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Meet the Scott Brothers from W Network’s Property Brothers!

by Alisha
Events + Home & Garden / August 08, 2016

The stars of W Network's Property Brothers are coming home! Maple Ridge twins Jonathan and Drew Scott are back in town for two events this August. Don't miss your chance to meet the twins as they greet fans and sign copies of their bestselling book Dream Home

Upcoming Events
Chapters Metrotown • Friday, August 19 at 6PM
Click here for details.

Black Bond Books • Sunday, August 21 at 2PM
Click here for details.

Dream Home

Dream Home
The Property Brothers' Ultimate Guide to Finding & Fixing Your Perfect House
Jonathan Scott and Drew Scott
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
9780455715677 • $42.00 cl

"It's about time these guys published a book! In Dream Home, Drew and Jonathan Scott prove to be an authority on all things related to the home space. It's very informative, easy to navigate, and answers all the questions for those looking to fix or find their perfect home. Drew and Jonathan's personalities shine throughout, giving the guide a fun energy while also providing relatable advice and solutions for the homeowner."—Rachael Ray

Click here to read an excerpt!

Fierce Reads Takes TO!

by Melissa
Events + YA Fiction / October 02, 2015

Get excited! The Fall Fierce Reads Tour is stopping in Toronto, and it’s sure to be a fun-filled afternoon with four fabulously fierce authors.

Josephine Angelini, Leigh Bardugo, Emma Mills and Leila Sales will be at Indigo Yonge & Eglinton on Saturday, October 17th at 3:00 PM.  These four ladies will chat about their books, share stories and answer audience questions before signing their upcoming novels. And if you thought this event couldn’t get any better, I’m happy to tell you that Ariel Bissett—founder of BookTubeAThon and an overall fantastic YouTuber—will be hosting.

Unfortunately, I will be stuck here in Vancouver and will not be able to fangirl with the rest of you lucky Toronto dwellers, so if you are able to attend the event, we would love it if you could keep us in the loop by using the hashtag #FierceReadsTakesTO on social media. I will be living vicariously through you!

Just in case you are unfamiliar with these authors (FAMILIARIZE YOURSELF IMMEDIATELY), you can click the links below to learn more about these wonderful books and their writers.

Firewalker by Josephine Angelini (Worldwalker, #2)

Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo

First & Then by Emma Mills

Tonight the Streets are Ours by Leila Sales

If you can’t make it to Toronto for this event (I empathize completely…), make sure you stay tuned to our Twitter and Facebook pages next week as the #FierceReadsTakesTO Blog Tour commences! 10 of our lovely bloggers will be posting reviews, as well as Q&As with these authors, starting on Monday. You won’t want to miss this!

Hervé Tullet in Toronto October 8, 2014!

by Dan
Events + Kids / October 02, 2014

Mix It Up with Herve Tullet

Join Small Print Toronto in conjunction with Chronicle Books, the Avenue Road Arts School and Mabel's Fables on October 8th for a live event for kids with artist Hervé Tullet, the New York Times bestselling author of Press Here and Mix It Up!

Mix It Up! A Live Art Event for Kids 3-7 with Hervé Tullet
October 8 4:00PM - 5:00PM
The Great Hall

1087 Queen Street West
> Toronto, ON M6J 1H3
Tel: 647-341-5526

For FREE tickets go to: www.smallprinttoronto.org

Conquer Creative Block with Canadian Artist Danielle Krysa!

by Danielle
Art & Photography + Craft + Design & Typography + Events + Vancouver / September 15, 2014

Danielle Krysa is a Vancouver-based artist, curator and writer. Her blog The Jealous Curator receives 250,000 page views a month.

Creative Block 

Get Unstuck, Discover New Ideas. Advice & Projects from 50 Successful Artists
Danielle Krysa
ISBN 9781452118888 | $36.95 pb
Chronicle Books

Creative block is a crippling—and unfortunately universal—challenge for artists. No longer! This chunky blockbuster of a book is chock-full of solutions for overcoming all manner of artistic impediment. The blogger behindThe Jealous Curator interviews 50 successful international artists and mines their insights on how to conquer self-doubt, stay motivated, and get new ideas to flow.


