Literature

Book Review: Scott Pilgrim

Teaser: Review by: Mia Herrera For those of you who haven’t yet heard of Scott Pilgrim, you’re hearing about him now: Scott Pilgrim, written by Bryan Lee O’Malley, is the hero of the hippest, coolest graphic…

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The Lost Symbol: Not Sign of a Lost Cause

Teaser: by Mia Herrera On Tuesday, September 15th, Dan Brown’s much-anticipated book, The Lost Symbol, was released – his third book featuring the Harvard symbologist, Robert Langdon. In Brown’s earlier bestsellers, Langdon ventured out to uncover…

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Book Review: Gwenhwyfar by Mercedes Lackey

Teaser: by Mia Herrera As part of Penguin Canada’s Bloggers and Books Network, I received Mercedes Lackey’s new book, Gwenhwyfar: The White Spirit. Released on October 6th, Gwenhwyfar provides a new look at King Arthur’s legendary queen…

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Indie vs. Indigo

Teaser: by Mia Herrera   With the seemingly continuous expansion of the Chapters/Indigo bookstore chain and the consequent closures of long-established independent booksellers, one is left to question Canada’s book industry. Indeed, the future of…

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How to Become a Bookseller

Teaser: By Mia Herrera     More than half my articles on Live in Limbo have been about the uncertainty of the book industry. Perhaps this is a drum that I’ve been beating for far…

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