Upcoming Author Events
We're working constantly to line up new and exciting author events for you to enjoy. Check this page regularly to stay up to date with all the latest news..
September 20th | 7:30 PM (Doors @ 7)
(All events listed below are free to attend and in-tore, unless otherwise noted)
Michael L. Hadley & Anita Hadley
September 5th | 7:00 PM
Take a voyage from Ucluelet to the Avalon Peninsula with Anita and Michael L. Hadley as they present Spindrift: A Canadian Book of the Sea. Written by some of Canada's most enthralling literary voices, including Yann Martel, Farley Mowat, Emily Carr, and Wayne Johnson, just to name a few, Spindrift gives a stirring narrative to themes inspired by Canada's many coasts, painting an elegant portrait of our neighboring oceans. Join the editors on in-store on September 5th at 7PM for a discussion and signing of this salt-water anthology - on sale now!
This event is a presentation of Bolen Books and Douglas & McIntyre.
Angie Abdou & Kara Stanley
October 3rdrd | 7:00 PM
Get ready for our first double author event of the year! Angie Abdou presents her fifth work of fiction, In Case I Go, a new kind of ghost story following a family escaping the big city for a small town that isn’t as ideal as they remember it. Kara Stanley, author of Fallen, also joins us with her sophomore novel Ghost Warning, a coming of age tale of a young woman who escapes one unravelling world for another, and the small community she builds for herself as she attempts to make sense of it all. Don’t be afraid to escape with us into these books on October 3rd at 7:00.
October 17TH | 7:00 PM
The Northwest Passage has been a riddle for more than 500 years, one that has shaped the world. With Dead Reckoning, award winning historian Ken McGoogan takes us from the 16th century to the present day, introducing the forgotten heroes of the passage and revealing the truths that underlie our history. Integrating previously untold stories, McGoogan, who has explored the North with Fatal Passage and Lady Franklin's Revenge, brings Arctic exploration into the 21st century.
October 23rd | 7:00 PM
Halloween is the season for scary stories, ghosts, and mysterious creatures. Join us as Shannon Sinn presents stories from The Haunting of Vancouver Island, a collection of true life ghost stories from our own backyard. Discover the truth about the specters we live with; you may want to keep your light on at night.
November 6TH | 7:00 PM
Presenting a unique fictional look at British Columbia politics, Ron Norman joins us on November 6th to present Slouching Towards Innocence. (More info to come)
NOVEMBER 7TH | 7:00 PM
From Ami McKay, author of the beloved The Birth House, comes The Witches of New York, a bold new vision of women's lives. Join us as McKay follows a trio of powerful women trying to survive the 1880’s cityscape. Already a bestseller and book club favorite, The Witches of New York is sure to enchant.