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Four for Fogo Island

$22.95

Murder in a quilt shop on scenic Fogo Island leads sardonic private eye Sebastian Synard from his quest for some R&R to a different kind of excursion altogether. Four for...

The Newfoundland and Labrador Cocktail Book

$29.95

The definitive guide to cocktails in Newfoundland and Labrador from the co-founder of the popular Newfoundland Distillery, including recipes from the top mixologists and bartenders across the province. Cocktails are...

Field Guide to Newfoundland and Labrador

$34.95

A rich and informative guide to the common—and uncommon—beauty of the province. The most comprehensive guide of its kind on the market today, the Field Guide to Newfoundland and Labrador...

No One Knows about Us

$22.95

Award-winning author Bridget Canning returns with an incisive and unsettling collection that considers what it means to be good—or to be a villain—in our relationships with others. No One Knows...

Where the Crooked Lighthouse Shines

$19.95

A dark, fantastical collection of narrative poems that draw on unique elements of Newfoundland and Labrador culture and folklore. Intended to be read aloud, Where the Crooked Lighthouse Shines draws...

The Raw Light of Morning

$22.95

The Raw Light of Morning is a powerful debut novel about women and children finding humour and love in the aftermath of domestic violence.  Fourteen-year-old Laurel Long does something unimaginable....

Hard Ticket

$22.95

hard ticket noun (Nfld) a lively character, a tough or headstrong person, someone not easily controlled. Hard Ticket showcases some of the most exciting writers in Newfoundland. Selected by critically acclaimed...

The Art of Adam Young

$39.95

A colourful journey through Newfoundland and Labrador as seen through the distinctive, whimsical style of internationally renowned artist Adam Young. Highlighting the last ten years of Adam Young’s artistic work,...

Fearnoch

$22.95

Steinbeck meets Miriam Toews in this insightful and illuminating debut about the decline of rural Canada and the meaning of community.     Welcome to Fearnoch, an undistinguished Ottawa Valley farming...

A Life Spent Listening

$22.95

A unique and engaging perspective of humanity – a journey to wisdom shared through stories of self-awareness, acceptance, and discovery, by acclaimed psychotherapist Dr. Hassan Khalili. In A Life Spent...

The Wards

$22.95

Award-winning author Terry Doyle offers heartbreaking and humorous insights into constructions of masculinity in this gripping family drama. The Wards are a working-class Newfoundland family on the cusp of upheaval. The...

Towards an Encyclopedia of Local Knowledge, Chapter III: Miawpukek - The Middle River

$79.95

Presented in English and Mi’kmaq, the latest chapter in this ambitious series presents a remarkable and respectful collaboration between an Indigenous and non-Indigenous artist, deepening and diversifying our understanding of...

Happy Belly

$29.95

A fun, non-traditional approach to baking cakes and treats from the creator of Man versus Cake. Happy Belly: The Cake Book is a collection of recipes from internationally recognized blogger, nutritionist, and...

The Tales of Dwipa

$14.95

Through a framework of traditional tales, fantastic creatures struggle with issues of marginalization, opening discussion for parents and children in an accessible form. The Tales Of Dwipa is a collection...

The Yankee Privateer

$22.95

A story of adventure, betrayal, and resilience in Newfoundland set against the backdrop of the historical events of the American War of Independence. Loyalty and betrayal meet in Newfoundland during...

Hunger

$17.95

A play about currency during wartime, survival, and the power dynamic between protectors and the protected. In an isolated farmhouse during a period of ethnic cleansing, Johanna and Max attempt...

Land of the Rock

$19.95

A poetic exploration of place and belonging, a quest that takes the speaker across the ocean in search of identity and origin. The speaker in the poems that form Land...

The Vernacular Strain in Newfoundland Poetry

$14.95

Mary Dalton’s 2020 Pratt Lecture engages with the vernacular voice in Newfoundland poetry, illustrating the move from uncertainty to acceptance and welcoming of the beauty and variety of the language...

Three for Trinity

$22.95

When Sebastian goes undercover in the theatre to find a killer, things get… dramatic. In Three for Trinity, the third book in the Sebastian Synard Mystery series, offbeat humour meets...

Us, Now

$22.95

Us, Now roves from Indonesia to the Middle East, Taiwan, Mexico, China, Africa, Jamaica, Barbados, India, Pakistan, and points in between, converging in Newfoundland. These stories by racialized Newfoundlanders are...

