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February 9, 2014

Music Circle

Hello, filkers!

This Sunday, February 9th, we’ll play host to a music circle. If you’re a musician, singer or music lover, you’re welcome to join in. Just head down to our basement at 1pm on Sunday.

Come on over and make beautiful music with friends!

Start: February 9, 2014 1:00 pm
End: February 9, 2014 5:30 pm
Address:
Canada

December 14, 2013

Holiday Party, Now With More SCOTT LYNCH

This coming Saturday, December 14th, Bakka Phoenix will be throwing our Sorta Annual Christmas Party. This is an opportunity for us to thank our amazing customers. All day long we’ll have goodies on tap: a sale; delicious snacks; free gift wrapping; Scott Lynch; fun like-minded folk to talk to, and general holiday cheer.

Did you catch that? Scott Lynch, author of Lies of Locke Lamora, Red Seas Under Red Skies, and the recent Republic of Thieves, will be our special Guest of Honour. You can get books signed, have your deepest Gentleman Bastards questions answered, and harrass him about the next book in the series. He’d love that*.

Scott will arrive at 2pm; the party will go on all day. We’d love it if you could join us.

*Please don’t. I bet he’d rather be pelted with marmots**.
**No pelting him with marmots either.

Start: December 14, 2013
End: December 14, 2013
Address:
Canada

November 28, 2013

Seanan McGuire & Mira Grant, Live And In Person!

(The same person, in fact!)

Thanks to the good folks at SFContario4, the Merril Collection will host Seanan McGuire/Mira Grant tomorrow night at 7pm.  If you’re interested in magic, the fae, zombies, music, and/or parasitology, you will not want to miss this event.  Join us at the Merril (239 College) this Thursday, November 28th.

Start: November 28, 2013 7:00 pm
End: November 28, 2013 9:00 pm
Venue: The Merril Collection
Address:
239 College Ave., Canada

November 16, 2013

Five-Letter Words

Where does the SFF genre fit into literature today? The answer(s) might surprise you.

Genre: The Five-Letter Word Canlit Doesn’t Want You To Hear.

Join us here at the store this Saturday, November 16th, for something a little different and a lot interesting. Writers Sandra Kasturi, Liisa Ladouceur and Liz Worth will examine the state of the genre in a panel discussion.

Good cookies and great conversations: you know you want to be here. The discussion starts at 3pm; everyone is welcome.

 

Start: November 16, 2013 3:00 pm
End: November 16, 2013 5:00 pm
Venue: Bakka Phoenix
Address:
84 Harbord St., Toronto, ON., Canada

November 6, 2013

Terry Brooks Is Coming To Town!

Tomorrow night!

That’s right: on Wednesday November 6th, Bakka Phoenix and the Merril Collection are thrilled to present Terry Brooks. Join us at the Lillian H. Smith library branch (239 College, in the basement) for a reading, Q&A, and a chance to get books signed by the author.

A chance to meet the creator of Shannara and Landover? You know you don’t want to miss it. The event starts at 7pm: doors open at 6pm. See you there!

Start: November 6, 2013 7:00 pm
End: November 6, 2013 10:00 pm
Venue: Lillian H. Smith Library
Address:
239 College Street, Toronto, ON, Canada

October 26, 2013

Burning Paradise

After far too long an absence for our tastes, Robert Charles Wilson is back with a new book!

Bakka Phoenix is thrilled to be hosting a launch for his brand new novel BURNING PARADISE on Saturday October 26th at 3pm.  Join us here at the store for books, cookies, and philosophical zombies (Er, that last will make sense when you get here).

It’s going to be a lot fun — even more if you’re here with us.

 

Start: October 26, 2013 3:00 pm
End: October 26, 2013 6:00 pm
Venue: Bakka Phoenix
Address:
84 Harbord St., Toronto, ON, Canada, M5S 1G5

October 19, 2013

New Books – And New Book Party!

Trade Paperback
How To Curse in Hieroglyphics, Lesley Livingston & Jonathan Llyr
On Saturday October 19th, we’ll be on hand as Lesley and Jon launch their new book at the Dominion on Queen (500 Queen St. East) at 3pm. Join us there for books, laughs and western/drive-in goodness!

Dial M For Morna, Evan Munday (signed!)
Tombstone Blues, Chadwick Ginther (also signed!)

Hardcover
Walking Dead: Fall Of The Governor, Robert Kirkman
Osiris Curse, Paul Crilley
Wolves of Midwinter, Anne Rice

 

ETA (because we got a bunch of stuff late in the day that we think you should know about):

Hardcover
Last Dark, Stephen R. Donaldson
When Did You See Her Last?, Lemony Snicket

Trade Paperback
Wonderbook, Jeff Vandermeer
Red Country, Joe Abercrombie
Lost Islands, Kazu Kibuishi
Break My Heart 1000 Times, Daniel Waters

 

Start: October 19, 2013 8:00 am
End: October 19, 2013 8:00 am
Venue: The Dominion on Queen
Address:
500 Queen St. East, Toronto, ON, Canada

September 28, 2013

Who’s 50

That’s right: everyone’s favourite Time Lord turns 50 this year. To get a jump start on the celebrations, join us here at the store this coming Saturday, September 28th at 3pm. That way you can help Graeme Burke and Robert Smith? launch their new book Who’s 50:The 50 Doctor Who Episodes To Watch Before You Die. Snacks, books, and all the Whoviana you desire: what could be better?*

*Okay, other than being the next Companion?

Start: September 28, 2013 3:00 pm
End: September 28, 2013 6:00 pm
Venue: Bakka Phoenix
Address:
84 Harbord Street, Toronto, ON, Canada, M5S1G5

September 24, 2013

Mothers And Monsters

Tonight we’ll be at the Mega Book Launch Party to celebrate the new releases of Emily Pohl-Weary’s Not Your Ordinary Werewolf Girl and Meaghan McIsaac’s Urgle. The party starts at 7pm at 461 King St. West (2nd Floor), and will feature both authors PLUS a performance by The Beaches.  Woot!

Start: September 24, 2013 7:00 pm
End: September 24, 2013 11:55 pm
Address:
461 King Street West, Toronto, ON, Canada

August 27, 2013

Party Like You’re In Valhalla, Baby!

Tonight at 7pm, Lesley Livingston will launch her new book Descendant at The Dominion on Queen (500 Queen St. East).  Lesley’s launches are always a blast – and this one has Ragnarok-themed cocktails!

So join us at The Dominion at 7, and prepare to quaff like it’s the end of the world!

 

Start: August 27, 2013 7:00 pm
End: August 27, 2013 7:00 pm
Venue: The Dominion on Queen
Address:
500 Queen St. East, Toronto, ON, Canada