July 2017

Interview: Carolyn Strom Collins (After Many Years)

Find out more about the editor of After Many Years Carolyn Strom Collins and her research into L.M.Montgomery’s (Anne of Green Gables) work through her interview with CBC Mainstreet PEI and The Guardian (Charlottetown, PEI). Chronicle Herald book feature (June 30, 2017) described the book as: ‘Those rare stories form a collection that dedicated Montgomery fans can dig into, with writings

Interview: Donald Savoie (Looking For Bootstraps)

Canada Research Chair in public administration and governance Donald Savoie returns with a new book Looking For Bootstraps, which describes the economic challenges facing the Maritime provinces. Listen to his radio interviews with CBC Information Morning through the links below: Saint John Moncton Fredericton His (Savoie’s) latest book, Looking For Bootstraps, gives a brief, but comprehensive overview of the

Book Reviews from Canadian Teacher Magazine

Two of our Nimbus titles were reviewed by the Canadian Teacher Magazine as great potential classroom books! Read their reviews below and follow the links to see more of their descriptions. Harbour Seal in Halifax by Doretta Groenendyk The story uses simple words and clear descriptors of the seal, the night, people and Halifax, making

Interview: Simon Thibault (Pantry and Palate)

Cookbook author Simon Thibault discusses the history of Acadian family cuisine behind his newest book Pantry and Palate in a video interview with Chatelaine, and further revealed his inspirations of writing Pantry and Palate in an interview with CBC Moncton here. Pantry and Palate is more than a cookbook. It’s a story. A story thoughtfully told through prose and recipes …

Book Review: The Land Beyond the Wall

Quill & Quire included a brief background of author Veronika Martenova and a book review of her new children’s book The Land Beyond the Wall in their July issue. “The Land Beyond the Wall is something different: a very personal, fairy-tale tinged story based in part on the author’s own experience of coming to Canada as a teen.” Atlantic Books Today,

Canada’s History Summer Reads

The following titles have been featured in the Canada’s History Summer 2017 Reading Guide: Canada – 150 Panoramas by George Fischer Aftershock by Janet Maybee Last Canadian Knight by Gordon Pitts Tale of Two Countries by Richard Saillant Not My Party by Tom McMillan Sea Was in Their Blood by Quentin Casey Sable Island in Black and White

BookExpo and BookCon 2017

This weekend Nimbus attended BookExpo America and BookCon in New York City from May 30 – June 4 at the Javits Centre. These are large annual events for book lovers looking for great deals and big name authors! Nimbus authors Simon Thibault (Pantry and Palate), Quentin Casey (Sea Was in Their Blood), Carol Bruneau (Bird on