A staff photo from November 2013 (l-r: Chris, Susan, Sarah [store owner], Helen, and Diane)
July 2015 News:
Summers are meant for reading, relaxing, and... winning prizes during our Summer Picks promotion! Every book you purchase from the list gains you one entry into our prize draw.
If you're heading to the cottage, jumping on a plane, going on a road trip, or just enjoying a staycation, we've got the books to make your summer reading memorable.
Author Carol Bruneau visited us on July 4th. Her new book, These Good Hands, tells the heart-wrenching story of Camille Claudel's life and her hardships as an aspiring female sculptor. Claudel was also Rodin's mistress and muse.
Sarah: River Music by Mary Soderstrom
Helen: At Hawthorn Time by Melissa Harrison
Diane: After the Crash by Michael Bussi
Chris: The Third Wife by Lisa Jewell
Kathleen: Modern Romance by Aziz Ansari
Susan: The English Spy by Daniel Silva
Mary: In the Unlikely Event by Judy Blume
Barefoot at the Lake by Bruce Fogle
Full Catastrophe by James Angelos
The Rival Queens by Nancy Goldstone
The Cost of Courage by Charles Kaiser
For Young Readers
Picture books: Mr. Bear Babysits by Debi Gliori
Beginning/early readers: Miss Hazeltine's Home for Shy and Fearful Cats by Alicia Potter
Middle grade: Beyond the Kingdoms by Chris Colfer, Nooks & Crannies by Jessica Lawson, The Keeper by Darragh Martin
Young adult/teen: Hurt by Tabitha Suzuma
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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