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Bermuda-Themed Novel Wins KBR Award

Bermuda-Themed Novel Wins KBR Award

After being released late last year, Kevin Chapman’s Bermuda-themed novel Lethal Voyage was recently named the Best Mystery/Thriller of 2021 by the Kindle Book Review [KBR]. Mr Chapman and his wife are frequent visitors to Bermuda, where they first honeymooned back in 1983.  “I am anxiously awaiting my next opportunity to sail to my favorite... Read more of this article

BNL To Present Literature Classes With Dr. Barry

BNL To Present Literature Classes With Dr. Barry

The Bermuda National Library [BNL] is getting set to present literature classes with Dr. Angela Barry beginning on Tuesday, November 9 with the course “aimed at encouraging participants to look at the Caribbean and Bermudian societies through the work of their writers as well as to try to find the source of the unease that has historically existed... Read more of this article

Terry Lister Releases ‘A New Day Dawns’ Book

Terry Lister Releases ‘A New Day Dawns’ Book

[Written by Dale Butler] Former Government Minister Terry Lister has released his second book, A New Day Dawns, following his 2019 book, Immersed in West Africa. His first book has won 12 international awards since its release, and very favourable responses on Amazon. A New Day Dawns features Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, and Ghana. In this book,... Read more of this article

Dr Spencer Brown Featured In New Book

Dr Spencer Brown Featured In New Book

Dr Spencer Brown has been featured in a new book entitled Bravely Being Me, a book which highlights a diverse range of individuals who were adopted. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda resident and physical performance coach Spencer Brown has been featured in a new book, designed to celebrate the achievements of a diverse range of individuals who all... Read more of this article

Ranae Kai To Host Book Launch On Oct 30

Ranae Kai To Host Book Launch On Oct 30

Ranae Kai is inviting the public to attend a book launch on Saturday, October 30 from 11.00am to 3.00pm at John Smith’s Bay. A spokesperson said, “The wait is over. By God’s grace alone, Ranae Kai is excited to officially introduce Jewel to the world. From a great anticipating preorder season to excitedly launching Jewel. “It is with... Read more of this article

National Library Returns To Curbside Pickup

National Library Returns To Curbside Pickup

The Bermuda National Library has returned to curbside ordering and pickup service. To order and schedule a pick, call 295-2905 or email library@gov.bm for the adult library, or call 295-0487 or email youthlib@gov.bm for the youth library. Related StoriesStudents Write Book On Covid Pandemic Bermuda National Library Offers... Read more of this article

Students Write Book On Covid Pandemic

Students Write Book On Covid Pandemic

The book The Pandemic Through Our Eyes, which was written by students of Bermuda Institute, is now back in stock. Bermuda Institute teacher LaToya Tull told Bernews, “The Pandemic Through Our Eyes was written by grade 6 students of Bermuda Institute during one of the toughest times: Covid-19. “The students engaged in a lesson on types of... Read more of this article

Andra Simons Releases “Turtlemen” Book

Andra Simons Releases “Turtlemen” Book

Bermudian Andra Simons has released Turtlemen, “a book of prose, poem and play arising from generations of a people who were isolated on the mid-Atlantic island of Bermuda, a people torn from their continent and severed from their ancestral stories.” The Copy Press website said, “Turtlemen… a myth born from the loss of myth. A book... Read more of this article

Marc Daniels To Release “Daderina” Book

Marc Daniels To Release “Daderina” Book

[Written by Don Burgess] Inspired by the spontaneous moment of hopping on stage to help his daughter Bella who was suffering from stage fright, lawyer Marc Daniels has written a book entitled Daderina. His ballet performance went viral across the globe and saw Mr Daniels be proclaimed Father of the Year by Inside Edition.The paperback book will drop... Read more of this article

September: Library Card Sign-Up Month

September: Library Card Sign-Up Month

The Bermuda National Library is celebrating Library Card Sign Up Month during September 2021. A Government spokesperson said, “In celebration of this month, the Bermuda National Library is collaborating with The Friends of the Library, Bermudian authors, and local businesses to offer all members:A “Pop Up and Sign Up” event with free popcorn... Read more of this article

Richards To Release “Triangle Of Treason” Book

Richards To Release “Triangle Of Treason” Book

A new WWII thriller by author Bob Richards — the former Finance Minister — entitled Triangle of Treason,  is set to be released on Tuesday, July 6. A spokesperson said, “Bob Richards’ compelling new World War II thriller, Triangle of Treason takes us on a high stakes adventure in the lives of three characters in this epic drama. “Triangle... Read more of this article

Video: Trailer For David Bascome’s ‘Red Card’

Video: Trailer For David Bascome’s ‘Red Card’

The Red Card Project released the first video trailer for the book Red Card, a biography telling the inspiring story of Bermudian David Bascome that is set to be released in March 2022. The website says, “Red Card: The Life Book of David Bascome’ is a biography rooted in self-empowerment. David shares his life story and provides graphic... Read more of this article

Book Signings To Be Held With Van Putten

Book Signings To Be Held With Van Putten

Upcoming book signings will focus on the book Ashay! Bermuda History for Young People by author Mwalimu Melodye Micëre Van Putten, with the book aimed at youth aged 13 to 19-years-old and aiming to help them to “grow themselves via self-reflection and study of the history for its valuable lessons.” A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda... Read more of this article