Holiday Deals, Black Friday, Below the Moon Launch Pics, & Post-Release Update!

Winter is not just coming, it is here! The holidays are upon us and shopping season is in full swing.

I have some great deals for you this year PLUS an exciting new event coming up to help jump start your holiday shopping.

Pick up something special for the avid readers and art lovers on your list at my first Holiday Book, Art and Craft Sale!

Join me on December 7th from 1-3 pm at the Renaissance Edmonton Airport Hotel (free parking, ticket validated inside) for a fun-filled afternoon of live music, art, and shopping. DJ Mintu will be pumping up the festivities PLUS at 2 pm we will have a special live performance from the Edmonton band Moonshine Mammas!

What will be available at the book, art and craft sale?

  • All my books will be available PLUS I will be on scene signing books!
  • My latest collection of original artworks will be on display and for sale
  • The Expecting Sunshine Documentary
  • Handmade soy wax candles—they smell AMAZING!
  • The 8th Island Trilogy and Expecting Sunshine themed jewelry and keychains
  • Greeting cards
  • Ornaments
  • Journals
  • Bookmarks
  • And maybe MORE SURPRISES!

GIFT IDEA: Give Books this Christmas!


Buy 5 of any one book and get a 6th copy of the same book for FREE!

Fill your stockings with a gift that keeps on giving! Head to my online shop to place your order!

Email a copy of your receipt to along with a list of names if you would like to have your books signed and personalized. Give the booklovers in your life an extra special gift this holiday season!

Below the Moon Launch Recap!

The book launch party for Below The Moon at Audrey’s Books was a success and I was thrilled to share it with all of you who were able to attend! Thank you to all the amazing people who came out to support The 8th Island Trilogy and our local indie book scene.

I would like to add a special thank you to my Street Team members who helped spread the word and came out to help with the event! Our gorgeous Steffanus Warrior flew down for a fun photo shoot with the party goers as well!

Thanks to Sarah Brar for playing Xlea the Steffanus!

Thanks to Audreys Books for hosting the party!

Thanks to Liam MacKenzie for the photos!

THANK YOU SO MUCH to everyone who has picked up a copy of The 8th Island Trilogy books this fall! Thanks to you wonderful readers Above The Star and Below The Moon hit number 1 and 2 on the Edmonton Bestsellers List (for the week ending November 3) and I am immensely grateful!


  1. Above the Star – Alexis Marie Chute *
    2. Below the Moon – Alexis Marie Chute *
    3. NDN Coping Mechanisms: Notes from the Field – Billy-Ray Belcourt*
    4. Finding Callidora – Stella Leventoyannis Harvey
    5. Agent Running in the Field – John le Carré
    6. The Testaments – Margaret Atwood
    7. The Ventriloquists – E.R. Ramzipoor
    8. Collision Course – Doug Morrison * +
    9. Blue Moon – Lee Child
    10. Flights – Olga Tokarczuk

Thank you so much for reading (and sharing) this post! If you live in Edmonton, I hope to see you on Saturday, December 7 for some holiday shopping!

Thanks for reading!

   –   Alexis Marie Chute