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  • Thomas Allen and Son Welcomes Red Wheel/ Weiser!

    Posted: 2020/10/06   Source: Thomas Allen and Son

    Effective October 1, 2020, Thomas Allen & Son will become the exclusive Canadian distributor for Red Wheel/ Weiser, the Newburyport–based metaphysical, spiritual, and business publisher.

    With roots that go back to the Weiser bookstore, founded in 1926 in New York City, Red Wheel/ Weiser has a long history as publishers of esoteric, occult teachings from around the world, tarot, astrology, and new wisdom about how to live in these changing times. Hampton Roads is another one of their lines that has published books about spirituality and health, including their well-known series Conversations with God. In the business category Career Press provides phenominal resourses for owners and employees alike.

    In addition to being one of the largest independent metaphysical pubilsers in North America, Red Wheel/ Weiserhey also distributes other metaphysical lines including Hierophant, Rockpool Publishing, Ozark Mountain Publishing, Eddison Books, and many more!

    Please take a moment to review the catalogues below to find the right books for your customers: 

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  • Algonquin Books has TWO Reese's Book Club Picks!

    Posted: 2020/10/05   Source: Thomas Allen and Son

    We have some news to share. Some big, wonderful news. A doubleheader of good news: Our friends at Algonquin Books and Algonquin Young Readers, have published BOTH of Reese’s Book Club‘s current picks! Side-by-side selections.

    Announced Thursday, His Only Wife by Peace Adzo Medie is the October book choice, and Furia by Yamile Saied Méndez is the YA pick, which was runs until October 15 (and it’s a great read for grownups of any age). We send our eternal gratitude to reader extraordinaire Reese Witherspoon for seeing the brilliant storytelling and empowering joy of these two novels and helping us share them with the world!

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  • We’re hiring in our warehouse!

    Posted: 2020/08/20

    We are currently looking for a warehouse associate to pick and pack orders with great attention to detail, while ensuring order accuracy and on-time delivery.

    This is a contract position in our warehouse located in Markham, ON with potential to become permanent full time employment. 

    Industry: Media, News and Publishing

    Contract length: 6 months

    Job Types: Full-time, Contract 

    If this sounds like the job for you, then please apply by sending your resume to

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  • James Beard Award Winner! WHOLE FOOD COOKING EVERY DAY

    Posted: 2020/05/27   Source: Artisan Books

    This is the third year in a row that an Artisan book has won the James Beard Award for the Best Book of the Year in Vegetable-Focused Cooking (following SIX SEASONS in 2018 and SALADISH in 2019).

    James Beard Award Winner for Vegetable-Focused Cooking

    WHOLE FOOD COOKING EVERY DAY: Transform the Way You Eat with 250 Vegetarian Recipes Free of Gluten, Dairy, and Refined Sugar
    By Amy Chaplin
    Hardcover / $40.00 / ISBN: 9781579658021
    In-Stock Now!

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  • CBC picks DON'T LOOK DOWN for Crime Writing Month!

    Posted: 2020/05/14

    DON'T LOOK DOWN by Hillary Davidson has been chosen by the CBC as one of their 22 must-reads for Crime Writing Month!

    In DON’T LOOK DOWN, Jo Greaver is an ambitious young woman living In New York who has it all — including a deep secret she'll do anything to keep it buried. When evidence from a murder in her hometown points to Jo being the prime suspect, detective Sheryn Sterling decides she needs to get to the bottom of everything.

    Davidson is a Canadian writer currently living in New York. Her other books include One Small Sacrifice.




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  • A Special Thank You From Sandra Boynton

    Posted: 2020/04/09   Source: Sandra Boynton

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