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The Book Shop

242 Main St, Penticton, British Columbia V2A 5B2, Canada
+1 250-492-6661
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Wonderful selection

Went in to pick up a few books, the section is huge but there was no real organization so they do... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Brian K
,
Abbotsford, Canada
via mobile
Book case after book case of Books from floor to ceiling

Do not miss this gem of a store if you like books. From floor to ceiling and row after row. Very... read more

Reviewed March 14, 2018
Brian V
,
Surrey
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good21%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“book lovers” (11 reviews)
“non fiction” (7 reviews)
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242 Main St, Penticton, British Columbia V2A 5B2, Canada
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+1 250-492-6661
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"book lovers"
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"great bookstore"
in 8 reviews
"non fiction"
in 7 reviews
"could spend hours"
in 4 reviews
"love books"
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"second hand books"
in 3 reviews
"treasure trove"
in 4 reviews
"floor to ceiling"
in 3 reviews
"amazing selection"
in 5 reviews
"western canada"
in 4 reviews
"wide selection"
in 4 reviews
"knowledgeable staff"
in 7 reviews
"main street"
in 6 reviews
"take your time"
in 3 reviews
"thousands"
in 15 reviews
"titles"
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"genre"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went in to pick up a few books, the section is huge but there was no real organization so they do not know what inventory they have in stock. I will be back.

Thank Brian K
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Reviewed March 14, 2018

Do not miss this gem of a store if you like books. From floor to ceiling and row after row. Very well marked areas of book categories and helpful staff if you need help.

Thank Brian V
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Reviewed March 5, 2018

Every kid should experience this shop. When you walk through the doors and see all the thousands of books, that distinct smell of all the papered information brings you back in time to when I would get my allowance and run down to the local...More

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Reviewed March 4, 2018

Charles Dickens would be proud,fantastic gem of a place all nocks and crannies narrow isles and lots of atmosphere, you can find just about any book here , I have brought hundreds of books here over the last two decades, prices very low and you...More

Thank doctom910
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Reviewed March 1, 2018

Whether you are looking for a book or wanting to purge your bookshelves, the Book Shop is the place to go. The VERY knowledgeable staff has an excellent recall of where their books are on the shelves. If not, the computer helps them find an...More

Thank Hopka
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Reviewed February 1, 2018

A huge assortment of used books. Super knowledgable and helpful staff. A great place to browse and find a unique read.

Thank Michellecatherinerob
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Reviewed January 23, 2018 via mobile

Went with my wife and our toddler. Looking for children French books and other stuff. Find lots and very cheap. Great place for any books hunter!

Thank Kevin R
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Reviewed December 22, 2017

I recycle my books through the Book Shop. I hadn't been there in awhile but when I went to purchase my book they said I still had credits from previous donated books. I walked out with my purchase for free! Love this place. Good for...More

Thank June T
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Reviewed November 11, 2017

The first place we take visitors. They come back to go to the Book Store. Funky eclectic huge selection!

Thank mrsbee227
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Reviewed October 21, 2017 via mobile

This is by far the coolest book store I have ever been to, floor to ceiling book shelves and crates of books all around, so many things to choose from I could have got lost in there for hours. The prices were really awesome, my...More

Thank ZombieAsuicide
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