Best of Bridge Everyday Celebrations: 125 Recipes for Friends and Family
By Sylvia Kong, Emily RichardsIn the store
Best of Bridge is a beloved recipe treasure trove as familiar as apple pie or, more fittingly for its Canadian authors, Nanaimo bars!
Guelph's own Emily Richards will be sharing tips, tricks and samples from Everyday Celebrations in the Bookhelf Cinema/Greenroom on Tues. Oct. 18th! Space is limited - please click here for more information!
Cloud Cuckoo Land: A Novel
By Anthony DoerrIn the store
Among the most celebrated and beloved novels of recent times, Cloud Cuckoo Land is a triumph of imagination and compassion, a soaring story about children on the cusp of adulthood in worlds in peril, who find resilience, hope, and a book. Just landed here in paperback!!!
Ducks: Two Years in the Oil Sands
By Kate BeatonIn the store
Beaton's natural cartooning prowess is on full display as she draws colossal machinery and mammoth vehicles set against a sublime Albertan backdrop of wildlife, northern lights, and boreal forest.
Sacred Nature: Restoring our Ancient Bond with the Natural World
By Karen ArmstrongIn the store
In this deeply powerful book, the bestselling historian of religion Karen Armstrong re-sacralizes nature for modern times. Drawing on her vast knowledge of the world's religious traditions, she vividly describes nature's central place in spirituality across the centuries: from the Book of Job to St. Thomas Aquinas, from Lao Tzu to Wordsworth, and from the Stoics to Jainism and beyond.
The Myth of Normal: Trauma, Illness and Healing in a Toxic Culture
By Daniel Maté, Gabor MatéIn the store
Now, Maté brings his perspective to the great untangling of commonly held myths about what makes us sick, and connects the dots between personal suffering and the pressures of modern-day living. Filled with stories of people in the grip of illness or in the triumphant wake of recovery, The Myth of Normal is Gabor Maté's most life-affirming and urgent book yet.
The Marriage Portrait
By Maggie O'FarrellIn the store
Full of the drama and verve with which she illuminated the Shakespearean canvas of Hamnet, Maggie O'Farrell brings the world of Renaissance Italy to jewel-bright life, and offers an unforgettable portrait of a resilient young woman's battle for her very survival.
The Winners: A Novel
By Fredrik BackmanIn the store
Two years have passed since the events that no one wants to think about. Everyone has tried to move on, but there's something about this place that prevents it. The residents continue to grapple with life's big questions: What is a family? What is a community? And what, if anything, are we willing to sacrifice in order to protect them?
Laughing with the Trickster: On Sex, Death, and Accordions
By Tomson HighwayIn the store
Celebrated author and playwright Tomson Highway brings his signature irreverence to an exploration of five themes central to the human condition: language, creation, sex and gender, humour, and death.
Elizabeth Finch: A novel
By Julian BarnesIn the store
This novel of unrequited platonic love takes aim at the singular character of the exacting Elizabeth Finch. When Neil, adrift in his 30s, takes her adult education class on Culture and Civilization, he becomes deeply fascinated by this private, withholding yet commanding woman.
A Minor Chorus: A Novel
By Billy-Ray BelcourtIn the store
No one breaks your heart as elegantly as Billy-Ray Belcourt. Innovative, intimate, and meticulous, A Minor Chorus is a thoughtful riot of intersections and juxtapositions, a congregation of keenly observed laments gently vivisecting the small, Northern Alberta community at its core.
Healing Through Words
By Rupi KaurIn the store
This carefully curated collection of exercises asks only that you be vulnerable and honest, both with yourself and the page.
You don't need to be a writer to take this walk; you just need to write-that's all.