Column: Search the Inventory of a Thousand Book Sellers

Between today and Saturday, my genealogy column, Roots to the Past, is available in the following Atlantic Canada newspapers:

Tuesday: The Kings County Record (Sussex)

Wednesday: The Lunenburg County Progress Bulletin

Thursday: The Western Star (Corner Brook)

Saturday: The Citizen (Amherst)

Saturday: Times & Transcript (Moncton)

Title: Column: Search the Inventory of a Thousand Book Sellers

Snippet: It’s that time of year again when I wake up to snow on the ground, eager children checking for school cancellations and the arrival of darkness by suppertime. This is also the month when planning becomes crucial. If you don’t plan the last three weeks of the year, disaster can strike.

My planning for the end of the year includes ordering books. I could pop into our local store and do last minute shopping, but I may not find the publication perfect for beneath the tree. Instead I begin my search a few weeks in advance.

Local stores, both those which deal in second-hand and new publications, are the first places I look, but when I can’t find the books I seek, I go online.

. . . To read more, pick up one of the above noted newspapers.

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Nova Scotia – Life Near Water Winner

The winner of her anthology “Nova Scotia – Life Near Water” is Mrs. Margaret Smith of Moncton. Congratulations, Margaret. The book is in the mail. Thanks to everyone who entered.

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