Buying local means reading local too

Buying local means reading local too

Trying to decide which Atlantic Summer Reading Guide book to try next? Our publicist Kathy Chapman wrote an article for the Chronicle Herald Community newspapers highlighting fiction and non-fiction picks, as well as several books for young readers eager to curl up outside with a captivating read. Click here or on the image to read the article.

Beware the Gales of August covers

Beware the gales of August

Three books explore Atlantic Canada’s epic battles with the elements Literature, like all art, is subject to that mysterious tide of interest we label Zeitgeist. This season has brought the publication of three non-fiction books that, in different ways, explore the devastating storms that rocked fishing communities in Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, and New England in the late 1920s: The August Gales: The Tragic Loss of Fishing…

Beware the Gales of August covers

Beware the gales of August

Three books explore Atlantic Canada’s epic battles with the elements Literature, like all art, is subject to that mysterious tide of interest we label Zeitgeist. This season has brought the publication of three non-fiction books that, in different ways, explore the devastating storms that rocked fishing communities in Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, and New England in the late 1920s: The August Gales: The Tragic Loss of Fishing…

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CBC Radio and the Halifax Public Library suggest Maritime reads for the summer

It feels like Atlantic Canadian books are everywhere these days, and that’s just how we like it here at Atlantic Books Today! Yesterday CBC Radio’s Maritime Noon dedicated a segment to books by Maritime authors written in and about our unique region. The show featured Halifax Public Library staff members Joanne McCarthy O’Leary and Kristina Parlee recommending Atlantic themed summer reads, as well as readers from…

person on stairs at library

CBC Radio and the Halifax Public Library suggest Maritime reads for the summer

It feels like Atlantic Canadian books are everywhere these days, and that’s just how we like it here at Atlantic Books Today! Yesterday CBC Radio’s Maritime Noon dedicated a segment to books by Maritime authors written in and about our unique region. The show featured Halifax Public Library staff members Joanne McCarthy O’Leary and Kristina Parlee recommending Atlantic themed summer reads, as well as readers from…

Andrew Steeves takes home 5 design awards for Gaspereau Press

Andrew Steeves takes home 5 design awards for Gaspereau Press

Each year the Alcuin Society turns an old phrase on its head, judging books solely by their covers for the annual Excellence in Book Design in Canada competition. This year the society recognized 37 winning titles from 232 entries, from eight provinces and 107 publishers. Among the winners was Gaspereau Press‘s own co-publisher, co-founder and designer Andrew Steeves with 5 prizes. In the poetry category, Steeves…

Andrew Steeves takes home 5 design awards for Gaspereau Press

Andrew Steeves takes home 5 design awards for Gaspereau Press

Each year the Alcuin Society turns an old phrase on its head, judging books solely by their covers for the annual Excellence in Book Design in Canada competition. This year the society recognized 37 winning titles from 232 entries, from eight provinces and 107 publishers. Among the winners was Gaspereau Press‘s own co-publisher, co-founder and designer Andrew Steeves with 5 prizes. In the poetry category, Steeves…