Event Listings

 
In Person:

Michael Crummey, Lisa Moore and Ed Riche

Listen to bestselling authors from the east coast Michael Crummey, Lisa Moore and Ed Riche as they read from their respective most recent book. The readings will be followed by a book signing.

Little Dogs: New and Selected Poems by Michael Crummey Flannery by Lisa Moore Today I Learned It Was You by Edward Riche

 

Date and Location:

Chapters St. John's

St John's, NL

Saturday, May 28
1:00 PM
Exit, Pursued By A Bear by E.K. Johnston
In Person:

E.K. Johnston

Join local YA author E.K. Johnston as she signs copies of her ground-breaking new novel Exit, Pursued By A Bear – a timely novel about hope and strength following a traumatic event.

Dates and Locations:

Saturday, May 28
2:00 PM
Chapters Kitchener

London, ON

Saturday, June 4
2:00 PM
The Case Of The Girl In Grey (the Wollstonecraft Detective Agency, Book 2) by Jordan Stratford, Illustrator Kelly Murphy  
In Person:

Jordan Stratford

Join us for a fun afternoon with Saltspring author Jordan Stratford as he reads excerpts from his latest book in the Wollstonecraft Detective Agency series , The Case Of The Girl In Grey. Q&A and book signing to follow.

 

Date and Location:

Chapters Victoria

Victoria, BC

Saturday, May 28
2:00 PM
Shooter by Caroline Pignat  
In Person:

Caroline Pignat

Come listen to Ottawa’s Caroline Pignat, author of seven critically acclaimed YA novels – including Greener Grass, the 2009 Governor General’s Award winner – as she reads and talk about her newest book, Shooter. The reading will be followed by a book signing .

 

Date and Location:

Chapters Kanata

Kanata, ON

Saturday, May 28
7:00 PM
The City Of Mirrors by Justin Cronin  
In Conversation:

Justin Cronin

Meet international bestselling author Justin Cronin as he discusses one of the most anticipated releases of the year! The City of Mirrors is the third and final installment The Passage trilogy – you will not want to miss the thrilling conclusion to this epic series.

Event Guidelines:
  • Must have a purchased copy of The City of Mirrors to join the book signing line. Proof of purchase required from any Indigo, Chapters, Coles or Indigospirit location.
  • To ensure all attendees have the opportunity to meet Justin Cronin, he will sign a maximum of three (3) books per person at a time including The City of Mirrors as well as other titles by Justin Cronin. Those with additional books will be invited to rejoin the back of the line for further autographs, time permitting. Updates will be available during the event.
  • Justin Cronin will personalize one (1) book per person and autograph all other books.
  • Candid photos permitted.
 

Dates and Locations:

Monday, May 30
7:00 PM
Chapters Chinook

Calgary, AB

Tuesday, May 31
7:00 PM
Grand opening Celebration: IndigoSpirit Westland Market Mall - Saturday, June 4  
IndigoSpirit presents:

Grand Opening Celebration
IndigoSpirit Westland Market Mall

We’re back! To celebrate, we’ll have great prizes and giveaways while quantities last. Plus, enjoy 10x the plum points* all weekend when you spend $30 or more at this location only. Offer ends Sunday June 5th.

  • Expanded selection of books
  • New paper and gifting products
  • Same amazing staff you know and love

*Limit once per plum membership. Offer valid June 4, 2016 – June 5, 2016 at Indigospirit Westland Market Mall (202) with $30.00 purchase or more, before taxes and after discounts and plum points redemptions, in a single transaction of eligible in-stock products using a valid plum rewards membership. Excludes electronics and related accessories, LEGO® Mindstorms, gift cards, irewards memberships, and Love of Reading products and donations. 10x points calculation is based on the standard earning of 5 base points per $1 spent before taxes. Cannot be combined with other promotions and plum points offers. No adjustments on previous purchases. Please allow up to 1 week following the latter of the transaction date or delivery of product for bonus points to be applied to your account.

