“Breathlessmuse” credits the book with inspiring her to keep a diary, “which in turn taught me habit and discipline — priceless! “They’ve tapped into something that goes on in our stores all the time,” says Deirdre Horgan of Indigo Books.
Maple Match makes it easy for American singles to find the ideal Canadian partner to save them from the unfahtomable horror of the Trump presidency. Dating site Alikewise.com, geared to connecting book lovers according to their particular tastes in reading material, has recently entered the online match-up market.(There’s even a dating site for Star Trek fans.)For passionate readers, a shared interest in literature is as key to their hunt for a mate as looks and location.“Readers are romantic by nature,” says Matt Sherman, who created the site with friend Matt Masina.“Readers like fantasy, the idea of being taken away. , but out there in the real world, it can oftentimes be difficult to find someone who’s even stepped foot in a bookstore,” the website reads. Sherman handles the techy part while Masina is responsible for marketing.Sherman has a profile on Alikewise, but out of principle does not date customers.