Venera Dreams

August 11th, 2017

Join us on Saturday August 12th for the launch of Venera Dreams by Claude Lalumière. 3pm — all are welcome.

 

Dates To Remember In August

August 2nd, 2017

Since we’ve got a lot going on in August — and probably so do you — here’s a list of dates to remember.

Monday August 7th: Closed for Simcoe Day

Saturday August 12th: Join us at the store at 3pm to celebrate the launch of Claude Lalumiere‘s Venera Dreams.

Wednesday August 16th: ChiSeries Reading Series featuring Costi Gurgu; Robert Priest; Noah Wareness. 8pm at The Round (152A Augusta)

Monday August 21st – Sunday August 27th: Bakka Phoenix will be closed all week. We’ll open again as usual Monday morning August 28th.

Tuesday August 29th: we’ll be at Supermarket (268 Augusta) at 6:30pm to help Vikki Van Sickle launch her new book The Winnowing.

Hot Books

August 1st, 2017

… to go with the summer weather.

Hardcover
HALLS OF LAW, V.M. Escalada
THIS BEAUTIFUL DAY, Richard Jackson
HALF-DROWNED KING, Linnea Hartkuyker
AFTER ON, Rob Reid
CLOCKWORK DYNASTY, Daniel H. Wilson
BEDLAM STACKS, Natasha Pulley
DARK NET, Benjamin Percy
THE WOOD, Chelsea Bobulski
REAPING THE AURORA, Joshua Palmatier

Trade Paperback
VENERA DREAMS, Claude Lalumiere (Claude will be here to launch this one Sat. Aug 12th at 3pm. Please join us!)
FAITHFUL, Alice Hoffman
GATES OF TAGMETH, P.C. Hodgell
MAN OF SHADOWS, Jeff Noon
CROSSTALK, Connie Willis
GODS OF DAWN, Steve White
UNQUIET SPIRITS, Bonnie MacBird
URBAN ENEMIES, Joseph Nassie, editor
NOUMENON, Marina J. Lostetter
BEAUTY OF DARKNESS, Mary E. Pearson
BEAST, Paul Kingsnorth
GRIP OF IT, Jac Jemc
RED RIGHT HAND, Levi Black
ADVENTURER’S GUIDE TO SUCCESSFUL ESCAPES, Wade Albert White
AGE OF ASSASSINS, R.J. Baker
FROSTBLOOD, Elly Blake

Mass Market
WILDFIRE, Ilona Andrews
NIGHT WITHOUT STARS, Peter F. Hamilton
DYING GAME, Asa Avdic
SW: ROGUE ONE, Alexander Freed
CHILDREN OF THE DIVIDE, Patrick S. Tomlinson
UNITED STATES OF JAPAN, Peter Tieryas
DREAMING HUNT, Cindy Dees & Bill Flippin
ECHOES IN DEATH, J.D. Robb
ETERNITY’S MIND, Kevin J. Anderson
THE EXILE, C.T. Adams

Canadians Reading Canadians

July 28th, 2017

BookNet Canada is a non-profit organization that develops technology, standards, and education to serve the Canadian book industry.

They also publish periodic reports about books, genres, customers, and the state of reading in Canada in general. Like this one:

Books, Books, Books

July 25th, 2017

Just because we’re having a big sale doesn’t mean we don’t also have a bunch of new titles for you (though they’re not on sale at the moment). Like:

Hardcover
BURIED HEART, Kate Elliott
WITCHWOOD CROWN, Tad Williams
UNHOLY CONSULT, R. Scott Bakker
ASSASSIN’S PRICE, L.E. Modesitt Jr.
MONSTER HUNTER SIEGE, Larry Correia
TALON OF GOD, Wesley Snipes & Ray Norman
99 STORMTROOPERS JOIN THE EMPIRE, Greg Stones
KILLING IS MY BUSINESS, Adam Christopher
AGE OF SWORDS, Michael J. Sullivan
LIBRARY OF FATES, Aditi Khorana
ARMISTICE, Harry Turtledove
INFERNO SQUAD, Christie Golden
BIG AND SMALL, ROOM FOR ALL, Jo Ellen Bogart
FIREFLY, BACK FROM THE BLACK, Joey Spiotto

Trade Paperback
GREAT ORDEAL, R. Scott Bakker
TIME SIEGE, Wesley Chu
THE TELLING, Alexandra Sirowy
FIVE DAUGHTERS OF THE MOON, Leena Likitalo
STAR WARS SUPER GRAPHIC, Tim Leong
BLACK MOULD, Ben Aaronovitch, et al
BONE WHITE, Ronald Malfi
DREAM KEEPER’S DAUGHTER, Emily Colin
GILDED CAGE, Vic Cage

Mass Market
HEROINE COMPLEX, Sarah Kuhn
DEATH’S BRIGHT DAY, David Drake
EXTINCTION AGE, Nicholas Sansbury Smith