You already know I have a problem. My TBR Pile would crush me to death if it fell over. And it seems that 2013 isn’t helping the pile…

Newly Acquired Books (part 1) Newly Acquired Books (part 2)

Armchair Books in Whistler:

  • Speaking from Among the Bones by Alan Bradley
  • Inside by Alix Ohlin

SFU bookstore (some sale items):

  • A Spot of Bother by Mark Haddon
  • The Woefield Poulty Collective by Susan Juby
  • The Plight House by Jason Hrivnak
  • Making Waves: Reading BC and Pacific Northwest Literature
  • Trans.Can.Lit: Resituating the Study of Canadian Literature
  • The Canadian Press Stylebook
  • The Canadian Press Caps & Spelling

BMV Bookstore in Toronto:

  • Griffin & Sabine by Nick Banock
  • The Antagonist by Lynn Coady
  • Half-Blood Blues by Esi Edugyan

ABC Books & Comics – closing sale in Vancouver:

  • Lord John’s Private Matters by Diana Gabaldon
  • Hard Core Logo by Michael Turner
  • Hood by Emma Donoghue

Won by answering weekly trivia in my Publishing class:

  • Beyond Belfast by Will Ferguson (Question: Who won the Giller this year?)
  • The Ice Passage by Brian Payton (Question: What is the left-hand page of a book called?)
  • The Surface of Meaning by Robert Bringhurst (Question: What is ‘coated stock’?)


  • Insurgent by Veronica Roth

Book Warehouse (now owned by Black Bond Books):

  • Malarky by Anakana Schofield (Currently reading, it was on my nightstand and didn’t get photographed)