This is How It is

$19.95

Illuminating, poised, and wholly original, the poems of Sharon King-Campbell’s This Is How It Is range across the planet from New Zealand to Thailand to Newfoundland, gathering along the way...

Two for the Tablelands

$22.95

Sebastian Synard is back. It’s the off-season, and the Newfoundland tour guide introduced in One for the Rock has crossed the island with his spirited teenage son for a weekend...

We All Will Be Received

$21.95

In 1977, a young woman swipes a duffel bag of drug money and flees her bad-news boyfriend, hitching a ride with a long-haul trucker who points out satellites and enthuses...

Even Weirder Than Before

$22.95

Daisy’s job is to be as unobtrusive as possible. But when her father suddenly leaves and her mother breaks down, Daisy’s old life disappears, and she is set free in...

transVersing

$19.95

Originally produced for the stage by Artistic Fraud of Newfoundland and For the Love of Learning, transVersing features some of Newfoundland’s most vibrant and necessary trans-youth voices. Gathering the work...

Treason's Edge

$15.95

Being a teenager is hard enough. It’s even more difficult when you have supernatural powers you barely understand. Now that Alec and his terrifying abilities are under the control of...

The Secret of Bowring Park

$12.95

Every child who has ever visited the Peter Pan statue in Bowring Park, St. John's, swears it is magic. They know that the mice, squirrels, rabbits, and fairies are never...

Too Unspeakable for Words

$19.95

Nancy comes of age in a British colonial school in 1950s St. John's; Georgina discovers women's liberation in a humorous evocation of the 1960s; Jamie returns to the resettled outport...

Towards an Encyclopedia of Local Knowledge

$79.95

From boat-building to berries, from knitting socks to mending nets, Towards an Encyclopedia of Local Knowledge vividly presents the rich, place-based knowings and doings of more than one hundred knowledge-holders...

Two-Man Tent

$19.95

In Two-Man Tent, one of Canada’s most celebrated writers, Robert Chafe, offers his long-awaited collection of short fiction. The individual stories are thematically linked by an interwoven, recurring tale of...

Weaving Water

$19.95

Weaving Water is a novel about otters, healing the human heart, and finding hope for an imperilled Earth.Ecologist Beth Meyer has lost hope for the future of the Earth. Still...

Jack Fitzgerald's Treasury of Newfoundland Stories, Volume II

$19.95

Jack Fitzgerald's Treasury of Newfoundland Stories Volume II: Amazing and Strange is a substantial collection of tales from times long gone. Included are yarns of Newfoundland's people and places, ranging...

The Illustrated 'Ode to Labrador'

$16.95

The Illustrated Ode to Labrador is a new treatment of Dr. Harry Paddon's beloved anthem. Artist Geoff Butler has produced twenty-five vibrant original paintings that feature the various people and...

Twenty-Four Teddy Bears

$19.95

Twenty-four Teddy Bears: A Christmas Journey chronicles twenty-four of Santa's most memorable visits over the past thirty-eight years. These have taken him from the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit to Senior's...

Turmoil, as Usual

$19.95

Newfoundland and Labrador had three premiers in a single year-- three and a half, if you count Frank Coleman. An elected politician broke down crying on live radio. In less...

How To Be Deadly

$9.95

Still havin’ a Time. Based on the indie-film sensation that elevated a mini-bike loving, weed smoking, beer drinking underdog to the status of heroic icon, How to Be Deadly: The...

The World, the Lizard and Me

$19.95

Claude Tremblay works as a political analyst at the International Criminal Court at The Hague. But when the Congolese warlord Kabanga, accused of crimes against humanity, is released from trial...

Wild Pieces

$19.95

One has lost a child and paints her house blue, another has found a not-so-handy man she can’t get rid of; one perches in a tree and observes the neighbourhood,...

This is the Cat

$18.95

This is the Cat is a deeply darkly humorous tale as shared by one Bridie Savage. Bridie is struggling to recover from a toothache of the heart "...always a Bridie,...

When the Great Red Dawn Is Shining

$19.95

On their march towards the Somme, and Beaumont Hamel, the young men of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment raised their voices to sing “When the Great Red Dawn is Shining,” a...

Wow Wow and Haw Haw

$19.95

Acclaimed poet George Murray and award-winning painter Michael Pittman team up for their first-ever childrens’ picture book. Wow Wow the fox pup has learned a lot about the hows and...

Time of Treason

$15.95

Picking up where Edge of Time left off, Time of Treason continues the story of Riley and Alec, otherwise normal teens whose special genetic traits grant them powers they are...

