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Staff Picks
The Arsonists' City
Hala Alyan
Hardcover | Mar 2021
in store $38.00
Hour of the Witch
Chris Bohjalian
Hardcover | May 2021
in store $38.95
A Lethal Lesson
Iona Whishaw
Paperback | Apr 2021
in store $16.95
(more on order)
The Dictionary of Lost Words
Pip Williams
Hardcover | Apr 2021
in store $37.00
Thomas King
Hardcover | May 2021
sold out $32.00
(on order)
Unsettled Ground
Claire Fuller
Paperback | May 2021
sold out $22.95
(on order)
Local Woman Missing
Mary Kubica
Paperback | May 2021
on order $24.99
(releases May 18 2021)
The Living Sea of Waking Dreams
Richard Flanagan
Hardcover | May 2021
on order $36.95
(releases May 25 2021)
A Novel Spot has temporarily suspended curbside pickup for the duration of the stay-at-home order. Sarah or Katie will be in store Tuesdays through Saturday from 11–3 to take calls and process orders, but will not be answering the door.

We will continue to offer local delivery for orders the M8 and M9 postal codes—now twice a week! You can also 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.
Women’s Prize for Fiction 2021
The shortlist for this year's Women's Prize for Fiction has been announced! We're thrilled to see some staff favourites on this list. Order your books today and let us know which you think should be this year's winner!
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.
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!
Teal Window
Which of these blue-green covers catches your eye?


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April Bestsellers
These are the books that flew off our shelves last month.

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
Coming Soon


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