Joel Thomas Hynes

April 2017 Top 5 Reads in Atlantic Canada

April 2017 Top 5 Reads in Atlantic Canada

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NOVA SCOTIA 1. The Sea Was In Their Blood by Quentin Casey (Local Interest) 2. Promises To Keep by Genevieve Graham (Fiction) 3. I’m Not What I Seem by Charlie Rhindress (Local Interest) 4. Mary, Mary by Lesley Crewe (Fiction) 5. Anne Of Green Gables by LM Montgomery (Young Readers 9-12)       NEW BRUNSWICK 1. Eat Delicious by Dennis Prescott (Cooking) 2. Shadow Of…

The Bay Bulls Standoff Chris Ryan Flanker Press

Flanker Press Book Optioned by Toronto Production Company

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Flanker Press is pleased to announce that its books, The Bay Bulls Standoff by Chris Ryan (2014), has been optioned by Unstoppable Urges Productions in Toronto. On December 4, 2010, Leo Crockwell, fifty-five, an electrical technician and lifetime resident of Bay Bulls, barricaded himself in his mother’s house in Bay Bulls after an altercation with his sister involving a firearm. Chris “Dutch” Ryan, a friend and…

Winners of 2014 Heritage and History Book Awards announced

Winners of 2014 Heritage and History Book Awards announced

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Paul Bowdring and Jennifer Morgan each took home an Award on Tuesday night at the 2014 Heritage and History Book Awards Ceremony. Bowdring won the Fiction Award for The Stranger’s Gallery (Nimbus Publishing). Morgan won the Children’s/Young Adult Literature Award for Almost Home: The Sinking of the SS Caribou (Breakwater Books). Each award came with a $250 cash prize. Sponsored by the Historic Sites Association of…

2014 Heritage and History Book Awards shortlists announced 

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Short lists for the 2014 Heritage and History Book Awards were released today in St. John’s. The Heritage and History Book Awards are given to works that exemplify excellence in the interpretation of the history and heritage of Newfoundland and Labrador. Alternating between works of fiction and children’s/young adult literature in even years, and non-fiction and poetry in alternate years, the shortlists are selected from among…