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Two Nimbus books in the running for Best of Halifax!

We’ve got two beautiful books in the running for The Coast’s Best of Halifax: The Honey Farm, a haunting literary thriller written by Harriet Alida Lye AND If I Had an Old House on the East Coast, a lovely, lyrical gift book written by Wanda Baxter, illustrated by Kat Frick Miller For us, it’s kind of like

Map of Nimbus Books!

Looking for a book that takes place in a certain location for your Natal Day reading? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! Check out this nifty map featuring our last few seasons with books located all across Atlantic Canada (and beyond!)

Pantry and Palate Shortlisted for Taste Canada Awards

Pantry and Palate: Remembering and Rediscovering Acadia Food by author Simon Thibault has just been shortlisted for the 2018 Taste Canada Awards under the Regional/Cultural Cookbooks division! This is an annual award that recognizes the best books written about food and beverages across Canada within categories such as health and special diet cookbooks, single-subject cookbooks, and general

Celebrating National Indigenous Day

June 21st is National Indigenous Day. To honour these rich legacies and stories, we have collected our top 8 titles to explore indigenous cultures and the deep-rooted history that has helped to build and shape of our nation and the communities we share. 1. L’Nu’k: The People by Theresa Meuse In L’Nu’k: The People, First Nations educator

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!