Contemporary Artists Hunt and Gather, Cut and Paste, Mash Up and Transform
Danielle Krysa
ISBN 9781452124803 | $33.95 pb
Chronicle Books | 16 Sept 2014

Collage has enjoyed a resurgence in popularity during the twenty-first century, resulting in an explosion of creativity. This showcase of cutting-edge contemporary art from across the globe features galleries of collage by 30 practitioners, from the surreal landscapes of Beth Hoeckel to Fabien Souche's humorous appropriations of pop culture.


Upcoming Events:

Vancouver September 22
Talk / Q&A / Collage Workshop
Granville Island Hotel, 1253 Johnston Street, Vancouver
Monday, September 22, 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM   Cost: $10. 

Space is limited and registration is required. To register, please visit Opus Granville Island or contact them at 604‑736‑7028.

Toronto September 24
Talk / Q&A / Book Signing
Swipe, 401 Richmond St. West, Toronto
Wednesday, September 24, 6:00pm-8:00pm

RSVP to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)






Grumpy Cat is coming to Toronto!

by Danielle
Events + Humour / July 14, 2014

We're so excited to announce Grumpy Cat is going to Toronto (and four US cities)!

Grumpy Cat to Embark on 5-City Book Tour

International Star and Cat Curmudgeon Brings Wit, Wisdom and Indifference to Her Fans

Grumpy Cat, the feline with the famous frown, will appear in five cities to promote her new book, The Grumpy Guide to Life: Observations by Grumpy Cat (August 5th, $15.95, Chronicle Books), the follow-up to New York Times bestseller Grumpy Cat: A Grumpy Book. Tour stops include Los Angeles, Las Vegas, New York City, Chicago and Toronto where Grumpy Cat will glower and pose with her fans for photos. Grumpy Cat’s appearances regularly draw thousands of attendees who want to see the world’s grumpiest cat who has become a pop culture luminary. 

The Grumpy Guide to Life: Observations by Grumpy Cat is the alternative to feel-good, positive thinking. Rather, Grumpy Cat brings the advice, maxims and observations that have made her the spirit animal for people everywhere. With sections on family, relationships, nature, and even happiness (admittedly, a very short section), success is just a frown away.

Grumpy Cat will appear at the following locations:

Monday, August 4th, 2014, 6pm
Kitson Santa Monica
395 Santa Monica Place, #120, Santa Monica, CA
(310) 260-9170

Tuesday, August 5th, 6pm
Kitson Las Vegas
3545 Las Vegas Blvd. South, #L28, Las Vegas, NV
(702) 836-0925

Thursday, August 7th, 2014, 5pm
Barnes & Noble Union Square
33 E. 17th Street, New York City
(212) 253-0810

Friday, August 8th, 2014 7pm
Barnes & Noble Old Orchard
55 Old Orchard Center, Skokie IL
(847) 676-2230

Saturday, August 9th, 2014 3pm
Indigo Eaton Centre
220 Yonge St., Toronto, Canada
(416) 591-3622

About the Author

Grumpy Cat is a small cat with a big frown that became an international sensation. Her first book, Grumpy Cat: A Grumpy Book spent 10 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list. As a bestselling author and demotivational guru, she has 6 million Facebook fans, over 200,000 Twitter followers, and appeared on a variety of TV shows including American Idol, Good Morning America and the MTV Movie Awards. She lives grumpily in Arizona.

Upcoming Events with Chevy Stevens

by Dan
Events + Fiction / June 13, 2014

Chevy Stevens Twitter Party

4:00 PM PST / 7:00 PM EST Monday, June 16th #ThatNight

Join Raincoast Books and St. Martin's Press for a special Twitter party with bestselling Canadian author Chevy Stevens to celebrate the release of her new novel That Night.

Follow #ThatNight on Monday, June 16th at 4:00 PM PST/7:00 PM EST to interact with Chevy and win prizes.

RSVP on Facebook

Google+ Hangout with Chevy

5:00 PM PST / 8:00 PM EST Wednesday, June 18th                         

Join Raincoast Books on Google+ June 18th at 5:00 PM PST/ 8:00 PM EST for a live on air event with Chevy. Log in and use the Q&A box to ask Chevy questions.  

RSVP on Google+

Meet Chevy in Person!

