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Press release from CNW Group

Indigo Recommends Reading List to Celebrate Summer

Monday, June 21, 2010

Indigo Recommends Reading List to Celebrate Summer15:57 EDT Monday, June 21, 2010TORONTO, June 21 /CNW/ - The Best Summer Reading List featured at Indigo and Chapters stores nationally highlights a diverse cross-section of new, notable and classic titles chosen by Indigo's book buying team. Issued today in recognition of the first day of summer, the bookseller's List reminds Canadians that a great story is always good company on a getaway and can often be one's affordable or inspired escape as well.Booklovers will discover new and notable titles on the Indigo List like John Verdon's extraordinary fiction debut, Think of a Number. Available July 6th, 2010, Verdon's compelling thriller boasts a gripping pace and nuanced characters that captivated readers won't easily forget. Indigo's Best Summer Reading List also boasts an array of booklover favourites and recent classics whether a reader's passion is for mystery, romance or literary fiction. Paperback editions featured on the List are easy on the wallet, while the bookseller's annual summer sale makes it easy to stock up on great summer reads when the fourth book is free."We compiled a variety of titles on our Summer Reading feature because we know that our customers want to dive into more of their favourites in the summer whether it's easy, breezy fiction or compelling non-fiction," notes Bahram Olfati, Vice President, Adult Trade, Indigo Books and Music Inc.Indigo's Best Summer Reading List reminds us to embrace the season's longer days and enjoy the additional time to escape, to enrich or to inspire with a sensational summer read.About Indigo Books & Music Inc.Indigo is a publicly traded Canadian company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (IDG). As the largest book and specialty retailer in Canada, Indigo operates in all provinces under different banners including Indigo Books & Music; Indigo Books, Gifts, Kids; IndigoSpirit, Chapters, The World's Biggest Bookstore, and Coles. The online division,, features books, eBooks, toys, music and DVDs, and hosts the award winning Indigo Online Community. Chapters and Indigo are rated as the number one and number two retailers in Canada by the Kubas Major Market Retail Report, and have been on that list since 2000.To learn more about Indigo, please visit the About Our Company section of << Indigo Best Summer Reading List 2010 ------------------------------------ New & Notable: Think of a Number, John Verdon, 2010 No and Me, Delphine de Vigan, 2010 The Swimming Pool, Holly LeCraw, 2010 The Passage, Justin Cronin, 2010 I Shall Not Hate, Izzeldin Abuelaish, The Big Short, Michael Lewis (ISBN: 9780393072235) Perennial Favourites: Let The Great World Spin, Colum Mccann, 2009 Lullabies For Little Criminals, Heather O'Neill, 2006 Pillars Of The Earth, Ken Follett, 1999 Presumed Innocent, Scott Turow, 1987 Pride & Prejudice & Zombies, Jane Austen, 2009 Shutter Island, Dennis Lehane, 2003 Still Alice, Lisa Genova, 2009 Sweetness At The Bottom Of The Pie, Alan Bradley, 2009 The Art Of Racing In The Rain, Garth Stein, 2008 The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Nighttime, Mark Haddon, 2003 The Elegance Of The Hedgehog, Muriel Barbery, 2008 The Friday Night Knitting Club, Kate Jacobs, 2007 The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, Stieg Larsson, 2008 The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society, Mary Ann Shaffer, 2008 The Host, Stephenie Meyer, 2008 The Life Of Pi, Yann Martel, 2001 The Shadow Of The Wind, Carlos Ruiz Zafon, 2006 The Time Traveler's Wife, Audrey Niffenegger, 2003 Water For Elephants, Sara Gruen, 2006 World War Z, Max Brooks, 2006 A Freewheelin Time, Suze Rotello, 2008 A Short History of Nearly Everything, Bill Bryson, 2003 Bitter Is The New Black, Jen Lancaster, 2006 Blind Watchmaker, Richard Dawkins, 1986 C'est La Vie, Suzy Gershman, 2004 Columbine, Dave Cullen, 2009 Eat, Pray, Love, Elizabeth Gilbert, 2006 Elegant Universe, Brian Greene, 1999 Fire & Fury, Randall Hansen, 2008 Forever War, Dexter Filkins, 2008 Guns, Germs & Steel, Jared Diamond, 1997 I'm With The Band, Pamela Des Barres, 1987 Lips Unsealed, Belinda Carlisle, 2010 Long Way Gone, Ishmael Beah, 2007 McMafia, Misha Glenny, 2008 My Life In France, Julia Child, 2006 Playground, Jennifer Saginor, 2005 Tar Sands, Andrew Nikiforuk, 2008 Tender Bar, J.R. Moheringer, 2005 The Know It All, A. J. Jacobs, 2004 Three Dog Life, Abigail Thomas, 2006 Waiter Rant, Steve Dublanica, 2009 War, Sebastian Junger, 2010 Wishful Drinking, Carrie Fisher, 2008 >> For further information: Lisa Huie, Manager, Public Relations, Indigo Books & Music Inc., 416-646-8926