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Author Interviews

J. J. Martin writes of bitter secrets in Father Sweet

First-time novelist J. J. Martin can’t resist an anti-hero. And he loves getting inside the heads of unsavoury characters -- including the protagonist of his new book Father Sweet.We chatted over Zoom in the early days of the pandemic lockdown about the books that inspired him and how...

The Bookish Life

9 Black Science Fiction and Fantasy writers you need to read now (plus 2 we hope you've already read)

A generation of pioneering Black writers have been pushing genre boundaries to encompass new elements, traditions, and myths to underpin fantastical tales.

My Reading Life

Dr. Jen Gunter takes a scalpel to medical dogma

Dr. Jen Gunter cuts through misinformation with a razor wit. We spoke with her about her writing career, mythbusting, and what she's been reading lately.

New & Hot Reads

36 new eBooks and audiobooks we’re looking forward to this week and next

New eBooks and audiobooks out the weeks of June 30 and July 7, 2020, including new novels from Marian Keyes, Kevin Kwan and, can this be right--Jim Carrey?

The Bookish Life

Telegrams from Home: Requiem for a Dream //or// New York Telephone Conversation

Through a friend working in construction at a hospital in the Bronx, Greg Thomas learns that his mental map of the COVID-19 frontline is all wrong.

The Bookish Life

Telegrams from Home: Riding Against the Dust

When the pandemic hit, Journalist Shaughnessy Bishop-Stall discovered he was better-prepared than he expected for the strange times ahead.

Author Interviews

5 fast questions with Karin Slaughter

Karin Slaughter is the author of dozens of bestselling thrillers. We grabbed a few minutes with her to find out what she’s reading.

The Bookish Life

7 book & wine pairings for your virtual book club

Woodbridge by Robert Mondavi wines is giving away up to 1,000 Kobo gift cards* to Canadian readers who share their very own virtual book club moments.

New & Hot Reads

27 new eBooks and audiobooks we’re looking forward to this week

New eBooks and audiobooks for the week of June 23, 2020: a Trump insider's tell-all, skincare gospel from Caroline Hirons, and an Ottessa Moshfegh mystery.

Author Interviews

In conversation with J. R. McConvey

We spoke with 2020 Kobo Emerging Writer Prize nominee J. R. McConvey on the books that have guided him as a writer of fantastical short stories.

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