 

Date and Location:

Saturday, June 4
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
For Better or For Worse: The Comic Art of Lynn Johnston by Lynn Johnston, Katie Hadway, Illustrator Lynn Johnston  
In Person:

Lynn Johnston

Meet Lynn Johnston – award-winning, iconic Canadian cartoonist and creator of one of the most beloved comic strips of all time - as she signs her new book, For Better or For Worse: The Comic Art of Lynn Johnston.

Event Guidelines
  • She will autograph copies of For Better or For Worse: The Comic Art of Lynn Johnston and/or Pour le meilleur et pour le pire: l’art de la bande dessinée selon Lynn Johnston.
  • NO memorabilia including posters, newspaper, other books, clothing, or any additional items.
  • Proof of purchase required from a Chapters, Indigo or Coles location.
 

Date and Location:

Chapters Fredericton

Fredericton, NB

Saturday, June 4
11:00 AM
IndigoKids & American Girl® Present: Maryellen  
IndigoKids & American Girl® Present:

Maryellen

Get hip with in-store activities inspired by American Girl® 1950’s BeForever™ character, Maryellen Larkin.

 

Date and Locations:

All Indigo & Chapters locations

except Indigospirit, Coles or Smithbooks

Saturday, June 4
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Esther The Wonder Pig: Changing The World One Heart At A Time by Steve Jenkins and Derek Walter  
In Person:

Esther’s Dads Steve Jenkins & Derek Walter

Join Steve and Derek, parents of beloved social media phenomenon Esther the Wonder Pig, as they sign copies of their debut book, Esther The Wonder Pig: Changing The World One Heart At A Time – a story that shows how families really do come in all shapes and sizes.

 

Dates and Locations:

Indigo Milton

Milton, ON

Saturday, June 4
12:00 PM
Chapters Brampton

Brampton, ON

Friday, June 10
7:00 PM
Four-Letter Words by Chad Pelley  
In Person:

Chad Pelley

Meet Chad Pelley as he signs Four-Letter Words, his gripping collection of award-winning short stories featuring characters haunted by one four-letter word or another: love, hate, lust, or loss.

 

Date and Location:

Chapters St. John's

St. John's, NL

Saturday, June 4
3:30 PM
The Sorcerer's Daughter: The Defenders Of Shannara by Terry Brooks  
In Person:

Terry Brooks

Join bestselling author Terry Brook as he signs The Sorcerer’s Daughter, the third book in the DEFENDERS OF SHANNARA series!

Event Guidelines
  • To ensure all attendees have the opportunity to meet the author, he will sign a maximum of three (3) books per person at a time including The Sorcerer’s Daughter as well as other titles by Terry Brooks. Those with additional books will be invited to rejoin the back of the line for further autographs, time permitting. Updates will be available during the event.
  • Candid photos permitted.
 

Date and Location:

Indigo CF Sherway

Etobicoke, ON

Monday, June 6
7:00 PM
The Sandcastle Contest by Robert Munsch  
IndigoKids Storytime:

Your Canadian Summer Starts Here!

Enjoy stories that will get you ready for Summertime adventures!

 

Date and Locations:

All Indigo & Chapters locations

except Indigospirit, Coles or Smithbooks

Saturday, June 11
11:00 AM
We're All In This Together by Amy Jones  
In Person:

Amy Jones

Join us with Amy Jones as she signs her brilliant new novel, We’re All In This Together.

 

Date and Location:

Chapters Thunder Bay

Thunder Bay, ON

Saturday, June 11
1:00 PM
How It Ends by Catherine Lo  
In Person:

Catherine Lo

Join local YA author Catherine Lo as she celebrates the launch of her debut novel, How It Ends.

 

Date and Location:

Indigo Erin Mills

Mississauga, ON

Saturday, June 11
2:00 PM
Sea Change by Frank Viva  
In Person:

Frank Viva

Join award-winning author and artist Frank Viva as he draws LIVE in-store and signs his gorgeously illustrated book, Sea Change.

