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Photos: Warwick Academy Holds Book Week

Photos: Warwick Academy Holds Book Week

Warwick Academy recently held its annual Book Week, with the genre being ‘Science Fiction’. A spokesperson said, “In Warwick Academy, every year we have a week called Book Week. It is a marvelous way to learn. This year, the genre we are doing is ‘Science Fiction’. Every year group explored science fiction books and also did different... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Children’s Reading Festival

Photos & Video: Children’s Reading Festival

The Bermuda Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated held their 20th Annual Children’s Reading Festival today [Nov 2] at Victoria Park in Hamilton. The 12-minute live video replay is below:The event aims to promote literacy by providing a free book to children from infants to P6. The day was filled with books, fun castles,... Read more of this article

New Book By Dr. Mandy-Suzanne Wong

New Book By Dr. Mandy-Suzanne Wong

Bermudian author Dr. Mandy-Suzanne Wong’s new Bermuda-based novel was published on October 11 by Regal House Publishing. Based in Raleigh, North Carolina, Regal House Publishing is a traditional, independent publisher with worldwide distribution and several award-winning titles. Jaynie Royal, CEO and Editor-in-Chief of RHP, said, “Our editors... Read more of this article

Dr. Ewart Brown To Release Book In November

Dr. Ewart Brown To Release Book In November

Former Bermuda Premier Dr. Ewart Brown will be launching his new memoir Whom Shall I Fear? at the beginning of November. Subtitled Pushing The Politics Of Change, the forthcoming book is described in a pre-publication promotional announcement as “a story rich in human and political insight that will fascinate readers interested in the global African... Read more of this article

Children’s Reading Festival On Saturday, Nov 2

Children’s Reading Festival On Saturday, Nov 2

The Ladies of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. Bermuda Alumnae Chapter will be hosting their 20th Annual Children’s Reading Festival in Victoria Park from 11.00am – 4.00pm on Saturday November 2nd. This free event for children from infants to P6 is filled with books, fun castles, giveaways, storytelling, drinks and popcorn, entertainment and more.... Read more of this article

Rev. Milton Burgess Set To Attend Book Signing

Rev. Milton Burgess Set To Attend Book Signing

Kingdom Dynamics Bookstore at the First Church of God on North Shore Road will host a book signing for Rev. Milton Burgess tomorrow [Oct 24] from 4.30pm to 7.30pm. A spokesperson said, “On Thursday, October 24, Kingdom Dynamics Bookstore at the First Church of God on North Shore Road will host a book signing for Rev. Milton Burgess from 4.30pm... Read more of this article

Bermuda Poet Miller Publishes New Collection

Bermuda Poet Miller Publishes New Collection

Bermudian poet Nancy Anne Miller has recently published the eighth collection of her verse, Tide Tables. American/French poet George Hobson says the poems collected in her new book represent, in part, an “impassioned quest to express her several cultural allegiances, to Bermuda, England, and America.” In an advance review of Tide Tables... Read more of this article

Author Tells Of ‘Secrets, Shame, Shackles’

Author Tells Of ‘Secrets, Shame, Shackles’

A Bermudian author’s semi-fictionalised account of her life and the “unusual events” which caused her to leave the island for almost 30 years is flying off the shelves at local bookstores. Published in September, former teacher Gracelyn Love Davis’s “realistic fiction novel” Secrets, Shame, Shackles: Don’t Judge... Read more of this article

Author Marilyn Steede To Hold Book Signing

Author Marilyn Steede To Hold Book Signing

Author Marilyn Steede will be holding a book signing event for her book “When Your Body Gets Weak” on Thursday, October 17  at the Bermuda Nationa Library. The event poster said, “Not your typical romantic escapade, When Your Body Gets Weak depicts a May/November romance. The story blends intrigue, suspense, jealousy, desolation,... Read more of this article

New Book Chronicles Island’s Military History

New Book Chronicles Island’s Military History

The latest book by an international authority on military fortifications spotlights Bermuda’s role in the worldwide chain of military outposts which helped to create and sustain the British Empire. Britain’s Island Fortresses: Defence of the Empire 1756–1956 by Bill Clements, a retired Colonel with 1st Battalion Royal Irish Rangers, was... Read more of this article

The Atlantic Spotlights Dr. Katie Davis’ Book

The Atlantic Spotlights Dr. Katie Davis’ Book

A new book co-authored by Bermudian Dr. Katie Davis on what they don’t teach aspiring novelists in creative writing courses is the subject of a major new report in The Atlantic. Dr. Davis, associate professor at the University of Washington Information School, and colleague Dr. Cecilia Aragon took a deep dive into the burgeoning world of online... Read more of this article

Catherine West’s Novel Wins Top Fiction Award

Catherine West’s Novel Wins Top Fiction Award

Bermudian author Catherine West won one of the top awards in Christian fiction on Saturday [Sept 28] for her 2018 novel Where Hope Begins. Mrs. West was honoured for best contemporary novel by the American Christian Fiction Writers [ACFW], a professional organisation of almost 3000 writers working in the field. The annual Carol Awards are ACFW’s... Read more of this article

When The Saint Came Marching In To Bermuda

When The Saint Came Marching In To Bermuda

The Saint, Simon Templar’s celebrated nom de guerre in his never-ending war against crime, derived from his initials, ST. And he underscored this self-image as a saintly man in a sinful world by leaving behind a calling card emblazoned with a haloed stick figure at the lairs of the villains he ran to ground. The creation of Singapore-born Chinese-British... Read more of this article