Category: Events

Ladner Book Signing || Christmas in Mariposa

December 8, 2019 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Black Bond Books Ladner

If you’re out and about in Ladner on December 8, why not drop into Black Bond Books, where local author Jamie Lamb will be signing copies of of his debut story collection Christmas in Mariposa: Sketches of Canada’s Legendary Little Town. Lamb’s stories of growing up in Orillia, ON, a place made famous by Stephen … Continued

Book Warming at Russell Books

December 3, 2019 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Russell Books, 747 Fort Street, Victoria, BC

We’re excited to celebrate Russell Books’ new location with local authors Jack Knox, Briony Penn, and Anny Scoones. Please join us for an evening of readings, discussion, and hot apple cider to christen this new literary event space for Victoria. Light refreshments will be provided, and the authors will be glad to personalize copies of … Continued

Author Reading || The Famous Five

October 12, 2019 - 2:00 pm
Greater Victoria Public Library - Central Branch

In honour of Women’s History Month and Person’s Day (the day in 1929 when women became recognized as “persons” in Canadian law), Sidney author Barbara Smith will present her newest book, The Famous Five: Canada’s Crusaders for Women’s Rights. Barbara is the author of more than 35 books, including The Valiant Nellie McClung: Selected Writings … Continued

Joy Davis Islands Book Tour

Island folks on Gabriola and Salt Spring may wish to take note of these upcoming readings on a topic of interest to a great number of West Coasters. Complicated Simplicity: Island Life in the Pacific Northwest, by Victoria author Joy Davis, follows the stories of people who lead a self-sufficient lifestyle on remote islands along … Continued

Book Launch for The Grizzlies of Grouse Mountain

For eighteen years, visitors from around the world have flocked to Grouse Mountain to see the amazing bears that reside there in a wildlife refuge that mimics a grizzly bear’s natural habitat. The Grizzlies of Grouse Mountain is the first book to tell the full story of Coola and Grinder’s early lives, their unique personalities, … Continued