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Table of Contents

 

Announcements
Topical Lists
Recent Awards
Updates for Untitled Books
Canadian & US Best Selling Titles
Upcoming Movies
Upcoming TV Series
Upcoming Music
New Selection Lists
On-Shelf Dates
Seasonal Electronic Archives

 

Registration open until the morning of October 21st.  If you still need to register, please contact Jamie Quinn.

 

Announcements

 

 Indie Book Social

 

ECW Press is hosting a virtual indie book social!  Please see below for invitation details, open to all library staff.

 

Spend a fun (virtual) evening with six awesome Canadian independent publishers: Annick Press, Biblioasis Press, Coach House Books, ECW Press, Groundwood Books and House of Anansi Press! Join this friendly group of book-lovers as we chat with each other about our favourite upcoming titles and answer your burning questions about our lists. 

 

All bookstore staff and librarians are welcome! The event will be held virtually over Zoom on October 20th, 2020 at 8:00 PM EST. Please register to the event and sign up to receive a gift bag of ARCs and goodies here (quantities limited)!

 

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 Playstation 5 & XBox X Formats

 

Please note the Video Game New Releases – November/December 2020 catalogue (Slist 43578) includes the new Playstation 5 and Xbox Series X formats which are releasing in mid-November. Some Xbox titles are releasing as a combined version, playable on both the Xbox One and Xbox Series X consoles. This will be noted in the title, after the backslash.

If you are unsure about a title, or have any questions or concerns, please contact your Customer Service rep, or Karrie Vinters, AV Product Manager.

 

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 Purchasing Power Report

 

LSC is once again proud to offer to public libraries our Purchasing Power Report, for what may well be the most extraordinary sales year for library materials in living memory. To request a copy, please contact your Customer Service Rep or Michael Clark (mclark@lsc.on.ca).

 

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LSC Awards 2020

 

LSC wraps up its year on August 31st, so we decided to look back at the year that was and present the first annual LSC Awards for Performance for each category of material type. The following items were compiled using our internal sales data based on number of units purchased collectively by our client libraries between July 2019 and June 2020.

 

SLIST 43891

 

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 Fall 2020 Drop-Ins

 

SLIST 43744

 

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Publication Updates

 

Title Update

 

Postponed


Cancelled

 

Guinness Book of World Records: Gamer's Edition/2021


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Recent Awards

 

Giller Prize Shortlist

SLIST 44072

 

NL Book Awards Fiction Award Winner 2020

SLIST 44038

 

First Nation Communities READ JYA Award Winners 2019-2020

SLIST 44009

 

Women's Prize for Fiction Winner 2020

SLIST 44025

 

Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing Winner 2020

SLIST 44024

 

Bruneau Family Juv/YA NL Book Award Winner 2020

SLIST 44023

 

Booker Prize International Winner 2020

SLIST 43965

 

Griffin Poetry Prize Winners

SLIST 43736

 

Pulitzer Prize Winners 2020

SLIST 43661


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Topical Lists

 

COVID and Health for Kids

SLIST 43905

 

Girls in STEM

SLIST 43746

 

Girls in Science

SLIST 43750

 

Grief and Grieving

SLIST 43157

 

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Updates for Untitled Books - October 2020

 

In response to library requests, LSC will now be posting monthly updates for untitled books,

so that libraries can update their own records before release date. 

Click here for the latest titles.
 

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Canadian & US Best Selling Titles - October 19, 2020

To help our libraries spruce up their collections with bestselling titles, we will be putting together weekly SLISTs. 

For a printable Word document, please click here.

 

39108 Best Selling Fiction in Canada
39109 Best Selling Non-Fiction in Canada
39107 Best Selling Canadian Fiction
39106 Best Selling Canadian Non-Fiction
39111 Best Selling Fiction in the US
39110 Best Selling Non-Fiction in the US

 

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Upcoming DVD Releases

 

Indicates new titles added to the list this week.

