Since I had so much fun at the last book signing, I’m doing another one! On March 26 from 12-4 pm I will be joined by my friends Bronwyn Storm and Rosemarie Boll at the Stratchona Chapters on Whyte Ave. I’ll also be playing some cello throughout the afternoon, so if you want to see my face turn really red come and say hi! Also, check out this super cool poster that you can freely distribute if your printer is crying for attention:
Here’s a list of everyone who’ll be participating in this March event:
Saturday, March 12
12:00 – 4:00
Gail Sidonie Sobat Gravity Journal
Hospitalized for anorexia, Anise wonders about the point of it all. Her frigid mother and ineffectual father seem oblivious to her struggle. Her beloved brother is too busy screwing up his own life to take note of hers. Living on the loony ward seems not to be making any difference at all, and Anise feels like a prisoner. Her only free choice is to turn to her journal – the place where she can dream, and where she can decide whether to live or die.
Erika Knudsen Awakened
Mackenzie Sinclair has been haunted by visions of the dead. After the shocking death of his parents, he is taken in by a group who secretly research, study and record the paranormal.
Laura Wittmann Clutter Rehab
101 Tips and Tricks to Become an Organization Junkie and Love It!
Bobbi Gray Lunenburg Letters
The year is 1750, and the British Government is recruiting ‘Foreign Protestants’ to settle in the new world. The Mattern and Hess families have farmed together, and faced poverty and religious persecution together, in their small village in the German Palatinate. When they hear of the promise to live in peace and religious freedom, and own their own land, they are immediately attracted to the idea. It isn’t long before they have signed up for the long trip to Nova Scotia – much to the dismay of two of the children.
Sunday, March 13
12:00 – 4:00
Heather Zwicker Edmonton on Location
An innovative collection of essays, memoirs, poems, and stories by acclaimed Edmontonians, who represent a cross-section of society, spanning generations, occupations, and lifestyles that have helped to make Edmonton unique. “Edmonton On Location” describes the heartbeat of this vibrant city, from parks and back alleys to the High Level Bridge and North Saskatchewan River.
Saturday, March 19
12:00 – 4:00
Thomas Trofimuk Waiting for Columbus
“ ‘In Waiting for Columbus’, [Trofimuk] takes on the persona of the most important navigator ever to have been employed by the Spanish Court and gives him a treatment worthy of Don Quixote. He adds a crime subplot, a psychological drama, romances set in both the past and the present, and offers a multi-layered, many voiced novel.”—Times Literary Supplement (TLS)
Marty Chan Marty Chan Mystery Series
In the first book in this exciting kid’s series, ten-year-old Marty knows he is definitely Chinese and no other kid in his French-Canadian school is. But when someone tags school property with graffiti and his friend is the number one suspect, Marty knows that he must learn a lot more if he’s to catch the real culprit and solve “The Mystery of the Graffiti Ghoul”.
Thomas Wharton The Shadow Of Malabron: Welcome To The Perilous Realm
Malabron the Night King seeks to turn all stories into one – his story, a nightmare of absolute power. When Will Lightfoot, a rebellious teenager, stumbles into the Perilous Realm where all stories come from, he is unwillingly caught up in the struggle against this ancient evil.
Geo Takach Will The Real Alberta Please Stand Up?
One little question propels both author and reader on a genre-bending quest to find the elusive essence of a Canadian province built on sturdy stereotypes of oilspoiled, beef-eating, bible-thumping rednecks devoid of class or culture. Readers will be delightfully edified after a dizzying romp around Wild Rose Country with Geo and a cast of citizens and celebs (alive and dead).
Join local songstress, and Chapter’s own, Lindsay Walker for a spellbinding performance. Lindsey is truly a one-of-a-kind performer. In her short but illustrious career so far Lindsey has not only become an established singer-songwriter, but has also been making a name for herself in the theatre world of Edmonton.
Saturday, March 26
12:00 – 4:00
Minister Faust The Coyote Kings of the Space-Age Bachelor Pad
What do Edmonton, D&D, cannibalism, Star Wars, comic books, ancient African mythology, black culture, drugs, organic food, magic, and television shows have in common? They all play important roles in “The Coyote Kings of the Space-Age Bachelor Pad”, a zany, stylish, and fun novel that blasts the boredom and drabness out of CanLit like a sneak photon torpedo salvo.
Rosemarie Boll The Second Trial
What do you do when your father becomes the enemy of your family? A thirteen-year old boy must leave his home, his school, and everything he knows when he goes into hiding with his mother and sister to escape an abusive relationship.
Hal Friesen Opus 3 & 4: Okal Rel Legacy Anthologies
The authors in this [science fiction] anthology have each approached the theme of ‘Pretenders’ from a unique and exciting perspective. The characters you are about to meet choose to hide or misrepresent their status, abilities, education, ambition, sexuality, spirituality, intentions or their past.
Bronwyn Storm Ethan’s Chase
Still wounded from a disastrous love affair, advertising executive Ethan Phillips has spent the past five years outwitting Cupid with a series of dekes and fakes. But when Chase Logan comes into his life, with Ethan catch
Sunday, March 27
12:00 – 4:00
Todd Babiak The Garneau Block & The Book of Stanley
This witty and endearing love letter is delivered to-of all places-the city of Edmonton and a fictional cul-de-sac, “The Garneau Block”. Already rocked by a domestic murder, residents discover that the expanding university intends to buy and knock down all their houses. One morning Garneau Block dwellers awake to signs taped to all the trees reading, “LET’S FIX IT,” which gets the action rolling as the neighbours come together to fight the university.
Bonita Sauder Year of the Golden Dragon
East and West, ancient and modern, the mystical and practical, all collide as Chinese-Canadian brothers Ryan and Alex race against time from Hong Kong to Beijing and finally to the famous Imperial tomb of Xian, where they meet their fate and discover what they are truly made of.
Henry Ripplinger If You’re Not From The Prairie & Pewter Angels
An unforgettable tender hearted saga of young and lasting love is the first book of “The Angelic Letters” series that tells the tale of Henry and Jenny on their inspiring yet tumultuous journey through life’s struggles and victories.
Alison Clarke The Adventures of Eli the Elephant
A story about a young elephant named Eli who wanted to travel all over the world. Then late one night a fairy came to visit him and granted Eli his most desired wish: to be a globaltrotter. Follow Eli as he travels through different places across the world, where he gets to meet many fantastic animals.
Julie Wise Dream BIGGER: Reclaiming a Life of Joy and Ease
Take a moment to remember daydreaming as a child. Recall the joy, freedom, and sense of possibility you felt. Imagine being able to experience that every day! You can with Dream BIGGER, Julie Wise’s heartfelt and inspiring guide to realizing your deepest desires. Using her experience as a life and relationship coach, Wise provides personal anecdotes and numerous client examples to create a living, breathing roadmap for those seeking insight and wisdom on their daily path