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Newsletter: 'Mr. Holmes' Movie Review by Michael Newsletter: "Mr. Holmes" Movie Review by Michael
Tuesday Aug 04 2015
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A Slight Trick of the Mind was a book which passed us by without much comment. Written by American Mitch Cullin, it investigates an aged Holmes in self-enforced exile in southern England, save, it seems, for a trip to post WWII Japan.

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Newsletter: Summer Recommendations by Jack Newsletter: Summer Recommendations by Jack
Tuesday Aug 04 2015
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About ten years ago I picked up an ARC (advanced readers copy) written by a Swedish writer I had never heard of. Twenty pages into the book I was hooked, and within a few months so too were millions of others.

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Newsletter: The Shepherd's Crown Launch Party Newsletter: The Shepherd's Crown Launch Party
Tuesday Aug 04 2015
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by Whodunit

Beloved Whodunit? favourite Terry Pratchett?s final ?Discworld? novel, The Shepherd?s Crown, will be released on Tuesday, September 1st.

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Newsletter: What I'm Reading by Sian Newsletter: What I'm Reading by Sian
Tuesday Jun 02 2015
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I alluded last newsletter that I had an opportunity to expand my reading horizons and now I can tell you all about it. I was asked to be a judge for the 2015 Arthur Ellis Awards presented by the Crime Writers of Canada in the Best First Novel category.

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Newsletter: British Library Crime Classics by Wendy Newsletter: British Library Crime Classics by Wendy
Tuesday Jun 02 2015
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We have recently started to stock a series of mystery titles re-issued by the British Library.

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Newsletter: The Disappearing Mid-list by Michael Newsletter: The Disappearing Mid-list by Michael
Tuesday Jun 02 2015
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As we enter the summer, more and more we have visitors who are coming to WhoDunit? to stock up on their vacation/cottage reading. For many of those visitors, that means looking, in new or used, for their favourite guilty pleasure authors.

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Newsletter: Summer Reading by Wendy Newsletter: Summer Reading by Wendy
Tuesday Jun 02 2015
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Sometimes all one needs is an easy read, a page turner that does not require too much thought. Here are a few suggestions that I have read recently that might suit an afternoon or evening on the deck or dock.

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Newsletter: Greatest Hits of Scottish Crime Fiction by Catherine Macdonald Newsletter: Greatest Hits of Scottish Crime Fiction by Catherine Macdonald
Tuesday Jun 02 2015
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On Saturday, May 2nd, we were lucky enough to have Catherine Macdonald, author of Put on the Armour of Light, in the store volunteering for Authors for Indies day. She was one of 692 authors volunteering in 123 independent bookstores across Canada to help us sell books and make recommendations. In...

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Newsletter: My Favourite Series by Jack Newsletter: My Favourite Series by Jack
Tuesday Jun 02 2015
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This essay will explore some of my favourite series. To my surprise, all feature male protagonists and are British in origin, which doubtless says a lot about my reading tastes. Be warned.

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Newsletter - What I'm Reading by Sian Newsletter - What I'm Reading by Sian
Monday Apr 13 2015
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My sabbatical between finishing my MBA and starting my new job allowed me a lot of time to read in February and my new commute also provides lots of opportunities, so I?m already at 40 books read for 2015.

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Newsletter - Store Bulletins by Michael Newsletter - Store Bulletins by Michael
Monday Apr 13 2015
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More ways to buy, Mother?s Day is the tenth of May, Prairie Theatre Exchange?s ?Hound of the Baskervilles?

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Newsletter - Television News by Wendy Newsletter - Television News by Wendy
Monday Apr 13 2015
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Lots of mysteries being broadcast, or being prepared for broadcast at the moment.

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Newsletter - Bumsted on Holmes by Jack Newsletter - Bumsted on Holmes by Jack
Monday Apr 13 2015
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Clearly one of the most fascinating (and complex) stories in the history of popular culture is that of Sherlock Holmes, a fictional detective created in 1887 by a young unknown writer named Arthur Conan Doyle.

