Peterborough's New Indie Bookstore Welcomes You!
Hunter Street Books, open since November 2016, is owned and operated by author, Michelle Berry. Hunter Street Books has all kinds of books for every taste; we have literary fiction, non-fiction, Canadian writing, poetry, art books, graphic novels, historical writing, memoir and a large children's and YA section. Come in and browse.
You can also order books through this website or online at: www.hunterstreetbooks.com
Please visit to see our"Curated Bookshelf," with top picks, accompanied by "personal blurbs," from some of Canada's most talented authors, musicians, editors, artists and actors.
LOCAL AUTHORS: Please bring a display copy of your book to the store and we will place it on our "Local Authors Selling Privately" shelf. We will give out your contact information to customers who want to buy your book directly from you!
If you are from out of town but would like to give a gift card to someone in Peterborough you can email Hunter Street Books at email@example.com and send an electronic funds transfer and we will have the card waiting at the front desk for pick up.
SOME EVENTS WE HAVE HAD. FUTURE EVENTS ARE AVAILABLE THROUGH THE EVENTS TAB:
IN STORE SIGNING AND READING:
PLEASE JOIN MICHELE SWIDERSKI FOR THE LAUNCH OF HER BOOK, "A JOYFUL LIFE: HOW TO USE YOUR CREATIVE SPIRIT TO MANAGE DEPRESSION." FEBRUARY 21ST, 4:30-6:30PM.
IN STORE SIGNING:
DAVID MACFARLANE AND DOUGLAS CAMERON WILL BE IN THE STORE ON FEBRUARY 23, FROM 2:00-4:00PM TO SIGN BOOKS ("THE DANGER TREE"). DAVID AND DOUGLAS WILL BE AT MARKET HALL ON FEBRUARY 23, 8PM TO PERFORM THEIR SHOW, "THE DOOR YOU CAME IN: SONGS AND STORIES FROM THE DANGER TREE." TICKETS NOW ON SALE AT HUNTER STREET BOOKS FOR THE SHOW!$30.00 (see book below)
FEBRUARY FOLK FOLLY:
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 25TH, SOMETIME BETWEEN 1-4:30PM THERE WILL BE A LIVE MUSICIAN IN THE STORE AS PART OF PETERBOROUGH FOLK FOLLY.
IN STORE EVENT: (POSTPONED)
CELEBRATED AUTHOR, ANN DOUGLAS WILL BE IN THE STORE ON SUNDAY, MARCH 5TH,FROM 2-3:30PM TO PRESENT, "BIG-PICTURE PARENTING." ANN WILL DISCUSS THE ADVANTAGE OF TAKING A BIG-PICTURE APPROACH TO PARENTING (PARENTING WITH YOUR HOPES AND DREAMS FOR YOUR CHILDREN AND FAMILY IN MIND). SHE WILL DISCUSS THE IMPORTANCE OF TUNING INTO YOUR CHILD'S NEEDS, BEING MINDFUL OF YOUR PARENTING DECISIONS, BUILDING RELATIONSHIPS WITH OTHER PARENTS, AND PRACTICING SELF-CARE. EXPECT A COMPELLING MIX OF PRACTICAL ADVICE AND LIVELY ANECDOTES FROM THIS POPULAR AND ENGAGING SPEAKER. ANN'S BOOK, "PARENTING THROUGH THE STORM," WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR SALE. (see book below)
IN STORE SIGNING:
KERRY CLARE, (AUTHOR OF "THE M WORD" AND THE NEW "MITZI BYTES") WILL BE AT HUNTER STREET BOOKS TO SIGN HER DEBUT NOVEL, "MITZI BYTES," MARCH 18TH FROM 3-5:00PM. COME GET THIS FANTASTIC NOVEL SIGNED! (see book below)
SPARK PHOTO FESTIVAL:
ALL OF APRIL THE SPARK PHOTO FESTIVAL WILL BE DISPLAYING WORK. VISIT HUNTER STREET BOOKS TO SEE THE DISPLAY!
RECEPTION FOR ROBERT BOUDREAU, APRIL 29TH 3-5:00PM.
BRETT SAVORY AND NICK CUTTER LAUNCH, LOUNGE BY LINGUM, 442 GEORGE ST. N, APRIL 22, 2-6PM
COME HEAR BRETT SAVORY AND NICK CUTTER READ. SPECIAL GUEST IAN ROGERS! HUNTER STREET BOOKS WILL BE SELLING BOOKS AT THIS EVENT. BRETT WILL BE READING FROM HIS NEW BOOK, "A PERFECT MACHINE," AND NICK CUTTER WILL READ FROM "LITTLE HEAVEN."
IN STORE SIGNING:
COME CHAT WITH JANET TRULL AND GET YOUR COPY OF HER DEBUT STORY COLLECTION, "HOT TOWN," SIGNED! 11AM-2PM, IN STORE, APRIL 22ND, 2017.
AUTHORS FOR INDIES DAY! APRIL 29TH, ALL DAY:
COME MEET A BUNCH OF FAMOUS AUTHORS ON APRIL 29TH. AUTHORS FROM PETERBOROUGH AND TORONTO ARE COMING TO "WORK" AT HUNTER STREET BOOKS FOR THE DAY! AUTHORS WHO WILL BE HERE ARE: ANN DOUGLAS, ROB WINGER, ELYSE FRIEDMAN, MICHAEL REDHILL, CATHERINE BUSH, ANDREW FORBES, AMY STUART, MARISSA STAPLEY, ANDREW PYPER AND CRAIG DAVIDSON/ NICK CUTTER!! PLEASE SEE FACEBOOK AND INSTAGRAM FOR THE LIST OF TIMES.
CECILY ROSS READING, MAY 11, 6PM BAGNANI HALL, TRENT AND INSTORE SIGNING MAY 12, 12-1PM, HUNTER STREET BOOKS
COME MEET CECILY ROSS AS SHE READS FROM HER DEBUT NOVEL, "THE LOST DIARIES OF SUSANNA MOODIE: A NOVEL"
CANADA'S 150 CELEBRATION:
JUNE 30TH, 4-10PM HUNTER STREET WILL BE CLOSED TO TRAFFIC FOR A STREET CELEBRATION TO CELEBRATE CANADA'S 150!