Infographic: Introducing the Canadian book buyer

Our awesome intern has combed through our new free report The Canadian Book Buyer 2015 and used some of those results to create this beautiful fall coloured infographic. Check it out for an overview of today’s book buyers: who they are, where and how they’re making their purchases, and what they’re buying.

Read an eBook Day: Celebrate with 5 facts about ebooks in Canada

September 18th is International Read an eBook Day and we are celebrating the only way we know how: with copious amounts of research!

Secrets of grownup colouring revealed!

How do Canadians love adult colouring books? We have counted the ways.

A couple of weeks ago, we shared a blog post all about the recent uptick in colouring books for grownups, along with a quick poll to find out who’s buying these books and why. Now that the poll is closed, we can dig our greedy fingers into the data and finally get some answers.

Infographic: Discovering Kidlit

Where do teens discover new books to read? And how do parents choose books for their kids?

Culled from the answers to our Ask A Reader series, we’ve compiled some of the most eye-opening facts about discovering juvenile books and laid them out in a handy infographic.

Books (and catalogues) for Everybody

Books For Everybody (BFE) publishes twice-a-year lists of highly recommended titles from independent booksellers. Each spring and fall, BFE offers up a selection of upcoming titles so indie retailers can review, place advance orders, and prepare in-store promotions and sales strategies.

This year, we used CataList to build a handy 2015 BFE catalogue. Take a look and order your copies today!

Ask A Reader: Do readers care if an author is Canadian?

In our latest response to your Ask A Reader questions, we address the red-and-white elephant in the room: do Canadian readers even care (or know) if a book is written by a Canadian author?