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SAVE THE DATE! [Nov. 30th, 2015|09:17 am]
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This coming Saturday, December 5th, is our Mostly-Annual Christmas Party!*

We've got a lot lined up for you guys. All day long we'll have sales, treats, gift-wrapping, raffle prizes, and more! And at 3pm, we'll have a special guest: A.M. Dellamonica, who will launch her new book A Daughter Of No Nation.

C'mon on out and join the fun!

*we don't hold one every single year. Most years, but not all of 'em.

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JUST SO YOU KNOW... [Nov. 29th, 2015|01:52 pm]
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...It may be a bit constructiony in the store for the next few days. Our awesome contractors will keep disruptions to a minimum, but we wanted to give you the heads-up.
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DOUBLE THE FUN! [Nov. 27th, 2015|11:37 am]
Bakka-Phoenix Books -- Canada's Oldest Science Fic


Tomorrow, Saturday November 28th, we have TWO wonderful authors on tap for you.

Join Julie E. Czerneda and Karina Sumner-Smith here at 3pm, and help us launch both This Gulf Of Time And Stars (Julie) and Towers Fall (Karina) in style! Like, with tasty snacks and funny conversations and stuff.

If you can't make the event, but would like signed copy of either book (or both!), just let us know. Otherwise, we'll see you tomorrow.

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THIS WEEK'S HAUL [Nov. 24th, 2015|05:47 pm]
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Today's new titles include:

Compleat Discworld Atlas, Terry Pratchett
Thing Explainer, Randall Munroe
Chimera, Mira Grant
Vargic's Miscellany Of Curious Maps, Martin Vargic

Trade Paperback
Cast In Honor, Michelle Sagara (signed!)
Boy Who Wept Blood, Den Patrick
Gathering Darkness, Morgan Rhodes
Enemy In The Dark, Jay Allan
Vision Of Fire, Gillian Anderson & Jeff Robin

Mass Market
Andromeda's War, William C. Dietz
King's Deryni, Katherine Kurtz
1636: Viennese Waltz, Eric Flint
Positive, David Wellington
Yesterday's Hero, Jonathan Wood

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PSSSST! [Nov. 19th, 2015|05:23 pm]
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Next Tuesday, Michelle Sagara's new book Cast In Honor will hit shelves. She'll be in the store Monday, if you'd like a signed copy.

I mean, we plan to put her nose to the grindstone make her sign many, many copies for the store anyway, but if you'd like one personalized*, let us know and we'll make it happen.

*If you've reserved a copy, you're already covered.

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YOU WANT SOME NEW BOOKS WITH THAT? [Nov. 17th, 2015|05:24 pm]
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'Ere y'are:

Brothers Vonnegut, Ginger Strand
Warheart, Terry Goodkind
Dr. Who: Twelfth Doctor Vol 2, Robbie Morrison
Angel Of Storms, Trudi Canavan

Trade Paperback
Slow Regard Of Silent Things, Patrick Rothfuss
Flame In The Maze, Caitlin Sweet
Deathfire, Nick Kyme
Science For Her!, Megan Amram
Rogue Knight, Brandon Mull
Skyborn, David Dalglish
Night Clock, Paul Meloy

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THE WEEK OF ALL THE THINGS [Nov. 16th, 2015|07:07 pm]
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This week is just PACKED with awesome SFF-related events. Check 'em out, so you can properly fill up your dance cards.

Tues. Nov 17th: The truly fabulous launch party for Licence Expired: The Unauthorized James Bond. 7:30 pm at Pravda Vodka House (44 Wellington St. East). Bond style costumes welcome!

Wed. Nov. 18th: ChiSeries presents Megan Crewe, D.J. McIntosh, Daniel Scott Tysdal, and Robert J. Wiersema. 8pm at the Round (152A Augusta). Music by Kari Maaren.

Thurs. Nov.19th: Meet authors Saladin Ahmed and Peter Watts, live and in person. Presented by SFContario and the Friends of the Merril. 7pm at the Merril Collection (239 College).

Fri Nov 20-Sun Nov 22: SFContario 6/ Canvention 35. All weekend long, at the Ramada Plaza Hotel (300 Jarvis).

Sat. Nov. 21st: Launch of Dread Wyrm by Miles Cameron, the third book in his richly detailed Traitor Son Cycle. Nobody does battle (or battle research) quite like Cameron. Join us at the store at 3pm.


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TWO NOTES FOR NOVEMBER 15TH [Nov. 14th, 2015|06:43 pm]
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Note 1) A big shout-out to official Friend-Of-Bakka-Phoenix J.P. who's doing an IronMan race in Arizona. Know that we're all cheering for, a bit bewildered by, and extremely proud of you!

Note 2) Sunday the 15th is the Santa Claus Parade here in Toronto, so plan your driving (or preferably, your NOT driving) accordingly.

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NEW BOOKS FOR A NOT-SO-FINE FALL DAY [Nov. 10th, 2015|05:23 pm]
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Because we get those too...

Sandman: Overture, Neil Gaiman (deluxe edition)
Sky Unbroken, Megan Crewe
Soundless, Richelle Mead
Trilogy Of Two, Juman Malouf

Trade Paperback
Six-Gun Snow White, Catherynne M. Valente
Ecko Endgame, Danie Ware
Legends And Liars, Julia Knight
Plunder Of Souls, D.B. Jackson
Dharma Of Star Wars, Matthew Bortolin
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NEW BOOKS FOR A FINE FALL DAY [Nov. 3rd, 2015|04:51 pm]
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Though 'fine' is a bit of an understatement.

Jeweled Fire, Sharon Shinn
Solar Express, L.E. Modesitt Jr.
Stryx, Bavo Dhooge
This Gulf Of Time And Stars, Julie E. Czerneda (we'll launch this one here, on Sat. Nov. 28th)
Bazaar Of Bad Dreams, Stephen King
Dreamseeker, C.S. Friedman
Dead Ringers, Christopher Golden
Made To Kill, Adam Christopher
Tower Of Thorns, Juliet Marillier
Mystic, Jason Denzel
Wheel Of Time Companion, Robert Jordan
Manners & Mutiny, Gail Carriger
Air And Darkness, David Drake
Carry On, Rainbow Rowell

Trade Paperback
Black Wolves, Kate Elliott
Her Brother's Keeper, Mike Kupari
Mission: Tomorrow, Bryan Thomas Schmidt
The Geomancer, Clay & Susan Griffith
Planetfall, Emma Newman
Touch Of Dead, Charlaine Harris
Thousand Pieces Of You, Claudia Gray
Shadow Of Empire, Jay Allan
Pickle Index, Eli Horowitz
Bathing The Lion, Jonathan Carroll
Dark Intelligence, Neal Asher
The Monstrous, Ellen Datlow, editor
Homefront, Scott James Magner
Man Who Spoke Snakish, Andrus Kivirahk

Mass Market
Play Of Shadow, Julie E. Czerneda
Heritage Of Cyador, L.E. Modesitt Jr.
Going Dark, Linda Nagata
Dreamer's Pool, Juliet Marillier
Future Falls, Tanya Huff
Inherit The Stars, Tony Peak
King Of Assassins, Jenna Rhodes
Scarlet Tides, David Hair
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