2:00 PM Saturday, June 21st Chapters Nanaimo                         

Join us at 2:00pm on Saturday, June 21st at Chapters Nanaimo to celebrate the release of Chevy's highly-anticipated new book, That Night. This special event will include an interview conducted by Susan Juby, author of The Woefield Poultry Collective, followed by a book signing.

RSVP on Facebook

Jeffrey Brown in Toronto June 5th 2014!

by Dan
Events + Humour + Parenting / May 30, 2014

Meet Jeffrey Brown, the awesome, bestselling author of Darth Vader and Son and Vader’s Little Princess, as he signs copies of his new book, Kids Are Weird: And Other Observations from Parenthood, at Indigo Bay & Bloor on Thursday, June 5th 2014 at 7pm!   


In Person: Jeffrey Brown

Thursday, June 5th at 7:00 PM

INDIGO Manulife @ Bay & Bloor

55 Bloor Street West
Toronto, ON, M4W 1A5
(416) 925-3536

Lainey Lui Interviewing Rainbow Rowell Live at Toronto Public Library Tomorrow Night

by Crystal
Events + YA Fiction / May 07, 2014

Have you heard the big news? Rainbow Rowell will be in Toronto tomorrow doing an event at the Toronto Public Library Northern District Branch! As if that isn't exciting enough news on it's own, Lainey Lui from Lainey Gossip and The Social fame will be interview Rainbow live on stage! 

Mabel's Fables will be selling Eleanor & Park, Fangirl and Lainey's new book Listen To The Squawking Chicken. 

Get there early, we're expecting a packed house. We can't wait to see these two reunited again!

Celebrate the Launch of The Chocolate Tasting Kit (And indulge in some chocolate tasting yourself!)

by Melissa
Events + Food & Drink + Vancouver / March 14, 2014


Do you live in Vancouver? Do you love chocolate? If you answered yes to these questions, we have the perfect event for you! Come celebrate the launch of Eagranie Yuh's The Chocolate Tasting Kit on March 20, 2014 at Xoxolat.  This will be a fun filled evening of chocolate tastings with the opportunity to meet the author extraordinaire herself. We would love it if you could join us for this event.

Eagranie Yuh
is a local author and chocolate educator who has recently published The Chocolate Tasting Kit with Chronicle Books. Her work has appeared in publications such as Best Food Writing 2012, Edible Vancouver, Flavours and more. She is also a permanent grand jury member of the International Chocolate Awards. In other words, she knows her stuff!

Xoxolat is located at 1271 Homer Street in Yaletown, and the Open House will be from 5-8 PM. This event is free, but you can RSVP here. We'll be selling kits, sampling chocolate, and there will be a cash bar.

We hope to see you there!

Meet the Cast of Days of Our Lives!

by Dan
Events / March 14, 2014

Meet select members of the cast of Days of Our Lives for special book signings of Days of Our Lives Better Living in Toronto, Vancouver, and Edmonton next week. 


Tuesday, March 18th at 7:00 PM
Chapters Queensway 

Cast Members & Author:
Deidre Hall (Dr. Marlena Evans), Galen Gering (Rafe Hernandez), Kate Mansi (Abigail Deveraux), Bryan Dattilo (Lucas Horton), Lauren Koslow (Kate Roberts), Drake Hogestyn (John Black) and Greg Meng (author and Co-Executive Producer of the show)



Thursday, March 20th from 7-9 PM
Chapters West Edmonton Mall, HMV Stage

Cast Members:
Bryan Dattilo (Lucas Horton), Lauren Koslow (Kate Roberts) and Drake Hogestyn (John Black)



Thursday, March 20th from 7-9 PM
Chapters Metrotown

Cast & Author:
Deidre Hall (Dr. Marlena Evans), Galen Gering (Rafe Hernandez) and Kate Mansi (Abigail Deveraux) and Greg Meng (author and Co-Executive Producer of the show)

Event Guidelines:

  • Space will be available on a first-come, first-served basis while quantities last.
  • Individuals must have a copy of Days of our Lives Better Living to be in line.
  • Will sign 1 copy of Days of our Lives Better Living per person (no other books). No personalization, autograph only.
  • NO memorabilia or additional items will be permitted for the signing including posters, clothing, other books, DVDs, CDs or any other item. Signing books only.
  • Candid photos only – there will be no posed photography.
  • Proof of purchase required from any Indigo, Chapters, or Coles. 

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