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Students at cusquenela elementary pour over Little Narwhal, Not Alone by Tiffany Stone. (SD42/Special to The News)

Maple Ridge author takes on true story of a lost narwhal’s journey with beluga whales

Little Narwhal, Not Alone was launched by Stone at cusquenela elementary

 

Author Cathy Stewart. (Special to The News)

Author returns to Maple Ridge for book launch

Longtime Pitt Meadows resident writes about grief

 

Stacey Chomiak is launching her young adult illustrated memoir in Maple Ridge on Oct. 30. (Special to The News)

Gay, Christian children’s author to launch book in Maple Ridge

Stacey Chomiak’s memoir is based on how she reconciled with her faith after discovering she was gay

 

Both children’s books by Christine J. Logan are available as colouring books as well. (Special to The News)
Both children’s books by Christine J. Logan are available as colouring books as well. (Special to The News)
Maple Ridge author Leanne Van Dongen, 19, has just published her fourth book. (Special to The News)

Maple Ridge teen author takes a stab at horror

Leanne Van Dongen’s fourth book is the first in her new series called Death Life

Maple Ridge author Leanne Van Dongen, 19, has just published her fourth book. (Special to The News)
Vicki McLeod will be presenting her pictures of “wild swimming” at an online women’s Zoom event, YakFest, on April 5. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

‘Wild swimming’ offers a cure for the COVID-19 blues

Nanaimo blogger Vicki McLeod among a growing number touting the benefits of a cold water plunge

Vicki McLeod will be presenting her pictures of “wild swimming” at an online women’s Zoom event, YakFest, on April 5. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)
Naomi Lane has published two books since retiring in 2018. (Special to The News)

New Maple Ridge author releases first two books

Naomi Lane writes relatable tales of growing older, and changing relationships

Naomi Lane has published two books since retiring in 2018. (Special to The News)
RCMP Isp. Benoit Maure (top right) has written a book, Leading at the Edge, which details Canadian peacekeeping missions, including his own 1999 mission in Guatemala (bottom right). (Contributed photos)

Longtime RCMP officer pens book on Canadian peacekeeping efforts

RCMP Isp. Benoit Maure’s new book, Leading at the Edge, features stories from 10 missions

RCMP Isp. Benoit Maure (top right) has written a book, Leading at the Edge, which details Canadian peacekeeping missions, including his own 1999 mission in Guatemala (bottom right). (Contributed photos)
Myrna Norman credits social activity for her success fighting dementia. (Special to The News)

Maple Ridge woman writes inspirational book documenting living with dementia

Myrna Norman has been an active community advocate for de-stigmatizing the debilitating disease

Myrna Norman credits social activity for her success fighting dementia. (Special to The News)
First time author Stacey Chomiak is releasing Still Stace in October, 2021. (Special to The News)
First time author Stacey Chomiak is releasing Still Stace in October, 2021. (Special to The News)
A stubborn little dragon named Freddy refuses to wear his green shoes because his friends make fun of him. (Special to The News)

Maple Ridge children’s author examines the issue of bullying

My Dragon Doesn’t Want To Wear Shoes is the third book by Ligia Carvalho

A stubborn little dragon named Freddy refuses to wear his green shoes because his friends make fun of him. (Special to The News)
Maple Ridge author Matthew Bennett just published his first science fiction novel. (Special to The News)

Maple Ridge author publishes first Sci Fi

Story takes place in the year 2337 on a planet divided in two

Maple Ridge author Matthew Bennett just published his first science fiction novel. (Special to The News)
Karen Dosanjh’s book, Untold Stories: The South Asian Pioneer Experience in BC, was released earlier this year, and details the struggles and successes of the province’s earliest South Asian immigrants. (Contributed photo)

White Rock author’s book tells stories of B.C.’s South Asian pioneers

‘These stories belong to the community’ says Karen Dosanjh

Karen Dosanjh’s book, Untold Stories: The South Asian Pioneer Experience in BC, was released earlier this year, and details the struggles and successes of the province’s earliest South Asian immigrants. (Contributed photo)
Former Garibaldi Secondary student, Jonathan Poh, explores his aversion to thrift stores in his CBC Nonfiction finalist story. (Photo special to THE NEWS)

Former Maple Ridge resident is a finalist for 2020 CBC nonfiction prize

Garibaldi Secondary grad, Jonathan Poh, writes about second-hand clothing stores in Value Village

Former Garibaldi Secondary student, Jonathan Poh, explores his aversion to thrift stores in his CBC Nonfiction finalist story. (Photo special to THE NEWS)
Maple Ridge author Ligia Carvalho. (Special to The News)

Book for grieving kids earns accolades for Maple Ridge author

A Brazilian immigrant pens her second book, which is earning national and international attention

Maple Ridge author Ligia Carvalho. (Special to The News)
Maple Ridge author, Lucky Lauridsen, promotes her new book, Voices of the 21st Century. (Special to the NEWS)
Maple Ridge author, Lucky Lauridsen, promotes her new book, Voices of the 21st Century. (Special to the NEWS)
Stephenie Meyer says more ‘Twilight’ books are planned

Stephenie Meyer says more ‘Twilight’ books are planned

Author’s long-awaited “Midnight Sun” sold more than 1 million copies in its first week

Stephenie Meyer says more ‘Twilight’ books are planned
Ligia Carvalh, who currently calls Maple Ridge home, was a finalist in the 11th annual 2020 International Book Awards for her book Grandma is a Star: A Book About Grief for Kids. (Contributed)

Children’s author who calls Maple Ridge home wins big at international contest

Her book about grief was a finalist at the 11th annual International Book Awards

Ligia Carvalh, who currently calls Maple Ridge home, was a finalist in the 11th annual 2020 International Book Awards for her book Grandma is a Star: A Book About Grief for Kids. (Contributed)
Maple Ridge author releases first in Icelandic-inspired fantasy young adult novel trilogy

Maple Ridge author releases first in Icelandic-inspired fantasy young adult novel trilogy

Brooke Carter published The Stone of Sorrow, Book One in her Runecaster series with Orca Publishing

Maple Ridge author releases first in Icelandic-inspired fantasy young adult novel trilogy
Maple Ridge author Kali Desautels has blended her blog into a book, and in doing so touched one reader with her words and insight. (KaliDesautelsRead blog)

LETTER: Blog to book, Maple Ridge author inspires reader

Easy-reading style and wisdom make published works compelling, according to new fan

  • Jun 13, 2020
Maple Ridge author Kali Desautels has blended her blog into a book, and in doing so touched one reader with her words and insight. (KaliDesautelsRead blog)