A Year in ALU-Review: Our Top 10 Moments

September 1, 2015

A year ago today, we announced that we were launching ourselves into literary online space, a final frontier of independent Canadian-only bookselling where no one had gone before. The thing that buoyed us most over this year (other than people buying indie, of course)? Your awesome “hellos” and “how are yous” on social media. We’ve rounded up ten of our favourites.

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A year ago today, we announced that we were launching ourselves into literary online space, a final frontier of independent Canadian-only bookselling where no one had gone before. The thing that buoyed us most over this year (other than people buying indie, of course)? Your awesome “hellos” and “how are yous” on social media. We’ve rounded up ten of our favourites.

10. When cool kids House of Anansi welcomed us into the world.

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9. When one of our totes made it all the way across the pond (to Norwich Castle!).

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8. When the awesome Tori of Being Tori did her own version of the PanLit Games.

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7. When a bunch of poets challenged each other to an Erasure-off after an Erasure RTTT.

 

6. When our Abbey Road-inspired photo made someone declare their love. (WE LOVE YOU TOO!)

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5. When Coteau Books made us a phenomenal pumpkin that we couldn’t even, with.

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4. When we were glad at least one person liked our newsletter Danny Zuko references. 

 

3. When Amanda LeDuc hosted our Twitter during our launch party, and we got trending.

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2. When two CanLit stars of our holiday cards – Kathleen Winter and George Murray – started offering some extra-special add-ons

 

1. When Taye Diggs of the handsome men’s club followed us on Twitter. Be still our glowing hearts.

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