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Forthcoming Titles
The Heroes of Olympus Book Five
Rick Riordan
Hardcover | Oct 2014
on order $19.99
(releases Oct 7 2014)

Diary of a Wimpy Kid
Jeff Kinney
Hardcover | Nov 2014
on order $16.95
(releases Nov 4 2014)

Adult Onset
Ann-Marie Macdonald
Hardcover | Sep 2014
on order $32.00
(releases Sep 30 2014)

The Rosie Effect #1
Graeme Simsion
Paperback | Sep 2014
on order $19.99
(releases Sep 30 2014)

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

James Frey
Hardcover | Oct 2014
on order $24.99
(releases Oct 7 2014)

Once Upon An Alphabet
Oliver Jeffers
Hardcover | Sep 2014
on order $26.99
(releases Sep 30 2014)

Plenty More
Yotam Ottolenghi
Hardcover | Oct 2014
on order $39.95
(releases Oct 14 2014)

The Burning Room
Michael Connelly
Hardcover | Nov 2014
on order $30.99
(releases Nov 3 2014)

Sam and Dave Dig a Hole
Mac Barnett
Hardcover | Oct 2014
on order $19.00
(releases Oct 14 2014)

Welcome to A Novel Spot!

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


On September 13th at 1:30 p.m., bestselling author of the Maisie Dobbs series Jacqueline Winspear will make her second appearance at A Novel Spot to discuss discussing her new novel, The Care and Management of Lies.

On September 14th at 3 p.m., Zeke O'Connor will visit to discuss his book Journey with the Sherpas, which tells the fascinating true story of his adventures with Sir Edmund Hillary. 

On September 16th between 10 a.m. and noon, Kim Thúy, author of Ru and a new novel, Mãn, will be stopping by the store to say hello. 

On September 17th at 3 p.m., Peter May will drop in for a quick meet and greet and stock signing. The second book in his Lewis trilogy, The Lewis Man, is out now.

On September 27th at 11 a.m., Joseph Kertes will discuss his book The Afterlife of Stars, which is this month's staff favourite. 

You can email us at novelspotbookshop at gmail dot com or call us to sign up for these events.


Sarah: Lisette's List by Susan Vreeland

Helen: We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Joy Fowler

Susan and Chris: The Children Act by Ian McEwan

Diane: The Murder Bag by Tony Parsons


Caroline's pick this month is Nuts to You by Lynne Rae Perkins. 

For the 8-12 age group, this month we're enjoying Andy Mulligan's Ribblestrop and Jennifer Holm's The Fourteenth Goldfish.

For older readers, we like John Sanford and Michelle Cook's Uncaged, James Dashner's The Rule of Thoughts (sequel to The Eye of Minds) and Chris Weitz's The Young World

Our favourite picture books this month are Steve Antony's The Queen's Hat and Alexander, Who's Trying His Best to Be the Best Boy Ever, by Judith Viorst with illustrations by Isidre Mones. 


We recommend Tim Cook's new book The Necessary War, Timothy F. Geithner's Stress Test, Michael Broers's Napoleon: Solider of Destiny, and Cristin O’Keefe Aptowicz's Dr. Mutter's Marvels.

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

Owner Sarah Pietroski with author Jacqueline Winspear.

Store owner Sarah Pietroski (left) poses with bestselling author Jacqueline Winspear. April 2013.

image of the staff of A Novel Spot

A staff photo on opening day! November 2012.

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.

New Releases
Lee Child
Hardcover | Sep 2014
in store $32.00

The Morning After
Chantal Hebert
Hardcover | Sep 2014
in store $29.95

The Bone Clocks
David Mitchell
Hardcover | Sep 2014
in store $34.00

Stone Mattress
Margaret Atwood
Hardcover | Sep 2014
in store $29.95

The Children Act
Ian Mcewan
Hardcover | Sep 2014
in store $29.95

The Back Of The Turtle
Thomas King
Hardcover | Aug 2014
in store $33.99

Pyjama Day!
Robert Munsch
Paperback | Sep 2014
in store $7.99

Reza Aslan
Paperback | Sep 2014
in store $21.00

The Miniaturist
Jessie Burton
Paperback | Aug 2014
in store $22.99

Bones Never Lie
Kathy Reichs
Hardcover | Sep 2014
in store $32.00

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