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Terry Nelson’s Book Launch, Today At 3

Terry Nelson Hiking Trails Book Launch in Fernie BC


Book Launch – Home Ice: Reflections of a Reluctant Hockey Mom by Angie Abdou

Home Ice by Angie Abdou Fernie Book Launch 2018

From Facebook event page:

“Home Ice: Reflections of a Reluctant Hockey Mom becomes available on Sept 4. Join me in celebrating at Polar Peek Books! I know it’s the first day of school and I promise not to keep you too long. Please come help me launch this book in Fernie style!”

Book Launch – The Fernie Originals

The Fernie Originals - Book Launch
Tonight is the night that The Fernie Originals book will be launched into the world at Clawhammer Press in Fernie. Come out and meet the team behind the book that showcases Fernie from a local’s perspective. A bit of history, recipes, photography. A nice coffee table book I’m sure. I haven’t seen it yet but I plan to.

Clawhammer Press – 661 2nd ave – 8 to 10 pm. Serving wine and snacks, of course.

Lisa McGonigle Book Launch For Snowdrift

snowdrift by lisa mcgonigle - book launch in Fernie BC at The Brickhouse
Lisa McGonigle
returns to the Kootenays this month from New Zealand where she is studying for a PhD in Irish Studies at the University of Otago. Her visit includes catching up with old ski buddies and launching her first book Snowdrift (Oolichan Books 2011) in the two mountain towns in which the book mainly takes place – Fernie and Rossland B.C. Snowdrift is composed of emails written from McGonigle’s experiences describing life in these remote mountain towns including a series of crashes in the terrain park, unrivalled powder turns, working for minimum – wage and duct taping over the holes in her outerwear. Her emails are infused with an Irish take on Canadiana documenting the joyous, impoverished and injury- ridden life of a ski bum who’ll do anything for fresh tracks and explores just what happens when you leave it all behind to follow a dream.

7:30 pm on Monday, January 31st at The Brickhouse!

Come along to the book launch for ‘Snowdrift’ By Lisa McGonigle and enjoy great food, great music (provided by Tim & Steve from Shred Kelly) and an even better book.

A Packed Book Launch At Picnic For Bubba Cook

Warriors of the Zombie Hamlet by Bubba Cook - Book Launch and ReadingWarriors of the Zombie Hamlet by Bubba Cook - Book Launch and ReadingWarriors of the Zombie Hamlet by Bubba Cook - Book Launch and ReadingWarriors of the Zombie Hamlet by Bubba Cook - Book Launch and Reading
Bubba Cook really knows how to fill up a room. On October 26th, a large, eclectic group came together at Picnic Restaurant for the big event and, as Lisa Talavia said to me that night, “That really says a lot about Troy.”

He has a good set of friends, encouraging support from the community, and we were sitting beside two women from Edmonton who traveled to Fernie for the evening, because Bubba Cook is a good guy. He’s the kind of guy you want to sit and have a drink with…and most likely, order another…and then plan to meet up for dinner the next week so the good times can keep rolling.

Warriors (for short) is his self-published book. It’s not a typical book but once you get into it, you’ll be sitting there giggling to yourself at the gruesome picture he paints of this zombie apocalypse.

Don’t worry, you can purchase your own copy of Warriors at Midge’s (562 2nd Ave) and at Poison Apple Tattoo (1221-C 7th Ave) or through Bubba by emailing him at bubbacook@shaw.ca. It won’t be signed by the man himself, nor will it be paired with zombie candy, but you’ll still get to giggle.

Bubba Cook’s Book Launch At Picnic

Troy Cook's Book Launch Party At Picnic Restaurant in Fernie BC
Everyone is invited to the highly anticipated launch of Warriors of the Zombie Hamlet, a book of prose and poems regarding the Great Zombie Apocalypse. A night with Bubba Cook…so it’s not going to be boring.

7 pm at Picnic Restaurant on Tuesday, October 26th!

Bubba Cook’s Book Launch Announced

Bubba Cook's Book Launch in October 2010 at Picnic Restaurant