The Art of Rebellion Meets the Louvre

Brenda Joyce Leahy’s debut novel, The Art of Rebellion, has made its way to the Louvre in Paris. The Musée du Louvre is an important landmark in her tale about a young woman in 1900 France who runs away from home and an arranged marriage to pursue her dreams of becoming an artist in Paris. On November 25th, 2016, Brenda (right) presented a copy of her … Read more…

Bestselling Debut for The Art of Rebellion

On June 30, Calgary author Brenda Joyce Leahy launched her debut novel, The Art of Rebellion, to an enthusiastic gathering of 90 people. Since then, the book has spent four weeks on Calgary bestseller lists with the likes of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by JK Rowling and The Nightingale by Kristen Hannah. With the help of several friends, Brenda brought the book’s setting of 1900 … Read more…

Crossing Over to Paranormal

We are pleased to welcome Jennifer Walsh to the Rebelight team of authors. Her upcoming YA paranormal/contemporary crossover is full of twists and turns that kept us scrolling through the pages pages – and we know it will keep you on the edge of your seat too!  After working as a writer in Alberta’s educational and e-learning field for a number of years, Jennifer was selected to … Read more…

Move over, Augustus and Hazel Grace

UPDATED. On November 24, 2015 a Facebook launch party announced the arrival of Rosie Greenway’s contempory young adult novel, Hannah Both Ways. This witty read has great appeal for anyone who has ever experienced the worry and wonder of falling in love, or the pain of high school social dynamics. The celebration generated delightful banter between fellow-writers, Suzanne Costigan (Empty Cup), Melinda Friesen (Enslavement), and Gabrielle … 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…

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…