April 20, 2018
This Earth Day on April 22nd, consider reading the works of two of our authors, Jamie Simpson and Peggy Kochanoff! Their books cover important topics to have knowledge in such as conservation, sustainability, and activities in nature. Both of them have books coming to bookstores in the next few weeks, so remember to get a copy and get outdoors! Jamie Simpson is a forester, lawyer,
April 13, 2018
Here are six books that tell the story of those who were on board the Titanic exactly 106 years ago. 1. Children of the Titanic by Christine Welldon On April 10, 1912, the Titanic departed Southampton, England, carrying 2,240 passengers, 109 of them children. Introducing young readers to the ship that couldn’t sink, Children of the Titanic follows
April 5, 2018
We’re very excited to announce that the film and TV rights to Harriet Alida Lye’s debut novel, The Honey Farm, have been sold to Sonya Di Rienzo and Aeschylus Poulos of Toronto-based production company Hawkeye Pictures! Congratulations Harriet!
March 29, 2018
A big congratulations to all of the authors shortlisted for the Atlantic Book Awards! Special kudos to five Nimbus authors who made the list: Quentin Casey, Carol Bruneau, Brian Douglas Tennyson, Angela K. Doak, and Sheree Fitch.
March 20, 2018
Every year on March 20, Francophones and Francophiles around the world celebrate the International Day of La Francophonie by taking part in various events highlighting the diversity and richness of the French language and Francophone culture. With such a huge Acadian population, it’s no surprise that Nova Scotia hosts a huge array of French books!
March 16, 2018
Congratulations to the film “Maudie” for topping several categories in the 2018 Canadian Screen Awards last Sunday, including Best Motion Picture as well as Best Actress Award for Sally Hawkins’s portrayal of Maud Lewis. “Maudie” is a biographical film about Nova Scotia’s celebrated folk artist Maud Lewis, who despite having had a difficult life, brought joy to the world
March 14, 2018
We’re very excited to announce our new series of Atlantic Canadian audiobooks, now available through a variety of avenues including: Overdrive, Audiobooks.com, Kobo, Hoopla, and Findaway! Audible will carry them very soon, too! We’ve opted to bring a limited number of books into audio form in order to make things more accessible to those book-lovers
March 12, 2018
Last week we showcased our adult fiction titles in Kobo’s Indie Store Sale, so this week we present you our children and teen titles on sale for only $3.99 and up! Now is the time to get your March Break read early, and save! Sale period ends March 14th, 2018. 1. A Blinding Light by Julie Lawson 2. Black
March 12, 2018
Get kids excited about reading by giving them what they want to read! Join us in celebrating local authors and illustrators during March Break with this collection of children’s books from beloved authors like Sheree Fitch, George Elliott Clarke, Jennifer McGrath, and lots more! 1. The Snow Knows In this deceptively simple children’s picture book, a pair
March 8, 2018
This International Women’s Day, we would like to take the opportunity and highlight eight biographies/memoirs of interesting women who have lived in various parts of the Maritimes. Each of the books share stories of courage, perseverance, and influence that we can all learn from and be inspired by. Happy International Women’s Day to everyone, from Nimbus! 1. Mona Parsons: