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Books for World Ocean Day

Today is World Ocean Day and we’re taking time to show some love and respect for the amazing things the ocean has provided and continues to offer! From beautiful shorelines and various food sources to hosting the phytoplankton that give us the majority of our oxygen, we’d be nothing without our oceans! So join us

Second Annual Nimbus Warehouse Party

Nimbus celebrated its 40th anniversary with our second annual warehouse party on Wednesday, May 10th.  Musician David Myles played an amazing set — his new children’s book, Santa Never Brings Me a Banjo, will be out in September. The event took place during Eastbound, a conference highlighting east coast books and publishers. Librarians from across the country joined

Mental Health Awareness Week Reads

The Canadian Mental Health Association’s 67th annual Mental Health Awareness week is from May seventh until the thirteenth. It’s a national public education campaign designed to help open the eyes of Canadians to the reality of mental illness and we’re here to encourage the discourse around mental health. To kick-start the conversation, here are some

Books for Earth Day

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,

106th Anniversary of the Titanic’s Sinking

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

Honey Farm Film/TV Rights Sold!

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!

Atlantic Book Awards Shortlist

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.

8 Children’s Books in Both French and English

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!

“Maudie” Wins Multiple Awards at 2018 Canadian Screen Awards

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

Nimbus Audio

We’re very excited to announce our new series of Atlantic Canadian audiobooks, now available through a variety of avenues including: Overdrive,, 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