Briny Books – Summer 2019

A Boutique Online Bookstore Delivering Excellent Fiction
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Briny Books provides an expertly curated selection of fiction that’s just far enough off the beaten track—but not so far that these books won’t read up a delight.

Our titles are fresh, provocative, and bursting with life, the kinds of books that will make you sit up and pay attention, and be reminded of why you fell in love with reading in the first place. Learn more about us…

Our Summer 2019 Selections

Bad ideas book cover

Bad Ideas

Wildly funny and wonderfully moving, Bad Ideas is about just that—a string of bad ideas—and the absurdity of love… Learn More

Luminous Sea

The Luminous Sea

Researchers have set up a station in a fictional outport in Newfoundland studying the strange emergence of phosphorescent tides…. Learn More

Frying Plantain Cover

Frying Plantain

Set in “Little Jamaica,” Toronto’s Eglinton West neighbourhood, Kara moves from girlhood to the threshold of adulthood… Learn More


Witty, energetic, and crackling with sharp Cape Breton humour, Crow is a story of big twists, big personalities, big drama, and even bigger heart… Learn More

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Our one-of-a-kind partnership between writer Kerry Clare and the award-winning Blue Heron Books of Uxbridge, ON, is focused on extraordinary Canadian fiction published by Canadian independent presses, so that you can be certain that you are getting a terrific book with our selections—and you will also be using your power as a consumer to support local literary culture.

And even better? When you purchase from our site, you’re supporting a Canadian independent bookseller as well, and to say thank you, Blue Heron is picking up the cost of postage. You heard that right: FREE DELIVERY. (June 20: Free delivery is suspended for our inaugural lineup of Briny Books. Learn more here.)

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