Books

Former Nanaimo youth worker Ralph Frank has released his first children’s book about inappropriate touching, ‘Lady B Spots Trouble.’ (Photo courtesy Lucy Frank)

Former Nanaimo youth worker pens children’s book about inappropriate touching

Ralph Frank’s ‘Lady B Spots Trouble’ teaches children that it’s OK to say ‘no’

 

Campbell River author tries out new genre for upcoming trilogy

Kristin Butcher kept her book grounded in real world, with some fantastical elements

 

Vancouver Island Regional Library presents reading by Saskatchewan poet laureate

Bruce Rice will read from new book about a photographer who found posthumous success

 

Nanaimo-born author releasing novel about a strange illness in a small town

Penny Chamberlain to hold live-streamed reading of ‘Songs from a Small Town (in a Minor Key)’

Three Nanaimo-area writers up for CBC non-fiction prize

Sheila Brooke, Vicki McLeod and Rachael Preston make 35-person longlist

Loss of storage space leads to 25-cent bargains for Victoria comic book fans

Nostalgic customers take a trip back to their youth as downtown shop owner unloads boxes of comics

Stephenie Meyer says more ‘Twilight’ books are planned

Author’s long-awaited “Midnight Sun” sold more than 1 million copies in its first week

Nanaimo poet releases new books on nature and death

Ian Cognito presents solo book ‘Animusings’ and collaboration ‘Much Adieu About Nothing’

Author chronicles churches built by pioneers in the Salish Sea

B.C. author Liz Bryan preserving a little bit of pioneer history in her latest book

Book stores in Victoria notice uptick in sales for anti-racism titles

White Fragility, How to be an Antiracist are among the best selling titles

Nanaimo libraries beginning to allow book borrowing following COVID-19 closures

Nanaimo Harbourfront library branch open for ‘takeout’ service Tuesdays through Saturdays

JK Rowling publishes first chapters of new story online

Book will be a fairy tale for kids and benefit those particularly affected by the pandemic

‘Don’t expect justice or fairness’: B.C. author wins prize for book on sexism in military school

Kate Armstrong’s debut book The Stone Frigate has been shortlisted for a national writing award

Qualicum Beach author releases latest novel ‘No Right Thing’

Langston uses local backdrop as setting for 21st story for young adults

Nanaimo author highlights history-making Vancouver Island women in first book

Haley Healey presents ‘On Their Own Terms: True Stories of Trailblazing Women of Vancouver Island’

The capital seeks submissions for annual Victoria Book Prizes

City of Victoria Butler Book Prize, Children’s Book Prize each come with $5,000

Nanaimo author up for CBC Short Story Prize

Julia Jenkins makes award longlist for ‘I am Aani Littlecrab’

A traumatized RCMP officer tracks a serial killer in Nanaimo in new book

Island author John Dacombe releases ‘Unidentified Male: A Constable Amber Virtanen Mystery’

Vancouver Island little free libraries pulling books due to COVID-19

Some community book exchanges opt to temporarily close to reduce risk of coronavirus exposure