May 22, 2019 / Awards

There be Pirates! receives third award nomination

First it was the New Brunswick Book Award. Then it was the Hackmatack Children's Book Award. Now it's the Alberta-based Rocky Mountain Book Award. Joann Hamilton-Barry's There Be Pirates! has...
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May 14, 2019 / Awards

Nova Scotia Cookery, Then & Now up for an International Award

Nova Scotia Cookery - Then and Now, is a top three finalist in the Culinary History category at the Gourmand International Culinary Awards in Macao, China. This then-and-now cookbook pairs...
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May 2, 2019 / Awards

Nimbus Sets Awards Record!

    Nimbus Publishing and Vagrant Press received a record-setting 12 nominations at the 2019 Atlantic Book Awards shortlist announcement at Halifax City Hall this morning. The previous record was...
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April 22, 2019 / Interviews

New Podcast for Book Lovers!

 On Tuesday, April 23, Nimbus Publishing is launching an exciting new podcast for book lovers. Book Me! with Costas Halavrezos will focus on entertaining and illuminating interviews with the Atlantic Canadians...
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April 10, 2019 / Industry Events

Our Visit to Italy for the Bologna Children’s Book Fair

You’d be hard-pressed to find a book lover who wouldn’t enjoy a trip to Italy in the springtime for a gigantic book fair. So, as you can probably guess, it...
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March 29, 2019 / Awards

Five Nimbus Titles on the 2019-2020 Hackmatack Shortlist

Congratulations to Sarah Sawler (Be Prepared! and 100 Things You Don't Know About Atlantic Canada), Frankie MacDonald (Be Prepared!), Joann Hamilton-Barry (There Be Pirates!), Allison Lawlor (Broken Pieces), and Jacqueline...
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March 19, 2019 / Awards

There Be Pirates! up for a New Brunswick Book Award

Joann Hamilton-Barry's There Be Pirates! is a finalist for the 2019 Alice Kitts Memorial Award for Excellence in Children's Writing. The book is an accessible, full-colour history of East Coast piracy....
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February 13, 2019 / Book Lists

Our Maud Lewis Collection

Nova Scotia Heritage Day is a great way to honour historical figures and events of days gone by. We were very happy to learn that the incomparable Maud Lewis would...
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February 12, 2019 / Book Lists

6 Books to Get You in the Mood (Or Get You Through) Valentine’s Day

We hope all of you have a great Valentine's Day with your loved ones! In celebration of the day of love, we have a few picks of books to get...
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February 6, 2019 / Awards

Catching the Light Longlisted for the Winterset Award

Catching the Light by Susan Sinnott is among the six titles on the Winterset award long list. The novel uses gorgeous language and a strong sense of place to explore the...
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