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Daisy Chain Book Co.

Proud to be Beaumont’s first indie bookstore offering new & previously owned books. With a bright space for all ages of readers, we are thrilled to create a new community just South of Edmonton.

We are a family-owned business in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, with two well-organized and clean locations in the city.

Fair’s Fair is a family owned business in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. We have two well-organized and clean locations in the city.

The Next Page

  • The Next Page
  • 1217A 9 Ave. SE
  • City: Calgary
  • Suburb of: Inglewood
  • Phone: (403) 452-6550
  • Type: New books, Used books, Rare books
  • Specialty: Alternative/Political, Children's, Feminist, Literary, Science Fiction/Fantasy
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Owl's Nest Books

  • Owl's Nest Books
  • 815A 49th Ave SW
  • City: Calgary
  • Phone: (403) 287-9557
  • Type: New books
  • Specialty: General Interest
  • Sidelines: Gifts, Puzzles
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Owl’s Nest Books is Calgary’s oldest independent book store. We’ve been recommending books to Calgary readers for 40 years.

Pages on Kensington

  • Pages on Kensington
  • 1135 Kensington Rd. NW
  • City: Calgary
  • Phone: (403) 283-6655
  • Type: New books
  • Specialty: General Interest, Art, Children's, Literary, Regional
  • Sidelines: Artwork, Greeting Cards/Postcards
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Located in the heart of the Kensington Village shopping and entertainment district, Pages is Calgary’s literary meeting place. We offer over 10,000 titles in stock and, through our special order service, we can access most North American titles in print.

Shelf Life Books

  • Shelf Life Books
  • 100, 1302 - 4th St. SW
  • City: Calgary
  • Phone: (403) 265-1033
  • Type: New books
  • Specialty: General Interest, Art, Literary, Regional
  • Sidelines: Curiosities, Greeting Cards/Postcards, Magazines, Stationery, Toys/Games
  • Events: Book Clubs, Readings
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Shelf Life Books is an independent bookstore specializing in high quality literature, Canadian authors, small presses, children’s books, and diverse voices across all genres. It is locally owned, dog friendly, and open 7 days a week.

Slow Burn Books
  • Slow Burn Books
  • 1934 34 Ave SW, Unit 115
  • City: Calgary
  • Suburb of: Marda Loop
  • Phone: (403) 616-0077
  • Type: New books, Used books
  • Specialty: Feminist, LGBTQ+, Romance, YA
  • Sidelines: Coffee/Tea, Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards
  • Events: Author Signings
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Our specialty bookstore is devoted to providing a diverse selection of books catering to the interests of romance readers. We feature a mix of indie-published and traditionally published titles across an array of romance sub-genres, including contemporary, fantasy/paranormal, sports, erotica, mafia, dark, YA, clean, LGBTQ+ and BIPOC romances. But we’re more than just a bookstore. We’re a community hub that brings together like-minded readers to share their love of romance novels.

  • Café Books
  • 100-826 Main St.
  • City: Canmore
  • Phone: (403) 678-0908
  • Type: Primarily used with some new books
  • Specialty: General Interest, Regional
  • Sidelines: Artwork, Gifts
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Locally owned and proudly independent. We sell new and used books, local art, and Canadian made gifts.

Ascendant Books opened its doors in 1983 and has evolved into one of Western Canada’s largest metaphysical supply stores. Books, crystals, and much more! 

Audreys Books

  • Audreys Books
  • 10702 Jasper Ave
  • City: Edmonton
  • Phone: (780) 423-3487 or (800) 661-3649
  • Type: New books
  • Specialty: General Interest, Children's, Literary, Crime/Mystery, Regional
  • Sidelines: Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards, Newspapers
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Established 1975, we are the sole remaining full-service independent bookstore in our city. We offer a special order service and out-of-print search service. Our longevity is thanks to our excellent staff. Our strength is in children’s books, toys, games, puzzles and other gift items, but we maintain a good general interest adult assortment as well. We support professional conferences, conventions and meetings with custom book displays. Audrey’s sales to schools and libraries in the area is growing steadily, in part as a result of our excellent School Book Fair assortments.

Daisy Chain Book Co.

We started with Alberta’s 1st bookshop on wheels. Now we have a beautiful bookstore in High Street! Offering new & previously owned books in a bright, fresh space, Daisy Chain Book Co. is dedicated to creating a community of readers of all ages.

Glass Bookshop

Glass Bookshop is a new space in Edmonton, Alberta, that focuses on Canadian writing with special attention paid to LGBTQ2SIA and IBPOC writers, as well as the independent publishers who help to produce their work.

Variant Edition, winner of the Harry Kramer Award for Most Outstanding Comic Shop in all of Canada, is a graphic novel store whose goal is to help people find new stories that they are going to love. Through curating a diverse line of remarkable works, we aim to connect as many new people as possible to the comics medium. Due to flood damage, we are temporarily located at Pe Metawe Games.

We buy, sell, and trade the finest books, movies, and music. Open every day with two convenient locations in Edmonton.

  • Wee Book Inn
  • 10332 Jasper Ave. NW.
  • City: Edmonton
  • Phone: (780) 423-1434
  • Type: Used books
  • Specialty: General Interest
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  • Margins Bookstore
  • 601 1st SW Unit 4
  • City: High River
  • Phone: (403) 649-0101
  • Type: New books, Used books
  • Specialty: General Interest
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  • Mountain Lights Books
  • 111 Lake Louise Dr.
  • City: Lake Louise
  • Phone: (403) 522-3734
  • Type: New books
  • Specialty: General Interest, Regional
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Lethbridge’s independent community bookstore, offering new books, stationary, and gifts for book lovers.

Used bookstore and cat adoption centre.

River Bee Books is Medicine Hat’s newest independent bookstore located in the heart of downtown.

A small indie bookstore located in the heart of Olde Towne Okotoks on historic McRae Street.

Family owned/operated and serving Central Alberta since 1997. Located just west of downtown Red Deer with over 40,000 titles in 4,000+ sq ft.

  • Sherwood Park Bookworm
  • 133 120 Wye Road
  • City: Sherwood Park
  • Phone: (780) 464-5522
  • Type: Used books
  • Specialty: General Interest, Children's, Literary
  • Sidelines: Curiosities, Gifts
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Our collection includes science fiction, fantasy, adventure/spy, literary fiction, mystery and suspense, Christian fiction, romance, historical fiction, westerns, the classics, etc. For the lovers of non-fiction we have books on history, war and conflict, Canadiana, self-help, parenting, spirituality, business, memoirs and biographies, as well as unique seasonal categories, etc.

