Getting to Know the Poet of sfumato David Stones is an award-winning poet, performer, retired CEO, home chef and guitar enthusiast with more than 300 poems now in print both in Canada and internationally. He transformed his first collection of poetry, Infinite Sequels, into a celebrated one-man show of the same name (“brilliant and beautiful [...]
Getting to Know Chris Ruden author of The Upper Hand Chris Ruden, as seen on The Rock's TV Show Titan Games, is an international keynote speaker, disabled pro athlete, and adaptive model who uses his disability and Type 1 Diabetes diagnosis to inspire people to turn adversity into advantage. Chris speaks about diversity, inclusion, and [...]
Getting to Know Caroline Tapp-McDougall, author of The Complete Guide for Family Caregivers Caroline Tapp-McDougall is the publisher of Caregiver Solutions magazine, a Canadian publication dedicated to the wellness of seniors, their caregivers, and their families. She is one of Canada’s foremost experts on eldercare, and has applied her extensive knowledge and experience to The Complete [...]
Getting to Know the authors of the Remember, It's OK series Psychotherapist, adoption practitioner, and grief counsellor Marian Grace Boyd (B.R.E., B.A.Psych, M.A. Counselling Psych.) co-wrote the Remember, It’s OK series of books with author Marina L. Reed (honB.A., M.A., B.Ed.) to help people during their grief journey. Join us as we chat with Marina and Marian about grief [...]
Getting to Know Lise Leblanc, the author of Conscious Caregiving Guide Lise Leblanc is a registered psychotherapist and conflict resolution specialist. She applies her deep insights and effective strategies to each book she writes for the popular 'Wish I Knew' series. As well, her personal lived experience has shaped her dedication to helping people achieve [...]
“Nothing More Than That”: Oscar Cásares’ Where We Come From This is the next instalment of the Literary Insights column by Susanne Carter. When Oscar Cásares began writing Where We Come From five years before its publication in 2019, immigration was an issue of concern in the United States but not considered the “crisis” it [...]
Today marks the release of the final title in Jaime Lee Mann's beloved Legend of Rhyme series, Ancient Fall, and we are celebrating not only this new book, but this magical, unforgettable series as a whole!
Squiggle Park features Legend of Rhyme series! Blue Moon Publishers is excited to announce a partnership with Squiggle Park for bestselling middle-grade fantasy author Jaime Lee Mann's the Legend of Rhyme series. This magical Middle Grade fantasy series has inspired and touched the lives of so many children and now we'll be introducing it to parents and [...]
The Kindness War: Where Did Empathy Go? This is the next instalment of the Literary Insights column by Susanne Carter. The title of Jamil Zaki’s new book, The War for Kindness: Building Empathy in a Fractured World, certainly caught my attention. Since Donald Trump was elected of the U. S., I have witnessed a war [...]
Getting to Know Dayna Manning, the Author of Many Moons Juno-nominated singer and songwriter Dayna Manning exemplifies the very best that Canadian folk music can be. Her cool, clear voice, along with her insightful songs, represent a history of Canadian musical art that goes back to the early 60's and sounds equally vital today. Dayna [...]
The "Crime" of Poverty By Susanne Carter maid: hard work, low pay, and a mother’s will to survive by Stephanie Land (2019) joins a number of memoirs (among them Hand to Mouth: Living in Bootstrap America by Linda Tirado (2015), and The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls (2006)) and non-fiction narratives (among them Heartland: A [...]
John Kastner is a lifelong writer, having spent thirty-three years as a journalist before penning the recently released book Justin Bieber: Steps to Stardom. Join us as we chat with John about Justin Bieber and his new book!