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Madeline Miller
Paperback | Apr 2020
not in store $22.99
Station Eleven
Emily St John Mandel
Paperback | Apr 2017
sold out $18.99
(on order)
The Glass Hotel
Emily St John Mandel
Paperback | Mar 2020
sold out $24.99
(on order)
Kenneth Oppel
Hardcover | Feb 2020
in store $21.99
Robert Macfarlane
Hardcover | Jun 2019
in store $42.95
(more on order)
For the Ride
Alice Notley
Paperback | Mar 2020
sold out $27.00
(on order)
Pokko and the Drum
Matthew Forsythe
Hardcover | Oct 2019
sold out $23.99
(on order)
Seasons Before the War
Bernice Morgan
Hardcover | Nov 2018
in store $29.95
Reservoir 13
Jon McGregor
Paperback | Jan 2018
sold out $17.99
(on order)
Fortunately, the Milk
Neil Gaiman
Paperback | Sep 2014
sold out $8.50
(on order)

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To our wonderful book community,

Emerging from many weeks of missing you during the pandemic, we are thrilled to announce that we are reopening the bookstore next week, Friday, July 10th! We are also thrilled to unveil a brand new name, Block Shop Books! 

We are relaunching after a change in partnership with a new name but the same great selection and hand-picked recommendations. "Block Shop Books" is a nod to the historic building we’re housed in, Lunenburg’s old Block Shop which manufactured wooden pulleys for sailing ships. Our new website is and our new email is Our phone number (902-634-4015) and address (125 Montague Street, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia) remain the same and all prior gift cards will be honoured.

We can’t wait to welcome you back after these tumultuous times! We have COVID-19 protocols in place to ensure everyone’s safety in store. If you don’t feel comfortable visiting us in person, however, we also offer free weekly delivery to Lunenburg and Mahone Bay areas as well as mail delivery. We are also happy to arrange “curbside” pick-up.  Please call or browse and order your books online at


Looking forward to reconnecting soon,

Jo and Anne-Marie

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Awesome Middle-Grade BooksSee more
Great New Picture Books!See more
Poetry - What's in Stock or on Order!See more
Maritime & Atlantic connectionSee more

Books written with a connection to Nova Scotia, PEI, New Brunswick, and Newfoundland & Labrador.

Detective Series/Mysteries/Suspense & Thrillers!See more
Humorous BooksSee more
Delicious Food Books!See more
Books on food, cooking, and nutrition - including cookbooks!
Farming, Gardening, and Homesteading BooksSee more
Check out a variety of books on gardening, farming, and homesteading.
Our Book Club books - Montague Street and TeenSee more

A list of all the books we've discussed in our Teen Book Club and Lexicon Book Club. For more information, see our Book Club page at

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