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Dear USA

Wednesday, November 9th, 2016

We are so sad and shocked and sorry.
Later, we’ll be angry. Right now, we grieve with you.

Let’s Look At Something Else, Shall We?

Tuesday, November 8th, 2016

Like, say, a big list of shiny new books. That’ll be fun, eh?
Yeah. Let’s do that instead.

Witch’s Vacuum Cleaner, Terry Pratchett
At The Sign Of Triumph, David Weber
Mountain Of Kept Memory, Rachel Neumeier
Goodnight, Batcave, Dave Croatto
Atlantis Lost, T.A. Barron
Seelie King’s War, Jane Yolen & Adam Stemple
Lost Property Office, James R. Hannibal
World Of Edena, Moebius
Belle Chasse, Suzanne Johnson
Shadow Of What Was Lost, James Islington
Death: An Oral History, Casey Jarman

Trade Paperback
Last Song Before Night, Ilana C. Myer
Secret Path, Gord Downie & Jeff Lemire
After Atlas, Emma Newman
Sanctioned Catastrophe, Thomas A. Watson
Soundless, Richelle Mead
Mad Scientist’s Daughter, Cassandra Rose Clark
Bridging Infinity, Jonathan Strahan, editor
Collected Stories Of Frank Herbert, Frank Herbert
Heiress Of Collinwood, Lara Parker
Shards Of Heaven, Michael Livingston
Untamed, A.G. Howard
Hammers On Bone, Cassandra Khaw
End Of Watch, Stephen King

Mass Market
Ashes Of The Tyrant, Erin M. Evans

On The Eve Of The US Election

Monday, November 7th, 2016

Dear USian Friends,

Please know we’re thinking about you.
Proud of you, worrying about you, and hoping you’ll do the right thing.


Gerald Brandt

Thursday, November 3rd, 2016

This Saturday, November 5th, please join us here at the store at 3pm to celebrate the launch of Gerald Brandt‘s action-packed new science fiction novel The Operative.

Lots Of Lovely New Books

Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

Shadow Of Victory, David Weber
Canada, Mike Myers
The Operative, Gerald Brandt*
Unquiet Land, Sharon Shinn
Den Of Wolves, Juliet Marillier
Faithful, Alice Hoffman
Seriously Shifted, Tina Connolly

Trade Paperback
Shadowed Souls, Jim Butcher & Kerrie L. Hughes, editors
Invisible Planets, Ken Liu, editor
Adventures Of Moriarty, Maxim Jakubowski, editor
Frozen Tides, Morgan Rhodes
The Diabolic, S.J. Kincaid
What The #@&% Is That?, John Joseph Adams, editor
Facefaker’s Game, Chandler J. Birch
Gentleman Jole And The Red Queen, Lois McMaster Bujold
Old Man’s Ghosts, Tom Lloyd
Apocalypse Bow Wow, James Proimos
Christmas Magic, David G. Hartwell, editor
Seriously Wicked, Tina Connolly
Burning Isle, Will Panzo
Binary Storm, Christopher Hinz
Congress Of Secrets, Stephanie Burgis
Wrath Of Betty, Steven Erikson
Cocktails Af Seven, Apocalypse At Eight, Don Bassingthwaite
Bohemian Gospel, Dana Chamblee Carpenter
My True Love Gave To Me, Stephanie Perkins, editor

Mass Market
The Courier, Gerald Brandt*
Severed Streets, Paul Cornell
Empire Ascendent, Kameron Hurley
Pillar To The Sky, William R. Forstchen
Warheart, Terry Goodkind
Curse On The Land, Faith Hunter
Import Of Intrigue, Marshall Ryan Maresca
How To Save The World, Lexie Dunne
Dominion, Peter McLean
Dreamseeker, C.S. Friedman

*We’ll be launching Gerald Brandt‘s The Operative (and celebrating the mass-market release of his first novel, The Courier) here this Saturday, November 5th, at 3pm.

Signed Books

Thursday, October 27th, 2016

In addition to all our recent events*, we’ve been lucky enough to have authors drop by and sign their recent titles. Like:

Don Bassingthwaite
Ian Donald Keeling
Michelle Sagara
Victoria Schwab
Kevin Sylvester

*Recent launches featured Erin Bow, James Bow, and Drew Hayden Taylor.


New Titles This Week

Tuesday, October 25th, 2016

Words Are My Matter, Ursula K. Le Guin
Certain Dark Things, Silvia Moreno-Garcia
Boy Robot, Simon Curtis
Death And Life Of Zebulon Finch Vol #02, Daniel Kraus
Hero, R.A. Salvatore
Sixth Watch, Sergei Lukyanenko
Lost Gods, Brom
Faller, Will McIntosh
Science And The City, Laurie Winkless
Shady Tree, Demi

Trade Paperback
Cast In Flight, Michelle Sagara (signed copies!)
Otherworld Secrets, Kelley Armstrong
The Skids, Ian Donald Keeling
Our Lady Of Ice, Cassandra Rose Clarke
Two Swords, S.C. Parris
Death And Life Of Zebulon Finch Vol #01, Daniel Kraus
Immortal’s Guide, S.C. Parris
Cloak Of War, Rhonda Mason
Not On Fire But Burning, Greg Hrbek
Dream-Quest Of Vellitt Boe, Kij Johnson
Hanged Man, P.N. Elrod
Little Sister Death, William Gay
Dark Heart: Execution, Parvez Mail
Radiance, Catherynne M. Valente
House Of Mystery, Courtney Bates-Hardy
Role Of Lightning In Evolution, David Clink
Very Sensible Stories And Poems For Grown Persons, Jason Taniguchi
Roboteer, Alex Lamb
Lie The Liar, Kristina Circelli

Mass Market
Every Mountain Made Low, Alex White
Kris Longknife: Bold, Mike Shepherd
Onward, Drake!, Mark L. Van Name, editor
Coldbrook, Tim Lebbon
Dark Detectives, Stephen Jones, editor
Hallow Point, Ari Marmell
Dreamstrider, Lindsay Smith
Star Of The Sea, Una McCormack

International Festival Of Authors

Monday, October 24th, 2016

It’s IFOA time!

There are so many wonder events on offer. Check out their website for details:

New Titles

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016

Troll Bridge, Neil Gaiman
Starlit Wood, Dominik Parisien & Navah Wolfe, editors
Rose & Thorn, Sarah Prineas
20th Anniversary Game Of Thrones, George R.R. Martin*
Feeding Hannibal: A Connoisseur’s Cookbook, Janice Poon
Du Iz Tak? Carson Ellis

Trade Paperback
Secret Lives Of Geek Girls, Hope Nicholson, editor
Rules For Werewolves, Lynn Kirk
Camelot Rising, Michael Clary
Only The Dead Know Burbank, Bradford Tatum
Carrier, Timothy Johnson
Watcher Of Dead Time, Edward Cox
Love Beyond Body, Space & Time, Hope Nicholson, editor

Mass Market
Bazaar Of Bad Dreams, Stephen King

*OK, yes, this title is not exactly new, but this particular edition is. We also have ‘new’ (and gorgeous) Penguin hardcover editions of Dune, Left Hand Of Darkness, 2001, Stranger In A Strange Land, and Neuromancer.

Looking Back

Friday, October 14th, 2016
Remember this time last year? The Blue Jays were in the ALCS, and both Canada and the US were gearing up for federal elections. Exciting times!

A year later, the Jays are back for another shot at the pennant.
We’ve had a new government for eleven months.