Books

JK Rowling publishes first chapters of new story online

Book will be a fairy tale for kids and benefit those particularly affected by the pandemic

 

‘Don’t expect justice or fairness’: B.C. author wins prize for book on sexism in military school

Kate Armstrong’s debut book The Stone Frigate has been shortlisted for a national writing award

 

City seeks submissions for annual Victoria Book Prizes

City of Victoria Butler Book Prize, Children’s Book Prize each come with $5,000

 

Victoria business still busy as people turn to books while in self-isolation

Russell Books says certain genres have gained popularity during COVID-19

Greater Victoria little free libraries pull the books due to COVID-19

Some community book exchanges opt to temporarily close to reduce risk of coronavirus exposure

Literacy global phenomenon lands in Sooke

A worldwide program Free Little Library boasts more than 93,000 locations

Two local authors walk away with Victoria Book Prize

Kathy Page and Aidan Cassie each walked away with a literary award

Victoria author nominated for prestigious Scotiabank Giller Prize

Steven Price’s book, Lampedusa, is a historical fiction novel about an an Italian author

Victoria bookstore looking to earn a place in the record books

Russell Books needs the public’s help in collecting enough books for a record-breaking tower

Victoria bookstore donates books by climate activist to local schools

Munro’s Books will donate a copy of climate activist Greta Thunberg’s speeches to local schools

Victoria book store begins challenge of moving 500,000 books

Russell Books is moving across the street from its long time Fort Street location

Peninsula literary aims to create book worms with open air library

Open a book in the open air on selected Tuesdays this summer

Downtown Victoria’s Russell Books moving next door

The book hub has been at its current location at 734 Fort St. for nearly 30 years

Radio Host Erin Davis pens Mourning Has Broken following death of her daughter

Book by North Saanich woman gives advice to others struggling with grief

Local author wins gold medal for new book Fat Cats

Former parks warden’s series welcomes new addition to the canon

Sale brings thousands of books to Oak Bay

Churchmouse Books spring sale set for March 9 at St. Mary’s Church

  • Mar 1, 2019

Victoria author pens biography on Emily Carr’s monkey, Woo

The artist famously had many animals including the macaque monkey

Big Little Lies author at Bolens next week

Best-seller Liane Moriarty to talk about her latest book, Nine Perfect Strangers

Bestseller Jodi Picoult leads fall author’s talk list in Victoria

Bolen Books ready to launch new season of special events

  • Oct 6, 2018

Inspired Style with Dana Wright

Vancouver Island business woman values a work ethic and fashionable style

  • Sep 19, 2018