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Forthcoming Titles
Revival
Stephen King
Hardcover | Nov 2014
on order $36.00
(releases Nov 11 2014)

Comeback, The
John Ralston Saul
Hardcover | Oct 2014
in store $28.00

Guardian, The
Jack Whyte
Hardcover | Nov 2014
on order $34.95
(releases Nov 4 2014)

Abattoir Blues
Peter Robinson
Hardcover | Oct 2014
on order $29.95
(releases Oct 28 2014)

The Handsome Man's De Luxe Cafe
Alexander Mccall Smith
Hardcover | Oct 2014
on order $29.95
(releases Oct 28 2014)

The Bane Chronicles
Cassandra Clare
Hardcover | Nov 2014
on order $24.99
(releases Nov 11 2014)

Straight Up and Personal
Don Cherry
Hardcover | Nov 2014
on order $29.95
(releases Nov 4 2014)

Family Furnishings
Alice Munro
Hardcover | Nov 2014
on order $32.95
(releases Nov 11 2014)

Make It Ahead
Ina Garten
Hardcover | Oct 2014
on order $41.00
(releases Oct 28 2014)

The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry
Gabrielle Zevin
Paperback | Dec 2014
on order $19.95
(releases Dec 2 2014)

Welcome to A Novel Spot!


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


October 2014 NEWS:

We've been open for almost two years! Our anniversary is fast approaching, and we have a small party planned for early November. Please stay tuned for details to follow.  

Our Novel Nights book club will take place on Wednesday, October 29 at 7:30 p.m. The book is Ian McEwan's The Children Act. Please email us at novelspotbookshop at gmail dot com to reserve your spot and copy of the book. 

STAFF PICKS:


Sarah: The Narrow Road to the Deep North by Richard Flanagan

Helen: Adult Onset by Ann-Marie MacDonald

Susan: Sweetland by Michael Crummey

Diane: Spring Tide by Cilla and Rolf Börjlind

Kathleen: Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel 


FOR YOUNG READERS:


This month we've loving Tony Abbot's The Copernicus Legacy, a fun new series. The Space Rocks series (Tom O'Donnell) is another great pick for middle-grade readers.

For teens, we recommend Blood Money by Anne Cassidy. 

Our favourite picture book this month is Garth Stein's Enzo Races in the Rain. And we love the board book Countablock, with eye-catching number-themed illustrations. 


NOTABLE NON-FICTION:


We recommend Valour Road by John Nadler, Irving vs. Irving by Jacques Poitras, Ellen T. Harris's new biography of George Frideric Handel, and Allan Levine's Toronto: Biography of a City.  




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
The Heroes of Olympus Book Five
Rick Riordan
Hardcover | Oct 2014
in store $19.99

You Are Here
Chris Hadfield
Hardcover | Oct 2014
in store $29.95

Plenty More
Yotam Ottolenghi
Hardcover | Oct 2014
in store $39.95

Sam and Dave Dig a Hole
Mac Barnett
Hardcover | Oct 2014
in store $19.00

Leaving Time
Jodi Picoult
Hardcover | Oct 2014
in store $30.00

Where I Belong
Alan Doyle
Hardcover | Oct 2014
in store $32.95

Big Nate
Lincoln Peirce
Paperback | Oct 2014
in store $11.99

Mr. Hockey
Gordie Howe
Hardcover | Oct 2014
in store $32.00

Thin Air
Ann Cleeves
Paperback | Sep 2014
in store $21.99

Lila
Marilynne Robinson
Hardcover | Sep 2014
in store $29.99


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