The World of After
By Stephen Henighan
REVIEW: FINDING THE MOTHER TREEReview
By Barb Minett
Suzanne Simard will be the guest of The Bookshelf and The Arboretum for a virtual event. Save the date – Thursday Sept. 9 at 8 p.m.
By Glennon DoyleIn the store
In her most revealing and powerful book yet, the beloved activist, speaker, explores the joy and peace we discover when we stop striving to meet the expectations of the world, and start trusting the voice deep within us.
My Mother's Daughter: A Memoir of Struggle and Triumph
By Perdita FelicienIn the store
Decades before Perdita Felicien became a World Champion hurdler running the biggest race of her life at the 2004 Olympics, she carried more than a nation's hopes-she carried her mother Catherine's dreams.
A Baby's Guide to Surviving Mom
By Tiago Americo, Benjamin BirdIn the store
A quirky, affectionate picture book you can't live without.
Second Place: A Novel
By Rachel CuskIn the store
On a sun-soaked Parisian street, M, a mother on the brink of rebellion, wanders into a famous artist's gallery show. As secrets, alliances and private desires come to light, she is forced to choose between her deepest impulses: to comply or to rebel completely.
Champion Boss Golf Disc
By InnovaIn the store
Great fun for everyone!
By Michelle ObamaIn the store
Now in paperback-the intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir by the former First Lady of the United States, featuring a new introduction by Michelle Obama, a letter from the author to her younger self, and a book club guide.
The Bomber Mafia: A Dream, a Temptation, and the Longest Night of the Second World War
By Malcolm GladwellIn the store
An exploration of how technology and best intentions collide in the heat of war.
By Leslie PatricelliIn the store
Every day is Mother's Day as the inimitable Baby sings Mommy's praises in a board book full of humor and heart.
Where the Crawdads Sing
By Delia OwensIn the store
One of our bestselling books in the last couple of years is finally in paperback!
Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants
By Robin Wall KimmererIn the store
Robin Wall Kimmerer is a mother, scientist, professor, and a member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation. In Braiding Sweetgrass, she talks about how plants and animals are our oldest teachers. Kimmerer suggests wider ecological consciousness requires the acknowledgment and celebration of our reciprocal relationship with the rest of the living world. Truly an amazing read. Kimmerer has another book titled Gathering Moss if you are searching for more content surrounding Indigenous pedagogies.
Cook This Book: Techniques That Teach and Recipes to Repeat
By Molly BazIn the store
A thoroughly modern guide to becoming a smarter, faster, more creative cook from Molly Baz, featuring fun, flavorful recipes anyone can make.
The Rose Code: A Novel
By Kate QuinnIn the store
The Rose Code effortlessly evokes the frantic, nervy, exuberant world of the Enigma codebreakers through the eyes of three extraordinary women who work in tireless secrecy to defeat the Nazis.
Canadian Gardener's Guide 3rd Edition
By Dk, Lorraine JohnsonIn the store
The Canadian Gardener's Guide is a one-stop manual for both beginner and more experienced gardeners, containing all the practical techniques, inspirational ideas, and problem-solving advice you need to make and maintain a garden of any size.
My Mom and Me
By Adam HargreavesIn the store
The title says it all!
The Premonition: A Pandemic Story
By Michael LewisIn the store
The news out of China was not good: there were signs that a new disease might be big-scary big, like a brushfire coming at you uphill. Authorities, medical and political, saw no reason to worry and little need for tests. Michael Lewis's riveting nonfiction thriller pits a rogue band of visionaries, working under the radar, against the weight and disinterest of officialdom.
The Good Son
By Carolyn Huizinga MillsIn the store
A darn good tale by a great local writer!
How to Raise a Mom
By Jean Reagan, Lee WildishIn the store
Celebrate the bond between moms and children with this humorous New York Times-bestseller that invites the kids to do the hard work of raising their mom...if just for a day!
By Jhumpa LahiriIn the store
Prize-winning author of The Lowland and Interpreter of Maladies--her first in nearly a decade., this is Lahirii's first novel written in Italian and then translated into English. Hannah recommends!
Klara and the Sun
By Kazuo IshiguroIn the store
Everyone is excited about Ishiguro’s latest. The future is at our doorstep.
By Stephan LompIn the store
Are You My Mother? meets dinosaurs in this colorful and reassuring board book celebrating the mother-child bond.
A Town Called Solace
By Mary LawsonIn the store
"I've been trying to tell everybody I know about . . . Mary Lawson . . . [Each of her novels is] just a marvel." --Anne Tyler
Entangled Life: How Fungi Make Our Worlds, Change Our Minds & Shape Our Futures
By Merlin SheldrakeIn the store
Now in paperback! Merlin Sheldrake's marvelous tour of these diverse and extraordinary life forms is eye-opening on why humans should consider fungi among the greatest of earth's marvels. . . . Wondrous.
Women in Art Puzzle: Fearless Creatives Who Inspired the World 500-Piece Jigsaw Puzzle and Poster
By Rachel IgnotofskyIn the store
A vivid 500-piece jigsaw puzzle featuring portraits of fifteen diverse, pioneering female artists.
The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Eastern North America: Second Edition
By David SibleyIn the store
Once you open this you won't be able to put it down. 4600 digitally remastered paintings with coloured range maps on each page.
Waterloo, Wellington & Guelph Hikes - Loops & Lattes
By Nicola RossIn the store
One of our bestsellers this year! So great that people are getting out and walking trails, enjoying nature and each other's company. Many thanks Nicola!
The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse
By Charlie MackesyIn the store
From the revered British illustrator, a modern fable for all ages that explores life's universal lessons, featuring 100 color and black-and-white drawings."What do you want to be when you grow up?" asked the mole."Kind," said the boy."
The Market Gardener: A Successful Grower's Handbook for Small-Scale Organic Farming
By Jean-Martin FortierIn the store
Les Jardins de la Grelinette is a micro-farm located in Eastern Quebec, just north of the American border. Growing on just 1.5 acres, owners Jean-Martin and Maude-Helene feed more than 200 families through their thriving CSA and seasonal market stands and supply their signature mesclun salad mix to dozens of local establishments.