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Canada Reads 2017
Company Town by Madeline Ashby Fifteen Dogs by André Alexis Nostalgia by M. G. Vassanji The Break by Katherena Vermette The Right to be Cold by Sheila Watt-Cloutier

Canada Reads 2016
Birdie by Tracey Lindberg Bone and Bread by Saleema Nawaz The Hero's Walk by Anita Rau Badami The Illegal by Lawrence Hill Minister Without Portfolio by Michael Winter

Readers’ Corner
  • Richmond Hill Public Library Reading Group
    If you love reading books and discussing them with others, why not attend one of our monthly discussions?
  • Online Book Clubs
    Join one of our online book clubs and receive chapters of popular books in your daily e-mail. Monday to Friday, you'll be sent an excerpt from a popular book that will take about 5 minutes to read. A new title is started each Monday.
  • Abe Books
    Looking for an out of print or rare book? Second hand textbook? You may have some success with this well respected bookseller.
  • American Verse Project
    An electronic archive of volumes of American poetry.
  • Bibliomania
    Bibliomania offers over 2,000 free classic texts, study guides and reference sources
  • Book Finder
    Searches over 150 million books for sale - new, used, rare, out-of-print and textbooks. When you find the book you want, you can buy it directly from the original seller.
  • Book Series In Order
    A site that aims to list book series by author and then by character or number in the series.
  • BookSpot
    BookSpot gives readers an excellent overview of the book world on the Web including book reviews, bestseller lists and guide to fiction genres.
  • BookWire
    BookWire, an e-publication of R.R. Bowker, aims to be one of the best book sites on the Web, providing a comprehensive index to resources and hosting several book related periodicals.
  • Canadian Book Clubs
    Have you ever wanted to start or join a book club? This site will help you get started. Also, learn about the Richmond Hill Public Library's Reading Group.
  • Good Reads
    Keep an electronic list of every book you have read, share you love of reading with friends, take literary trivia quizzes or search for similar titles of books you have enjoyed.
  • Google Book Search
    Books that are out of copyright are available in full view. For books still under copyright, access will vary.
  • League of Canadian Poets
    This National organization aims to enhance the status of Canadian poets and facilitate the teaching of Canadian poetry at all levels.
  • Literary Hub
    "Lovers of smart, upmarket reading will enjoy a daily dose of thought-sparking essays, excerpts from newly published titles and a curated roundup of the best book talk on the web"
  • Literature Map
    Type in your favourite author's name. The closer two writers are on the map,the more likely you will like the other writer. Click on any author's name to travel along.
  • LitLovers
    Are you in a book club? Thinking about starting a book club? Just love all things literary? This site is for you. A great site for book lovers.
  • Loan Stars
    The 10 hottest books published monthly, as voted by library staff across Canada. You have to work in a library to vote, but anyone can see the lists of books that library staff across Canada are reading and recommending.
  • Modern Library's 100 Best Novels
    the results of a readers' poll on the best novels published in the English language since 1900
  • New York Review of Books
    This renowned literary and critical journal provides selected essays and reviews of books and the arts
  • Project Gutenbeg
    The place where you can download over 33,000 free ebooks to read on your PC, Kindle,iPad, iPhone, Android or other portable devices.