Tag: Bermuda books

Author To Hold Book Signing In Bermuda

Author To Hold Book Signing In Bermuda

Award-winning screenwriter and author Toni Ann Johnson – who has Bermudian roots – will hold a meet and greet on Saturday for her new book. From 1pm to 3pm on July 26, 2014, Toni Ann will be at Brown and Co on Reid Street, where she will be selling and signing copies of her new book, “Remedy for a Broken Angel”. She will also answer questions... Read more of this article

Free Kindle Version Of Twain’s Bermuda Book

Free Kindle Version Of Twain’s Bermuda Book

A book written by Mark Twain in the late 19th century that details a trip to Bermuda has been released for free in Kindle format, with Amazon making it available for their Kindle ebook reader. Some Rambling Notes of an Idle Excursion was written for the Atlantic magazine in 1877, featuring a collection of stories about Twain’s trip to Bermuda... Read more of this article

New Youth Library Saturday Hours: 8am – 2pm

New Youth Library Saturday Hours: 8am – 2pm

The Ministry of Community, Culture and Sports said they wish to advise the public that “due to the lack of air conditioning,” the Youth Library will now be open from 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Monday to Saturday until further notice. Afternoon workshops will go on as usual in the auditorium. “For further information, please call 295-0487.... Read more of this article

Janet Wingate To Host Book Signing Today

Janet Wingate To Host Book Signing Today

Bermudian author Janet Wingate is launching the 2nd edition of her book ‘Nonsuch Summer’, with a book signing at the Bermuda Book Store during Harbour Nights this evening [July 9th]. It tells the story of her childhood on Nonsuch Island, and brings to life the creation of the living museum there, including the challengeto save the cahow. The... Read more of this article

Book Explores Bermuda In Early 20th Century

Book Explores Bermuda In Early 20th Century

Local author Jonathan Land Evans has released his latest book, titled ‘Empire & Onion-patch: A History of Bermuda from 1898 to 1918,’ the chronological first book in his ongoing series covering the island’s history. Covering topics including tourism, farming, the British military precense, immigration, politics, the environment, community,... Read more of this article

Reading Programme “Read Around The Rock”

Reading Programme “Read Around The Rock”

The Adult and Youth Services Departments of the Bermuda National Library are sponsoring their annual Summer Reading Programme – Read Around the Rock – from June 30 to August 16. The summer reading programme is designed for youth and adults to learn more about our island home in a light-hearted way. Adults can choose from books that give insight... Read more of this article

Children’s Book Tells Tale Of Early Bermuda

Children’s Book Tells Tale Of Early Bermuda

A recently released children’s book written by Bermudian Joanne Ball-Burgess works to weave an enjoyable fable of a forward-thinking lizard and his quest to help his brethren in re-telling the story of Bermuda’s discovery. Offering a look at not only Bermuda’s history, but also the power of dreaming big, “The Lizard and the Rock”... Read more of this article

Walker Releases ”You Be Me, I Will Be You”

Walker Releases ”You Be Me, I Will Be You”

Author Lindsey Walker has released new book, ”You Be Me, I Will Be You,” a coming of age story that highlights the friendship of Brooke, Hosea and Zaiha. The story introduces three young teenagers, Brooke, a tomboy, Hosea, the only guy in the group and there is Zaiha, the new girl on the block. These young teenagers display a friendship like no... Read more of this article

KICS Revamps The Bookmart’s “Y&A” Space

KICS Revamps The Bookmart’s “Y&A” Space

KICS Reviews by Blú, a new online teen book club, has partnered with The Bookmart to create an exciting outlet for avid teen readers. The revamped “Y&A” book section features a brightly coloured display of Blu’s branding to enable consumers to quickly locate the section as well as showcase Blu’s “good reads” picks. “We are excited... Read more of this article

Romantic Screenplay Uses Bermuda Setting

Romantic Screenplay Uses Bermuda Setting

A new romance screenplay that is set in Bermuda follows the story of a woman desperate to win her own husband’s attention by any means necessary, combining “a piquant blend of romantic comedy, fantasy, and farce.” The screenplay’s description says, “Amy Mahoney comes from a long line of betrayed women. So when her husband... Read more of this article


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