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November, 2017

  • 5 November

    Author Pens “Isle of Deceit” as an Abaco Island Mystery

    When Donald Whitman semi-retired, he expected to kick back and enjoy his lakeside retreat, but soon found himself deep into writing financial and medical thrillers. He has now released his third novel, Isle of Deceit. Drugs, arson, murder and island charm carry the compelling novel which features Martin, who retires …

January, 2017

  • 12 January

    “Those Who Stayed” Commemorates Perseverance and Launches with Book Signing Event

    Finding inspiration in her ancestral home, and in tribute to the men and women that persevered and built a life and community on Green Turtle Cay, Amanda Diedrick has published a book on the early and enduring settlers of the island. Amanda, granddaughter of Lurey (Curry) Albury who was born …

May, 2016

  • 12 May

    Evangelist Rex Major Launches Book, Holds Reunion

    Evangelist Rex Major was on Abaco last month for the launch of his new book: “March on to Glory and To God: Bahamian prophet speaks to his young nation.”

July, 2015

  • 16 July

    Hope Town Students Write Lighthouse Book

    Historic lighthouses the world over are struggling. When no longer considered critical primary navigational aids, national governments see few reasons to maintain these anachronistic buildings or their systems. So it has now become essential for local communities themselves to find ways to raise the funds for maintaining nearby lighthouses before their structures succumb to the perpetual ravages of weather and time.

October, 2014

  • 30 October

    Book Signing Ceremony for Definitions of Love

    Following the workshop presentation on “Quality Education: A triangular Love Affair”, the speaker, Dr. Althea McMillan, also the author of “Definitions of Love”, was the guest of honour in a book signing ceremony. The event was held at the Government Complex under a tent.

May, 2014

  • 1 May

    Hope Town School Wine & Cheese event raises funds

    Hope Town School held a wine & cheese fundraiser on April 17. A focus of the fundraiser was the book the schoolchildren wrote and illustrated: “Up Cycles to School.” A great crowd turned out to the Hope Town Harbour Lodge to enjoy an evening browsing auction items, interacting with the students and socializing over a glass of wine.

April, 2014

  • 11 April

    Book Review: The Candy Striped Lighthouse

    I have just had the pleasure of reading ‘The Candy Striped Lighthouse’ by Elizabeth Webb. I had heard of this book, which was just released at the beginning of this year, and had believed it to be a children's book. However, on perusing this book I have discovered it to be a delightful poem which can be enjoyed by people of all ages.

March, 2013

  • 15 March

    “Lucayan Taino” signed by author and artist at Sand Dollar Shoppe

    Artist Alton Lowe and writer Sandra Riley were very pleased with the turnout for their book signing event held at The Sand Dollar Shoppe on February 15. More than 100 people braved the rainy, cold weather to attend the function and support the work of these two talented people.