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!
Book brings the Justin Bieber: Steps to Stardom museum exhibit to the world! With the must-have book Justin Bieber: Steps to Stardom, Justin Bieber fans are treated to an intimate, behind-the-scenes look at the first Bieber museum exhibit in his hometown of Stratford, Ontario. Featuring a signed foreword by Bieber himself, the book is available to Beliebers [...]
As each year comes to a close, we like to take a moment to reflect on all that we have accomplished and experienced. This year has seen the release of 10 new books, including 2 under a brand new regional imprint and several from debut authors.
Today is yet another exciting day at Blue Moon Publishers, as two new literary fiction releases make their debuts! Both poignant and unforgettable, these novels are brought to us by first-time authors who certainly have a lot more in store. Check out our new titles, and help us congratulate our newest published authors!
Susanne Carter analyzes the “action of transformation” in Caitlin Hamilton Summie’s To Lay To Rest Our Ghosts and discusses 3 elements that make this collection an impressive one.
Today is an exciting day at Blue Moon Publishers: six brand-new titles are hitting the bookstore shelves all across Canada! From the latest instalment in a beloved fantasy series to a brand-new young adult horror-romance, this year's young adult and middle grade releases are sure to appeal to readers of all genres.
Andrew Coppolino is a Kitchener-based writer and broadcaster, and a food columnist with the Kitchener Post and CBC Radio in Waterloo Region. He is also the author of new Blue Moon Publishers book Farm to Table: Celebrating Stratford Chefs School Alumni Recipes & Perth County Producers, which pairs alumnus chefs from the Stratford Chefs School with their favourite food producers and farmers for a culinary adventure through Perth-Huron County.