Bookstore on Perron
  • Bookstore on Perron
  • 7 Perron St.
  • City: St. Albert
  • Phone: (780) 459-2525
  • Type: New books
  • Specialty: General Interest, Children's, Crime/Mystery, Educational, Literary
  • Sidelines: Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards, Puzzles, Stationery, Toys/Games
  • Events: Author Signings
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Everything from gifts, to cards, to books, to games! We’ve got it all!! Your local go to bookstore!

  • Three Hills Books
  • 405 Main St.
  • City: Three Hills
  • Phone: (403) 443-2689
  • Type: Primarily new with some used books
  • Specialty: General Interest
  • Sidelines: Gifts, Newspapers
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We carry a large selection of new books including children’s, cooking, crafts, popular fiction, and christian. We also have a great selection of used and out of print books of local interest. We have a HUGE selection of toys including Melissa & Doug, Schylling, Schleich, Folkmanis, Outset Media,Playmobil, and more.

  • Nuthatch Books
  • 1 -104 Birch Ave.
  • City: 100 Mile House
  • Phone: (250) 395-3195
  • Type: Primarily new with some used books
  • Specialty: General Interest
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  • The Book Man
  • #5 - 2630 Bourquin Crescent W.
  • City: Abbotsford
  • Phone: (989) 853-7323
  • Type: New books, Used books
  • Specialty: General Interest
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New and gently used book. We also sell Puzzles, literary themed giftware and merchandise, jewelry, candles, crystals and a huge selection of bookmarks.

Phoenix on Bowen

Phoenix Books is an independently owned book and gift store, conveniently located just up the hill from the ferry. We have a carefully curated selection of books, gifts, greeting cards, and party supplies, and are proud to carry locally made treasures. Browse our online shop to see what’s in store! 

  • Coho Books
  • 990A Shoppers Row
  • City: Campbell River
  • Phone: (250) 914-0051
  • Type: New books
  • Specialty: General Interest
  • Sidelines: Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards
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Campbell River’s independent bookstore. New books for all ages and interests. Cards, journals and giftware.

  • The Book Man
  • 45939 Wellington Ave.
  • City: Chilliwack
  • Phone: (604) 792-4595
  • Type: New books, Used books
  • Specialty: General Interest
  • Sidelines: Gifts, Puzzles
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New and gently used book. We also sell Puzzles, literary themed giftware and merchandise, jewelry, candles, crystals and a huge selection of bookmarks.

  • Books4Brains
  • 17a-215 Port Augusta St.
  • City: Comox
  • Phone: (250) 792-2798
  • Type: New books
  • Specialty: Children's
  • Sidelines: Newspapers
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Independent Children’s Bookstore in Comox, BC. Family curated books for children to young adults.

Welcome to our locally owned and operated independent bookstore. Pulling together charm from the past, choices from the present and knowledge of books to come, Laughing Oyster Bookshop provides a pleasant and stimulating shopping experience. Whether you want a light read or a challenge, a cookbook or a children’s story, you will be delighted by our extensive selection.

Huckleberry Books

  • Huckleberry Books
  • 16 - 9th Ave. S.
  • City: Cranbrook
  • Phone: (250) 426-3415
  • Type: New books
  • Specialty: General Interest
  • Sidelines: Artwork, Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards
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Your community bookstore! Books, cards, gifts, maps, tickets, and works by local artists and artisans: we have something for everyone! Online sales and special orders welcome.

  • Albany Books
  • 123 - 1315 56th St.
  • City: Delta
  • Phone: (604) 943-2293
  • Type: New books
  • Specialty: General Interest
  • Sidelines: Greeting Cards/Postcards
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Locally owned bookstore with a wide selection of books and gifts. We do special orders at no extra charge! Come in and see our friendly staff.

Volume One opened its doors in 1972 and has been a focal point of downtown Duncan ever since. Now under the ownership of Sonia Ottosen, our bookstore continues to offer a wide selection of new and bargain books as well as an extensive children’s section. We love to unite the right book with the right person so feel free to ask our knowledgeable staff for assistance.

Polar Peek Books and Treasures, Fernie’s independent book store has been a part of Fernie since 1993. You will find a unique selection of books, gifts, award-winning toys, guide books & maps, stationary and special treasures. We welcome special order requests. Phone, email, or visit our website to place your special order.

Wendel’s nourishes hungry minds and bodies as an independent bookstore and fresh-food café.

Bacchus Books & Café

  • Bacchus Books & Café
  • 409 9th Ave. N.
  • City: Golden
  • Phone: (250) 344-5600
  • Type: New books, Used books
  • Specialty: General Interest
  • Sidelines: Artwork, Café/Food, Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards, Puzzles
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A super quirky, creaky, eclectic bookstore with books you’d never imagine you’d find. We’ve got a sweet cafe nestled amongst our thousands of books so you can enjoy the best of both worlds.

  • Four Points Books
  • 1225A 7th Ave
  • City: Invermere
  • Phone: (250) 341-6211
  • Type: New books
  • Specialty: General Interest, Regional
  • Sidelines: Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards, Puzzles, Stationery, Toys/Games
  • Events: Author Signings, Book Clubs, Readings
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Four Points Books is a family-owned bookstore in downtown Invermere, BC. We carry a wide selection of books, gifts, puzzles, guidebooks & maps, and stationery. We welcome special order requests. Phone, email, or visit our website to place your special order.

  • Mosaic Books
  • 411 Bernard Ave.
  • City: Kelowna
  • Phone: (250) 763-4418
  • Type: New books
  • Specialty: General Interest
  • Sidelines: Gifts, Magazines, Newspapers
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Mosaic Books is the Okanagan Valley’s largest independent bookstore. We pride ourselves on not only our great customer service, but also the huge selection of titles we carry in stock. Order online at our website.

A children’s bookstore at 2795 Tutt Street, across from Raymer Elementary. We want to serve our community through our love of kid lit! We carry toys, games, puzzles, and art kits, and are happy to make recommendations to help you find that perfect gift.

Our Ladner location of the independent Black Bonds Bookstore family.