Where White Horses Gallop

$19.95

In 1941, three young men enlist in the legendary Cape Breton Highlanders and sail off to war, leaving their families to wait and wonder at home in Beinn Barra, Nova...

Yaffle's Journey

$12.95

Yaffle the seagull is fed up with the rain, drizzle, and fog in his home province of Newfoundland. He dreams of flying down south to the sunshine, but saddens at...

Wooden Ships & Iron Men

$18.95

A colourful account of the adventures of the schooner Fronie Myrtle (1935-1949) and her heroic, strong-willed crew as they fished the treacherous waters off Newfoundland and Labrador. Includes numerous photographs,...

The Breakwater Book of Contemporary Newfoundland Poetry

$19.95

Gathering the strongest poetry published by Newfoundlanders since the death of E.J. Pratt in 1964, The Breakwater Book of Contemporary Newfoundland Poetry features selections from twelve of the province’s most...

Adventures of Gus & Isaac: Ho Ho No Christmas

$12.95

THE SECOND INSTALLMENT in the Gus and Isaac series, Ho Ho NO Christmas! follows the adventures of Gus the seagull and Isaac the bob-tailed cat in their attempt to save...

Walk With My Shadow

$19.95

Meet George Gregoire, an Innu man who was born in the Labrador bush in the middle of the last century, yet mustered enough education to write his memoirs. In the...

Find Scruncheon and Touton 2

$10.95

Find Scruncheon and Touton 2 is the much anticipated follow up to Find Scruncheon and Touton: All Around Newfoundland. Join Scruncheon the Newfoundland Dog and Touton the Labrador Retriever as...

Emily

$19.95

Emily is a story written in verse and based on the life of the author's maternal grandmother, Emily Nolan, who was born in rural Newfoundland in 1900. Denise Batten tells...

Wrecked Upon This Shore

$19.95

Wrecked Upon This Shore deals with life’s most significant tests: loving and dying, broken relationships, the drive to heal and the impulse to be whole. At the novel’s centre is...

Who Killed Ty Conn

$19.95

Who Killed Ty Conn is the brilliant investigative work of Linden MacIntyre and Theresa Burke, the current host and producer respectively of the CBC's the fifth estate. It tells the...

The Widows of Paradise Bay

$19.95

Prissy Montgomery goes to great lengths to avoid having sex with her husband, Howie. So when he confesses to having an affair, and requests a divorce, she shouldn’t be all...

Flight

$17.99

These are Emily's last five days in Lightning Cove, a community on the northeast coast of Newfoundland where she struggles to free herself from an oppressive husband. Her life, she...

Where Old Ghosts Meet

$18.95

Matthew Molloy, bright and educated, longs to leave behind his miserable existence on a small farm in Ireland. He yields to pressure and sets aside his dream until one day,...

This Ramshackle Tabernacle

$2.00

This Ramshackle Tabernacle is a collection of short stories set in and around the fictional villages of St. Lola and St. Olga in northeastern Ontario. Whether reflecting on the broken...

The Winterhouse

$19.95

"My father has married me to a mad old man." These words, written on a slip of paper inside a fading brocade collar, are a clue to the unlikely marriage...

Where Genesis Begins

$39.95

Where Genesis Begins is a collaboration of two of Newfoundland’s foremost artists: Tom Dawe, a profoundly visual poet, and Gerald Squires, a profoundly poetic painter. The book contains thirty-seven poems...

The Seary Line

$20.00

Nearing death, an old man laments his poor choice of a wife, and has orchestrated a situation where he will see his childhood love one last time. From these circumstances...

More Than a Mountain

$20.99

Writing with remarkable openness and passion, T.A. Loeffler recounts her powerful story of preparing for, and attempting to scale, the mighty summit of Mount Everest. With gripping descriptions and spectacular...

The Silent Time

$17.99

A redemptive tale of ruined lives righted again through love, grace, and good fortune, The Silent Time contains memorable characters, compelling narrative and passages of lyrical beauty. 

This Much Is True

$19.95

Is it okay to tell a lie? Lisa Simms thinks so. Lisa leaves her small town and moves to the big city to find work and her letters home tell...

Why Do Dogs Sniff Bottoms?

$10.95

The answer to one of life’s mysteries is now revealed – why exactly do dogs sniff bottoms? This delightfully funny account is brought to life through witty verse and hilarious...

