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Author Interviews

Sonya Singh, author of Sari, Not Sari

Sonya Singh is a former entertainment reporter turned communications professional; her debut novel is the romantic comedy Sari, Not Sari.

Big Ideas

Journalist Matthieu Aikins on travelling the road of an Afghan refugee

Canadian journalist Matthieu Aikins's new book The Naked Don't Fear the Water is an account of the harrowing journey of refugees from Afghanistan.

Recommended Reading

Eleven books as scary as Netflix's Stranger Things

Eleven (!) books about under-supervised teenagers, shady medical experiments, and demonic forces bent on flaying minds and bodies.

New Releases

72 new eBooks and audiobooks coming out June 28 – July 11, 2022

New eBooks and audiobooks out June 28 - July 11 2022, including cottage country romance, 100 deadly animals, and an exposé of the lies behind Go Ask Alice.

Big Ideas

Christine Staley: fighting for every child’s right to read

Every child deserves to learn to read. Christine Staley, executive director of Dyslexia Canada, has made this her North Star and it’s hard to disagree with

Kobo in Conversation Podcast

Riley Black on the end of the world and new beginnings

We spoke with science writer Riley Black about her new book that narrates the cataclysmic events around the end of the age of dinosaurs—and what came next.

Author Interviews

Damhnait Monaghan on bringing lightness to Little Cove

Damhnait Monaghan’s novel New Girl in Little Cove is the winner of the 2022 Rakuten Kobo Emerging Writer Prize for Romance.

Author Interviews

Pik-Shuen Fung on the surprising path to Ghost Forest

Pik-Shuen Fung’s novel Ghost Forest is the winner of the 2022 Rakuten Kobo Emerging Writer Prize for Literary Fiction.

New Releases

41 new eBooks and audiobooks coming out June 21 – 27, 2022

eBooks and audiobooks out the week of June 21, including Ottessa Moshfegh's new novel, Hilary Mantel's short stories, and the world as animals perceive it.

Big Ideas

8 books by two-spirit authors

These eight books by authors who identify as two-spirit include poetry, fiction, and memoir, and express a variety of intersectional identities.

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