Books on Mayne
  • Books on Mayne
  • 574B Fernhill Road
  • City: Mayne Island
  • Phone: (250) 539-3112
  • Type: Primarily used with some new books
  • Specialty: General Interest, Children's, Crime/Mystery, Regional, Science Fiction/Fantasy
  • Sidelines: Artwork, Greeting Cards/Postcards, Magazines
  • Events: Readings
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Books On Mayne is a tiny store in the heart of Mayne Island with a broad range of gently pre-read and new books. We love our local authors and carry CDs of island musicians.

Welcome to Totally BOOK-ish, where your next book adventure begins! Find the latest goodreads books, bestsellers, new releases, classics, and kids books.

  • Strong Nations
  • Ste 1-1970 Island Diesel Way
  • City: Nanaimo
  • Phone: (250) 758-4287
  • Type: New books
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Strong Nations: We Bring Indigenous Books Into Your Lives

Notably, A Book Lover's Emporium

Notably is a small independent new bookstore featuring fiction and creative nonfiction for teens to adults, as well as stationery and bookish gifts! Notably also holds space for author events, book club meetings, letter writing evenings, and literary themed workshops.

A locally owned independent bookstore, we feature a great selection of local interest as well as the best books from around the globe.

Groove Cat Books and Records
  • Groove Cat Books and Records
  • 775 Sixth Street
  • City: New Westminster
  • Suburb of: Vancouver
  • Phone: (604) 553-0929
  • Type: Primarily used with some new books, Rare books, Out-of-print books
  • Specialty: General Interest, Academic, Alternative/Political, Art, Children's
  • Sidelines: Artwork, Gifts, Magazines, Puzzles, Vinyl
  • Events: Author Signings, Book Clubs, Readings
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At Groove Cat Books and Records, we not only sell great new/used books and records, but we are also a place for storytelling, music, and gatherings. We hope the combination of our excellent book collection, music, and events will provide you with a unique & fun experience.

  • Kinder Books
  • 101-810 Quayside Dr.
  • City: New Westminster
  • Phone: (604) 616-2653
  • Type: New books
  • Specialty: Children's
  • Sidelines: Artwork, Gifts, Toys/Games
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Kinder Books is an independent children’s book store offering quality books for children focusing on cultural diversity and the natural world.

32 Books & Gallery

  • 32 Books & Gallery
  • 3185 Edgemont Blvd
  • City: North Vancouver
  • Suburb of: Vancouver
  • Phone: (604) 980-9032
  • Type: New books
  • Specialty: General Interest
  • Sidelines: Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards
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We read the books we sell! We also have a great selection of greeting cards, art, jewellery, gifts, journals, games, and puzzles.

Forest Fairy Books and Toys
  • Forest Fairy Books and Toys
  • 1199 Lynn Valley Road, Unit #129c
  • City: North Vancouver
  • Phone: (604) 209-7169
  • Type: New books
  • Specialty: Children's, Comics/Graphic Novels, YA
  • Sidelines: Artwork, Gifts, Puzzles, Stationery, Toys/Games
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Forest Fairy Books and Toys is magical little book and toy store inspiring wonder, imagination, and creativity in Lynn Valley, North Vancouver. Independently owned and operated by a mother/daughter duo, Forest Fairy carries a wide range of interesting books, toys, and gifts for all ages. There is always something new to discover. Come visit us 🙂

  • Kidsbooks
  • 3040 Edgemont Blvd.
  • City: North Vancouver
  • Suburb of: Vancouver
  • Phone: (604) 986-6190
  • Type: New books
  • Specialty: Children's
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Come visit us at Edgemont for the best books, games, and more for the child or teen in your world. Our entire Kidsbook team is eager to help you find the perfect book for any occasion!

Phoenix Books
  • Phoenix Books
  • #205-123 Carrie Cates Court
  • City: North Vancouver
  • Suburb of: Vancouver
  • Phone: (604) 980-4008
  • Type: New books
  • Specialty: General Interest, Children's, Crime/Mystery
  • Sidelines: Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards, Puzzles, Stationery
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We partnered with The Foundry North Vancouver to open our second Phoenix Books location in the Lonsdale Quay Market. We’re open every day for you to browse our carefully-curated collection of books, gifts, greeting cards, party supplies, and Canadian-made treasures. Come find us on the second floor of the Quay and we’ll be happy to help you pick out your next read or find the perfect gift!

  • Fireside Books
  • 114 Middleton Ave.
  • City: Parksville
  • Phone: (250) 248-1234
  • Type: Primarily new with some used books
  • Specialty: General Interest
  • Sidelines: Gifts, Newspapers
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Fireside Books has over 100,000 used and new books in-store. We carry Cobble Hill Puzzles, games, and gifts. Open seven days a week.

  • Sea & Summit Bookshop
  • 280 Island Hwy E #102
  • City: Parksville
  • Phone: (250) 248-1193
  • Type: New books, Used books
  • Specialty: General Interest
  • Sidelines: Curiosities, Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards, Puzzles, Stationery, Toys/Games
  • Events: Book Clubs
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Sea & Summit Bookshop has Oceanside’s best selection of new books. We also carry used books, apparel, games, puzzles, greeting cards, stationary, gifts, and more.

  • Talisman Books & Gallery
  • 4-4605 Bedwell Harbour Rd.
  • City: Pender Island
  • Phone: (250) 629-6944
  • Type: Primarily new with some used books
  • Specialty: General Interest
  • Sidelines: Artwork, Gifts
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Pender Island’s source for new and used books, pottery, gifts, and original fine art.

  • The Book Shop
  • 242 Main St.
  • City: Penticton
  • Phone: (250) 492-6661
  • Type: Primarily used with some new books
  • Specialty: General Interest
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Located in British Columbia’s beautiful Okanagan Valley, The Book Shop is one of Canada’s largest used book stores. Over 5,000 square feet of floor space provides for the display of thousands of new, used and out-of-print books covering almost every subject imaginable.

  • Tomes & Tales Used Books
  • 103 - 19141 Ford Rd.
  • City: Pitt Meadows
  • Phone: (604) 459-5000
  • Type: Primarily used with some new books
  • Specialty: General Interest
  • Sidelines: Coffee/Tea
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Used/new books and tea shop.

Western Sky Books

  • Western Sky Books
  • 2132-2850 Shaughnessy St
  • City: Port Coquitlam
  • Phone: (604) 461-5602
  • Type: Used books
  • Specialty: General Interest, Children's
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Western Sky Books sells a wide and eclectic range of used and new books and is an exciting and celebratory literary hub in the Tri-Cities.