Voyage to Discovery

$49.95

Designed for Grade 8 students, Voyage to Discovery explores the development and growth of Newfoundland and Labrador from 1800 to present, analyzing and exposing those key elements and individuals that...

Voyage de Decouvertes

$49.95

Designed for Grade 8 students, Voyage to Discovery explores the development and growth of Newfoundland and Labrador from 1800 to present, analyzing and exposing those key elements and individuals that...

What if your mom made raisin buns?

$12.95

What if your mom made raisin buns? is the story of a little boy who gets a bit too involved in his mom's raisin bun baking.

West Moon (Teacher's Ed.)

$34.95

West Moon is set in Newfoundland during the time of resettlement in the mid-1960s. Though the play explores some serious social, political, moral, and theological themes, it does so with...

Untold Stories

$16.95

This book has ten chapters of compelling reading, with topics dealing with the province's curiosities, war time secrets, the characters of olde St. John's, stories of underground vaults and tunnels...

Thomas Doucet

$9.95

It's 1696, and Pierre Le Moyne D'Iberville is marching across the Avalon Peninsula, attacking English settlements. Young Thomas Doucet of Plaisance listens in awe to the stories of daring and...

The Winter of Remarkable Oranges

$19.95

This localised interpretation of the Book of Job is rich with history, colour, and beauty. the lyrical poems are balanced with some of the finest drawings to ever come out...

Unraveling Arva

$16.95

After her eccentric mother's death, young Arva House moves to a close-knit outport with hopes of escaping the past that plagues her. But tangled rumors follow, and she soon becomes...

Undertow

$19.95

May 1947 in St. John’s, a woman is brutally murdered in her bath. In the same neighbourhood, in 1943, a young American soldier was also murdered, a crime that was...

Donovan's Station

$17.99

Set in rural and urban Newfoundland, this novel is alive with its landscape and language. In Keziah Donovan, award-winning writer Robin McGrath has created an unforgettable story-teller with a voice...

The Sinking of The Titanic

$18.95

Few human events have stirred the imagination, inspired myths and movies and had such a hold upon the weste world as the sinking of the unsinkable ship, the RMS Titanic....

The Teenage Years... Mapped

$14.95

The Teenage Years...Mapped is a collection of poetry by Joshua Jamieson, a talented young poet who is sure to contribute to the future of Newfoundland Literature. In his poetry, the...

The Confessions of Nipper Mooney

$17.99

The Confessions of Nipper Mooney, full of vivid character portraits and written with a playwright's ear for dialogue, is a compelling story that charts an original course through the beauties...

Viking Ship for Brendan, A

$8.95

A little boy who wants a Viking ship of his very own has a unique adventure out of time and receives a special gift from the great Viking, Leif the...

Viking Discovery of America

$34.95

Faced with harsh conditions in their Greenland home, a group of Vikings took the reins of fate into their own hands. With incredible luck, skill and fortitude, they discovered lands...

Travelling with Wildflowers

$2.00

Traveling with Wildflowers features exquisite watercolours of the wildflowers Hammond encountered along the way, interspersed with lush landscapes in watercolour and photographs. Maps marking the locations of provincial, national and...

The Topography of Love

$19.95

The heart and spirit of an indomitable people travel far in time and space … The unexpected luxury of a day spent at the home of a Hollywood star leads...

Turnip Top Pony

$8.95

Newfoundland Ponies are little work horses used in Newfoundland outports during the fall and winter. In the summer they are given a break and permitted to roam free.

Thirty for Sixty

$14.95

The Newfoundland Poetry Series was begun in 1993 as Breakwater's twentieth anniversary project to honour and preserve the literary talents of our Newfoundland and Labrador poets. Selection is based on...

Suspended State

$19.95

This dramatic re-appraisal of the background to the suspension of democratic institutions in Newfoundland in the early 1930s argues that the events of this period laid the foundation for Confederation...

The Labradorians

$17.99

Explorer Jacques Cartier dismissed it as the land God gave to Cain, but generations of people from widely differing cultures living in dense wilde ess conditions have forged the people...

Where the Wind Blows

$29.95

With generations of knowledge compiled in its pages, the sailor will find this marine weather guide to be an individual reference tool for years to come. Simplified climatology illustrates the...

Voyages

$34.95

Voyages is an exceptional book that celebrates the diversity and splendor of the twenty-seven rivers nominated to the Canadian Heritage Rivers system. Lynn Noel has assembled an impressive collection of...