About

Meet the Book Nerds

Kathie runs the children’s department at a rural public library in Manitoba. She sits on the Manitoba Young Readers’ Choice Award (MYRCA) Committee, and is the co-ordinator of the ARC sharing group #bookportage. She is a  co-founder and team member at MG Book Village, and hosts the MG Online Book Club. She is passionate about middle grade fiction, especially by Canadian authors.

Find her on Twitter at @kmcmac74 and Instagram @the_neverending_stack

Laurie is a retired elementary librarian residing in Saskatoon, who is still passionate about  reading, sharing and getting books into the hands of readers.  She is a current reader and reviewer of the Saskatchewan Young Readers’ Choice Awards (SYRCA) for the Shining Willow Awards (picture books for grades K-3). She also belongs to the Canadian #bookportage group, consisting of teachers, librarians and authors who read and review ARCs and newly released middle grade books. She is also an co-administrator for the MG Book Village site (mgbookvillage.org)

Find her on Twitter at @lhnatiuk and Instagram at @HnatiukL_TurningthePage