Books & Company, ArtSpace and Café Voltaire  A refuge for book lovers, coffee consumers, music fans, and people who just want a nice place to spend an hour, or two, or three.

The Mulberry Bush Bookstore, Qualicum Beach

We are a full-service independent bookstore in Qualicum Beach. We offer a wide selection of books, excellent customer service, special orders, tickets to local events, instore author events and much more!

Books & Company

Books & Company and Granville’s Coffee, both under one roof!

New, used, and kids books, espresso, coffee, and tea, located in Historic Steveston Village – A Novel Bookstore!

  • Gold Rush Bookstore
  • 2063 Washington St.
  • City: Rossland
  • Phone: (250) 362-5454
  • Type: Primarily new with some used books
  • Specialty: General Interest
  • Sidelines: Coffee/Tea, Gifts
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Inspired by the Rossland Gold Rush of 1890, this establishment is a Golden Nugget of a bookstore with a Mine of Unique Gifts & DAVIDsTEA by the cup.

Welcome to Bookingham Palace Bookstore, here for all your book needs!

  • Salt Spring Books
  • 104 McPhillips Ave.
  • City: Salt Spring Island
  • Phone: (250) 537-2812
  • Type: New books
  • Specialty: General Interest
  • Sidelines: Gifts
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Books for everyone. We carry thousands of magazines, art supplies, stationary, gifts and much more!

  • Tanner's Books
  • 2436 Beacon Ave.
  • City: Sidney
  • Phone: (250) 656-2345
  • Type: New books
  • Specialty: General Interest
  • Sidelines: Greeting Cards/Postcards, Magazines, Newspapers
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Tanner’s Books is a bookstore and more! It has grown into a large full-service bookstore with new releases, bestsellers, and new books in over 50 fiction and nonfiction categories. Come in and browse the largest newsstand on Vancouver Island – over 2000 magazines and 40 newspapers from Canada, The United States, and Great Britain. Enter the Travel and Nautical Room with over 500 maps and nautical charts, along with travel, and nautical reference and writing books. And don’t miss the games puzzles, calendars, souvenirs, greeting cards, and more!

  • Mountain Eagle Books
  • 3775 3rd Ave.
  • City: Smithers
  • Phone: (250) 847-5245
  • Type: Used books
  • Specialty: General Interest
  • Sidelines: Coffee/Tea
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We are a used bookstore and cappuccino bar. Lose yourself in the stacks while searching for a good book waiting to be found. Sit and enjoy some of our delicious home brewed chai, heavenly pastries, and hearty vegan soups all made in-house. Disappear in a good book or enjoy some lively conversation.

Misty River Books

Serving Terrace and area for over 35 years! We are not only Terrace and area community bookstore but also the local ticket centre.

Mermaid Tales is a unique bookstore at the end of the road in Tofino, B.C. We offer a wide selection of outstanding books that have been thoughtfully selected. We also have great kids toys both educational and always fun, board games and puzzles for all ages, as well as a wonderful selection of kites to suit anyone from beginner to advanced.

Find amazing deals, superior customer service and competitive prices at the West Kootenays’ premier independent bookstore.

Banyen Books & Sound

  • Banyen Books & Sound
  • 3608 W. 4th Ave.
  • City: Vancouver
  • Phone: (604) 732-7912
  • Type: Primarily new with some used books
  • Specialty: Metaphysical/New Age
  • Sidelines: Artwork, Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards, Magazines
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Since 1970, Banyen has been Canada’s most comprehensive spiritual and healing bookstore. In addition to over 22,000 books, we carry audio, video, Tarot and oracles, altar and meditation supplies, yoga tools, crystals, incense and smudges, natural fibre clothing and textiles, and much more. We sponsor lots of events, too.

Book Warehouse is a local, independent discount bookstore which is now part of the Black Bond Books family.

Opened on May 2, 2014, the Book Warehouse on Main St. is part of the Black Bond Books & Book Warehouse family. Your local, independent bookstore.

book'mark, The Library Store
  • book'mark, The Library Store
  • 350 W. Georgia St.
  • City: Vancouver
  • Phone: (604) 331-4040
  • Type: Primarily used with some new books, Rare books, Out-of-print books
  • Specialty: General Interest, Children's, Crime/Mystery, Literary, Regional
  • Sidelines: Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards, Puzzles, Stationery, Toys/Games
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We are moved by our love for books and libraries. We believe in the power of libraries as information and integration spaces that build strong, free, and diverse communities. Supporting the library for us means spreading that belief and giving back to programs that make the Vancouver Public Library one of the most visited libraries in Canada. book’mark, The Library Store is part of Friends of the VPL, a charity dedicated to help support the Vancouver Public Library.

  • Hager Books
  • 2176 W. 41 Ave.
  • City: Vancouver
  • Phone: (604) 263-9412
  • Type: New books
  • Specialty: General Interest, Children's
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Independent bookstore selling used, new, and remaindered books. Find our booktruck roaming to various events around the lower mainland, or visit our immobile shop at 2671 E Hastings St!

  • Kidsbooks
  • 2557 W. Broadway
  • City: Vancouver
  • Phone: (604) 738-5335
  • Type: New books
  • Specialty: Children's
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Over twenty years ago, kidsbooks started as a small idea and has grown over the past decades to be a thriving, exciting environment for children and adults who love reading and great books.

  • MacLeod's Books
  • 455 W Pender St.
  • City: Vancouver
  • Phone: (604) 681-7654
  • Type: Used books
  • Specialty: General Interest
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Used and rare books bought, sold, and appraised.

Massy Books

  • Massy Books
  • 229 E. Georgia St.
  • City: Vancouver
  • Phone: (604) 721-4405
  • Type: Primarily used with some new books
  • Sidelines: Artwork
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Massy Books specializes in buying and selling books in a wide range of genres. We carry a wonderful inventory of unique and hard to find books.

Odin Books

Odin Books is an independently-owned, specialty bookstore. We provide mental health, education, autism, special needs, FASD, and psychology-based resources to professionals, parents, and those interested in these topics.

The Paper Hound Bookshop

A new addition to Vancouver’s Book Row, The Paper Hound stocks new and used books of all kinds (but only the ones made of paper).

