Miriam Clavir & John Donlan Double Launch – Tuesday, October 16 at 6PM

Join us for the joint launch of two fantastic books! We’re celebrating “Fate Accompli”, a new mystery by Miriam Clavir forthcoming from Bayeux Arts, and “Out All Day”, John Donlan’s fifth collection of poetry forthcoming from Ronsdale Press. Miriam Clavir, the first conservator at the UBC Museum of Anthropology, worked for the National Historic Service and the Royal Ontario Museum. Resident …

I Am Small Launch with Qin Leng – Sunday, October 21 at 2PM

Join us to celebrate the launch of Qin Leng, illustrator‘s newest book, “I Am Small”, from Kids Can Press! Qin will be reading from “I Am Small”, and will be leading a drawing demo and activities! “I Am Small” is about Mimi – Mimi is so little, “I might as well be called Mini” she says. Everyone is taller than her, even …

Bookerino True Crime Book Club – Monday, October 22 at 7PM

Join us for our true crime Bookerino book club! For October, we’ll be reading The Red Parts: Autobiography of a Trial by Maggie Nelson. The Red Parts is a memoir, an account of a trial, and a provocative essay that interrogates the American obsession with violence and missing white women, and that scrupulously explores the nature of grief, justice, and empathy. To …

One in A Million Signing with Lindsey Kelk – Tuesday, October 23 at 6:30PM

HarperCollins Canada and Queen Books invite you to join us for a meet-and-greet with International Bestselling author Lindsey Kelk as we celebrate her highly anticipated new novel ONE IN A MILLION! Books will be available for purchase and signing. Hailed by Entertainment Weekly as “My Fair Lady for our times”, ONE IN A MILLION is a topical, heartwarming story “about …

The Lady from Kent Launch – Thursday, October 25 at 5:30PM

Join us for the launch of Barbara Nichol’s and Bill Pechet’s newest book, The Lady From Kent: A Story for Girls and Boys and Bees Dressed Up as Fleas and Crocodiles. Also Elves., forthcoming from Pedlar Press. Barbara will be signing, and refreshments will be available. Bill will also be bringing prints of his original illustrations for sale. THE LADY FROM KENT, …

Murder at the Bookstore – Friday, October 26 at 7PM

Join us for a Murder Mystery Party! We’ll be going back in time to 1944 to celebrate the launch of world renowned author Horace Elroy III’s new novel. Tickets are $25 and will include drink tickets. We will have a selection of tasty snacks. RSVP link is available here https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/whodunit-a-queen-books-murder-mystery-party-tickets-50739956576 Once you register, we will email you a character card so …

Saturday Storytime & Craft featuring Holly Hatam – Saturday, October 27 at 11AM

Join us for a story and craft with Holly Hatam, for her newest book, “Made By Maxine”! Meet Maxine, an inspiring young maker who knows that with enough effort and imagination (and mistakes), it’s possible to invent anything. Maxine loves making new things from old things. She loves tinkering until she has solved a problem. She also loves her pet …

Wendy Orr Reading & Signing – Saturday, October 27 at 2PM

Join us to celebrate Wendy Orr’s critically acclaimed middle grade books – “Dragonfly’s Song”, a finalist for the 2018 TD Canadian Children’s Literature Award, and “Swallow’s Dance”, forthcoming from Pajama Press on October 1. Wendy will be signing books and reading from “Swallow’s Dance”. All are welcome, and light refreshments will be provided. Award-winning author Wendy Orr was born in …