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Newsletter - Authors for Indies Day Newsletter - Authors for Indies Day
Monday Apr 13 2015
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by Whodunit

WhoDunit? is pleased to be hosting an event for the national "Authors for Indies Day" (http://www.authorsforindies.com), on Saturday, May 2nd.

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Newsletter: WHAT I'M READING Newsletter: WHAT I'M READING
Wednesday Feb 04 2015
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by Sian

I did not have a great deal of opportunity to read in 2014 , but I?m off to great guns in 2015.

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Newsletter: WHODUNIT ON SCREEN Newsletter: WHODUNIT ON SCREEN
Wednesday Feb 04 2015
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by Wendy

Many customers have already told me how much they are enjoying the ?Grantchester Mysteries? on Masterpiece Mystery on PBS on Sunday evenings.

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Newsletter: WHODUNIT HAPPENINGS Newsletter: WHODUNIT HAPPENINGS
Wednesday Feb 04 2015
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by Michael

When next you visit WhoDunit? you may notice one of a number of changes that have taken place in our space.

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Newsletter: THE ORIGINS OF MURDER Newsletter: THE ORIGINS OF MURDER
Wednesday Feb 04 2015
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by Jack

The following account of the origins of the modern concept of the crime of murder ? and all that follows in its wake, including crime fiction ? is based chiefly on the fascinating book by Judith Flanders entitled The Invention of Murder: How the Victorians Revelled in Death and Detection and...

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Newsletter: USED BOOK UPDATE Newsletter: USED BOOK UPDATE
Wednesday Feb 04 2015
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by Whodunit

You may have been told if you?ve asked about selling books that we?re full up. We?re not just putting you off, we are really stocked to almost capacity.

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Newsletter: FEBRUARY 'FREEDOM TO READ SALE' Newsletter: FEBRUARY 'FREEDOM TO READ SALE'
Wednesday Feb 04 2015
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by Whodunit

In observance of Freedom to Read Week, we will be having a sale from Wednesday, February 25th to Saturday, February 28th.

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Newsletter - 2014 Bumsted Picks - Henry's Pick Newsletter - 2014 Bumsted Picks - Henry's Pick
Tuesday Dec 02 2014
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by Henry

This is our 5th year of selecting our picks for 2014, and it's just as hard as picking your favourite Bumsted! Still, here's what we particularly loved this year. We hope you'll give them a try and come and tell us about your favourite book this year!

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Newsletter - 2014 Bumsted Picks - Hannah's Pick Newsletter - 2014 Bumsted Picks - Hannah's Pick
Tuesday Dec 02 2014
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by Hannah

This is our 5th year of selecting our picks for 2014, and it's just as hard as picking your favourite Bumsted! Still, here's what we particularly loved this year. We hope you'll give them a try and come and tell us about your favourite book this year!

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Newsletter - 2014 Bumsted Picks - Michael's Pick Newsletter - 2014 Bumsted Picks - Michael's Pick
Tuesday Dec 02 2014
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by Michael

This is our 5th year of selecting our picks for 2014, and it?s just as hard as picking your favourite Bumsted! Still, here's what we particularly loved this year. We hope you'll give them a try and come and tell us about your favourite book this year!

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Newsletter - 2014 Bumsted Picks - Sian's Pick Newsletter - 2014 Bumsted Picks - Sian's Pick
Tuesday Dec 02 2014
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by Sian

This is our 5th year of selecting our picks for 2014, and it's just as hard as picking your favourite Bumsted! Still, here's what we particularly loved this year. We hope you?ll give them a try and come and tell us about your favourite book this year!

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Newsletter - 2014 Bumsted Picks - Wendy's Pick Newsletter - 2014 Bumsted Picks - Wendy's Pick
Tuesday Dec 02 2014
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by Wendy

This is our 5th year of selecting our picks for 2014, and it's just as hard as picking your favourite Bumsted! Still, here?s what we particularly loved this year. We hope you'll give them a try and come and tell us about your favourite book this year!

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