Five Rivers Recommends: Good Books and Warm Drinks

Ah, winter! When the wind takes on that crisp chill that can creep through your clothes, and snowflakes congregate and merge into an icy mulch that given time and pressure could lead you to a slippery downfall. During this season you could go out…but why would you when the call of a blanket and a good book is so strong? Here at Five Rivers we encourage some quality blanket-time this winter, and our books of…

Dave Duncan inducted into CSFFA Hall of Fame

To have conceived and written over 50 novels is no small achievement. To have written over 50 novels readers devour is quite another. But even more remarkable is to have written over 50 popular novels which are never deus ex machina, always scintillating with sharp dialogue, clever plotting, unlikely heroes and concepts which explore the struggles of the underdog, the disenfranchised and meek is something worthy of recognition. Dave Duncan So it is Dave Duncan…

Dr. H. A. Hargreaves inducted into the CSFFA Hall of Fame

Dr. H.A. Hargreaves We are very pleased for, and proud of, Dr. H.A. Hargreaves’ induction into the Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame for 2015. The CSFFA HALL OF FAME recognizes the Outstanding Achievements that have contributed to the stature of Science Fiction and Fantasy. It can be awarded to Canadian Writers, Publishers, Editors, Poets, Artists, Graphic Novelists, Actors, Producers, Musicians/Filkers, Convention organizers, Fans, Scientists, Astronauts and others . This year there were…

Five Rivers 5-Book Launch in Victoria, BC

On the hot summer’s day of  June 27th, authors Paula Johanson, Dave Duncan and Nowick Gray held a collaborative book launch for: Nowick Gray’s quintessential Northern mystery, Hunter’s Daughter   Paula Johanson’s biography, King Kwong: the China Clipper who broke the NHL colour barrier, released May 1st; and the newly revised and expanded edition of her fantasy, Tower in the Crooked Wood, released June 1st. Dave Duncan’s 50th book, the fantasy mystery, The Eye of…

Five from Five: Five Rivers’ Book Launch in Victoria BC

Please join us at 3:00 pm, Saturday, June 27th, at Royal Canadian Region Britannia Branch as Five Rivers launches five of our spring releases. It’s a chance to meet and greet (and get your book signed) by our authors: Paula Johanson, Dave Duncan and Nowick Gray.  At this book launch, we are proud to present: Nowick Gray’s quintessential Northern mystery, Hunter’s Daughter   Paula Johanson’s biography King Kwong: the China Clipper who broke the NHL…