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You Told Us: Fave Canadian Reads from 2021-22

Usually on our birthdays we talk about our favourite reads, but this year, we turned it over to you, our readers. See what books ALU readers loved over the last year.

15 CBC Writers to Watch (+ their books!)

Tagged: cbc books
We pulled together exciting reads from the equally-exciting CBC Books list of Canadian Writers to Watch:

Culinary Delights: Cookbooks Across Canada

Discover amazing recipes from Canada’s greatest chefs from coast to coast.

Abortion Rights are Human Rights

Abortion rights are human rights, and these books speak to the past, present, and future of abortion in Canada.

National Indigenous Peoples Day: Recognizing Indigenous Authors and their Books

As of June 2009, the month of June in Canada has been commemorated as Indigenous History Month. And since 1996, June 21st has been a day of celebrating, recognizing, and honouring Indigenous culture on National Indigenous Peoples Day. Today we are featuring books by Indigenous ... Read more

Reads for Truth and Reconciliation

September 30 is Truth and Reconciliation Day in Canada: a day to mourn the Indigenous children lost to and abused in Canada's residential school system, and a resounding call to know and action the 94 Calls to Action in the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada's report. ... Read more

Books for World Refugee Day

Everyone has the right to seek safety. In honour of World Refugee Day, we are sharing a selection of books from these authors, about their stories of strength and resilience.

Pride Reads

Tagged: Pride, Readathon
June is officially the start of Pride! This year we have a list of THIRTY books to add to your TBR list. Discover these amazing titles by LGBTQ2S+ authors for our Pride Readathon.

Asian Heritage Month: Poetry Edition

May is Asian Heritage Month, and this year we're having an Asian Readathon for both fiction and poetry titles. See our list of 16 poetry books by Asian-Canadian authors to read this month.

2022 ReLit Award Finalists

Tagged: ReLit Awards
The ReLit Awards celebrate the best in poetry, short fiction, and novels published by independent Canadian presses every year. We love to see it! Browse the ALU finalists here.