Jean Rae Baxter writes both for an adult general audience and for young adults. Hope's Journey is the fifth volume in the "Forging a Nation" series about the United Empire Loyalist experience. The Way Lies North (2007) won the Arts Hamilton Award for a young adult book and was nominated for the Red Maple and Stellar awards. Broken Trail (2011) won the Gold Medal in the Moonbeam Awards, as did Freedom Bound (2012). The White Oneida (2014) received stellar reviews. Jean Rae Baxter sat on Lit Live Reading Series organizing committee for ten years and served on the Arts Hamilton's Literary Advisory Committee for six years. Jean lives in Hamilton, Ontario.
Founded in 1988, Vancouver’s Ronsdale Press is dedicated to publishing books from across Canada, books that give Canadians renewed insight into themselves and their country. Selecting books across all writing styles, age groups, and genres, Ronsdale aims to publish the best ... Read more
We’re doing a spin on the classic holiday ditty, “The Twelve Days of Christmas” with our 12 Days of CanLit series this holiday season. Sing along with our countdown of themed book picks, straight down to our number 1 (that’s 78 books in all!).
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Talking about books as a book-lover, and contributing to the launch of All Lit Up as a bookseller? What could be better? Until of course I remembered that I am not a writer, and even worse, that I had to choose five books for the Fall Preview. Five is simply not enough! After ... Read more
Watching the Giller livestream with bated breath, the LPG/All Lit Up team avoided much hand-wringing and, later, jubilant hand-flailing by nothing other than painting our nails to look like some of our favourite LPG covers.
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