 

 

 

November 3, 2020

Title   Genre Rating Format PCN List Price Selling Price

Antebellum

Horror NR

DVD

Blu-ray + DVD

4048900

4048899

$24.99

$30.99

$19.53

$24.48

 

November 10, 2020

Title   Genre Rating Format PCN List Price Selling Price

Bill & Ted Face the Music

Adventure PG widescreen
Blu-ray + DVD

3992695

3992694

$23.99

$27.99

$17.88

$21.17

 

November 17, 2020

Title   Genre Rating Format PCN List Price Selling Price

Unhinged

Thriller 14A widescreen
Blu-ray + DVD

3979828

3979827

$23.99

$27.99

$17.88

$21.17

After We Collided

 

Romance 14A widescreen
Blu-ray + DVD

4002855

4002854

$30.99

$36.99

$20.62

$24.75

 

December 8, 2020

Title   Genre Rating Format PCN List Price Selling Price

Possessor: Uncut

Sci-Fi 18A widescreen
Blu-ray + DVD

4033289

4033288

$28.99

$32.99

$22.00

$25.30

 

December 15, 2020

Tenet

 

Sci-Fi PG widescreen
Blu-ray + DVD

3992691

3992690

$32.99

$40.99

$23.92

$28.42

 

December 22, 2020

War With Grandpa

Comedy G widescreen
Blu-ray + DVD

4048967

4048966

$32.99

$40.99

$23.92

$28.42

 

December 29, 2020

Honest Thief

Action PG widescreen
Blu-ray + DVD

4048964

4048963

$32.99

$40.99

$23.92

$28.42

 

Coming Soon!

Title   Genre Rating Format PCN List Price Selling Price

SpongeBob: Sponge on the Run

 

Family G widescreen
Blu-ray + DVD

3979826

3979825

$32.99

$40.99

$23.92

$28.42

New Mutants

Action 14A widescreen
Blu-ray + DVD

3992693

3992692

$32.99

$40.99

$23.92

$28.42

Broken Hearts Gallery

 

Romantic Comedy NR widescreen
Blu-ray + DVD

4002858

4002847

$32.99

$40.99

$23.92

$28.42

Mulan

Action PG widescreen
Blu-ray + DVD

4007670

4007669

$28.99

$36.99

$22.55

$28.05

 

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Upcoming TV Releases

 

Indicates new titles added to the list this week.

 

 

Title Genre Rating Format PCN List Price Selling Price

 

October 20, 2020

Cobra: Season One

Action

NR

DVD

4003192

$52.99

$42.39

Great: Season One

Dramedy

NR

DVD

4005962

$46.99

$37.59

NOS4A2: Season Two

Horror

NR

DVD

Blu-ray

4003262

4003261

$52.99

$68.99

$42.39

$55.19

Quiz: Season 1

Crime Drama

NR

DVD

Blu-ray

4003201

4003200

$28.99

$32.99

$23.19

$26.39

 

October 27, 2020

Black Lightning: the Complete Second Season

Action

NR

DVD

Blu-ray

4050093

4050092

$45.99

$45.99

$36.79

$36.79

Black Lightning: the Complete Third Season

Action

NR

DVD

Blu-ray

4050098

4050095

$45.99

$45.99

$36.79

$36.79

 

November 3, 2020

Crown: the Complete Third Season

Historical Drama

NR

DVD

Blu-ray

4005987

4005986

$42.99

$52.99

$34.39

$40.79

When Hope Calls: Season One

Drama

NR

DVD

3992393

$26.99

$21.59

 

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Upcoming CD Releases

 

Indicates new titles added to the list this week.

Artist Title Genre PCN List Price Selling Price

 

Available Now

Mariah Carey Rarities Pop 4033314 $22.99

$17.94

Bon Jovi  Bon Jovi 2020 Rock 4002872 $15.99

$11.22

Sam Roberts Band   All of Us Rock 4007668 $16.99

$12.93

Gord Downie  Away is Mine Rock 4018849 $18.99

$15.28

 

October 23, 2020

Kidz Bop Kids  Kidz Bop 2021 Children's 4019907 $16.99

$12.93

Gorillaz Song Machine, Season One: Strange Times Pop 4019911 $15.99

$10.65

Bruce Springsteen Letter to You Rock 4050064 $15.99

$10.65

 

October 23, 2020

Cam Otherside Country 4050066 $15.99

$10.65

lovelytheband Conversations With Myself Pop 4050068 $19.99

$15.99

 

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New Selection Lists


Library Services Centre is currently creating Selection Lists based on items reviewed in periodicals. Please feel free to send suggestions on reviews you would like to see listed to Jamie Quinn, Customer Experience Manager.

