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