An illustrated image of a small white church with a green roof, on a beach by the sea. The title is in the top right hand corner, over the blue of the sea. There are green bushes in the bottom right hand corner.

The Little Church Beside the Sea Written by Lana Shupe and Illustrated by Elizabeth M. Gales

The Little Church Beside the Sea is a gently rhyming story about the power of faith. The little church in the story maintains faith and learns just how strong the power of faith can be in the face of a seemingly hopeless situation.

An old style war plan flies across the centre of the image, slightly angled away from the viewer. We view the side of the plane. The title is in red letters just above the plane, and the author's name is just below. The sky in the background is yellow, grey, and blue.

Beyond Amelia by Heather Stemp

This month will see the release of Heather Stemp’s third and final book in her Ginny Ross series Beyond Amelia. Each of these three Middle-Grade/Young Adult novels can be read as a stand alone, but readers who enjoy historical fiction may enjoy reading the entire series.

A yellow background with an orange kitty in the center of the image. The orange kitty looks up at a cupcake on its head. The title is in orange letters and curves above the kitty's head.

Orange Kitty and the Mouse Parade written and illustrated by E.M Gales

Orange Kitty and the Mouse Parade is a playful, colourful, vibrantly illustrated, counting and rhyming children’s picture book about a sleepy cat that snoozes through a lively parade with fifty-five marching, cheering, trumpeting, baton-twirling mice — who tumble out from a “little blue door just an inch from the floor.”

A side view of a lighthouse looking over the ocean, and a pink sky. The author's name is in pink text at the top of the image, the title is in light purple text just below.

Promise at Refuge Point by Donna Alward

Valentine’s Day marked the release of the much anticipated and long-awaited final installment in Donna Alward’s Jewell Cove series, Promise at Refuge Point. It was also a well-timed snow day here in Nova Scotia and it enabled me to binge-read this contemporary Summer Fling, Small Town Romance. The sixth in a series set in a …

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