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The Book Club is a place where book lovers can connect online to meet, chat and share news and views about books. This virtual gathering of avid readers discusses new topics and books each month.

 

Read along with Oprah's Book Club and millions of other readers! Get in-depth book summaries and discussion questions for your book clubs, learn about the authors, join book clubs in your area, read Oprah's personal messages and more!

 

Started in 2001, Canada Reads is CBC's annual battle of the books, where five Canadian personalities select the book they think Canadians should read. Each personality selects a book to defend and the books are eliminated one by one until a winner is declared. The debates air on CBC Radio One. Jian Ghomeshi has hosted Canada Reads since 2008.

 

Author interviews, book excerpts, bestseller lists and reviews

 

Browse best seller lists, book reviews & news for authors, fiction & non-fiction, literature, biographies, memoirs, children's books, science fiction & self-help.

 

Inventory includes Literary Classics,  Christian Living, Christian Fiction, Biographies, Psychology, Love and Marriage, Theology, Bible Studies and many more.

 

The Giller Prize was founded in 1994 by Jack Rabinovitch in honour of his late wife, literary journalist Doris Giller, who passed away from cancer the year before. The award recognized excellence in Canadian fiction - long format or short stories - and endowed a cash prize annually of $25,000.00, the largest purse for literature in the country.

 

The Best Books for Young Adults committee each year selected and annotated a list of significant adult and young adult books, as well as chooses a list of top ten titles from the full list. It is a general list of fiction and nonfiction titles selected for their proven or potential appeal to the personal reading tastes of the young adult.