The People's Co-op Bookstore

  • The People's Co-op Bookstore
  • 1391 Commercial Dr.
  • City: Vancouver
  • Phone: (604) 253-6442
  • Type: New books, Used books, Rare books
  • Specialty: General Interest, Alternative/Political, Children's, Literary, Metaphysical/New Age
  • Events: Author Signings, Book Clubs, Readings
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Established in 1945, this is Canada’s oldest independent bookstore! The People’s Co-op Bookstore is a member-owned cooperative, serving the general public and offering a unique variety of new and used books.

Vancouver’s legendary independent bookstore. Established June 2000.

Award-winning bookstore inside The Libby Leshgold Gallery.

Since 1973, Spartacus Books is a nonprofit, volunteer-run bookstore and resource centre. The store has been run collectively for over 50 years. We specialize in books with progressive point of view.

Tanglewood Books is a quality used bookstore located on Broadway and Vine. We buy and sell used books as well as trade them.

  • Upstart & Crow
  • 1387 Railspur Alley, Granville Island
  • City: Vancouver
  • Phone: (604) 558-1124
  • Type: New books
  • Specialty: General Interest
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Located in historic Bastion Square, tucked down Commercial Alley, Bastion Books is proud to be one of Victoria’s few remaining used bookstores. We stock both vintage and contemporary books, across a wide variety of genres.

Bolen Books

  • Bolen Books
  • 111-1644 Hillside Ave.
  • City: Victoria
  • Phone: (250) 595-4232
  • Type: New books
  • Specialty: General Interest, Children's, Crime/Mystery, LGBTQ+, Science Fiction/Fantasy
  • Sidelines: Calendars, Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards, Magazines, Puzzles, Toys/Games
  • Events: Author Signings, Book Clubs, Readings
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At almost 20,000 square feet, Bolen Books is the largest single-location independent bookstore in Western Canada.  Women owned and run since 1975, we dedicate large spaces to kids books, science fiction, cooking, travel, fiction & mystery, but our store doesn’t stop at the books! We also boast one of Victoria’s most popular selections of puzzles and board games.

Books & Shenanigans, located in Cook St Village, Victoria, British Columbia, loves good books and good-natured fun. We host book clubs and stock puzzles. Come and check us out.

Camas Books & Infoshop is a community run, all volunteer bookstore with new and used books on a variety of subjects, both fiction and nonfiction. We also carry zines, patches, stickers, and a range of t-shirts and other artisan-produced items.

  • James Bay Coffee and Books
  • 143 Menzies St.
  • City: Victoria
  • Phone: (250) 386-4700
  • Type: Used books
  • Specialty: General Interest
  • Sidelines: Café/Food, Coffee/Tea
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James Bay Coffee and Books is a funky independent cafe offering used books vinyl & CDs, live music and an open stage, vintage collectibles, and community.

Munro’s Books has been described by noted columnist and author Allan Fotheringham as “the most magnificent bookstore in Canada, possibly in North America.” We offer a wide range of books from Canada, the U.S., and Britain, including an extensive selection of children’s titles. Browse our shelves online or in person. We think you’ll like what you find.

  • Russell Books
  • 100-747 Fort St.
  • City: Victoria
  • Phone: (250) 361-4447
  • Type: Primarily used with some new books
  • Specialty: General Interest
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Russell Books offers Canada’s largest selection of new and used books: 13,000 sq.ft filled with everything from vintage to today’s best sellers! 

Sorensen Books

Sorensen Books sells new, used, and rare books as well as old photos, postcards, and ephemera. An open to the public shop with a strong focus on history and art. Located at 102-1029 View Street between Cook and Vancouver.

  • Armchair Books
  • 4205 Village Square
  • City: Whistler
  • Phone: (604) 932-5557
  • Type: New books
  • Specialty: Regional
  • Sidelines: Greeting Cards/Postcards
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Welcome to Armchair Books, if you’re planning a trip to Whistler, then our friendly bookstore in the mountains is your source for all the regional guides, maps and nature books for your recreational adventure, plus the latest fiction, cookbooks, current affairs, greeting cards, and more.

  • The Open Book
  • 247 Oliver St.
  • City: Williams Lake
  • Phone: (250) 392-2665
  • Type: New books
  • Specialty: General Interest
  • Sidelines: Newspapers
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Located in the heart of Downtown Williams Lake, The Open Book has been family owned and operated since 1983. Over 16,000 titles in stock!

  • Sam's Lotson Books
  • 2334 Oakland Ave
  • City: Indiana
  • Phone: (724) 792-4777
  • Type: New books, Used books
  • Specialty: General Interest
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Sam’s Lotson Books in a veteran-owned and operated new and used bookstore with locations in Indiana and Johnstown.

  • Poor Michael's
  • 322 Hwy. 10
  • City: Onanole
  • Phone: (204) 848-0336
  • Type: Used books
  • Specialty: General Interest
  • Sidelines: Café/Food, Coffee/Tea, Gifts, Magazines
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Poor Michael’s Emporium – Books, ART & Cafe offers a unique space with something for everyone. The Cafe offers up ‘Really Good’ Coffee (fair trade & organic), great selection of teas and delicious baking, desserts & lunches. Browse the shop or relax on the patio. The Bookshop offers a fine selection of quality used and collectible books, as well as a growing collection of Vinyl. The ART/GIFT shop showcases an eclectic mix of Manitoba art and beautiful handmade treasures from Asia. Music concerts are held on the patio throughout the summer.

Eclectic selection of 25,000 hand-selected antiquarian and secondhand books, well-organized by our friendly staff.

McNally Robinson is an independent bookseller: family-oriented, committed to the values of community bookselling, and determined to present an alternative to corporate-chain bookstores. Our focus is on Canada, and we work closely with authors and publishers to reach Canadians with their own stories.

McNally Robinson is an independent, local, and eventful bookstore committed to the values of community bookselling.

At Raven’s End Books in Winnipeg, we love all things horror. We want everyone to find exactly what they need at our shop whether it’s body horror, Indigenous folklore, or queer stories. If we don’t have it, we’ll be happy to order it.

  • Red River Book Store
  • 92 Arthur St.
  • City: Winnipeg
  • Phone: (204) 943-9788
  • Type: Primarily used with some new books
  • Specialty: General Interest
  • Sidelines: Newspapers
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Something for everyone. A huge selection of used books, videos, vinyl, music, and games. Probably the cheapest prices of new and collectors comics in town.

