I have always been lucky. Like many people, I believe that in most cases luck is the result of hard work paying off at the right time, but I can't deny that in my life, I have had what seems like more than my fair share of good fortune. One of my luckier happenstances was… Continue reading On Luck and Magic: Farewell to the Flying Dragon Bookshop
Firstly, I am so pleased to be the recipient of the 2011 Young Bookseller of the Year Award, presented by Chase Paymentech at the CBA Libris Awards this past Saturday. I love what I do, and I would not be where I am without the love, support, and infinite wisdom of my colleagues, particularly Cathy Francis and… Continue reading B is for Breaking News: Awards, Visits, and Events!
I am SO excited that Words That Start With B has been shortlisted for the Canadian Booksellers Association's Libris Awards Young Reader's Book of the Year. This award is voted on by members of the Canadian book industry, which is a huge honour. No one knows books like a bookseller does, and I am very humbled to… Continue reading B is for Beaming: CBA Libris Awards Shortlist!
What a great way to start the month! Every year the Canadian Bookseller's Association recognizes the best of the Canadian book industry with the CBA Libris Awards. I am proud to announce that The Flying Dragon (my lovely home away from home and place of employment) has been nominated for Specialty Bookseller of the year!… Continue reading Hurray! CBA Libris Awards Shortlist Announced