Tag: #BermudaBooks

U.S. Historian Donates Gunpowder Plot Book

U.S. Historian Donates Gunpowder Plot Book

The Bermuda National Library and the Minister of Community, Culture and Sports, Pat Gordon-Pamplin, today hosted historian Michael Marsh, for a short talk and book signing of his latest title The Defining Story of Bermuda’s Great Gunpowder Plot 1775: the American connection & other selected highlights, including the Attack on Washington [1814]. Mr.... Read more of this article

Bermuda Featured In “Pretty Little Mess” Book

Bermuda Featured In “Pretty Little Mess” Book

A book by author Joy Outlaw follows the romantic adventures of character Jane Luck, with Bermuda serving as a backdrop for a love that, “though very real, could be very doomed.” The book’s description says, “The decidedly unlucky Jane Luck has found herself in a pinch with yet another less-than-ideal man. Huddled in her bedroom closet... Read more of this article

Local Author Holding Book Signings In NYC

Local Author Holding Book Signings In NYC

Local author Rosheena Beek is getting set to take part in her first international book signing, with two events to be held in New York City on August 15 and 16, based around her book Mommy Says. The book signings, which follow a similar event held at Bermuda’s Bookmart in December 2014, will take place at Sister’s Uptown Bookstore on August... Read more of this article

New Novel Highlights Bermuda, Hedge Funds

New Novel Highlights Bermuda, Hedge Funds

A recently released book by by Lee Slonimsky promises to take readers on a thrilling Bermuda-related adventure where “the secretive world of hedge funds is about to hatch the most diabolical plot since 9/11.” The book’s description says, “J. E. Rexroth, a Manhattan private detective whose business isn’t exactly thriving, knows... Read more of this article

Bermuda Featured In “Last Cruise to Paradise”

Bermuda Featured In “Last Cruise to Paradise”

A recently released book follows the adventures of a private investigator as he takes a cruise to Bermuda for relaxation, only to find himself once again in the midst of intrigue. The book’s description says, “Derek DiLaurain, vertically-challenged Private Investigator extraordinaire, has decided to get away from the rat-race of D.C. and... Read more of this article

‘Pink Rock Follows High Adventures In Bermuda

‘Pink Rock Follows High Adventures In Bermuda

A book from author Ron Lacey, a self-professed “50 time visitor” to Bermuda, offers up a tale of adventure, terrorism, and friendship, with the island serving as the story’s backdrop, even as a number of locals, both real and imagined, make appearances. The author describes the book, titled Pink Rock, by saying, “If you enjoy... Read more of this article

Unique Local Books Available At Brown & Co

Unique Local Books Available At Brown & Co

A unique local business recently had its wares on display at Harbour Nights, with owner Corynne Bailey on hand in order to show off the bookbinding work done by her company OrangeCircles Design, with the products available for purchase at Brown & Co. Speaking during Harbour Nights, Ms. Bailey told Bernews, “All my lovely books here are handcrafted,... Read more of this article

Moon Bermuda Highlights The “Real” Bermuda

Moon Bermuda Highlights The “Real” Bermuda

The fourth edition of Moon Bermuda, written by Bermudian Rosemary Jones and published by Avalon Travel, of Berkeley, CA, has been released. The 368-page, full-colour title—which has sold 20,000 guides or ebooks since the fall of 2006—is now available in Bermuda and throughout North America and Europe via online booksellers and major bookstores,... Read more of this article

Reading Clinic Reports “Significant Progress”

Reading Clinic Reports “Significant Progress”

With the end of the school year upon us, The Reading Clinic reports another year of significant progress among students in its Core Reading Programme. During 2014-15, a total of 79 children received services through the Programme, which is designed for students with specific reading disabilities.Through the Programme, most children receive three one-on-one... Read more of this article

CedarBridge Launches New Library Collection

CedarBridge Launches New Library Collection

CedarBridge Academy has significantly increased its reading programme with a new Accelerated Reader [AR] Library that adds thousands of new volumes of titles available to students. The AR programme is the centerpiece of CedarBridge’s intensive literacy curriculum aimed at raising the reading skills of students to grade level or better. The new AR... Read more of this article

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