 

Date and Location:

Indigo CF Sherway

Etobicoke, ON

Sunday, June 12
12:00 PM
This Can Be Beautiful: Simple Diy Projects To Style Your Home And Redesign Your Life by Tiffany Pratt  
In Person:

Tiffany Pratt

Meet designer, stylist and television personality on HGTV’s Buy It! Fix It! Sell It! and Home to Win, Tiffany Pratt, as she shares a preview of her upcoming book, This Can Be Beautiful, and guides you through a DIY demo!

 

Date and Location:

Indigo CF Sherway

Etobicoke, ON

Sunday, June 12
2:00 PM
Shrunk: Crime and Disorders of the Mind - Editor Lorene Shyba, J. Thomas Dalby. Foreword by Lisa Ramshaw  
In Person:

Lorene Shyba & Contributing Authors

Celebrate the release of Shrunk: Crime and Disorders of the Mind with Lorene Shyba and a variety of contributing authors as they sign copies. This collection of powerful chapters, written by eminent Canadian and international forensic psychologists and psychiatrists, delves into the disturbed human psyche to help build a solution to the problem of understanding mental illness within the criminal justice system.

 

Date and Location:

Tuesday, June 14
5:00 - 8:00 PM
This Is Happy by Camilla Gibb  
In Person:

Camilla Gibb

Join award-winning author Camilla Gibb as she shares her profoundly moving memoir and her journey through grief and joy to find meaning and beauty in every day moments.

 

Date and Location:

Indigo CF Sherway

Etobicoke, ON

Wednesday, June 15
7:00 PM
Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi  
In Conversation:

Yaa Gyasi

Join Indigo’s Chief Booklover, Heather Reisman, in conversation with novelist Yaa Gyasi about her stunning debut. Homegoing is an astonishingly vivid, emotional and unforgettable journey through three hundred years of a family and a nation.

 

Date and Location:

Indigo Bay & Bloor

Toronto, ON

Thursday, June 16
7:00 PM
 
In Person:

Laurie Elizabeth Flynn, Catherine Lo
& Jenny Manzer

Join Laurie Elizabeth Flynn, author of Firsts, Catherine Lo, author of How It Ends, and Jenny Manzer, author of Save Me, Kurt Cobain, as they sign their books while sharing tips for prospective writers on how to get published in YA including: 1) Getting it Done, 2) Getting it Right, and 3) Sending it Out.

Firsts: A Novel by Laurie Elizabeth Flynn How It Ends by Catherine Lo Save Me, Kurt Cobain by Jenny Manzer

 

Date and Location:

Indigo Bay & Bloor

Toronto, ON

Friday, June 17
7:00 PM
Empire Of Deception: From Chicago To Nova Scotia - The Incredible by Dean Jobb  
In Person:

Dean Jobb

Meet Dean Jobb as he signs his fascinating new book! Empire of Deception combines investigative journalism and spellbinding storytelling to examine one of the greatest con men of the twentieth century.

 

Date and Location:

Saturday, June 18
2:30 PM
Lick Your Plate: A Lip-smackin' Book For Every Home Cook by Julie Albert and Lisa Gnat Batch: Over 200 Recipes, Tips And Techniques For A Well Preserved Kitchen by Joel Maccharles and Dana Harrison  
In Person:

Julie Albert, Lisa Gnat, Joel MacCharles, & Dana Harrison

Celebrate the joy of the table! Discover fast, fresh and foolproof family-friendly recipes with Julie Albert and Lisa Gnat, bestselling authors of Bite Me, and meet Joel MacCharles and Dana Harrison, the creators of WellPreserved.ca, as they share tips for preserving at any skill level.

 

Date and Location:

Indigo CF Sherway

Etobicoke, ON

Saturday, June 18
2:00 PM
American Girls: Social Media And The Secret Lives Of Teenagers by Nancy Jo Sales  
In Conversation:

Nancy Jo Sales

Join Indigo’s Chief Booklover, Heather Reisman, in conversation with award-winning Vanity Fair writer Nancy Jo Sales about her extraordinary and explosive examination of social media in the lives of teenage girls.

