A staff photo from November 2013 (l-r: Chris, Susan, Sarah [store owner], Helen, and Diane)
November 2015 News:
A Novel Spot is turning 3 on November 3rd! Thank you for supporting your local independent bookshop these last three years. Without your business, we would definitely not be here. So on Tuesday, November 3rd, please stop in any time throughout the day and celebrate with us. Join us for a cupcake and enter your name into a draw to win a basket of hot new releases.
Novel Nights will be held at 7:30 p.m. on November 24th. The book is Diane Warren's Liberty Street, a novel about Frances Moon, who finds herself sharing a story she didn't intend to after witnessing a funeral procession. The story takes Frances back to her childhood in small-town Saskatchewan. Warren is the author of the Governor General's Award-winning Cool Water. Please email us or come in to buy the book and a ticket.
Sarah: The Year of the Runaways by Sunjeev Sahota and The Tea Planter's Wife by Dinah Jeffries
Helen: Fifteen Dogs by André Alexis
Diane: Monday's Lie by Jamie Mason and In a Dark Dark Wood by Ruth Ware
Chris: Early One Morning by Virginia Baily
Susan: Career of Evil by Robert Galbraith
Mary: The Golden Son by Shilpi Somaya Gowda
In Flanders Fields: 100 Years (essay collection)
Through Blood and Sweat by Mark Zuehlke
Clementine by Sonia Purnell
The Secret War by Max Hastings
For Young Readers
Walk on the Wild Side by Nicholas Oldland
Finding Winnie by Lindsay Mattick and Sophie Blackass
Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard by Rick Riordan
The Secret Throne by Peter Hamilton
Fans of the Impossible Life by Kate Scelsa
Five Things They Never Told Me by Rebecca Westcott
Eleanor Catton, Man Booker-prize winning novelist, with Sarah.
Kim Thuy (middle) with Helen (left) and Sarah.
Crime writer Peter May with his newest book.
Jacqueline Winspear during her second visit to our store.
British author and historian Ben Macintyre with Sarah.
Have you heard about our frequent buyer programme? It's completely free and best of all, we keep track of it for you in our computer. No cards, no hassle. Each regular priced purchase you make earns you points. When you reach $20, you can redeem your points for free books, or keep collecting.
We have a number of great reads in the store. But if you can't find what you're looking for, we are more than happy to order it in for you. If it's print, we will find it.
We are more than just novels - we have a great selection of bios, mysteries, classics, cookbooks, history, and of course, children's books! We like to have a little bit of everything at A Novel Spot.
If you can't decide what to get the avid reader in your life, we also offer gift certificates in any denomination.
Toronto author Anthony De Sa visited in July 2014.
Governor General's Award-winning author Linda Spalding signs books in June 2014.
Rachel Joyce speaks to a customer during a book signing in December 2013.
Diane Setterfield reads from her new novel Bellman and Black in November 2013.
Customers and staff with Mary Rose Donnelly, the author of staff favourite Great Village.
Staff with novelist C.S. Richardson. (l-r: Chris, Helen, Diane, C.S., Sarah, and Susan)
Our staff with novelist Rhidian Brook in June 2013. (l-r) store owner Sarah, Rhidian, Diane, Helen, and Chris
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