THE LATEST NEWS FROM THE BOOKSHOP…
Day 11 is the award winning Town is by the Sea, by Joanne F. Schwatz! This beautiful and haunting story brings a piece of Canadian history to life. Beautiful illustrations by Sydney Smith show the striking contrast between the sparkling seaside and the darkness underground House of Anansi Press Do it in Wolfville
Our 10th book is Stories about Storytellers by Douglas Gibson! The perfect read for anyone who loves Canadian lit, Gibson’s own stories of his life as a publisher invite us into the world of Alice Munro, Alistair MacLeod, Pierre Trudeau, and more! From @ecwpress
POWER IS ON!!! Due to our power being out, we are delaying opening the shop today! Will let you know as soon as we have power again.
“The demise of paper has been predicted for some time now, but paper, it seems, may not be done with us. Paper defies history, in more ways than one. Its scars and creases may even hold a potential philosophy.”
Gold by George Elliot Clarke is our 9th book this month. A wonderful collection of beautiful poems published and printed locally by Gaspereau Press.
Our 8th book this month is A History of Nova Scotia in 50 Objects by Joan Dawson. A collection of items whose stories display the history of our province, Dawson has searched high and low to bring those stories to you.
Happy Friday! Today’s book is If I Had an Old House on the East Coast by @wanda_baxter, illustrated by @katfrickmiller! This lovely little book is filled with beautiful words and illustrations that get right to the heart of all of us who love the East Coast way of living. From @nimbuspub!
Day 6! When The Saints is a wonderful book by Sarah Mian about a family of outsiders trying to find redemption.
Book Advent Day 5! Today’s book is delicious: The first half focuses on imaginative ways of preserving, the second is filled with pairings of preserves and seasonal menus. Paul Virant’s workshop was very much in demand @ Devour The Food Film Fest! Great gift for the foodie on your list!
Book advent day three! Today’s book is a lovely children’s story about a mitten lost in the woods ❄️ With beautiful illustrations and a charming ending, it’s a guaranteed favourite for readers of all ages. By the way, we’ve got a lost mitten at the shop! Come by and claim it if it’s yours!
Day two reveals Richard Wagamese’s Embers: One Ojibway’s Meditations. Explore his curated list of meditations over the coming holidays.
Happy December! Every day this month we’ll be revealing one book from our advent calendar – we hope you’ll follow along! Today’s book is Historic House Names of Nova Scotia by Joseph Ballard from Nimbus Publishing and Vagrant Press. A fascinating walk through our province’s history, this book is full of facts and photos and is a perfect gift for the local history buff on your list!
Celebrate the new Viola Desmond $10 bill with this excellent book from @fernpub!
This afternoon we’re celebrating the Night of Lights and Tree Lighting with local author Jan L. Coates! Join us for stories, crafts, treats, and hot chocolate before making your way to the tree lighting! #doitinwolfville
Hope. Thanks to our friends over at Mabel Murple’s Book Shoppe & Dreamery for sharing this story…
We can’t wait for the Night of Lights! ✨ Local author Jan L. Coates will be visiting us to read holiday stories and share some fun crafts, and we’ll have hot chocolate and treats all afternoon! The fun starts at 2:30PM on Friday the 30th!
Lezlie Lowe’s talk with Christy Ann Conlin is starting soon! Come by for a discussion of all things private business, and to get a signed copy of Lezlie’s new book, No Place To Go.
Half an hour left of our magical signing with @sideshowami! ✨ Thank you to everyone who has come out so far, and thank you to @fraiscaterer for the treats!