Be First Reading Club

by Alexandra K - Tuesday, Jun 05, 2012 at 1:10pm

Come join our Be First Reading Club, a teen book club with a twist! Instead of reading and discussing books that have been out for a while, we read and discuss books that haven't even been published yet.
Upon signing up, you get an Advanced Readers Copy, or ARC, of the selected book. On book club date, make sure you come back to the store to discuss what you've just read with our Winnipeg bookseller, Margaret.

Next Winnipeg Session:

Our next session will be Thursday, April 17 at 7:00 PM. We will be discussing Your Constant Star by Brenda Hasiuk.
There will be a $5.00 registration fee.

Your Constant Star by Brenda Hasiuk (Session on April 17)
When Faye's long-lost childhood neighbor, Bev, turns up out of the blue, wanting something from her old friend, Faye goes along with Bev's plan. But Mannie, the joyriding daddy of Bev's baby, has a half-crazed romantic agenda of his own. As one cold, miserable prairie spring inches toward summer, a series of unexpected and sometimes explosive decisions sends the trio hurtling toward disaster. A darkly funny portrayal of three unforgettable teenagers feeling their way into adulthood in an imperfect world.


Ongoing Kids Events at Grant Park

by Alexandra K - Tuesday, Aug 07, 2012 at 4:36pm

Click the "more" link for further information on our story times and book clubs.

Categories: Winnipeg, Event News, Ongoing Kids Events in Winnipeg


The Secret of the Fortune Wookiee has landed!

by Alexandra K - Thursday, Aug 09, 2012 at 5:09pm

A long long time ago in a galaxy far far away (well, Tuesday, at a bookstore near you), The Secret of the Fortune Wookiee by Tom Angleberger landed. Pick up your copy at a McNally's near you, and find a bookmark and supplies to make your very own Fortune Wookiee you might even.

May the folds be with you.

Categories: buzz, Saskatoon, Winnipeg, New Releases

Kids and Teen Staff Picks are Here!

by Alexandra K - Thursday, Jul 19, 2012 at 3:50pm

It's that time of year once more - the Kids and Teen staff picks have been picked and posted! These are some of our own personal favourites, from fiction to non-fiction, picture books to novels. Many of them are a bit under the radar, and we feel that more people should read them. You'll love them - we promise!

You can see our Staff Picks tables in person upstairs in the kids section of each of our stores.

Find the Saskatoon Staff Picks here, and the Winnipeg Staff Picks here.

Categories: Staff Pick, Saskatoon, Winnipeg

Little, Brown releases the cover of The Casual Vacancy by J.K. Rowling

by Alexandra K - Tuesday, Jul 03, 2012 at 1:02pm

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We are pleased to announce that Little, Brown has just released the cover of J.K. Rowling's newest novel, The Casual Vacancy. You will be able to find the book at a McNally Robinson store near you on September 27th.

When Barry Fairbrother dies in his early forties, the town of Pagford is left in shock.

Pagford is, seemingly, an English idyll, with a cobbled market square and an ancient abbey, but what lies behind the pretty fašade is a town at war.

Rich at war with poor, teenagers at war with their parents, wives at war with their husbands, teachers at war with their pupils?Pagford is not what it first seems.

And the empty seat left by Barry on the parish council soon becomes the catalyst for the biggest war the town has yet seen. Who will triumph in an election fraught with passion, duplicity and unexpected revelations?

Categories: Mystery & Crime, New Releases, Publishing News
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