Welcome To Westminster Books
We are New Brunswick's Favourite Bookseller! For over 35 years we have been located as an independent bookstore in beautiful downtown Fredericton, New Brunswick. Here you can find out about us, our products and services, how to order books from us, what's happening at our store and more. Please look around and if there is anything we can help you with, just let us know: our contact information is always on the right, as is a link to the contact form.
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|Freeman Patterson: Embracing Creation|
|War That Ended Peace, The|
|Orr My Story|
Up the CreekThe bear, the moose and the beaver are the best of friends, even though they often disagree. On a canoe trip, the trio’s squabbling leads them into rough waters. Can they agree on a plan before it’s too late? Nicholas Oldland earned a degree in fine arts at Mount Allison University in New Brunswick, Canada, and enjoyed success as a commercial artist and filmmaker before taking up the role of creative director at Hatley, a popular apparel company. Big Bear Hug is his first picture book.
Mary PrattThis major book on her work, the first in almost twenty years, features five major essays by columnist and art critic Sarah Milroy, Catharine Mastin of the Art Gallery of Windsor, Mireille Eagan and Caroline Stone of The Rooms Provincial Art Gallery, Ray Cronin and Sarah Fillmore of the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, and as well as seventy-five colour reproductions of Pratt’s most renowned work, a chronology of her career, and a selected list of group and solo exhibition.
I Am Malala the Girl Who Was Shot by the TalibanThe world is entranced by the story of the 15-year-old girl who was shot in the head by the Taliban because she wished to go to school. Flown over to Birmingham for emergency surgery, she has emerged as an elegant and brave spokesgirl for a better future, to the extent that she almost won the Nobel peace prize and has become a sought-after speaker. This book should inspire the world over.
Christopher PrattChristopher Pratt is one of Canada's most prominent painters and printmakers. The intense realism of Christopher Pratt's art is, at first glance, deceptively simple. But behind the recognizable images lie deeper meanings. Pratt's search for a reality that is magical and mysterious gives his work its uncanny and haunting qualities.
Pond HockeyPond hockey has experienced a resurgence in the past decade, and this book evokes a feeling of nostalgia skilfully blended with a magical story of one man's life journey. The healing power of the game intertwines with real stories about real games on the icy ponds of our youth.
Minister Without PortfolioHenry Hayward is a drowning man. With a soured long-term romance finally at an end, no family, and no refuge to be had in work, he progressively spends his days in the solace of alcohol and his nights with a series of interchangeable partners. In a quest to simultaneously recover from unrequited love and to find meaning in what is becoming an increasingly emotionally arid life, Henry travels to Afghanistan as an army-affiliated contractor.
Back to Basics 100 Simple Classic Recipes with a TwistChef Michael goes back to basics—with a twist! Back to Basics features 100 simple and delicious classic recipes, ingredients, and cooking techniques. And in every recipe, Chef Michael shows how easy it is to add a twist or two to your cooking. You’ll never get stuck making a dish just one way!
Swamp WaterIn 2004, Robert Munsch was in Fredericton, NB, to do a storytelling show. He was having lunch at the Lord Beaverbrook hotel, across the street from the theatre. At the restaurant, he noticed two things — that there were ducks in the river right outside the hotel, and that there was a little girl having a Fancy Restaurant Lunch with her grandma. The girl had a copy of one of his books, so he went over and signed it. Later he came up with this story.
How the Light Gets InThere is a crack in everything. That's how the light gets in." --"Leonard Cohen Christmas is approaching, and in Quebec its a time of dazzling snowfalls, bright lights, and gatherings with friends in front of blazing hearths. But shadows are falling on the usually festive season for Chief Inspector Armand Gamache.
Night Before Christmas, theBARBARA REID is a critically acclaimed Canadian author and illustrator, well known to children, parents, and teachers alike for her timeless stories and vibrant Plasticine illustrations. Barb has received every major Canadian children's book award, including the Governor General's Award. She received the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal and was named to the Order of Ontario in 2012, and to the Order of Canada in 2013.
House of HadesAt the conclusion of The Mark of Athena, Annabeth and Percy tumble into a pit leading straight to the Underworld. The other five demigods have to put aside their grief and follow Percy's instructions to find the mortal side of the Doors of Death. If they can fight their way through the Gaea's forces, and Percy and Annabeth can survive the House of Hades, then the Seven will be able to seal the Doors from both sides and prevent the giants from raising Gaea.
Chris Hadfield Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth, AnAstronaut training turns popular wisdom about how to be successful on its head. Instead of visualizing victory, astronauts prepare for the worst; always sweat the small stuff; and do care what others think. Along the way, he shares exhilarating experiences, and challenges, from his 144 days on the ISS, and provides an unforgettable answer to his most-asked question: What’s it really like in outer space?
Beatles at the BBC the Archives 1962-1970A carefully curated collection of the surviving transcripts of the Beatles’ appearances on BBC Radio and Television from 1962 to 1970, featuring commentary from author and Beatles expert Kevin Howlett and rare photographs and memorabilia from the BBC.
Son of a Certain Woman, TheFrom one of Canada’s most acclaimed, beloved storytellers: The Son of a Certain Woman is Wayne Johnston’s funniest, sexiest novel yet, controversial in its issues, wise, generous and then some in its depiction of humanity.
The Third RailCanada has the capacity to diffuse this ticking pension time bomb with some hard choices, posits Leech. It's time for businesses, governments, unions, and employees to face these options and fix - and ultimately save - our pensions system, taking examples from Holland, New Brunswick, and Rhode Island - places in which new laws have been adopted to repair the pensions programs.
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