Audreys Books acknowledges that we are located on Treaty 6 territory, a traditional meeting grounds, gathering place, and travelling route to the Cree, Saulteaux , Blackfoot, Métis, Ojibway/Saulteaux/Anishinaabe, Dene and Nakota Sioux. We acknowledge all the many First Nations, Métis, and Inuit whose footsteps have marked these lands for centuries and whose histories, languages, and cultures continue to influence our vibrant community.
New Release Tuesday October 3rdSee more
An array of fiction, non-fiction, cookery, children's books that we are excited about that releases the week of October 3rd.
Tuesdays are the biggest release days
2023 Scotia Bank Giller Prize LonglistSee more
Our Changing ClimateSee more
New Releases in FictionSee more
New Releases in Non-FictionSee more
Historical Fiction: Reclaiming Mythic TalesSee more
Ancient lands. Lost empires. Mythic tales. These works of historical fiction will redefine the myths you think you know, placing women at the centre. Because behind every hero there is a woman forced by circumstance to become a warrior, a heroine, or a villain.
Levi's LibationsSee more
Whether you're just starting to mix cocktails, or you're already a home bar pro, this list is for you! Our staff member Levi has scoured the catalogue for some of his favourite books that highlight the beautiful, balanced artistry of cocktails along with the creative science behind how these drinks work.
Here you'll find recipe books, celebratory books on iconic drinks, and historys of specific spirits.
Mika's House of HorrorsSee more
Spook for one, spook for all! Whether you enjoy short stories full of thrilling tales, graphic novels mixing queerness and body horror, Japanese manga that will shock you to your very core, or a simple tale of a bunny seeking revenge - we got something for you.
If your taste in horror is something that should concern you more, step into our world.
Bree's AntiquitiesSee more
Interested in the Ancient World? Bree never grew out of her Greek mythology phase and she's curated some of her favourite books on ancient history and mythology from around the world.
Ramsay's Rustic ReadsSee more
Check out Ramsay's picks for books on nature, animals, and environmental activism! From magical folklore on bears and mushrooms to thriller scifis on nature's takeover.
Aidane's Manga ManiaSee more
Aidane's on a manga binge, and she's made a list of her favourites! Featuring magical girls and boys, hardbop saxophones, talking animals, and a surplus of chainsaws, this list has books that will either warm your heart or make your blood run cold.
Many of these books are a part of a series, so be prepared and read with some snacks handy!
Please note while many of these mangas are drawn in a cute and cozy style, not all of these books are appropriate for all ages. If you have questions or concerns about age recomendations, please don't hesitate to ask a staff member!
Winston's Books on BooksSee more
We're going a little meta with this list, following staff member and student librarian Winston's fascination with what he calls the "DVD extras" of the book world. A mix of Winston's must-reads and to-be-reads, this list is your invitation to dig deeper into the world of books, libraries, bookstores, and publishing.
Thom's Two Wheeled TalesSee more
From the early 19th Century onward the bicycle has been inseperable from the human experience of travel and adventure. Here are a number of titles curated by Audreys' resident cyclist, Thom, that will help you explore various aspects of this essential part of our history; see where we're at now and learn where we may go - on two wheels - in the future.
Adriana's Culinary Recommendations from Someone Who Can't CookSee more
Have you ever looked at a cookbook and thought, I could never make that, but it looks delicious, well, that's where Adriana comes in. As a self proclaimed 'eater, not chef', she has cultivated her favourite cookbooks that have left her wondering if she could reach into the page and taste the dish. From celebrity chefs to niche topics, even to chickens, there's a book for anyone.
From Sea to Sea to Sea: 2023 EditionSee more
Creation of The Sea to Sea: Celebrating Indigenous Picture Books catelogue was initiated by the International Board of Books for Young People (IBBY) in response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's Calls for Action and in keeping with IBBY's stated goal to support the right of every child to become a reader through access to high-quality books. The first collection was published in 2018 and included 100 titles. In 2021, a second edition was created, with 25 of the best books published since the first catelogue. IBBY has taken care to curate lists reflecting the diversity of First Nations, Métis, and Inuit voices across Canada, from sea to sea to sea, and that the books included are available and in print for anyone who wishes to access them.
The third edition was published in June of 2023, containing 25 new titles published since 2021.
It's Heating Up: Cookbooks for SummerSee more
Ukraine, Russia, and the WorldSee more
Edmonton AuthorsSee more
Alberta AuthorsSee more
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