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Forthcoming Titles
Written in My Own Heart's Blood
Diana Gabaldon
Paperback | Jun 2015
on order $22.95
(releases Jun 2 2015)

What Pet Should I Get?
Seuss Dr
Hardcover | Jul 2015
on order $21.00
(releases Jul 28 2015)

The Silkworm
Robert Galbraith
Paperback | Jun 2015
on order $20.00
(releases Jun 2 2015)

Stone Mattress
Margaret Atwood
Paperback | Jun 2015
on order $19.95
(releases Jun 23 2015)

Finders Keepers
Stephen King
Hardcover | Jun 2015
on order $39.99
(releases Jun 2 2015)

The Land of Stories
Chris Colfer
Hardcover | Jul 2015
on order $20.00
(releases Jul 7 2015)

Sweetland
Michael Crummey
Paperback | Jun 2015
on order $21.00
(releases Jun 30 2015)

The Bone Clocks
David Mitchell
Paperback | Jun 2015
on order $22.00
(releases Jun 16 2015)

Abattoir Blues
Peter Robinson
Paperback | Jun 2015
on order $19.95
(releases Jun 16 2015)

Close to Hugh
Marina Endicott
Hardcover | May 2015
on order $32.95
(releases May 26 2015)
Welcome to A Novel Spot!


A staff photo from November 2013 (l-r: Chris, Susan, Sarah [store owner], Helen, and Diane)

May 2015 News:

Thanks to those who came to visit during Authors for Indies on May 2nd! Everyone had lots of fun, and we'd especially like to thank the wonderful authors who gave up a lovely, sunny Saturday to support us. 

Mother's Day is upon us, and we have a diverse selection of cookbooks, gardening books, and good reads for Mom—or just for you during the long weekend. We're always happy to give recommendations and we offer free gift wrapping. 

And we have a few upcoming author visits to announce:
Saturday, May 9th, 1 p.m. - Susan Doherty Hannaford, author of A Secret Music, about a 15-year-old piano prodigy 
Wednesday, May 13th, time TBA - Miriam Toews, author of A Complicated Kindness and All My Puny Sorrows
Tuesday, May 19th, 1 p.m. - Lauren Davis, author of Against a Darkening Sky
Tuesday, May 26th, 3 p.m. - Kim Thúy, author of Ru and Man

Please email us at novelspotbookshop at gmail dot com for any of the above events. 

Staff Picks

Sarah: The Undertaking by Audrey Magee

Helen: The Jazz Palace by Mary Morris and The Man Who Saved Henry Morgan by Robert Hough

Diane: Crossbones Yard by Kate Rhodes and The Final Minute by Simon Kernick

Chris: The Children's Crusade by Ann Packer

Susan: Early Warning by Jane Smiley

Kathleen: A God in Ruins by Kate Atkinson

Mary: A Better Man by Leah McLaren

Notable Non-Fiction

Romantic Outlaws by Charlotte Gordon

Goebbels by Peter Longerich

War at Sea by Ken Smith

On the Move by Oliver Sacks

Beyond the Pale by Emily Urquhart

For Young Readers

Picture book: Paul the Pigeon by Jane Mullis

Early readers: The Mosquito Brothers by Griffin Ondaatje

Middle grade: Ice Whale by Jean Craighead George

Young adult: Mad Miss Mimic by Sarah Henstra and The Kidney Hypothetical by Lisa Yee




Eleanor Catton, Man Booker-prize winning novelist, with Sarah.


Kim Thuy (middle) with Helen (left) and Sarah.


Crime writer Peter May discussed 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


New Releases
Wages of Rebellion
Chris Hedges
Hardcover | May 2015
in store $32.00

A God in Ruins
Kate Atkinson
Hardcover | May 2015
in store $29.95

The Heir
Kiera Cass
Paperback | Apr 2015
in store $15.00

The Invention of Wings
Sue Monk Kidd
Paperback | May 2015
in store $19.00

Solitude Creek
Jeffery Deaver
Hardcover | May 2015
in store $31.00

The Wright Brothers
David McCullough
Hardcover | May 2015
in store $36.00

It's a Long Story
Willie Nelson
Hardcover | May 2015
in store $33.00

14th Deadly Sin
James Patterson
Hardcover | May 2015
in store $31.00

Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage
Haruki Murakami
Paperback | May 2015
in store $21.00

The Carbon Bubble
Jeff Rubin
Hardcover | May 2015
in store $32.00

A Novel Spot Bookshop
Humbertown Shopping CTR.
Etobicoke ON  M9A 3T7
Canada
Phone: 416.233.2665 (BOOK)
Email: bm92ZWxzcG90Ym9va3Nob3BAZ21haWwuY29t
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