Tag: book

UPEI Alum’s first novel

Olivia Robinson set to publish with Breakwater Books

Olivia Robinson’s first novel, The Blue Moth Motel, has been accepted for publication by Breakwater Books. Set mostly on PEI, Robinson’s novel is ...

Book release: The Flyaway Kite

Megan Aho | Illustrated by Vivian Aho

Summerside artist Vivian Aho and her daughter, author Megan Aho, published the children’s book The Flyaway Kite in February. The story follows the ...

Book release: RED: The Island Storybook

Volume 25

RED: The Island Storybook will be turning 25 (in volumes) in March. When they started out, a little over ten years ago, they had no idea where the RE...

Book release: Mystery at Ben’s Lake

Anne Hotchkis

Released on January 22, Mystery at Ben’s Lake is the fourth book in the Camden Mystery Club series by author Anne Hotchkis. Trish and the club memb...

Book release: (h)in(d)sight 2020

Julie Bull

Julie Bull’s debut poetry book, (h)in(d)sight 2020, the first in the Spir(itu)al Connection Collection, was published in December 2020 and launched ...

Book release: Morning Bafflement and Timeless Puzzlement

By J. J. Steinfeld

Award-winning fiction writer, playwright, and poet J. J. Steinfeld’s twenty-first book and sixth poetry collection, Morning Bafflement and Timeless ...

Book release: Puggy Joe’s Christmas Stocking

By Katherine MacCallum

Author Katherine MacCallum recently published her book, Puggy Joe’s Christmas Stocking. The Christmas childrens’ book is illustrated by Bobby Mac...

Book release: Jaya’s Magic Wheelchair

Marlene Bryenton | Illustrator Leanne Bowlan

Author Marlene Bryenton recently published her second children’s storybook, Jaya’s Magic Wheelchair. The book is about empathy, inclusion, awaren...

Book release: Here and There

By Roderick MacDonald

Roderick MacDonald will launch Here and There, his new collection of poetry, at the Morell Fire Hall December 5 at 2 pm. Inspired by the places, peop...

Book release: Twitch, the Dog who Loved Carrots

By Margaret A. Westlie | Illustrated by Terry D. Betts

Selkirk Stories Publishing has released a new children’s picture book, Twitch, the Dog who Loved Carrots, a collaboration between PEI author Margare...

Book relesase: GIFt Horse: Episode III—Revenge of the GIFt

By PEI GIFted Genre Writing Group

The Island’s weirdest genre writers are back with GIFt Horse: Episode III—Revenge of the GIFt, the third short story anthology from the PEI GIFted...

Book relesase: Mysie

By Norbert Stewart

At the age of eight, Marjorie “Mysie” MacDonald, with her parents and five siblings, arrived at Scotch Settlement, New Brunswick on November 25, 1...

Book release: A Girl, Her Mother, and The Forest: A Love Story

By Virginia McGowan

Author Virginia (Ginny) McGowan launched her first children’s book, A Girl, Her Mother, and The Forest: A Love Story, in November. In this melodic ...

Mayoff novel now an ebook

Steven Mayoff’s first novel Our Lady of Steerage, published in 2015 by the late James Munves (Bunim & Bannigan), is now available as an ebook th...

Book release: The Island Magazine

Issue 87

The latest edition of The Island Magazine commemorates 300 years of French history on PEI and covers three centuries of Francophone life in the provin...

Book release: The Lamonts of Lyndale

by Harold S. MacLeod

Independent PEI publishing house Selkirk Stories has published a new edition of The Lamonts of Lyndale by the late Harold S. MacLeod (1927-2014). It w...

Book release: Poison in the Porridge

by David Weale

David Weale will release his memoir Poison in the Porridge, a story about how wonderful and dangerous it is to be a child, this November. “The verd...

Book release: An Introduction to Island Studies

by James E. Randall

A new book by UPEI professor Dr. James Randall offers up island studies as a tool to understand our own world of islands. An Introduction to Island St...