Whodunit Mystery Bookshop
  • Whodunit Mystery Bookshop
  • 163 Lilac St.
  • City: Winnipeg
  • Suburb of: Crescentwood
  • Phone: (204) 284-9100
  • Type: Primarily new with some used books, Rare books, Out-of-print books
  • Specialty: Children's, Crime/Mystery, Regional, YA
  • Sidelines: Calendars, Greeting Cards/Postcards, Puzzles, Stationery
  • Events: Author Signings, Book Clubs, Readings
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Western Canada’s last crime fiction bookstore! Whodunit specializes in crime fiction, but also serves as a local independent bookstore to anyone in Winnipeg!

Located in beautiful downtown Fredericton New Brunswick, we have been selling books for over 35 years. Indies do it better.

  • Cover to Cover
  • 630 Pinewood Rd
  • City: Riverview
  • Phone: (506) 856-6835
  • Type: Primarily used with some new books
  • Specialty: General Interest
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Cover To Cover Books is located in Findlay Place in Riverview, New Brunswick. We carry previously enjoyed books, mostly mass-market fiction, general interest nonfiction, and biographies. We also carry a limited amount of new books, including special orders.

Tidewater Books has been in operation since 1995. Locally-owned and operated, we are Southeastern New Brunswick’s only general trade independent bookseller.

We’re a small but mighty independent book store in Yellowknife, NWT, with plenty of great books to snuggle up with over our long winters.

Tattletales Books

  • Tattletales Books
  • 114 Woodlawn Rd. Unit 38
  • City: Dartmouth
  • Phone: (902) 463-5551
  • Type: New books
  • Specialty: Children's, Educational, LGBTQ+, Regional, YA
  • Sidelines: Puzzles, Toys/Games
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Tattletales is an independent, family-owned children’s bookstore that has been serving the Maritimes since 1995. We specialize in books for infants, toddlers, children, young adults, and TEACHERS! Our mission is to find the perfect book for every child so they can see themselves reflected, look into the world beyond their own, and imagine possibilities. We support teachers/schools (English and French) with book selection, customized book lists, special orders, and awesome educational resources. Our toy buyers go to great lengths to source out the best, most exciting, unique, quality toys available for home and school.

The Inside Story, Greenwood’s favorite indie bookstore since 1982, is more than just a small-town bookshop. Cozy up by the fire with a good book or meet a friend for a slow stroll through the shop. We are also the only Hallmark gold crown store in the Annapolis Valley.

Agricola Street Books is located in Halifax, Nova Scotia. We are a used and new bookstore with books for the entire family. All books are searchable on our website. We also have a large selection of journals and greeting cards.

Bookmark II

The best selection of new books for adults in Downtown Halifax where special orders arrive so quickly, we’re after Newton for a new law.

King's Co-op Bookstore

One of the few campus bookstores in the world which is owned and operated by students! We’re also a community bookstore selling new books of all kinds and do special orders and author events in the Halifax community.

Woozles

  • Woozles
  • 6013 Shirley Street
  • City: Halifax
  • Phone: (902) 423-7626
  • Type: New books
  • Specialty: Children's
  • Sidelines: Toys/Games
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A place for and about children.

La Have River Books

Located at the LaHave Bakery, wharfside, we offer a diverse selection of books for readers of all ages. An inviting space to browse and read.

Hand-picked new books for young and old. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry, young adult, children’s books, and more, all with a strong focus on quality.

  • Lunenburg Bound Books
  • 139 Montague St.
  • City: Lunenburg
  • Phone: (902) 634-3235
  • Type: New books, Used books
  • Specialty: Alternative/Political, Feminist, LGBTQ+, Literary, Regional
  • Sidelines: Calendars, Greeting Cards/Postcards, Puzzles, Stationery
  • Events: Author Signings, Readings
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Lunenburg Bound is an independent, family-run bookstore in E’se’katik (Lunenburg), Mi’kma’ki specializing in progressive nonfiction, contemporary fiction, and nautical books. Used and new books available. We endeavor to promote a diverse range of voices working towards social justice and equality. We think you will find books that will intrigue, challenge, and delight!

Vickery House Books is an indie bookstore located in Parrsboro, Nova Scotia. We care all kinds of books from new, used, and rare. We also carry local authors.

  • Mabel Murple's
  • 286 Allen Rd.
  • City: River John
  • Phone: (902) 351-3285
  • Type: Primarily new with some used books
  • Specialty: General Interest, Children's
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A seasonal bookshoppe and destination featuring Atlantic Canadian and Canadian literature for all ages.

Shorebound Books, formerly known as The Whirligig Books, Music, & More, is Shelburne Nova Scotia’s only indie bookstore. We specialize in local interest and Canadiana and you’ll find all genres of fiction and nonfiction along with music, movies, games, puzzles, and gifts by local makers.

Locally roasted coffee, in house bakery, light lunch items, locally sourced giftware, used books.

The best used bookstore in Halifax region. Laughing Whale Coffee, children’s programs, writing program, book clubs, Spanish lessons. Come hang out.

The Odd Book has been buying and selling rare and second hand books in the university town of Wolfville Nova Scotia since 1977. We are members of the Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association of Canada.

Mill Street Books is a progressive and community minded shop which offers a wide selection of new books as well as beautiful cards,  creative stickers, colourful  journals, cute book bags, puzzles and games.

A shop that is grounded in our community but open to the world. River Bookshop is a community hub, a “Third Place” where people gather and will feel comfortable spending time.

Formerly The Arnprior Bookshop, we are a unique and independent bookstore. In recent years we have expanded, and are now both a general bookstore and children’s boutique carrying ethically sourced and sustainable children’s clothing, newborn to size 10.

Bookworms & Co.
  • Bookworms & Co.
  • Unit 40 - 2 Orchard Heights Blvd.
  • City: Aurora
  • Phone: (905) 750-0130
  • Type: Primarily new with some used books
  • Specialty: General Interest
  • Sidelines: Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards, Newspapers
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Bookworms & Co. is an indie bookshop in Aurora, Ontario. Featuring a curated selection of books for all ages.

Music & Books, located in Ayr, carries your next favorite album on vinyl, books to fill your shelves and your imagination, and an incredible selection of local vendor creations.

