CBA LIBRIS BOOKSELLER OF THE YEAR - 2012
The Al Purdy A-Frame Association has issued a call for applications from poets and writers at all stages of their careers who wish to take a residency at Al Purdy’s legendary A-Frame in Ameliasburgh, Prince Edward County. Residencies may be for a period of one to three months between April 1st and November 30th of 2014. Travel expenses and a monthly honorarium will be paid. Follow the link for more details.
The Arthur Ellis Awards honour excellence in CRIME WRITING, and are not restricted to mystery writing. The categoryincludes more than the traditional whodunit. The genre encompasses detective, espionage, mystery, suspense, thriller and the aforementioned crime writing. Fictional or non-fictional accounts are considered.
Here is a link to this years finalists.
In the style of the Time Traveller’s Wife – An unbelievable but convincingly told tale.
Mill St. Books, Almont
In the waning months of World War II, young Evelyn Roe’s life is transformed when she finds what she takes to be a badly burned soldier, all but completely buried in the heavy red-clay soil on her family’s farm in North Carolina. When Evelyn rescues the stranger, it quickly becomes clear he is not a simple man. As innocent as a newborn, he recovers at an unnatural speed, and then begins to change—first into Evelyn’s mirror image, and then into her complement, a man she comes to know as Adam.
Evelyn and Adam fall in love, sharing a connection that reaches to the essence of Evelyn’s being. But the small town where they live is not ready to accept the likes of Adam, and his unusual origin becomes the secret at the center of their seemingly normal marriage.
Adam proves gifted with horses, and together he and Evelyn establish a horse-training business. They raise five daughters, each of whom possesses something Continue reading
Just confirmed that Joseph Boyden, author of Three Day Road and Through Black Spruce will be in Uxbridge on November 1st, the day after his October 31st birthday!
We can’t wait to read his new book, The Orenda, and you can whet your appetite with an excerpt that has been published on the Hamish Hamilton website. Check it out here.
Blue Heron is:
Shelley Macbeth at Blue Heron Books in Uxbridge is one of the most knowledgeable and passionate booksellers I’ve had the honour of meeting. They planned an author talk and book signing and it was one of the most successful events I have ever done. And I’ve done over 300 events! A truly amazing bookstore. —