ForthcomingNew Releases
Staff Picks
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Congratulations to Alice Munro
Click on the image for the story on Alice Munro winning the Nobel Prize for Literature...

Click on the image for the story on Alice Munro winning the Nobel Prize for Literature...

The Luminaries – 2014 Man-Booker Prize
luminaries “Sometimes – rarely – a novel arrives that is so good all you can do is shake your head in wonder. Brilliant in design, masterful in execution, and intensely pleasurable to inhabit, The Luminaries is a masterpiece, the work of a writer of apparently limitless range and talent.” —Peter Hobbs, author of In the Orchard, the Swallows
Prizes
all my puny
Blue Heron books pic The unpretentious atmosphere of Blue Heron Books with its comfy chairs, wood shelving and creaky floors lends itself to a long slow, browsing session, but under that sleepy atmosphere vibrates a strong pulse. The store has a quaint, old-fashioned look with an up tempo vibe, because there is always something happening. The store is a hub for the community and a bastion of calm chaos where everyone is welcome, even the local dogs that drop by with their owners for a treat from the tin kept under the front counter. 62 Brock St. W., Uxbridge, Ontario. 905-852-4282

CBA LIBRIS BOOKSELLER OF THE YEAR - 2012 and 2014 Click here for more information...

Series of Fortunate (literary) Events 2014 Passport Click here for more information...

Tea with Philippa Gregory on September 21stClick here for more information.

Ann-Marie Macdonald Event --Nov. 8thh Click here for more information.

The Blue Heron is a one-of-a-kind bookstore where you are welcomed in by brilliant, warm-hearted, knowledgeable staff. You’ll leave with the exact book your mind and spirit seeks and return again and again. — Sheree Fitch

Literary-themed Birthday Parties in the Studio

We take a literary theme and twist and turn it into an amazing mix of crafts, storytelling, treats and loot bag fun. Whether your child is a fan of Geronimo Stilton, Fancy Nancy, Rainbow Fairies, The Wimpy Kid, Splat the Cat,  or any of Robert Munsch’s many wonderful characters, a birthday party in the Blue Heron Studio will be a joy for everyone! Your child will love the personalized approach and you will love the ease of a no stress birthday party.

 

Thank you so much for the wonderful birthday party.  Your attention to detail, great ideas, and focus on making sure every kid had a great time made the party a big success. I loved the Lorax theme, and the environmentally friendly activities and prizes you came up with. The spacious and beautiful studio was an excellent venue, and you and your staff were great to work with. What I am most happy about is that my daughter said the party was “AWESOME!” I would definitely recommend a Blue Heron Studio birthday party to any family looking for a low-stress, super-fun, wholesome alternative.

Patty

October Book Club

house in the sky

Book Club Favourite…

sense of an ending

Store Hours
  • Mon 10 - 6
  • Tues 10 - 6
  • Wed 10 - 6
  • Thurs 10 - 7
  • Fri 10 - 7
  • Sat 10 - 5
  • Sun 11-4
Books and Authors Night
Sept 25th This just in... Amanda Lindhout, author of A House in the Sky will be joining Miriam Toews, author of A Complicated Kindness, Kim Thuy, author of Ru and Elyse Friedman, author of The Answer to Everything on September 25th for Books and Authors Night in the Uxbridge Music Hall. Tickets on Sale now.
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Upcoming Events…
November 17th, Blue Heron Studio in conjunction with the Passionate Cook-- Chef Jamie Kennedyi, SOLD OUT   November 17th, 7pm Wooden Sticks Golf Club --  An evening with Meg Tilly, Meg Wolitzer and Lev Grossman - $25 (includes a glass of wine and nibblies)   November 22 Santa Claus Parade (note the date change!), In store story time and treats.   December 6th, In Store Book Signing with Destiny's Gate author Lee Bice Matheson1pm   December 7th, In Store Book Signing with The Stain author Charlene Jones1pm
Ted Barris on TV
great escapePeter Mansbridge goes One on One with Ted Barris. Check out the interview here.
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