Holiday Gift Guide 2020

We know that the 2020 holiday season is going to look quite different than it has in years past, and that it will likely bring a host of new challenges to how we celebrate with our loved ones. As you prepare for this December, whether you're searching for a gift for the book-lover on your list or seeking stories and poetry to bring hope and comfort to your own bookshelf, our 2020 Holiday Gift Guide has something for every reader. We're also offering brand-new Book Bundles this year, where you can find best-selling titles and new releases at affordable prices.

Wishing you a safe and healthy holiday season from all of us at Turnstone Press.

2020 Holiday Gift Guide

Wrapped holiday giftsAward-Winners

These acclaimed titles have earned honours including: The Governor General’s Award for Nonfiction, the Governor General's Award for Poetry, the Relit Award for Poetry, the Gerald Lampert Memorial Award, the Margaret Laurence Award for Fiction, the McNally Robinson Book of the Year Award, the Mary Scorer Award for Best Book by a Manitoba Publisher, the John Hirsch Award, and the Michael Van Rooy Award for Genre Fiction. We think you will enjoy them too!

    Foxquestions i asked my motherBe WolfWaiting for SaskatchewanTouch the DragontatseaFear NotThunder RoadCity TreatyAn Unexpected Break in the Weather

Novels

Seeking a satirical quest through the post-modern prairies? A multi-generational family drama? A hilarious tale of small-town progress, heritage, and preservation? For your next great read, we suggest perusing the following titles.

The Salvation of Yasch Siemens Yams Do Not Exist All That BelongsOnce RemovedStill Me

BanditThe Waiting PlaceThe WittenbergsA Place Called AbsenceBaldur's Song

Poetry

These are poems that contemplate the cosmos, attend to endings and new beginnings, and offer glimmers of truth. Browse the latest from our acclaimed and award-winning writers as well as debut collections from new Canadian poets.

The Bestiary cold-press moonGlitter & Fall The Tree of LifeThe World Is Mostly Sky

Endlings Cold Metal StairsMercyFollowing SeaLunatic Engine

Short Stories

Craving excellent short fiction? Meet all your 2021 daily reading goals with these thought-provoking, poignant story collections.

Fatted Calf BluesKilterWhat the Bear Said MotherishArmin's ShortsMargaret Lives in the BasementThere Can Never Be EnoughBoy Lost in WildBeautiful Girl ThumbFlying to Yellow

Ravenstone Books

For the genre-lover: here are some of our spec-fic, mystery, and thriller top picks, featuring supernatural showdowns, murders most foul, and hard-boiled, good-hearted criminals.  

The Bootlegger's ConfessionThunder RoadAn Ordinary Decent CriminalKraken BakeEye of the Beholder

 The Dead of MidnightTalking to WendigoThe ValedictoriansHoot to KillThe Traitors of Camp 133

Memoirs

These true stories travel along fragmented family lines and philosophical wendings, record unimaginable grief and hardship, and celebrate life-long passions and profound relationships to both people and places. 

Letters to Brian Emperor's OrphansDon't Try This at HomeKabloona and the Yellow KayakHappiness Is a Rare Bird

On the FlyTouch the DragonThe Best of All Possible WorldsDead Man on a BikePale Blue Hope

Guides, Art Books, and Literary Histories

Enjoy educational histories and guides? Explore these thoughtfully made titles! Filled with engaging photography and artwork, each book offers an in-depth account about a fascinating subject.

Dinosaurs of the DeepMike Grandmaison's OntarioManitoba ButterfliesThe Imagined CityThe New Icelanders

Bundle up with Turnstone Press

If you are looking for a great pile of books check out our nine book bundles at extraordinary prices.

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