Launch of The Great Sky

Come out to the launch of D.G. Laderoute’s latest novel, The Great Sky! The first time Piper Preach died he was ten years old. But the Anishnaabe spirits thought otherwise. Now, six year later, Piper struggles with the hard realities of life in a big city. The ancient ways of his people are a distant memory. But the spirits aren’t done with him. Pulled into their bizarre world, the place the Anishnaabe call The Great…

D.G. Laderoute talks about The Great Sky

D.G. Laderoute talks with publisher, Lorina Stephens, about his new YA novel, The Great Sky. LJS: Your second YA novel, The Great Sky, releases October 1. Can you tell us about the story and what inspired you to write it? DGL: The Great Sky revolves around two Aboriginal Canadian boys, Piper and his cousin Oliver. The story opens with both of them as kids, ten years old. Piper has a near-fatal accident in the bush near his home on…

Patrick Hunter discusses cover art creative process

October 1, 2016 The Great Sky, by D.G. Laderoute releases in both print and eBook. The YA novel, the second by Thunder Bay writer, D.G. Laderoute, is an urban fantasy. The first time Piper Preach died he was ten years old. But the Anishnaabe spirits thought otherwise. Now, six year later, Piper struggles with the hard realities of life in a big city. The ancient ways of his people are a distant memory. But the spirits aren’t…

An exciting year ahead in 2016

If you think 2015 was a dynamic year for Five Rivers, wait till you see what’s ahead in 2016. We presently have in production some truly exciting titles, both fiction and non-fiction. And we’re also giving you a sneak peek at some of the fabulous covers Jeff Minkevics has designed for our 2016 catalogue. In addition to what we’re previewing below, we will also release several more books in the Prime Ministers of Canada series….