  • Ashlie's Books
  • 65 Hastings St. N.
  • City: Bancroft
  • Phone: (613) 332-2946
  • Type: Primarily new with some used books
  • Specialty: General Interest
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  • Books on Main
  • 368 Main St.
  • City: Bath
  • Phone: (613) 881-0346
  • Type: New books, Used books
  • Specialty: General Interest, Children's, Regional
  • Sidelines: Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards, Puzzles, Stationery
  • Events: Author Signings, Book Clubs, Readings
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Books On Main is a locally-owned independent bookstore in Bath’s historic downtown. We offer new and used books for readers of all ages as well as local artisan products, puzzles, and more! Our goal is to provide a space for booklovers to meet, discuss, and discover with like-minded locals while browsing our selection or through one of our exciting events or clubs.

  • Village Bookshop
  • 24 Main St. N.
  • City: Bayfield
  • Phone: (519) 565-5600
  • Type: New books
  • Specialty: General Interest
  • Sidelines: Gifts, Newspapers
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An independent bookstore located in the heritage village of Bayfield, Ontario. Canadian authors, new releases, bestsellers, children’s, local interest.

  • Forster's Book Garden
  • 266 Queen St. South, Unit 2
  • City: Bolton
  • Phone: (905) 951-1501
  • Type: New books
  • Specialty: General Interest, Children's, Literary, Crime/Mystery, Science Fiction/Fantasy
  • Sidelines: Curiosities, Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards, Newspapers
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Forster’s Book Garden is an independent bookstore serving the Bolton/Caledon area since 1998. We carry books of interest to all age levels, from blockbusters to more obscure literary titles. With over 15,000 titles in stock, every member of the family will find something for each. For adults, there is fiction, biographies, science and history. For children, there are picture books, novels, graphic novels and curriculum materials. We have unique giftware, games, and puzzles and are always willing to talk books. Special orders are welcome. We also rent the most current and popular videos. Come in for a quiet browse.

Knowledge Bookstore

Knowledge Bookstore is an independent Afrocentric bookstore located in Brampton Ontario that sells African Canadian, African American, Caribbean and children’s books. We also offer Black dolls, greeting cards, DVDs, beauty products, and gift items not readily available in mainstream stores. Knowledge Bookstore is a community space as well as the go to source for parents, writers, poets, artists, and the Black community.

Established 1995-offering general, best sellers, nature, local, and children’s books. Specializing in Canadian authors. Special orders welcomed.

  • Kerr's Corner Books
  • 39 Bridge St. E.
  • City: Campbellford
  • Phone: (705) 653-4335
  • Type: New books
  • Specialty: General Interest, Children's
  • Sidelines: Gifts, Newspapers
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Let’s Talk Books specializes in new release books, comic books, magazines, greeting cards, and gifts. Special orders welcome. Watch for book clubs and author events.

Curiosity House Books & Gallery

Curiosity House Bookstore & Gallery is an independent bookstore with an emphasis on quality literature for adults and children, programming and author events.

  • Novel Ideas
  • 34 A King St.
  • City: Dryden
  • Phone: (807) 223-3479
  • Type: Used books
  • Specialty: General Interest
  • Sidelines: Gifts, Newspapers
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The Bookstore

  • The Bookstore
  • 144 Garafraxa St. S.
  • City: Durham
  • Phone: (519) 369-2974
  • Type: Used books
  • Specialty: Children's, Literary, Metaphysical/New Age, Crime/Mystery, Science Fiction/Fantasy
  • Sidelines: Curiosities, Gifts
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The Bookstore in Durham, operating since 2011, located between Kitchener and Owen Sound, has over 100,000 gently used books, old comics, old magazines, memorabilia, prints, healing stones, crystals, figurines, jewelry, and new and vintage treasures. We may look small on the outside, but once you walk in you’ll be amazed at the selection. A friendly used book store in the heart of rural Ontario, we are the place where satisfied customers send their friends.

Our new space is stocked with new books for readers of all ages. Shop in person or place an order at our website. We offer free delivery anywhere in Centre Wellington and often beyond!

We’re an independent bookshop located in Toronto’s west end (Humbertown Shopping Centre, to be exact). We’ll help you find your next great read!

  • The Barn Swallow Tea and Bookshop
  • 12 Jarvis Street
  • City: Fort Erie
  • Phone: (905) 871-1111
  • Type: New books, Rare books
  • Specialty: Educational
  • Sidelines: Artwork, Coffee/Tea, Gifts, Puzzles
  • Events: Author Signings, Book Clubs, Storytime
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Indigenous tea and bookshop with artwork from local artists and gift ware.

A vast stock of used and antiquarian books, records, curios and vintage role playing games.

  • Beggar's Banquet Books
  • 126 King St. E.
  • City: Gananoque
  • Phone: (613) 463-8998
  • Type: Primarily new with some used books
  • Specialty: General Interest, Children's
  • Sidelines: Gifts
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Beggars Banquet Books is your independent bookshop in the 1000 Islands, Gananoque, ON with150,000 new and preloved books. We carry fiction and nonfiction for all ages, and are also home to Dragon Records for vintage vinyl & CDs.

We are an independent bookstore, cinema, restaurant, and bar in Guelph, Ontario.

  • Master's Book Store
  • 195 Highland St.
  • City: Haliburton
  • Phone: (705) 457-2223
  • Type: New books
  • Specialty: General Interest
  • Sidelines: Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards
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Situated in The Village Barn in Haliiburton, Ontario, Master’s is a bookstore that caters to a community that goes well beyond the borders of the Haliburton Highlands. With a large mainstream inventory that includes bestsellers, children’s books, cookbooks, hobby, home improvement and gardening books, stationery, cards, maps and gifts, Master’s truly does have something for everyone.

An independent bookstore for the whole family, centrally located on Locke South.

Selling quality new and used books in the International Village, Downtown Hamilton, Ontario.

Family run book shop located in Westdale Village, Hamilton. Brought to you by the folks behind Mixed Media. Beautiful books and ideas.

Muskoka’s independent bookstore.

  • Book Market
  • 144 Prescott St.
  • City: Kemptville
  • Phone: (613) 258-5509
  • Type: Used books
  • Specialty: General Interest
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  • The Bookshop
  • 811 Queen St
  • City: Kincardine
  • Phone: (519) 396-3323
  • Type: Used books
  • Specialty: General Interest
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The Bookshop, also known as Condor Fine Books, is Kincardine’s oldest quality used bookstore since 2001.

