Book Lists

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

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!

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

10 African Heritage Books from Atlantic Canada

February is African Heritage Month and Atlantic Canada has been home to influential African Canadians for more than 400 years. To honour these rich legacies and stories, we have collected our top 10 titles to showcase the culture and deep-rooted history that has helped to build and shape our Atlantic history and the communities we share. 1. Black Battalion 1916-1920:

8 Dog-Themed Picture Books for Chinese New Year 2018

It’s time to ring in Chinese New Year! As we enter the Year of the Dog, celebrate with these 8 picture books showcasing man’s best friend. 1. A Breed Apart The Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever is Canada’s first and only true Canadian bred dog. For almost two hundred years the dog was unknown outside

Quill & Quire’s Book of the Year 2017

Quill & Quire has announced Simon Thibault‘s Pantry and Palate: Remembering and Rediscovering Acadian Food as one of 2017’s Book of the Year! ‘Thibault’s deep yet heartfelt investigation of the cuisine is a standout among Canadian cookbooks published this year.’ Quill & Quire, December issue, 2017  

Great Canadian Reading List

CBC Books just published The Great Canadian Reading List: 150 books to read for Canada 150, and listed at number 13 is Maple Murple by Sheree Fitch, recommended by Saint John Information Morning host Hance Colburne.