Perspective Book Series will be at the BPL’s Local Author Book Market 2023

On December 9, we (Perspective book series authors Amanda Giasson and Julie B. Campbell) will be featured authors at the Barrie Public Library’s 2023 Local Author Book Market 📚. Alongside other talented local authors, we’ll be selling our books (adult/teen and kids’ books) and gift sets. We’ll also be giving a quick Lightning Talk about our Perspective series and the unique way we write it together.  

Perspective Book Series - Novels - Christmas

Enjoy a free, family-friendly, festive-themed day that is fun for everyone who loves books and wants to meet and support local authors!

In addition to the author lighting book talks, families can enjoy picture book readings between 11am – 2pm with local authors. Plus, if you’re an eco-conscious reader, you can check out what our local used bookstore has by local authors and for writers and local historians.

As for Perspective books, here’s a look at all the goodies you’ll find when you visit our table!

Kids’ Books? We’ve Got Kids’ Books!

Got a little one in your life who loves to read or be read to? Do you love children’s books? We’ve got your gift giving covered!

Take your pick from three exciting titles, including our latest kids’ book, Pounce!

Pounce- Children's Book - ChristmasPounce!Go on an interactive adventure with Pounce the kitten – a character originally from the Perspective book series – as she learns to practice, practice, practice to build her skills at hunting funny things around the house (ideal for ages 2 – 5). 🐈‍⬛🏠

An Ogre Ate My Sparkles - Children's Book - ChristmasAn Ogre ate My Sparkles Eddie is full of happy sparkles but needs to figure out how to stop an ogre from making their sparkles disappear (gender neutral story – ideal for ages 4 – 7). 👹✨

The Elephant-Wolf - Children's Book - ChristmasThe Elephant-Wolf Jules is a toy elephant who thinks she’s a wolf and learns the importance of being herself, not letting labels define her, and the unconditional love within her family (ideal for ages 5 – 7).* 🐘🐺

*🎁A special Elephant-Wolf gift set is also available and makes a great holiday gift! It includes the book and a sweet plush elephant toy. 

Plus, as an extra-special holiday treat, the purchase of any children’s paperback book comes with your choice of one (1) of the following free e-book options:

  • Pounce!
  • Love at First Plight + two e-novellas: Thayn Varda: An Early Journal and Mez Basarovka: Journal of a Spoiled Prince (The Perspective series is ideal for ages 13+ and adults)

Perspective Book Series Gift Sets at our Best Event Price!

Give someone (or yourself!) the amazing gift of the complete Perspective book series (so far), which includes your pick of a series-inspired gift item! 🎉🎉

🎁Gift sets are $25 and include:

Perspective Series Books and Novellas

Four (4) Perspective e-books

Two (2) e-novellas

Your choice of one (1) of these “crisp” series-inspired items! (While supplies last)

Perspective Book Series Gift Sets
  • Masquerade mask (choose from 3 colour options, while supplies last)
  • Secret message in a bottle
  • Teacup & saucer
  • Coffee cup & saucer
  • Sparkly picture frame with your choice of Perspective art print card (choose from 4 frame colour options and 4 art print options, while supplies last)

Get Free Extras When You Purchase ANY Perspective Series Paperbacks

Pick up Perspective paperbacks at a great deal even cheaper than buying them on Amazon! Not only do the paperbacks make a great gift for a stocking or wrapped under the tree, but your purchase of a Perspective paperback(s) includes one bonus signed art print card of your choosing! 😁🙌

Looking for the ultimate deal while supporting local authors?  When you buy any paperback or the full set of novels in paperback (the best deal), you’ll also receive Perspective e-book novel(s), as well as the e-novellas as a free gift that you can keep or gift to someone else!

  • Purchase any one or more Perspective series paperback(s) and get the e-book of Love at First Plight + the two e-novellas (Thayn Varda: An Early Journal and Mez Basarovka: Journal of a “Spoiled Prince“) free!
  • Purchase all four books (Love at First Plight, Second Wind, Third Time’s a Charmer, and So On and So Fourth) and get the complete e-book series set + the two e-novellas, free!
Perspective Book Series - Holiday Gift

Bring the Perspective Book Series Home for the Holidays

We’re thrilled to take part in this year’s Barrie Public Library 2023 Local Author Book Market, and we hope to see you there! 😀🎄

Facts to know about the BPL 2023 Local Author Book Market:

  • When: December 9, 2023
  • Where: Barrie Public Library, Painswick Branch (48 Dean Avenue)
  • Time: 10am – 3pm
  • Cost: Free!
  • Event type: Family-friendly, Books & Merchandise for Sale, Meet Local Authors  

‘Tis the season of shopping🎄🛍️, gift giving🎁, spreading cheer😁, and getting signed copies of Perspective series books for the book lover on your list!

Until then, stay crisp (and warm!) ❤️💜