|Store Type |||Gifts, Videos, Books|
|Payment |||Interac, MasterCard, American Express, Visa, Cash|
|Cross Street |||103 Avenue|
|Monday, Tuesday & Saturday: 10AM to 5:30PM; Wednesday & Thursday: 10AM to 8PM; Friday: 10AM to 6PM; Sunday: 12PM to 6PM|
Profile Last Updated: May 28, 2008
Are you looking for resources on topics, such as astrology, dreams, alternative health or eastern mysticism? Well, did you know that Edmonton has been home to one of western Canada’s wellsprings of metaphysical books and products since 1983? Travel to Ascendant Books and discover this remarkable fountain of mystical and spiritual knowledge.
Take Your Time
Ascendant Books is the place where a typical shopping trip quickly turns into a relaxing experience. The store interior has a warm and poetic charm that works magic on your senses, inviting you to take your time. The displays that surround you are arranged like ancient treasure troves, with a lot to delight the eyes. Jewellery, scented candles, CDs, crystals, fountains, greeting cards and other intriguing items fill every space. At the back half of the store, shelves lined with books covering the paranormal, Eastern and Western mystic philosophy, men’s and women’s health, etc. dominate the scene. Each shelf is well marked by topic, so you’re sure to find what you’re looking for.
More Resources . . . and Don’t Forget the Café!
The knowledgeable staff at Ascendant Books is on hand to help you locate the more elusive items that you might be seeking. A bulletin board in the store is full of postings from those who provide metaphysical services in Edmonton. The sublime Cosmic Café is also located in Ascendant Books, so you can sit down, relax and snack, while you marvel over the treasures that you found while shopping. Don’t be surprised if your quick shopping trip turns into a few hours!