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The Berry Pickers, A Two-Part Book Club Series

The Berry Pickers, A Two-Part Book Club Series

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Join us for a two-part book club, where you will meet a wonderful local author, Amanda Peters, and dive into her debut novel, The Berry Pickers. This is a riveting fiction tale about a four-year-old Mi’kmaw girl who goes missing from the blueberry fields of Maine, sparking a mystery that haunts the survivors, unravels a community, and remains unsolved for nearly fifty years. Awarded the Carnegie Medal for Excellence 2024, The Berry Pickers is an absolute must-read.

Included with your purchase:

  • 1 copy of The Berry Pickers
  • A variety pack of Piquette and Piquette Zero (4 cans)
  • The opportunity to connect with Amanda Peters

Part I: Gather with us on May 16th from 7 pm to 8 pm AST at Benjamin Bridge (or virtually through a private Zoom link) to pick up your book club pack and to meet with Amanda for your very own private reading, and the opportunity to learn more about her.

Part II: Gather with us on June 13th from 7 pm to 8 pm AST at Benjamin Bridge (or virtually through a private Zoom link) with Amanda about The Berry Pickers  - bring along your curiosities and questions for a dynamic group discussion.

Please note that although you will receive an email confirmation of your order, it will not contain tickets. We are monitoring the orders and keeping a guest list for the event—therefore, there will not be any tickets emailed or mailed directly to you. Thank you!


Enjoy flat-rate shipping based on region. If you would like us to hold your book club pack for pick up, please leave us a note in the 'Special Instructions' section at checkout.

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Amanda Peters is a writer of Mi'kmaq and settler ancestry. Her debut novel, The Berry Pickers, was a critically acclaimed bestseller in Canada and won Peters the Carnegie Medal of Excellence in Fiction and the Barnes & Noble Discovery Prize. Her debut novel was also shortlisted for the Writers Trust Atwood Gibson Award and Forest of Reading Evergreen Award in 2023. Her work has appeared in the Antigonish Review, Grain, the Alaska Quarterly Review, the Dalhousie Review and Filling Station. She is the winner of the 2021 Indigenous Voices Award for unpublished prose and a participant in the 2021 Writers™ Trust Rising Stars Program. Peters has a certificate in creative writing from the University of Toronto, and she is a graduate of the master of fine arts program at the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Amanda Peters lives and writes in the Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia, with her fur babies, Holly and Pook.