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The happenings in and around Cliffside Village Books

The Dentist Approves

There is a lovely little dentist office, called Blossom Dental Care, at Midland and Lawrence. They wrote a very nice review of Cliffside Village Books on their website, check it out http://dentalimplantsscarborough.ca/local-reviews/read-cliffside-village-books/

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An Eloquence of Time and Space

  We had a wonderful poetry reading in the shop the other day. Author James Wylder read from his book An Eloquence of Time and Space, a Doctor Who themed poetry book. There were some old fans, some (relatively) new fans, and some soon to be made into fans fans....

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Cliffside Village Writer’s Group

Last night I hosted the first of what will hopefully be many writer’s groups. I had to move some of the shelves around to make space for the tables and chairs but it was totally worth the effort (and to be honest it wasn’t that much effort). The group...

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A Year and a Week

One week ago today was the kind of day that should have been celebrated but I was so busy trying to read all the books in the shop before they sold that I totally missed it. My priorities are, I believe,  in fine order. To the point; Cliffside Village...

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A Bookshop Photoshoot

A couple weeks ago as I sat alone in the shop talking to myself, I decided it would be quite fun to do a photo-shoot. Having established the thought I promptly did nothing to further the idea. It seemed like that would be the best way to go about...

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I Love the Smell of Books in the Morning

I decided that for Christmas I would take three days off, a well deserved break in my opinion, but the weather said, “No, I think you should have four days off and to ensure you take that extra day I’m going to make sure there is no power at...

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When Christmas Comes Early

Every morning I sit on the bus with my nose stuck in my latest read, one ear listening for the robotic woman to announce Sandown Ave. As she calls my stop, I close the book and look out the window waiting to catch a glimpse of the shop from...

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Stampfest!

Every business needs a business card (apparently) so I looked at some printing house websites to get an idea of prices and styles and whatnot. The endeavour proved much to boring for me so I mostly just stared at the computer screen and daydreamed. Luckily I know this guy,...

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Hello Cliffside Village

So there I was cruising the internet for second-hand bookstores for sale, as you do, when I stumbled across Cliffside Village Books although the name and location were never mentioned in the ad. To be perfectly honest even though it was exactly what I was looking for I was...

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