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Wednesday, October 18th from 6:00 to 8:00pm

has expanded!

We’ve added gifts, fine crafts and extra toys to complement our existing products.

Please join us on Wednesday, October 18th
from 6-8pm
as we introduce our new look and name:

we’ll have treats, give-aways
and 20% off in-store.

Meet the Authors at Tidewater Books!
Rebecca Rosenblum
 & Mark Sampson
 7 pm, June 26th in Sackville, NB



Saturday, June 17th, 1 - 3 pm at The Tantramar Wetlands Center, Sackville, NB.
Book Launch 'Take Off to Tantramar'
Edith Miller, who lived in Sackville for over thirty years, will read from her new book, Crow
Impressions and Other Poems. While living in Sackville, Edith was active in many art and culture programs. Her husband, Michael, was Professor of Music at Mount Allison University.

Edith will have the artwork on display that was used for the cover of her book, which is a woodcut on a skateboard deck of two crows by artist, Ryan Livingston. The skateboard art was prepared for a fund raising auction for the Isaac Miller Memorial Skateboard Park in Fredericton. Isaac Miller was Edith and Michael’s grandson. Edith’s book includes “Six Elegies for Isaac.”

Jane Tims, who lives in Rusagonis, will read from her new book, Within East Reach. Jane is a
botanist, now retired from a career in land use planning and environmental protection. Jane’s book is a collection of her poems and drawings that come from experience with wild edible plants and domestic food harvesting. Jane will have a painting of blackberries on display and will raffle it off at the end of the evening.

Marilyn Lerch is a resident of Sackville and an active participant in the cultural life of the area. She will read from a new collection of poems being prepared for publication and from her previous book, The Physics of Allowable Sway.

Edith, Jane, and Marilyn are all writers drawn to the poetry of place. Poems inspired by the
Sackville and Tantramar region will be a feature of the evening.

André Alexis

Canadian novelist Alexis will read from his Giller award-winning Fifteen Dogs.

A collaboration with the Canadian Council & Mt.A international program.


Alexis is also a panellists for the upcoming 16th edition of Canada Reads

Monday, February 6th
Owens Art Gallery


M. Travis Lane

New Brunswick poet and award-winning author.
Lane will read from her work. 

A collaboration with the Department of Arts.


Wednesday, February 1st
Owens Art Gallery

Book Launch!
Charlie Rhindress
will be reading from his new biography of Rita MacNeil,
'I'm Not What I Seem'

Musical Performances of Rita's songs by
Heather MacIntyre & Alex Rhindress

Sunday, Dec. 4th, 4pm at Ducky’s Bar
Downtown Sackville, NB

Jennifer McGrath will be reading from ‘The Snow Knows’ at 7pm at the Sackville Public Library! Right After Santa(!) and the tree lighting in the Bill Johnstone memorial park at this Friday’s Midnight Madness!

Annual Customer Appreciation Sale
Sunday, Nov. 27 from 3-5pm.
Drop by for special sales, holiday treats, & some Christmas cheer.

Sara Jewell
will be reading and signing
'Field Notes'
Sunday, Nov. 27 at 2pm,
United Church in Sackville

Meet the author at Tidewater Books
K.V. Johansen
on Saturday, November 26th,
10-11:30 am

13 Bridge Street


Thursday, November 24th
President's Cottage,
Mount Allison University
4 P.M.

Retired Geology Professor
David Mossman will be reading and signing 'Oceans of Rum'

Sackville's very own
K. V. Johansen Reads from her newest novel, 'Gods of Nabban' at Thunder & Lightning Ltd.,
22 Bridge Street on
October 25th at 8 P.M.


Alex A. discovered his love for drawing and creating cartoon characters at the early age of eight. His limitless imagination allows him to create new plots and twists and even completely new universes for his wacky and offbeat characters to evolve. The creation of Jon Le Bon is the culmination of many years of work. Alex lives in Montreal with his dog Wolfy. and always shows up for book signings in his distinctive wool hat and colorful plaid pants, ready to entertain his young readers.

Come join him on Tuesday at The Moncton Public Library at 6:30 & 7:45.

In-Store Book Signing with Riel Nason!

Saturday, October 8th

Tidewater Books
13 Bridge Street, Sackville, NB

 ‘All the Things We Leave Behind’ (
‘The Town That Drowned’


Tidewater Books at Mount Allison University's President’s Speakers Series with Joseph Boyden

October 3rd, 7:00-8:30pm
Conservatory of Music Brunton Auditorium, Mount Allison University

Event Link

Joseph Boyden is a Canadian writer whose work examines the contemporary and historical experience of Indigenous peoples of Northern Ontario. His second novel, Through Black Spruce, won the 2008 Scotiabank Giller Prize and his 2013 novel, The Orenda, was named the winner of CBC's Canada Reads in 2014.

Boyden is a member of the creative writing faculty at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada, and at the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, New Mexico. He divides his time between Northern Ontario and Louisiana. In 2015, he was made a Member of the Order of Canada.

Boyden's reading is part of the Mount Allison President's Speakers Series, celebrating the Year of Indigenous Knowing on campus. It is supported by the Botsford Westmorland Fund.



festival FRYE festival

"Digging into New Brunswick’s murderous past with Debra Komar"

Monday, Septermber 12th at 7pm.
Centre Culturel Aberdeen, 140 Botsford Street, suite 21, Moncton, NB.

In her soon-to-be-released book, titled Black River Road, award-winning author and forensic anthropologist Debra Komar drums up the ghosts of a shocking murder case in 1860s New Brunswick to examine what makes a murderer and why treating character as evidence remains one of Canada's most controversial legal issues. (link)

August 13th: Follow the Goose Butt, Camelia Airheart!

Tidewater Books in The Town of Sackville, New Brunswick at the Sackville Farmers Market hosted Local authors Odette Barr, Colleen Landry & Beth Weatherbee. They read from 'Follow the Goose Butt, Camelia Airheart!' and we were delighted and excited!!
May 12th: Attic Owl

Authors Jennifer Houle and Daniel Poliquin read from their novels, with music by Travis Furlong and Dave Smith
April 30th: Authors for Indies 2016

Local Writer, Ian McKinley for AFI 2016