Looking for something to read? Check out our list of available books! If you wish to purchase one (or more), please complete this online form, and someone on our Book Sale team will be in touch to arrange a no-contact pick up. Please keep in mind that our team are volunteers so may not be able to respond immediately.
Adult books ($3 each)
Of Fire and Lions by Mesu Andrews: Belili wears her children’s disdain like a heavy clock. The weight of their contempt threatens to crush her spirit, but she has perfected the art of survival.
Old City Hall by Robert Rotenberg: Clever, complex, and filled with an engaging set of characters, Old City Hall captures the vibrancy and soul of Toronto.
The Fortunate Brother by Donna Morrissey: “If you are from ‘away’ and have never been to Newfundland nor met the New Family, read The Fortunate Brother. You will feel you have.” Roberta Rich.
Slummy Mummy by Fiona Neill: For anyone who took Bridget Jones to heart a decade ago … and now has kids, a smart laugh-out-loud debut novel about a deeply flawed but endearing stay-at-home mom
Blindsighted by Karin Slaughter: A small Georgia town erupts in panic when a young college professor is found brutally mutilated in a local diner.
Murder of the Cat’s Meow by Denise Swanson: When ex-Vegas showgirl and local business owner Bunny Reid starts an online dating service called Cupid’s Cat’s Meow, out-of-town visitors flock to her bowling alley for the speed-dating and cat show events that she hosts to bring in extra cash
Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline: Between 1854 and 1929, so-called orphan trains ran regularly from the cities of the East Coast to the farmlands of the Midwest, carrying thousands of abandoned children whose fates would be determined by chance and circumstance.
Puzzle – Manors & Cottages
The Shoe on the Roof by Will Ferguson: From the Giller Prize-winning novelist of 419 comes the startling, funny, and heart breaking story of a psychological experiment gone wrong.
Lie in Wait by Eric Rickstad: Even in a quiet Vermont town, unspeakable acts of the past can destroy the peace of the present.
Me and Mr. Jones by Lucy Diamond: Introducing a family business and four different women, each dealing with their very own Mr Jones…
The Bay of Loves and Sorrows by David Adams Richards: Home from college for the summer is Karrie Smith, whose deep longing for a more exciting life makes her especially vulnerable to the shady world between the decent and the dark.
Smile by Roddy Doyle: Smile has all the features for which Roddy Doyle has become famous: the razor-sharp dialogue, the humour, the superb evocation of childhood – but this is a novel unlike any he has written before.
Beyond Belief by Jenna Miscavige Hill: My secret life inside scientology and my harrowing escape.
The Last Romantics by Tara Conklin: A sweeping yet intimate family exploration of the ties that bind us together.
Mercy Among the Children by David Adams Richards: from one of Canada’s best loved and most distinguished writers comes a spectacular novel about the potential for joy and glory in the most desperate of circumstances.
Etched in Sand by Regina Calcaterra: A True Story of Five Siblings Who Survived an Unspeakable Childhood on Long Island
Stiff by Mary Roach: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers (humourous)
Deck The Halls and The Christmas Thief by Mary Higgins Clark and Carol Higgins Clark: Two favorite suspense novels filled with holiday cheer.
The Book the Jack Wrote by Jon Scieszka: (Political picture book) You’ve opened a book and are reading the flap copy, wondering what this book is all about.
Yes Please by Amy Poehler: Yes Plese delivers what it should: life lessons and vicarious thrills…The book is largely a portrait of confidence. Reading it, some of it rubs off on us.
The Wife’s Tale by Lori Lansens: In this brillant new novel, love and grief combine to awaken an obese woman from her loneliness in a deeply human and wholly original tale about a woman’s unforgettable journey.
Someone (a Novel) by Alice McDermott: An ordinary life – its sharp pains and unexpected joys, its tale bursts of clarity and moments of confusion – lived by an ordinary woman
A Crazy Game by Clint Malarchuk: How I survived in the crease and beyond.
The Familiars by Stacey Halls: To save her unborn child, she will trust a stranger. To protect her secret, she must risk her life.
In the Presence of the Enemy by Elizabeth George: Inspector Lynley #8. Hailed as the “king of sleaze,” tabloid editor Dennis Luxford is used to ferreting out the sins and scandals of people in exposed positions. But when he opens an innocuous-looking letter addressed to him at The Source, he discovers that someone else excels at ferreting out secrets as well.
Bones of the Lost by Kathy Reichs: Tempe Brennan’s examination of a mysterious hit and run victim triggers an investigation into human trafficking.
Mississippi Blood by Greg Iles: Greg Iles’s epic tale of love and honor, hatred and revenge that explores how the sins of the past continue to haunt the present.
The Light-Keepers Daughters by Jean E. Pendziwol: Sisters Elizabeth and Emily grown up on an isolated Lake Superior island. When tragedy arrives in the midst of a storm, the lightkeeper makes a fateful decision that will echo down the generations . . .
An Unwanted Guest by Shari Lapena: A weekend retreat at a cozy mountain lodge is supposed to be the perfect getaway but when the storm hits, no one is getting away.
Chicken Soup to Inspire a Woman’s Soul by Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen Stephanie Marston.
Red Green’s Beginner’s Guide to Women (for men who don’t read instructions)
The Family Upstairs by Lisa Jewell: Soon after her 25th birthday, Libby Jones returns home from work to find the letter she’s been waiting for her entire life.
Children’s books ($1 each)