Posted by Ashlie's Books on January 16th, 2017

We are located at 65 Hastings St. N, conveniently located beside Zehr’s Deli in mid-town.

Call us at 613.332.2946 or email us at books@ashlies.ca
to place your orders.

Regular Hours = Mon-Sat, 10-5

We are now CLOSED on SUNDAYS until Spring

Fantastic Beasts.. AVAILABLE!

Posted by Ashlie's Books on November 18th, 2016

Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them


Posted by Ashlie's Books on July 31st, 2016


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Posted by Ashlie's Books on February 1st, 2015
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Gotta have an e-Reader?

Posted by Ashlie's Books on December 16th, 2014

ASHLIE’S is now representing e-Reader products.

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Our rare, scarce and unusual books..

Posted by Ashlie's Books on July 23rd, 2011

We currently feature about 250 rare, scarce and unusual books. Simply click on the link below to visit our online storefront, and then select “List this seller’s books“.

Check out our Rare, Scarce and Unusual Books

The Joy of Keeping Goats: The Ultimate Guide to Dairy and Meat Goats, Laura Childs

Posted by Ashlie's Books on July 13th, 2011



Goats are easy to care for and a low-investment choice for anyone wishing to live out rural dreams or add to an existing stable. The Joy of Keeping Goats offers practical advice, clear guidelines, and wonderful anecdotes from author and self-sustainer Laura Childs. In her book, she walks readers step-by-step through important information on breeds, feeding requirements, how to make cheese, and much more. With gorgeous color photographs, The Joy of Keeping Goats clearly illustrates what an easy and rewarding experience raising goats can be.

Northern Light, Roy MacGregor

Posted by Ashlie's Books on November 16th, 2010

Roy MacGregor’s northern lightlifelong fascination with Tom Thomson first led him to write Canoe Lake, a novel inspired by a distant relative’s affair with one of Canada’s greatest painters. Now, MacGregor breaks new ground, re-examining the mysteries of Thomson’s life, loves and violent death in the definitive non-fiction account. Why does a man who died almost a century ago and painted relatively little still have such a grip on our imagination?

The eccentric spinster Winnie Trainor was a fixture of Roy MacGregor’s childhood in Huntsville, Ontario. She was considered too odd to be a truly romantic figure in the eyes of the town, but the locals knew that Canada’s most famous painter had once been in love with her, and that she had never gotten over his untimely death. She kept some paintings he gave her in a six-quart basket she’d leave with the neighbours on her rare trips out of town, and in the summers she’d make the trip from her family cottage, where Thomson used to stay, on foot to the graveyard up the hill, where fans of the artist occasionally left bouquets. There she would clear away the flowers. After all, as far as anyone knew, he wasn’t there: she had arranged at his family’s request for him to be exhumed and moved to a cemetery near Owen Sound.

As Roy MacGregor’s richly detailed Northern Light reveals, not much is as it seems when it comes to Tom Thomson, the most iconic of Canadian painters. Philandering deadbeat or visionary artist and gentleman, victim of accidental drowning or deliberate murder, the man’s myth has grown to obscure the real view — and the answers to the mysteries are finally revealed in these pages

The Joy Of Keeping Farm Animals: Ultimate Guide To Raising Your Own Food

Posted by Ashlie's Books on August 31st, 2010

TheJoyOfKeepingFarmAnimal159_fWhen the going gets rough, the rough . . . start raising their own food. In the first full-color guide of its kind, author and small farm owner Laura Childs reveals exactly what it takes to start raising your own animals, including chickens, geese, goats, sheep, pigs, and cows. Childs discusses what you can expect to harvest from your animals from eggs to milk to meat to wool based on her own real-life experiences. Whether you want to raise a few chickens for eggs alone, try your hand at a few goats with the aim to make your own cheese, or are looking to sustain your family and make some extra money from raising and selling beef, this is the book for you. Childs offers general information for each breed and animal, from how to get started to what to feed and where to house the animals. This invaluable guide is the perfect first book for anyone interested in starting a backyard barnyard or a small farm or simply dreaming about the idea.


Posted by Ashlie's Books on June 4th, 2010

LakelandAllanCasey170_fLakes define not only Canada’s landscape but the national imagination. Blending writing on nature, travel, and science, award-winning journalist Allan Casey systematically explores how the country’s history and culture originates at the lakeshore. Lakeland describes a series of interconnected journeys by the author, punctuated by the seasons and the personalities he meets along the way including aboriginal fishery managers, fruit growers, boat captains, cottagers, and scientists. Together they form an evocative portrait of these beloved bodies of water and what they mean, from sapphire tarns above the Rocky Mountain tree line to the ponds of western Newfoundland.