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Ghost Stories and Legends of Prince Edward Island

Ghost Stories and Legends of Prince Edward Island
Julie V. Watson
Photography John C. Watson

Second Edition

Julie V. Watson has published a second edition of Ghost Stories and Legends of Prince Edward Island (Dundurn) with photography by John C. Watson.

Swathed in mist, surrounded by the secretive sea, wind wailing like the lost souls of sailors around its shores, Prince Edward Island is the ideal setting for the strange and incredible even the
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And The Devil Will Laugh

And The Devil Will Laugh
Mima (aka Michelle M. Arsenault)

Canadian author Mima (Michelle M. Arsenault) has published her tenth book. And The Devil Will Laugh is be the fifth book in the criminal-suspense Hernandez series.

Jorge Hernandez is a driven man. What he sets his mind on he goes after relentlessly, and doesn’t care if he leaves his adversaries in body bags or covered in pools of blood. He’s ruthless and determined
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Bookmark readings

Bookmark readings
Celebrities and authors in Charlottetown

Charlottetown’s independent bookstore, Bookmark has announced three events for November.

On November 7 at 7:30 pm comedian and Montreal Canadiens superfan Jay Baruchel will be promoting his new book, Born Into It—A Fan’s Life. It’s no secret that Jay Baruchel is a die-hard fan of the Montreal Canadiens. He talks about the team at every opportunity, wears
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A gift of Island poetry: Chris Bailey

Curated by Deirdre Kessler

Things My Buddy Said

Oh, brother, growing up I’d get into trouble
like you wouldn’t believe. Like you never seen.
One time I got out of the car. I was 15, 16

and I was with my father. It was hot, man.
A hot summer. We were at the grocery store,
in the parking lot and this guy cut us off

and I went over and hauled him out and just
hammered him. Got back in the car and my
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Moira Ashe: Kindred Spirits

Moira Ashe: Kindred Spirits
Brendon Bertram

You’re never too young to chase your dreams. And award-winning PEI author Brendon Bertram knows this first-hand. His first novel, Moira Ashe: Enemy Within, released earlier this year, debuted to considerable praise winning Bronze in both the Paranormal and Fantasy/Historical categories of the Global eBook Awards. It was described as “captivating…with plenty of attention stealing
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Memoirs of a Boy from PEI, Born in ’38

Memoirs of a Boy from PEI, Born in ’38
Gene Rogerson

Memoirs of a Boy from PEI, Born in ’38, by Gene Rogerson, charts the journeys of a boy from a PEI village, his ventures across this great land, and back again.

Growing up in Crapaud in the forties, the author spent his days fishing, skating on ponds, floating ice cakes, playing hooky from school to go hunting, and getting into mischief. The son of a butter maker, he seemed destined
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Ripples of War—Lloyd's Story

Ripples of War—Lloyd's Story
John Wonnacott

Author John Wonnacott, born and raised in Charlottetown, has released his new book Ripples of War—Lloyd’s Story, a work of historical fiction that tells the true story of a Charlottetown youth who entered the First World War as a 17-year-old gunner in 1915.

Lloyd recalls his boyhood on the Island with idyllic days of trout fishing, swimming and falling in love. He relates his
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Windows to the Past

Windows to the Past
Jackie Trimper

Creating Sea Glass Mosaic Art

Windows to the Past—Creating Sea Glass Mosaic Art is written by Jackie Trimper, author and sea glass artist. Cover photo is by Aggie Gaudet, a Prince Edward Island photographer. This is a self-published coffee table book featuring many photos of sea glass art created by Jackie Trimper. As well, you will find the step by step process Jackie utilizes in
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A World of Islands

The Routledge International Handbook of Island Studies:

Editor Godfrey Baldacchino

Godfrey Baldacchino’s latest edited collection, The Routledge International Handbook of Island Studies: A World of Islands, is now on sale in the UPEI Bookstore in Charlottetown.

Featuring 21 chapters from eminent scholars in the Island Studies field, the 460-page book is a must-have for anyone interested in the
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Epiphany on Route 70

Epiphany on Route 70
Leon Berrouard

Rose Valley poet Leon Berrouard’s newly-published book Epiphany on Route 70 (Red Wheelbarrow Press) isn’t easy to categorize. For example, the opening piece begins as a memoir, which morphs into a short story and then back to memoir.

As a young man the author hitchhiked thousands of miles around the US with an adventurous friend. Years later when that friend was shot and killed in
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