New purchasing feature

A colleague of mine shared a fascinating new capability for authors who have their books listed on their website. He says: There’s now an easy way to link directly to participating Canadian indie bookstores, local to whomever is clicking the link, to look up and/or order your chosen book. The caveat is that it only looks up indies that are using Bookmanager software, but Bookmanager is widely used and also a Canadian indie so it’s…

An amazing indie bookstore, featuring Avians

One of the quirky, defiantly independent bookstores carrying Five Rivers’ books is Elizabeth Campbell Books in Kenora, Ontario, specifically Timothy Gwyn’s Avians.. Elizabeth Campbell Books opened in July of 1991 as an indie book shop, but when Walmart came to town a few years later, Elizabeth Campbell realized she needed to adapt to survive. She decided Walmart probably would never get into used books, so she began building a collection that now exceeds a selection…

Joe Mahoney to launch A Time and a Place

If you’re in the Toronto area, Thursday, October 26, you might want to think about attending what’s promising to be an entertaining, and laughter-filled evening with Joe Mahoney who will be launching his debut SF novel, A Time and a Place.  The launch takes place at the remarkable Merril Collection of Speculative Fiction and Fantasy, 239 College Street, 3rd floor, between 7:00 to 9:00 PM. Joe will be reading from his novel, and Bakka Phoenix Books…

Twin launch at Audrey’s Books

Both authors Susan MacGregor and Ann Marston appear at Audrey’s Books, December 7, 2016 7:00 p.m. The evening is sure to be engaging for Edmonton denizens as both authors read from their new releases, and sign copies for patrons. Susan MacGregor sees the release of the finale of her Tattooed Witch Trilogy, The Tattooed Queen, and Ann Marston her first new novel in over a decade, A Still and Bitter Grave.  Audrey’s Books is situated at 10702 Jasper…