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Defining Bibliophoria and Other News for October at the Porcupine’s Quill

bibliophoria /bib-lee-oh-FOHR-ee-uh/ noun that feeling of joy or intense excitement derived from reading books and/or experiencing the pleasures of the written word. Common causes include but are not limited to: 1) trading book recommendations with a fellow reader with similar … Continue reading

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Getting into the Back-to-School Spirit with a Syllabus All of Us Can Enjoy, Plus, News for September at PQL

Ladies and gentlemen, take out your notebooks, sharpen your pencils and listen up. School is now in session. Welcome to “PQL’s Fall List 2018”. I am your instructor, Porcupette Steph. If you’ll indulge me in this extended conceit, please join … Continue reading

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PQ Weekly Roundup: 27 Apr 2018

Every Friday, the PQ Weekly Roundup collects the most shared links in our social media network—bookish articles, reviews, quizzes, recommendations and more—in convenient digest form. This week saw the celebration of World Book and Copyright Day—an important day to support … Continue reading

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Book Bundle Giveaway: Myth and Memory

We’ll be sad to see National Poetry Month end next week, but we’re determined to send this fun yearly promotion out with a bang. We’ll keep sharing our #PQLPoemADay on Facebook and Twitter, but we’ll also be offering one more … Continue reading

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Feelings of Fellowship and Literary Community, and Other News for April at the Porcupine’s Quill

Community. Togetherness. Fellowship. That feeling of closeness. (But, like, not TOO close—we’re Canadians and we respect personal space.) To me, one of the best parts of working in publishing is not just the books, although those are indisputably wonderful, but … Continue reading

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Expectations, Reality, and a Few Surprises During the Month of March at PQL

I’ve been thinking about expectations lately, and let me tell you why. We are all pretty familiar with the expression “in like a lion, out like a lamb” to describe the weather in March. So we expect snow squalls and … Continue reading

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