to enter to win the incredible prize pack below!

The Word on the Street Toronto Thrills & Chills prize pack includes one copy of each of:

To enter, send us a note at, telling us your name, full address, and which book in the prize pack you're most excited to read. Please use the subject line "WOTS Thrills and Chills" in order to be considered. All entries must be received by 12:00pm (noon) on Friday, September 21, 2018.

One (1) winner will be chosen at random and informed via email. The prize pack is available courtesy of The Word on the Street Toronto, Doubleday Canada, and Simon and Schuster Canada.


The Word On The Street is a is a national celebration of literacy and the written word. Each September, in communities coast to coast, the public is invited to participate in hundreds of author events, presentations and workshops and to browse a marketplace that boasts the best selection of Canadian books and magazines you'll find anywhere.

The Word On The Street takes place in Toronto at the Harbourfront Centre (235 Queen Quay West) on Sunday, September 23, 2018 and features dozens of fantastic author readings, kids programming, author signings, food tents and much more. This year, the WOTS+ initiative also features programming on Saturday, September 22, 2018.