Book Lists

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

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

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