Category Archives: Book signing

Between the Pages Scotiabank Giller Prize Event

It was a fantastic evening with Rachel Cusk, Ed O’Loughlin, Michael Redhill, Eden Robinson and Michelle Williams at the Scotiabank Between the Pages Giller Prize event.  Koerner Hall was packed with book lovers, anxious to hear about the novels and … Continue reading

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83. Beneath the Wake (Ross Pennie)

Have you ever thought about what happens when people die on a cruise ship?  Would you have considered that cruise ships are equipped with morgues?  Would you think that there is the possibility of a burial at sea?  Death on … Continue reading

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Michael Kaan: Author Event

Different Drummer books in collaboration with East Plains Church, in Burlington, hosted a trio of authors on May 2nd including Michael Kaan, Jennifer Robson and Jamie Tennant.  I have been tardy in posting this review but am looking forward to … Continue reading

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Jennifer Robson: Author Event

It was inspiring to meet Jennifer Robson, in Burlington, on May 2nd.  She spoke of her latest novel, Goodnight from London at an event promoted by A Different Drummer Books as a fundraiser for a local church.  As a fan of … Continue reading

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Katherena Vermette (FOLD Festival)

The Break was the one book that I think all Canadians should read (yet unfortunately, the sheer power of this book led it to being voted off first in the 2017 Canada Reads Debates).  It is not only artfully written … Continue reading

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Jamie Tennant: Author Event

Different Drummer books in collaboration with East Plains Church, in Burlington, hosted a trio of authors on Tuesday evening.  Many eager readers enjoyed the presentations of three authors with diverse books.  Jamie Tennant, author of The Captain of Kinnoull Hill, … Continue reading

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28. Fifteen Dogs (Andre Alexis)

Fifteen Dogs has been a prolific winner, taking home the prize for the 2017 Canada Reads, the 2015 Giller Prize and the 2015 Rogers Trust Award.  After enjoying the final debate of Canada Reads and meeting Andre Alexis, I decided to … Continue reading

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Emily Schultz: Grimsby Author Series

The crowd in Grimsby was treated to a conversation with Emily Schultz and enables to purchase Men Walking on Water the day before it was released.  I had previously been thrilled to win a copy of this substantial tome from … Continue reading

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Lynne Kutsukake: Grimsby Author Series

It is hard to believe that the 2016-17 season of the Grimsby Author Series is over!  The season has been full of amazing authors, great reading and wonderful introductions, not to mention the wine and snacks.  It is certainly worth … Continue reading

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Charlie Lovett: The Moveable Feast Event

“The epigram sums up what the book is about, to save and preserve the past” The weather was a bit cool but we enjoyed the Southern hospitality during our March Break trip to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.  The kids still had fun … Continue reading

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