Upcoming Instore Events

Saturday, October 19th-  Did you know that in 2020 Skateboarding will be an official sport in the Olympics???  Well to commemorate this event we will be hosting Clare O’Connor and her middle grade novel ‘Skateboard Sibby’

Wednesday, October 23rd 6:30- 7:30pm- Professional Storyteller Cindy Campbell-Stone: The Storytelling liaison of the Helen Creighton Folklore Society will be doing a Bluenose Ghosts Spooky Night at the store. 

We are also pleased to announce that Steve Vernon​ will be joining Cindy​ in telling some of Nova Scotia Spooky Stories at our Bluenose Ghosts Event- Ages 10+ See Facebook Event for Registration details. #scarystoriestotellinthedark #Halloween

Saturday, November 16th 1-4pm- Local Author and Publisher Anne Louise O’Connell of OC Publishing will be here with her fiction novels: ‘Mental Pause’ & ‘Deep Deceit’.

Saturday, November 30th 1-4pm-  We are excited with the return of both the children’s Author, Anita Johnston Gazzola & Illustrator, Melissa J.K. Conrad, and their next Picture Book coming out this summer, ‘As I Wander‘, which is about our local beach; Rainbow Haven.

Saturday December 14th 1-4pm- We will be hosting Local Author Sarah Sawler and her books ‘100 Things You Don’t Know about Nova Scotia’ and ‘100 Things You Don’t Know about Atlantic Canada for Kids’.  She also co-wrote: ‘Be Prepared! The Frankie MacDonald Guide to Life, the Weather, and Everything’.


Saturday, January 25th 1-4pm- Join us in welcoming CBC National Reporter Kayla Hounsell author of the the True Crime National Bestseller ‘First Degree- From Med School to Murder:  The Shocking Story of the Will Sandeson Trial’ 

Saturday, February 1st, 1-4pm- Is World Read Aloud Day & local Children’s Author Alice Walsh and her picture book ‘Uncle Farley’s False Teeth‘ will be at the store.  She will also be bringing copies of her debut mystery novel ‘Last Lullaby’.  We are also pleased to announce that Nova Scotia author Jan L. Coates, the author of 10 children’s books, will also joining us.

Saturday, March 7th, 1-4pm- Local Author Ellen E. Sutherland will be here with the first novel in her Jamie Poole Diaries Series ‘The Isle of Osiris‘,  a historical science-fiction novel. There will also be artwork available from the author. 

Saturday, March 28th, 1-4pm- Wayne Turner will be here with his romantic, adventurous, mystery novel ‘Seaside Glitter’.

April 25-26th– Independent Bookstore Day & the first annual HRM Independent Bookstore Crawl

Saturday, May 9th- 1-4pm-  We are so excited to be celebrating Nova Scotia’s official Gaelic Month by hosting 2 authors from Bradan Press; Terri M. Roberts who wrote ‘Fionn MacCool and the Salmon of Knowledge‘, a read-aloud action story that retells a Gaelic folkltale and teaches 9 Gaelic words.  We will also be launching Shelayne Hanson‘s brand new book ‘G is for Gael‘, an alphabet picture book in English about Gaelic language and culture. 

Saturday, June 2oth 1-4pm- We are so pleased to host local Author Marlene Stanton and her debut mystery/crime novel ‘Mercy, Mercy’, featuring the smart, sarcastic, TV reporter Mercy Pepper.

Saturday, July 11 1-4pm  We are so excited to host our very first local author who writes Young Adult Paranormal. Shawna Romkey is the author of several novels including her Speak of the Devil Trilogy and Becca Redford and the Big Bad Wolfhound’ to name a few.

Saturday, August 15th, 1-4pm‘The Second Annual Bookstore Romance Day’ spotlighting local New York Times Bestselling Author Donna Alward.  Returning for her second Romance Day is Taryn Blackthorne and her newest Paranormal Romance published October 2019.

Bookstore Romance Day is a day designed to give independent bookstores an opportunity to celebrate Romance fiction—its books, readers, and writers—and to strengthen the relationships between bookstores and the Romance community. 

September– Dartmouth Book Exchange’s 20th Anniversary Celebration 


***If you are a Local Author interested in doing an event at our store, please contact us through our contact page. Thank-you