Time to Discover PEI and New Brunswick

Time to Discover PEI and New Brunswick

There is a world to discover out there, but we can start with our own backyard through the books we read and the stories we tell about our provinces and heritage. This collection highlights courage in Atlantic Canada as well as local attraction. You will be sure to discover something new.

Restigouche

In the deep pools and rushing waters of the Restigouche, in this place apart in a rapidly changing natural world, Lee finds a story of hope about how to safeguard wild spaces and why doing so is the most urgent question of our time.

We All Expected to Die

Using the recollections of survivors, diaries kept at the time, Hudson’s Bay Company journals, newspaper reports, and government documents, this powerful and uncompromising book tells the story of how the flu travelled to Labrador and wreaked havoc there.

Atlantic Canada’s Greatest Storms

Where there's a storm, there's a story, and over the centuries Atlantic Canada has experienced more than its fair share of weather-related disasters. Atlantic Canada's Greatest Storms chronicles many of the most dramatic and tragic storms that have struck the east coast, from 1745's Grand Armada Tragedy to 2017's Ice Storm.

The Imperilled Ocean

The Imperilled Ocean by Laura Trethewey is a deeply reported work of narrative journalism that follows people as they head out to sea. What they discover holds inspiring and dire implications for the life of the ocean — and for all of us back on land. 

Quarantine

A regional best seller from 2007-2009…  this edition is now offered in Canada and USA during the pandemic COVID-19 threat… and as complete as can be given a disease evolving as rapidly as it is reported, written and published.

Listening for the Dead Bells

Mysterious lights, howling dogs, ringing sounds in the ear: these omens of death are part of a treasury of supernatural beliefs transmitted through centuries and across the Atlantic Ocean. Part memoir, part oral history—the author reflects on stories about bad fairies, witch control, ghosts, second sight, divination, healing incantations, attitudes toward death, and other links between Prince Edward Island and the Highlands and Islands of Scotland.

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