Happy New Year to all our customers and friends! Thank you for all your support, encouragement, and friendship in 2015.  From all of us at The Mulberry Bush Bookstore we hope your 2016 is filled with peace, love, hope, and joy. 

Take a look at our Top 10 Staff Picks for 2015.  Some of these books will be familiar to you but some you may not have yet discovered. We hope you will enjoy reading these top picks as much as we have. You can share with us what your top books were for 2015 on our Facebook page. 

Don't forget to check below to see if you are our first
Great Book Giveaway winner of 2016.
Happy reading,
Barb & Tom Pope
Our Favourite 10 for 2015
All the Light We Cannot See 
by Anthony Doerr
The Little Paris Bookshop
by Nina George
Villa America
by Liza Klaussmann
Circling the Sun
by Paula McLain
Even Dogs in the Wild by Ian Rankin
All My Puny Sorrows by Miriam Toews
Life Sketches:
A Memoir

by Robert Bateman
The Road to Little Dribbling
by Bill Bryson
Slick Water: Fracking and One Insider's Stand Against the World's Most
Powerful Industry
by Andrew Nikiforuk
The Truth Commission
by Susan Juby

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What was your favourite book for 2015? 
Tell us on our Facebook page.
Here is a list of our Top 10 Staff Picks for 2014. These were the books we enjoyed the most this year. We hope you'll discover some new favourites as you get a chance to read through some of them.
For more information about these titles click on the book cover.
Calorie-Smart Meals:
150 Recipes for Delicious 300, 400 and 500
Calorie Dishes

by Better Homes & Gardens
The Diet Fix: Why Diets Fail and How to Make Yours Work 
by Yoni Freedhoff
God is With You
Every Day
365 - Day Devotional
by Max Lucado
Trust: Mastering the Four Essential Trusts
by Iyanla Vanzant
Clouds in a Teacup: A Mindful Journey and Colouring Book
by Thich Nhat Hanh & Brett Cook
Spark Joy:An Illustrated Master
Class on the Art of Organizing and
Tidying Up

by Marie Kondo




We all know getting something for free these days is pretty unusual. That's why we love giving away a free book each month to a wonderful customer and recipient of our monthly e-newsletter.

This month our lucky winner will receive A Sudden Light by Garth Stein, a $19.99 value.

Ellen Brown 
If you see your name above, come into our Parksville store to collect your new book!
Brand New 
Maggie Smith: 
A Biogaphy 
by Michael Coveney

Pillars of Light
by Jane Johnson
Doctor Who:
 The Colouring Book
The Ice Queen
by Nele Neuhaus
Captive Paradise:
A History of Hawaii by James L. Haley

    We still have a few 2016 wall calendars, engagement calendars, and Christmas cards in stock.  Now 30% off
The Canada Reads 2016 longlist has been announced. Find all the titles here.

Read them all and join in the fun during the Canada Reads debates on  CBC Radio or online
March 21st - 24th, 2016
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