Book release: Unidentified man at left of photo

by Jeff Bursey

Jeff Bursey’s latest exploratory novel is a sharp satire set in Atlantic Canada’s seemingly bucolic province, Prince Edward Island. Unidentified ...

Book release: RED: The Island Story Book Volume #24

It’s been a bumpy road through 2020 thus far but the folks at RED: The Island Storybook promise “We’ll get through this with strength and love, ...

Book release: Ben of the Island: Iceboats and Phantom Ship

By Terrilyn Kerr | llustrated by Nancy Perkins

The year is 1885. Ben is now five years old and living at the Wood Islands lighthouse on the Northumberland Strait. He is well known as a local hero b...

Book release: Broken Crayons

By Patsy Dingwell | Illustrated by Marla Lesage

Island author Patsy Dingwell has released her first book, Broken Crayons. When Ms. Gillis, a preservice teacher on PEI, decides to complete her Inter...

Book release: Mi’kmaq Campfire Stories of Prince Edward Island

by Julie Pellissier-Lush | Illustrated by Laurie Martin

The Mi’kmaq People have been here since the ice began to melt over this great land. They learned the medicines in nature to keep them healthy and th...

Book release: Home Is Where the Water Is

by Dr. Hung-Min Chiang

Home Is Where the Water Is, a memoir by retired UPEI professor Dr. Hung-Min Chiang has recently been published by Island Studies Press. Born and rais...

Book Release: The Biscuit Bible

Types, Tips, Tested Recipes, and Tales

Full of interesting facts, historical information and stories about biscuits, Dolores Griffin’s The Biscuit Bible is everything you ever wanted to k...

New children’s books

John Flood’s Penumbra Press Charlottetown/Newscastle recently published two children’s books. Do I Have to Go to Sleep? written by Carole Giangran...

Logjams and Widow–Makers: Prince Edward Islanders in the Maine Woods

by J. Clinton Morrison

A flood of immigrants had entered Canada between 1760–1860. By the mid-19th century the Island was settled and immigration had practically ceased. B...

A House in Memory: Last Poems

by David Helwig

A House in Memory: Last Poems, a collection of unpublished poems by the late poet and novelist David Helwig (1938–2018), was released in July. The b...

Marion Bruce shortlisted

Book by Island author is one of three for historical writing

PEI writer Marian Bruce has been shortlisted for a 2020 Atlantic Book Award for her book Listening for the Dead Bells. Published by Island Studies Pre...

Safia’s Secret

Asifa Rahman | Illustrated by Duncan Brooks

Inspired by her daughter Gina, Asifa Rahman’s illustrated children’s book Safia’s Secret is about a young Indian girl who secretly wishes she wa...

Camden Mystery Club Trilogy

Anne Hotchkis

Camden Mystery Club Trilogy by Anne Hotchkis is a collection of three young adult mystery books in one: Code Blue at the QEH, Cari Complex Convict and...

Wingin’ It

Kathy Birt

Kathy Birt’s cookbook, aptly titled Wingin’ It, “took five years of tasting and testing wings recipes.” The idea came to Birt in 2015 when her...

Contact! Unload: Military Veterans, Trauma, and Research-Based Theatre

George Belliveau and Graham W. Lea with Marv Westwood

Contact! Unload: Military Veterans, Trauma, and Research-Based Theatre explores an arts-based therapeutic approach to mental health care, bringing to ...

From the Lens of my Camera: This and That and a Big Black Cat

Andrew Simpson and Jean Simpson

From the Lens of my Camera: This and That and a Big Black Cat is an e-book devoted to photography and memories of Andrew and Jean Simpson’s time spe...

She Was His Angel

Mima

Mima recently published her 13th book (9th in the Hernandez series) titled, She Was His Angel. Jorge Hernandez, a former Mexican narco transitions in...

Local Author Wins International and National Awards

Last spring, Local author Virginia McGowan PhD's book Harness the Power of Mentoring: How to Find and Work with the Right Mentor—A Guide for the So...

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