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John Boileau releases his latest book 6•12•17: The Halifax Explosion

From The Masthead News Aug. 23, 2017 Edition

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GLEN MARGARET AUTHOR MAKES IT A BAKER'S DOZEN

"At first, I couldn't believe it when I heard the proposal," notes author John Boileau, "and my first reaction was 'What? Not another Halifax Explosion book!'"

Boileau of Glen Margaret and the author of a dozen books, as well as several hundred magazine and newspaper articles, describes his reaction to a January 2016 telephone call from John MacIntyre of Lunenburg's MacIntyre & Purcell Publishing. "I was aware of some seven or eight new explosion books to be published in 2017 for the explosion's centennial," Boileau continues, "and, quite frankly, I just couldn't see adding any more to an already crowded market. But then John explained his concept and I was hooked."

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Saskatoon: A History in Words and Pictures a Bestseller

Congratulations to Amy Jo Ehman. Her new release, Saskatoon: A History in Words and Pictures, is the number one bestselling non-fiction book on the McNally Robinson booksellers list in Saskatchewan.

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2017 IWK Telethon Colouring Book Auction

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Pictured above are the Trailer Park Boys, they like hockey and they like to colour!

THE COLOUR NOVA SCOTIA ONLINE COLOURING BOOK AUCTION FOR THE 2017 IWK TELETHON is now up and running.

100% of the proceeds from the auction of each book will be presented to the IWK at the 2017 IWK Telethon on June 3rd and 4th.

Celebrated Nova Scotians such as Ellen Page, Olympian Ellie Black, muscians Jimmy Rankin and Myles Goodwyn, former Nova Scotia Lieutenant Governor Mayann Francis and Geoff Regan, Speaker of the House, have coloured pages in their colouring books which are now up for auction. Over the next few weeks we will also be adding colouring books from Academy award nominated actor Ellen Page and many more.

Please share this link to help raise money for a great cause.

To go to the online auction just follow the link:

https://colournovascotia2017.eflea.ca/  

Select the Vew Auction tab.

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