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From the blog

Test Kitchen: Chocolate Almond-Butter Squares

Last year we served up some nutritious Newfoundland dishes from Jessica Mitton's first cookbook and we've been ready for dessert ever since. In her latest  Some Good: Sweet Treats (Breakwater Books), Jessica offers up chocolate treats, muffins, cakes, cookies, and more ...

All Lit Up Turns SIX

We can't count our age on one hand anymore: All Lit Up turns six today! To commemorate our birthday, we're counting to six with a look back on six of our favourite moments on the blog AND six + six books we loved this year (+ discounts & a contest!). 

Get yourself a cupcake ...

Indie Reading Room: Raye Anderson

Next up in our Indie Reading Room is Raye Anderson, author of  And We Shall Have Snow (Signature Editions), a murder mystery about a local music star who is found murdered during the coldest part of winter in Manitoba's Interlake area. Scroll down for our Q&A with Raye, ...

Indie Reading Room: Michelle Sylliboy

Kicking off our Indie Reading Room this fall is L'nuk (Mi'kmaq) artist and author Michelle Sylliboy who in her debut collection of poetry  Kiskajeyi: I AM READY (Rebel Mountain Press) preserves the complex L'nuk language, Komqwejwi’kasikl through word art and paire ...

Indie Reading Room: Fall 2020

The All Lit Up Indie Reading Room is open for another season with more authors and new books! If you tuned into our first iteration of IRR, you'll remember we hosted live readings via Zoom all May long. This time we're taking it to the gram with a lineup of ten fantastic aut ...

Poetry in Motion: Kelly Rose Pflug-Back

Brand new to our bookshelves is The Hammer of the Witches (Caitlin Press), Kelly Rose Pflug-Back's first full-length collection of poetry. With a dark and stormy mix of emotion and image, the collection contemplates belief, power and fear with a streak of magic that will ...

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