Listicle: Ten Outstanding #ReadAtlantic Books of 2021

It has been a watershed year for Atlantic Canadian Books. You will find 180 of them in the #GiftAtlantic collection. The books there cover all genres and age ranges, with dozens of choices in each category. Distilling this down to 10 standout ones is a herculean task,

Best Flanker Press Titles of 2021

As the province’s most active publisher of trade books, Flanker Press averages twenty new titles per year, with a heavy emphasis on regional non-fiction and historical fiction. The mission of Flanker Press is to provide a quality publishing service to the local and regional writing community and to actively promote its authors and their books …

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Winners of “The Very Best!” Book Awards for 2021

The Miramichi Reader’s “The Very Best!” Book Awards are all new for 2021. Four categories, four winners and four honourable mentions. The winners were also selected by an external jury (aside from the Non-fiction category which was overseen by James). All judges expressed how hard it was to narrow each or their respective categories down to two, not to mention having to pick one winner. Congrats to all of the ‘chosen ones’ as well as the authors whose books appeared on the 2021 longlist.

Announcing “The Very Best!” Book Awards Longlist for 2021!

The Miramichi Reader’s popular “The Very Best!” Book Awards (“the Vee-Bahs”) are very different for 2021. To simplify things, we have only four categories: Novels, Non-Fiction, Short Fiction, and Poetry. From the following longlist, our jury (this is new, too!) will pare the nominees down to one winner and one honorable mention in each category. …

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TMR’s Recommended Reads for 2020/2021 Part I

Since the most recent “The Very Best!” Book Awards were announced in September 2020, the TMR team of Contributors have been reading and reviewing full-tilt for the 2020/2021 reading year. November is an ideal time to take stock of what has been accomplished thus far before the busy year-end activities start to take time from …

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