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NEW THIS WEEK One of the best things about working in a bookshop is seeing all the new books the moment they are published – at this time of year there is something new coming in the door every day – it is hard to know what to read first!

Giada’s Feel Good Food by Giada de Laurentiis Healthy recipes and secrets – sharing delicious recipes she uses herself to maximize energy and remain fit.

An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth by Chris Hadfield As commander of the International Space Station Chris Hadfield captured our imagination, now with wit and eloquence, he reveals how his impossible dream of becoming an astronaut came true.

A Great Game by Stephen J. Harper The forgotten Leafs and the rise of professional hockey – by a fan of the game (aka Prime Minister).

The Minor Adjustment Beauty Salon by Alexander McCall Smith The new No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency novel – where modern ideas get tanged up with traditional ones.

Grain Brain by Dr. David Perlmutter The surprising truth about wheat, carbs and sugar – your brain’s silent killer according this leader in the use of alternative and conventional approaches to health.

The Valley of Amazement by Amy Tan A sweeping evocative epic of two women’s intertwined fates and their search for identity – from the lavish parlors of Shanghai courtesans to the fog-shrouded mountains of a remote Chinese village.


As Sweet as Honey by Indiri Ganesan I loved this beautifully written book about an East Indian family, and especially Aunt Meterling who is surprised by love – a magical place and story.

No Man’s Nightingale by Ruth Rendell Inspector Wexford is tempted out of retirement – he cannot resist the opportunity to solve a particulary vexing case.

Time Now for the Vinyl Café Story Exchange by Stuart McLean This new book is a collection of favourites from the past ten years.

The Vinyl Café Christmas Pack – 4 CD’s – over 4 hours of stories! The Vinyl Café – New Stories – 4 CD’s – over 5 hours of stories!


The Rangers Apprentice #12 – The Royal Ranger by John Flanagan This is the final volume in this series that offers pulse pounding adventure for teen readers.


My Turn to Learn – Colors and Numbers by Natalie Marshall Lovely little board books with tabs for early learning – cool & cute.

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