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Staff Picks
The Mystery of Mrs. Christie
Marie Benedict
Paperback | Dec 2020
in store $24.99
The Words I Never Wrote
Jane Thynne
Paperback | Jan 2021
in store $23.00
When She Was Good
Michael Robotham
Paperback | Dec 2020
in store $24.99
Ragged Company
Richard Wagamese
Paperback | Oct 2009
in store $22.00
Miss Benson's Beetle
Rachel Joyce
Paperback | Nov 2020
in store $24.95
(more on order)
Daughter of Black Lake
Cathy Marie Buchanan
Paperback | Oct 2020
in store $24.99
(more on order)
The Push
Ashley Audrain
Paperback | Jan 2021
in store $24.95
Ben Wilson
Hardcover | Nov 2020
sold out $38.95
(on order)
The Bookseller's Tale
Martin Latham
Hardcover | Oct 2020
sold out $31.99
(on order)

With Toronto back into lockdown, the store will remain closed for in-store browsing. A Novel Spot will continue to offer pickup options, either at the door or curbside—available Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from 10–5.

Sarah will be in store for phone consultations and to process online orders on Wednesdays and Fridays from 11–4 but will not be opening the door for curbside pick-up except on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays. Book consultations and recommendations must be done over the phone.

Once-a-week free delivery for orders over $50 in the M8 and M9 postal codes are still available. You can order any books you like through our online store, available 24 hours a day.

Thank you all for your patience and continued support during this time. For updates, subscribe to our newsletter here.
New Year = New Releases
Here are some of the novels being released this year that we're excited about. 2021 will be a good year for book lovers! Preorder your copies today.
Don't Judge a Book by its Cover But...
...these beautiful & colourful covers are here to help pick you up!
What's on our table?
Missing our main table? We're bringing the table to you! These are the titles featured on our main table at the moment. A wonderful combination of fiction, mysteries, and current staff favourites. Order yours now!
Murder, Spies, Secrets....
Not enough suspense in your life? These books will have you reading late into the night.


Support your local independent bookshop!


Our Top 20 of 2020
Thank you to everyone who continued to support us, and to those who discovered A Novel Spot in an effort to shop local, this past year. Here are our top 20 bestsellers of 2020! In third place is our Winter Trust Us Book, which we haven't yet revealed, and in fifth is our Summer Trust Us Book, To the Stars Through Difficulties. 
Canada Reads 2021: One Book to Transport Us 
Whether you're reading to escape your daily cares, to explore new perspectives, or simply to lift your spirits, these stories of perseverance, discovery, and resilience will transport you across Canada, around the world and to worlds beyond. The debates will take place March 8th to 11th—get your copies now and decide which you think should win this year's Canada Reads!

We are more than just novelswe have a great selection of bios, mysteries, classics, cookbooks, history, and more! We like to have a little bit of everything at A Novel Spot.

We always 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.

If you can't decide what to get the avid reader in your life, we also offer gift certificates in any denomination.

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.

Nonfiction Upcoming Releases
Just a few of the forthcoming NF titles we're looking forward to. From history to cooking to biography and beyond, this is the list to watch! Preorder your copies today.
So Much Canadian Talent!
In addition to shopping local, why not read local as well? Pick up a book by a Canadian author today! We have a great selection of Fiction, Mystery, and Non-Fiction to choose from... 
Thrilling Mysteries
Notable Nonfiction
Delicious Cookbooks
New Releases


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