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Fionn MacCool and the Salmon of Knowledge
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,410. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2018 by Bradan Press. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Country & Ethnic, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
This is the story of the great Gaelic hero Fionn MacCool and why he sucks his thumb. The traditional tale is retold as a read-aloud action story. It introduces children to Scottish Gaelic vocabulary words, storytelling, and the Gaelic oral tradition of Nova Scotia,
The Coldest December- a Short Story Collection to Remember the Halifax Explosion
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,350. Language: Canadian English. Published: December 12, 2017 by Quarter Castle Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Historical » Canada
On December 6, 2017, Nova Scotia will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Halifax Explosion. More than 2,000 people were killed and another 9,000 were injured from the largest man-made explosion of its time. To pay tribute to the victims, survivors and heroes who emerged from the disaster, Quarter Castle Publishing gathered a collection of fictional short stories connected to the Explosion.
Ràithean airson Sireadh / Seasons for Seeking: Dàin Rumi airson a’ Mhìosachain Ghàidhealaich an Albainn Nuaidh / Poems of Rumi for the Gaelic Cultural Calendar in Nova Scotia
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 11,910. Language: Scottish Gaelic. Published: November 10, 2017 by Bradan Press. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry, Fiction » Inspirational
Lewis MacKinnon’s fourth Scottish Gaelic poetry collection features translations of the Rumi interpretations of poet Coleman Barks alongside MacKinnon’s own original poems. The poems in the collection are grouped thematically in sections corresponding to days that are celebrated in the Gaelic cultural calendar year in Nova Scotia.
Scintillating Scarecrows
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,530. Language: Canadian English. Published: October 24, 2017 by 4 Paws Games and Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Katherine not only shares pictures of many scarecrows, but entices you with the interesting history of them as well. From the Egyptians to farmers, “The Wizard of Oz” to horror movies, scarecrows are a fascinating part of our past and present. Take a journey through time, learning about how scarecrows came to be, while enjoying pictures of now.
The Grasping Root
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 86,680. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Book 2 of Remnants opens with the MacLeans recovering from Gillan's death and working to become part of the community in the Nova Scotia wilderness. Muirne is moving toward marriage but confronted with a series of obstacles to the union, Neil works to win justice for their father's death but secretly feels lost, and all five of them suffer from the expulsion from Scotland in their different ways.
Annapolis Valley Bound
Series: Nova Scotia by Chance, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,160. Language: Canadian English. Published: October 13, 2017 by 4 Paws Games and Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Christian » Historical
In this story, the Stewarts settle into the community and Merry gives birth to their child. It is not long after that many from Ireland start travelling over, while bringing typhus along with them. Follow them as they look for new land and a new home, having to leave much that they love behind again. Once more, Joan Newcomb shares her family tales passed down to her in book 2 of the series.
Big Stuff in the Maritimes, Book # 1
Series: Big Stuff in the Maritimes. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,480. Language: Canadian English. Published: April 4, 2017 by 4 Paws Games and Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Dotting the landscape of Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia is wonderful folk-art statues. These statues are often symbolic of what the areas are famous for. Katherine E. Tapley-Milton stunning photos bring the areas to life as she details information regarding the areas and their "big stuff."
Seaside Glitter
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 117,770. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel
A young family is devastated and left reeling by the loss of their grandparents and parents in a tragic accident. Exploration of Grandfather Ramsay’s attic uncovers the 1796 diary of Grace Ramsay. The handwritten pages offer a fantastic tale of ghosts, lost treasure, and family connections that have long been lost.
Big Stuff in the Maritimes, Book # 2
Series: Big Stuff in the Maritimes. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,410. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 20, 2017 by 4 Paws Games and Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Dotting the landscape of Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia is wonderful folk-art statues. These statues are often symbolic of what the areas are famous for. Katherine E. Tapley-Milton stunning photos bring the areas to life as she details information regarding the areas and their "big stuff."
The Loyalist
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,520. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
Michael is a very old man in Ship Harbour, Nova Scotia when he meets young Sarah Lawrence. Their relationship opens long-repressed memories of his Loyalist past during the American Revolution in South Carolina. Then the memories take him even further back to the Old Country and the dark secret of a tragedy he has never confided to anyone.