Day: November 6, 2014

HarperCollins Canada. Publisher.

The Thursday Book Beat: Changes Are Coming For HarperCollins Canada & Ghomeshi Dropped by PRH

Changes Are Coming To HarperCollins Canada Plenty of people are confused about what the recent announcements regarding HarperCollins Canada mean, but Publisher’s Weekly has done a fine job at explaining. Two major things have happened: President and CEO, David Kent, will be leaving HarperCollins Canada by the end of the year; HarperCollins will be closing its HC Canada warehouse…

Staff Picks: Movies

Big Hero 6 Directed by Don Hall, Chris Williams Starring: Genesis Rodriguez, Jamie Chung, Alan Tudyk, T.J. Miller Disney PG, 108 min. If I only see one movie next month, it will probably be about brilliant robotics prodigy Hiro Hamada. I love animated movies. I love Marvel comics. So an animated movie based on a…

hopper wilson, maria van lieshout,, philomel books

Picture This: Maria van Lieshout

Maria van Lieshout is a children’s author/illustrator that is creating fresh, sleek, genre defiant picture books and is the subject of this month’s Picture This. Van Lieshout grew up in Oegstgeest, a small town in Holland, which by all appearances is an absolutely lovely place. After high school she attended The George Washington University in…

Gamer Mom, Wendy & daughters' hands around various controllers

Day of the DEVs

This year’s Day of the DEVs festival hosted by Double Fine and IAM8BIT took place this past weekend in San Francisco. The free, all ages event showcased indie games, art and music.   The line at #dayofthedevs (don’t worry, it moved fast) — Doctor Popular (@DocPop) November 2, 2014 Outside of the bldng was…