March 2018

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, 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

Kobo’s Indie Store Sale (Part 2): Children and Teen Fiction Titles for Less than $5!

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

10 Great Books to Get Kids Reading Over March Break!

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

8 Inspirational Stories about Canadian Women for International Women’s Day

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:

Kobo’s Indie Store Sale (Part 1): Fiction Titles for Less than $5!

It’s nearly spring, which means it’s time to show everyone the best of independent Canadian publishing through Kobo’s Indie Store Sale! Don’t miss this chance to buy your next top-selling Nimbus ebook(s) for more than 50% off their original price(s)! Sale period ends March 14th, 2018. 1. A Bird on Every Tree by Carol Bruneau 2. After Many Years