In the Spirit: Reflections on Everyday Grace by Monica Graham

In the Spirit: Reflections on Everyday Grace by Monica Graham Wow! As someone who has questioned and struggled with the idea of organized religion I was eager to read through the pages of River John’s own Monica Graham’s essays. Not familiar with her time as a religious columnist I was pleasantly surprised at the well...

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Heavenly Eyes: Asking Ourselves the Tough Questions and Finding Hope in the Answers

New local memoir by hard-working and multi-talented barber Alex MacInnis, Heavenly Eyes packs wisdom and insight into a small package. Nervous about sharing his experience and claiming not to be a writer, I was impressed with his honesty, bravery and writing ability as seen in this book. Only taking me a few hours to read...

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Excitement all around

Local author Sheree Fitch is back in the chill of Nova Scotia winter after a recent trip to Cuba for the Havanna International Book Fair. Fitch was contacted by the Canadian Embassy to attend the book fair that chose Canada’s 150th birthday to feature Canadian writers at the event that sees tens of thousands of...

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Book launch at McCulloch House

The Yellow Gold is Black is one man’s story and personal sacrifice juggling a career out West and family back East, during what could be considered the largest outmigration of people from the Maritime Provinces since World War II. The McCulloch House Museum & Genealogy Centre is hosting the book launch of “The Yellow Gold...

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Dream come true

A 19-year-old girl once set foot in a children’s bookshop. She was bewitched by what she saw and from then on, owning a book store was the dream she held close as she progressed through her life, eventually getting a degree in children’s literature and becoming a writer. Years later, that girl’s dream is coming...

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First-time author uses incredible experience to write book

First-time author Alex MacInnis will be launching his book on Wednesday, June 22 at the Sister Catherine Steele Centre in Lourdes. Titled Heavenly Eyes: Asking Ourselves the Tough Questions and Finding Hope in the Answers, the book is effectively the story of MacInnis’ life but it’s also the story of something much larger. It is...

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