What are some good reads about Canadian political history? [more inside]
My niece celebrates her eleventh birthday soon. She loves to read. She lives in Canada; I live in the UK: for convenience’s sake I’d like to buy her books from Amazon.ca as a gift. Besides reading, her previous interests have included princesses, ballet and cupcakes—the latter leading me to order to some volumes from The Cupcake Diaries as last year’s gift. What’s new and cool in the world of books if you’re Canadian and eleven?
In my elementary school (circa 1989-1996, Ontario/Canada), there was a series of young adult novels that our library had. I've been trying to track them down, and Google hasn't helped with the scattershot info I remember about them. Here is what I have to go on... [more inside]
Nyxie and I have started looking at condos and townhouses and maaaaybe small Actual Houses in Toronto and I want to know what I'm doing. My usual approach to that problem is "well, read a lot". [more inside]
What is the best/cheapest way to move from Toronto to Alabama? [more inside]
How do you like your kindle? Knowing what you know now, would you buy it again? How can I make a kindle/ebook experience better? [more inside]
Can you name any published Canadian bloggers? [more inside]
Children's books in Spanish in Canada? [more inside]
Please recommend me some great books about the home front during WWI or WWII. [more inside]
I'm interested in learning more about Canadian history, and two things I'd like to start with (because I learned damn near NOTHING about them in school) are the Acadians and the Great Explusion, and the October Crisis and the FLQ. Can anyone recommend some books?
Recommendations for dystopian sci-fi, with a Canadian twist. [more inside]
How can I mail books cheaply in Canada? [more inside]
Overheard-conversation-filter: someone described a fascinating book, but I didn't catch the author nor title, just the plot. A guy creates an independent nation on a small island between the US and Canada.... [more inside]