 

Date and Location:

Indigo Bay & Bloor

Toronto, ON

Monday, June 20
7:00 PM
The Name Therapist: How Growing Up With My Odd Name Taught Me Everything You Need To Know About… by Duana Taha  
In Conversation:

Elaine Lui & Duana Taha

What’s in a name? Join The Social co-host and the voice behind LaineyGossip, Elaine Lui, in conversation with advice columnist and self-styled ‘name nerd’ Duana Taha about the fascinating power of given names to shape personalities or even our destinies.

 

Date and Location:

Indigo CF Sherway

Etobicoke, ON

Wednesday, June 22
7:00 PM
With Malice by Eileen Cook  
In Conversation:

Eileen Cook

Join us for a thrilling evening with Eileen Cook as we celebrate the release of her latest page-turner, With Malice. Meet Eileen as she shares an excerpt from this thought-provoking book and answers audience questions. Cool giveaways and a book signing to follow.

 

Date and Location:

Chapters Metrotown

Burnaby, BC

Friday, June 24
6:00 PM
School's Out... Reading is In!  
IndigoKids Presents:

School's Out... Reading is In!

Giveaways, samplers, activities and more. Discover the newest and hottest books to keep you reading all summer.

 

Date and Locations:

All Indigo & Chapters locations

except Indigospirit, Coles or Smithbooks

Saturday, June 25
11:00 AM
First Comes Love by Emily Giffin  
CANANDIAN EXCLUSIVE:

Emily Giffin

Join Emily Giffin, the international bestselling author of Something Borrowed and The One & Only, as she signs her newest novel, First Comes Love.

Event Guidelines
  • Must have a purchased copy of First Comes Love to join the book signing line. Proof of purchase required from any Indigo, Chapters, Coles or Indigospirit location.
  • To ensure all attendees have the opportunity to meet Emily Giffin, she will sign a maximum of three (3) books per person at a time including First Comes Love as well as other titles by Emily Giffin. Those with additional books will be invited to rejoin the back of the line for further autographs, time permitting. Updates will be available during the event.
  • Emily Giffin will personalize one (1) book per person and autograph all other books.
  • Candid photos permitted.
 

Date and Location:

Indigo CF Sherway

Etobicoke, ON

Thursday, July 21
7:00 PM
The Complete Adventures Of Curious George: 75th Anniversary Edition by H. A. Rey, Margret Rey  
IndigoKids Storytime:

Monkey Read, Monkey Do

Mark 75 years of Curious George with stories and silly fun!

 

Date and Locations:

All Indigo & Chapters locations

except Indigospirit, Coles or Smithbooks

Saturday, August 13
11:00 AM
Let's Play!  
IndigoKids Storytime:

Let's Play!

Stories, demos and activities to get you geared up to head back to school!

 

Date and Locations:

All Indigo & Chapters locations

except Indigospirit, Coles or Smithbooks

Saturday, August 27
11:00 AM
Appetites: A Cookbook by Anthony Bourdain  
Exclusive Bookseller:

Anthony Bourdain, The Hunger, 2016 North American Tour

The Hunger serves audiences an all new live show featuring an unyielding, brutally honest monologue reflecting on diverse culture, street cuisine and Anthony Bourdain’s travels to lesser-known locations around the world, followed by an open Q&A session. Currently filming the hit CNN original series Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown, Bourdain will bring audiences a menu loaded with lots of laughs, series discussions and unapologetic irreverence.

Buy tickets

Anthony Bourdain, The Hunger, 2016 North American Tour

 

Date and Location:

Tuesday, November 1
7:30 PM
IndigoReads  
IndigoReads:

Book Club

Join the IndigoReads Book Club on the first Thursday of every month at 7:00 PM to discuss our latest book selection. Click here a list of participating store locations across the country.

 
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