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March 2017 Top 5 Reads from Atlantic Canada

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Check out the top 5 best-selling books at Chapters-Indigo in each Atlantic province.

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A look at the 2016 Atlantic Book Awards: Fiction

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Atlantic Book Awards gala, past year

Let’s dive back inside the pages of these award-nominated books, starting with some of the fiction titles.

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Celebrate all shades of the rainbow with 10 Atlantic Canadian queer books

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Queer writers have always written outside the margins. In honour of Pride festivals across the region from July 16 to August 22, spanning St. John’s to Moncton, Atlantic Books Today has complied a list of queer-friendly books and authors

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Dealing with Death

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The Birthday Lunch
by Joan Clark
$22.95, paperback, 260 pp
Knopf Canada, June 2015
Reviewed from an uncorrected poof

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A book launch like no other

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Beth Powning’s A Measure of Light inspires recreation of 17th Century Puritan New England in Sussex, N.B. For six months members of SLICE (Sussex Literary Initiative and Cultural Events) were dedicated to exceeding the fantastic event they organized to launch Beth Powning’s 2010 best-selling novel, The Sea Captain’s Wife. And on Friday they did just that by converting the Royal Canadian Legion into the mid-17th Century Massachusetts Bay Colony, the setting for Powning’s newest novel, A Measure of Light (Knopf Canada). Powning describes herself as a ‘secular Quaker’ who left Connecticut…

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Read Local 2015: My challenge to you

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Join Atlantic Books Today on a year of Atlantic Canadian reading

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Mining the past with Ann-Marie MacDonald

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Ann-Marie MacDonald’s latest novel revisits painful terrain to find forgiveness

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