November 21, 2016

7 books you won't be able to put down

We're always looking for the next great read - especially heading into the holidays. Books are such beautiful gifts to give (and receive!) We caught up with Natalie Jenner, the owner of the independent bookshop Archetype Books. She gave us the scoop on the must-have fiction and non-fiction titles for this season.

Capture Your Style:

"From Aimee Song, creator of the “Song of Style” blog, comes this much-needed guide to crafting stylish and stunning photos on the go, to illustrate both your personal and professional brand."-NJ

Via & Song of Style 

Milk and Honey:

"Still going strong is Rupi Kaur’s moving poetry debut: visual, genuine, and heartbreakingly moving, her poetry and prose captures love and loss for a new generation."-NJ

Via & @rupikaur_


"From the award-winning author Ann Patchett, a novel that begins with a kiss at a baby shower, and the resulting marital implosion and blending of two flawed but very familiar families."-NJ


Swing Time:

"A new book from one of the world’s leading literary voices is always cause to celebrate. This story of two childhood frenemies whose talents, and kinship, diverge over the years entertains while navigating the key social, racial and political issues of our time."-NJ

Via & Daily Mail

The Couple Next Door:

"The new domestic suspense thriller that everyone is talking about – from Canadian author Shari Lapena, a tale of what can go wrong when you trust your neighbours…"-NJ

Via &

The Guineveres: 

"Our favourite parable – and cover! – this literary season: four American teenage girls sequestered by their parents in a local convent use their wits, and the presence of four returning soldiers, to make their escape."-NJ

Via & @sarahdomet


"From the anonymous author of the international sensation The Neapolitan Quartet, comes this fascinating assemblage of letters, essays and insights on modern society, politics, motherhood and writing, demonstrating the infinite intersection of the personal with the political."-NJ


Be sure to swing by Archetype Books to get your copy of these picks and many more.'s right around the corner from our Oakville store, so make sure to come in and show us what you picked up...also if you're looking for more gift ideas, check out our new arrivals!

Happy reading!


Written By Affan Imran
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