 

 

Slist Title Due Date # of Titles

44005

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Kids - Fall 2020

Feb 21, 2021 95

44015

Macmillan Kids - Fall 2020

Feb 21, 2021 146


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On-Shelf Dates for October 2020

 

Please note that prior to the on-shelf date listed, all copies of the following titles must be kept secure and may not be placed on shelving or any display area or loaned to any person, customer or otherwise.


Thank you for your cooperation.

 

Title ISBN/Binding Author Shelf Date
7 Ways: Easy Ideas for Every Day of the Week 9781443462969 ha Jamie Oliver 10/20/2020
Christmas at the Island Hotel 9780062911407 ha Jenny Colgan 10/20/2020
Christmas at the Island Hotel 9780062911285 pb Jenny Colgan 10/20/2020
Christmas at the Island Hotel/larger print 9780063029460 pb Jenny Colgan 10/20/2020
Cobble Hill 9781982147037 ha Cecily von Ziegesar 10/20/2020
Cobble Hill 9781982165291 pb Cecily von Ziegesar 10/20/2020
Dirty South/(Charlie Parker #18) 9781982127541 ha John Connolly 10/20/2020
Dog's Perfect Christmas 9781250163585 ha W. Bruce Cameron 10/20/2020
Dog's Perfect Christmas/compact disc, unabridged 9781427299673 tc W. Bruce Cameron 10/20/2020
Greenlights 9780593139134 ha Matthew McConaughey 10/20/2020
Last Druid/(Fall of Shannara #4) 9780399178542 ha Terry Brooks 10/20/2020
Shit, Actually 9780316449823 ha Lindy West 10/20/2020
Shit, Actually/compact discs, unabridged 9781549186288 tc Lindy West 10/20/2020
Three Women Disappear 9780316541619 ha James Patterson 10/26/2020
Three Women Disappear/7 compact discs, unabridged 9781549101977 tc James Patterson 10/26/2020
Three Women Disappear/7 compact discs, unabridged/PUB CANC 9781549101977 tc James Patterson 10/26/2020
Three Women Disappear/large print 9780316541602 pb James Patterson 10/26/2020
Baking Day with Anna Olson: Recipes to Bake Together 120 Sweet and Savory Recipe 9780525610953 ha Anna Olson 10/27/2020
Dash: How to Make the Most of Your Life 9781443460088 ha Marci Ien 10/27/2020
Forgotten Daughter 9780062998309 ha Joanna Goodman 10/27/2020
Forgotten Daughter 9780062998316 pb Joanna Goodman 10/27/2020
Forgotten Daughter/larger print 9780063029767 pb Joanna Goodman 10/27/2020
House of Correction 9780063021341 ha Nicci French 10/27/2020
House of Correction 9780063021358 pb Nicci French 10/27/2020
House of Correction/larger print 9780063029484 pb Nicci French 10/27/2020
If I Knew Then: Finding Wisdom in Failure and Power in Aging 9780735279971 ha Jann Arden 10/27/2020
Love Your Life 9780593132852 ha Sophie Kinsella 10/27/2020
Tower of Fools/(Hussite #1) 9780316705356 ha Andrzej Sapkowski 10/27/2020
Tower of Fools/(Hussite #1) 9780316423694 pb Andrzej Sapkowski 10/27/2020

 

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Seasonal Electronic Archives


The Seasonal Electronic PDF Archives section is our way of keeping electronic versions of catalogues available to libraries for the entire season of the catalogue. This section stores all the PDF versions of our electronic trade catalogues together with the links. Seasonal Electronic Archives can be found here

 

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We appreciate opportunities to better serve our client libraries. Should you have any feedback please contact Jamie Quinn, Manager of Customer Experience.

 

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Canada by Alexander Skowalsky from the Noun Project.