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Minister Peets Congratulates Florenz Maxwell

Minister Peets Congratulates Florenz Maxwell

The Minister of Youth, Culture and Sports Dr Ernest Peets is today highlighting the success of award-winning Bermudian author Mrs. Florenz Webbe Maxwell. Minister Peets said, “On behalf of this Government, I called Mrs. Maxwell to extend heartfelt congratulations on the continued success of her book Girlcott.” “Not only did Girlcott receive... Read more of this article

Douglas Reed Wins BookLife Prize in Fiction

Douglas Reed Wins BookLife Prize in Fiction

This holiday season was a special one for local author, Douglas S. Reed, as his novel Child of Gilead was named the winner of the BookLife Prize in Fiction. The BookLife Prize is an annual writing competition, and its mission is to discover, cultivate, support, and celebrate great works of unpublished or self-published writing by independent authors. This... Read more of this article

Ranae Kai Bean Releases New Book ‘Jewel’

Ranae Kai Bean Releases New Book ‘Jewel’

Bermudian Ranae Kai Bean has released a new book titled Jewel: Restoring Hidden Treasures Through Christ, with the book detailing the role that faith has played in the author’s life. A spokesperson said, “Ranae Kai is filled with God’s peace and love, while beyond excited to share His goodness with the world. Jewel: Restoring Hidden Treasures... Read more of this article

Graywolf Press To Publish Dr Wong’s Book

Graywolf Press To Publish Dr Wong’s Book

Bermudian author Dr Mandy-Suzanne Wong has signed with Graywolf Press, with the company to publish her second novel, The Box. The Press says on their website: “In recent years, our books and authors have received significant national and international awards, including the Nobel Prize for Literature, the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, the Man Booker Prize,... Read more of this article

New Book From The Bermuda National Trust

New Book From The Bermuda National Trust

The Bermuda National Trust published a new book  — ‘Waterville, The Story of a House, Its People & Its Contents’ — which features their headquarters at the Foot of the Lane in Paget, to mark their 50th anniversary. A spokesperson said, “The Trust, an environmental and cultural organisation, was formed in 1970 at Waterville... Read more of this article

Children Submit Videos For Reading Festival

Children Submit Videos For Reading Festival

The Children’s Reading Festival will hold a drive by book pick up, with children submitting video clips of them reading their favourite books or describing their favourite book character to be registered to receive a book. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority’s signature event, The Children’s Reading... Read more of this article

WA School Cookbook Honours Three Teachers

WA School Cookbook Honours Three Teachers

[Written by Year 12 student Xavier Ramsay] The Food and Nutrition class is arguably one of the most beloved subjects at Warwick Academy. Over the years this class has brought much joy to students at the school as it provides a unique, practical style of learning that they may not be able to experience in other more structured classes. To commemorate... Read more of this article

Bermuda Fan Releases New Crime Novel

Bermuda Fan Releases New Crime Novel

A newly published book by author Kevin Chapman entitled Lethal Voyage [Mike Stoneman Thriller Book 3] is now available, with the novel centered around a murder mystery aboard a cruise ship sailing between New York and Bermuda. Mr. Chapman told Bernews, “My wife and I had two trips to Bermuda canceled in 2020 due to the COVID-19 situation, but... Read more of this article

Leah Dean Releases ‘Assemble The Tribe’ Book

Leah Dean Releases ‘Assemble The Tribe’ Book

Bermudian author Leah Dean has released her first book, entitled Assemble the Tribe: Believe in Your Value. Find Belonging. Be Different. A spokesperson said, “Leah J M Dean, born and raised on the island of Bermuda, combines her 20 years of local and international Human Resources, Executive and Board experience, to write this personal but timely... Read more of this article

Nicky Gurret Launches Book & Art Show

Nicky Gurret Launches Book & Art Show

Nicky Gurret has announced the release of a book titled Floral Art, along with an art show titled ‘Floral and Earth Art’ at Studio A at the Bermuda Society of Art gallery, with the show opening on November 14 and running until December 9. A spokesperson said, “Ms Gurret will exhibit and have for sale various photographs from her book... Read more of this article

Photos: First Devonshire Brownie Book Initiative

Photos: First Devonshire Brownie Book Initiative

The First Devonshire Brownie Pack will be holding a reading initiative after MP Zane DeSilva donated close to $1,000 to purchase books written by Bermudians Dr. David Chapman and Ras Mykkal. A spokesperson for the Brownie pack said, “The First Devonshire Brownie Pack is elated and appreciative of the generosity and compassion of MP Zane DeSilva. “MP... Read more of this article

Black History Timeline Available For Purchase

Black History Timeline Available For Purchase

The “Black History in Bermuda: Timeline Spanning Five Centuries” book is now available in hardcopy for purchase. A spokesperson said, “Citizens Uprooting Racism in Bermuda [CURB] is excited to announce that Black History in Bermuda: Timeline Spanning Five Centuries is now available in hardcopy for purchase. “The publication,... Read more of this article

Jasmine Hendrickson Publishes Children’s Book

Jasmine Hendrickson Publishes Children’s Book

Local author Jasmine Hendrickson has launched a children’s pop-up book entitled Let’s go to the Aquarium – A Pop up Adventure, which uses visual pop-up artwork to take young readers on a journey through the Bermuda Aquarium, Museum and Zoo.Ms. Hendrickson studied Graphic Design at Bermuda College and then transferred to New England Institute... Read more of this article