Wonder Horse Launches

On May 24, Anita Daher launched her brand new book, Wonder Horse, at McNally Robinson Booksellers in Winnipeg. Friends, fans and family gathered in the atrium to hear stories about the real horse, Wager, who inspired the book. Instead of sharing a traditional reading from her new work,  Anita invited several of her actor friends to delight the audience with a theatrical presentation. Rebelight is thrilled to … Read more…

Welcome Brenda Joyce Leahy!

Calgary author Brenda Joyce Leahy immediately captured our attention with a lush, imaginative story set in the art community of Paris, 1900. With a colourful palette that explores early feminism, mystery, and art, she draws us into  the tumultuous and breathtaking world of a young woman who longs to shape her life with a paintbrush despite her parents’ plans to marry her off. Brenda’s books is scheduled for a Spring … Read more…

Debut Novelist Signs with Rebelight

One of our mandates at Rebelight is to unearth new talent—and we are thrilled to announce that we’ve sign Scarlett Kol for her debut novel, a YA paranormal. What’s it about? A family secret that lay dormant since the day Avery was born awakens and changes her life forever. This manuscript has everything we look for in a crack the spine, blow your mind novel—a … Read more…

Rebelight Makes its Mark

Rebelight Publishing Inc. takes children’s literature by storm with two of their first three published works up for Manitoba Book Awards. Missing in Paradise by Larry Verstraete and Empty Cup by Suzanne Costigan are on the shortlist for the McNally Robinson Books for Young People Award, older category. Congratulations Larry and Suzanne! In addition, two members of the Rebelight team are shortlisted for works in … Read more…

Welcome Sean Cummings!

Sean Cummings, author of YA urban fantasy thrillers, joins Rebelight to bring you a fast-paced, hilarious MG mystery. Think Scooby-doo meets Nancy Drew. Where have all the cats gone? Could it be an alien abduction? Never fear, Penelope Ann Pickersgill is on the case and she’s keeping an eye on her eccentric, hippy grandma. Sean’s latest story hooks you in the first chapter and keeps … Read more…

Three Books. Three Authors. One Big Launch.

After months of whirlwind activity with editing and design, Rebelight is ready to launch its first books! Join us as we celebrate our new publishing venture with the official unveiling of three fabulous novels—two Young Adult reads from first-time authors, Suzanne Costigan and Melinda Friesen, and a Middle Grade mystery from established non-fiction writer, Larry Verstraete. Festivities take place at McNally Robinson on Sunday, November 23 at … Read more…

Cranking the Heat with a Clever Teen Romance

Half-way through Rosie Greenway’s manuscript we knew we had to have it. Ms. Greenway’s strong voice, unique characters, heart-fluttering romance and approach to contemporary teen issues make this a can’t-put-it-down read. Her novel launches in the fall of 2015. We can’t wait to share this fabulous read with you. Find Rosie on twitter at @Rosie_Greenway.

Bring on the Voltpunk!

We are pleased to welcome Edward Willett to the Rebelight family of authors. Edward has authored dozens of fiction and non-fiction books–and he’s scheduled to release five more this year! The voltpunk fantasy he brings to Rebelight will knock your socks off. What is voltpunk? Let’s put it this way: steampunk involves the use of steam to power their technology, dieselpunk uses diesel engines to power theirs, and … Read more…