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Seeing Red and Other Bookish News for November at the Porcupine’s Quill

Today’s blog post is brought to you by the colour red. This weekend, as I strolled along the leafy avenues of one of my hometown’s more mature (read old) neighbourhoods, I was struck by two things: the brisk wind that … Continue reading

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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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PQ Weekly Roundup: 22 Jun 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. Interested in reading a book that “lampoons the mores of all hypocritical authority figures”? Check … Continue reading

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Solo Literary Adventures and other News for June at the Porcupine’s Quill

Many people (including, most stridently, my grandmother) react with shock and dismay when I tell them that I enjoy travelling solo. Don’t get me wrong—I love a good girls’ trip and I remember having a blast on family vacations when … Continue reading

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Pulled from the Pages: First Look at The Rising Tide by Mark Frutkin

If you’re a fan of historical fiction, enjoy reading about sumptuous feasts and lavish settings, and like to muse on the meaning of truth and beauty, power and politics, the sacred and the profane, boy have we got a book … Continue reading

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Sunlight, Fresh Air, and the Smell of Ink and Paper … and Other News for May at the Porcupine’s Quill

It is official. It has happened. Not to jinx it, but … I have consumed both literature and coffee on the patio today and I am optimistic that the spring sunshine is here to stay. I can’t oversell the effects … Continue reading

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