Kingston’s independent bookstore since 1988. Fiction and nonfiction books, including hard-to-find titles by local authors. Also calendars, agendas and day planners, greeting cards and postcards, journals and paper products, magazines and literary periodicals.

Happenstance Books and Yarns offers a unique combination of fiction and nonfiction books for all ages, and the finest in knitting and crochet yarns.

  • Kent Bookstore
  • 15 William St. N. Unit 1
  • City: Lindsay
  • Phone: (705) 328-1600
  • Type: Primarily new with some used books
  • Specialty: General Interest
  • Sidelines: Gifts
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New and used books in downtown Lindsay. Independent and family owned since 1993.

Attic Books is one of Canada’s largest antiquarian and second-hand bookstores. We have three floors of books, maps, prints, paper collectibles, such as ephemera and postcards, and eccentric antiques that appeal to readers, scholars and seasoned collectors alike.

City Lights Bookshop is located in the heart of Downtown London, Ontario. We’ve been serving the fine people of the city since 1975. We specialize in a wide range of used books, vinyl, movies, & music. We carry all manner of cultural detritus such as turn of the century sheet music, retro & modern adult magazines, postcards, antique books, memorabilia from various decades, and much more. We are a living collage, crossed with a circus that was frightened by a Dadaist.

Oxford Book Shop Ltd

  • Oxford Book Shop Ltd
  • 262 Piccadilly St.
  • City: London
  • Phone: (519) 438-8336
  • Type: New books
  • Specialty: General Interest
  • Sidelines: Artwork, Greeting Cards/Postcards, Newspapers
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A General Bookstore founded in 1948 with greeting cards, topographical maps, nautical charts, and office and home stationery.

We are a new book store in downtown Midland. Stop in and let us help you find your next great read!

The Book Wardrobe

We are an independent bookstore that offers a curated selection of fiction, nonfiction, children’s books, young adult reads, cookbooks, health, self-help, and art & photography tomes in a cozy, airy, and pristine-bright sanctuary for inspiration and relaxation.

Bookmarks the Spot opened on November 1, 2006. It is owned and operated by Kristen and Travis Adams. We offer all categories of new books for people of all ages. Special orders are always welcome.

The Book Market is Canada’s largest used bookstore!

Here at Chat Noir Books we strive to be more than just a “top 10” store. We are readers and book lovers. We carry a varied selection of fiction and nonfiction, as well as a small selection of books in french. We have over 8,500 titles in stock everyday, and we also carry a selection of local and regional books and provide a special order service.

Allison the Bookman

Since 1973, three generations of Allison’s have been welcoming browsers from all over the world! We are a full service bookstore in Northern Ontario that loves providing the love of reading with good old-fashioned customer service. With over 200,000 books in stock you’re bound to find your “novel adventure” and if you can’t find it, ask us how we can help with special ordering it for you—new or used!

  • BookLore
  • 121 First St.
  • City: Orangeville
  • Phone: (519) 942-3830
  • Type: New books
  • Specialty: General Interest
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BookLore is for people who take life literally! We’re proud to be a Canadian independent bookstore located in Orangeville, Ontario.

Manticore has an amazing atmosphere and a sophisticated selection.

  • Book Market
  • 1675 10th Line Rd.
  • City: Orleans
  • Phone: (613) 824-3198
  • Type: Used books
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  • All Books
  • 327 Rideau St.
  • City: Ottawa
  • Phone: (613) 789-9544
  • Type: Used books
  • Specialty: General Interest
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  • Benjamin Books
  • 122 Osgoode St.
  • City: Ottawa
  • Phone: (613) 232-7495
  • Type: Primarily used with some new books
  • Specialty: General Interest, Educational
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Ottawa’s newest bookstore, specializing in academic nonfiction. Buy and sell used books of merit.

Specializing in used, rare, and antiquarian books, we have the largest collection of second-hand books in Ottawa. International shipping available!

Books on Beechwood is an independent, locally owned bookstore that’s been serving the Beechwood area since 1994. We carry a variety of books and gifts and are always happy to special order items we don’t have on our shelves.

Octopus Books is an anti-oppressive bookstore that supports the liberation of all community members from explicit or implicit violence. We are dedicated to curating books of artistic or scholarly merit and progressive orientation. We specialize in political nonfiction.

We are a fiercely independent bookstore that opened in 1995 in this location. We specialize in knowledgeable staff, quick ordering potential, and a wonderful selection. We love books and you will notice that the first time you walk in. Welcome!

Singing Pebble Books

Singing Pebble Books has been a fixture in Old Ottawa East since 1988 and is proudly independent and woman-owned, with a huge collection of new and used fiction and nonfiction books, with a special focus on Eastern and Western spirituality, metaphysics, Wicca, psychology, and personal growth.

  • The Spaniel's Tale
  • 1131 Wellington St W
  • City: Ottawa
  • Suburb of: Hintonburg
  • Phone: (613) 724-3000
  • Type: New books
  • Specialty: General Interest, Children's, LGBTQ+
  • Sidelines: Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards, Puzzles, Stationery, Toys/Games
  • Events: Author Signings, Readings, Storytime
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The Spaniel’s Tale Bookstore is Ottawa’s newest independent bookstore, serving Hintonburg, Wellington Village, Westboro, Mechanicsville, Little Italy, and beyond. We offer a curated selection of contemporary fiction, nonfiction, and children’s books, with an emphasis on supporting local and Canadian authors and artisans.

We invite you to a treasure hunt. Please come in and browse.

Proud to be your community book shop in Parry Sound since 1988.

A classic, secondhand bookstore with lots to look through and look at.

Established in 1988, we are used bookstore in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada.

Take Cover Boks is an independent bookstore in Peterborough/Nogojiwanong.

Bookstore and hub of the County. Books; new and old, rare and ubiquitous. A place to wander around and find a few treasures.

Beach Reads Bookshop is a new and pre-loved bookstore in downtown Port Dover, ON. We are a block off of main street, around the corner from the Lighthouse theatre.

A local bookstore at the heart of historic Port Hope.

The Book Keeper is a fabulous indie bookstore centrally located in Sarnia’s Northgate Plaza.

  • Unique Books Inc.
  • 1182 Kennedy Road
  • City: Scarborough
  • Phone: (416) 984-7300
  • Type: Used books, Rare books, Out-of-print books
  • Specialty: General Interest
  • Events: Author Signings
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Unique Books in Scarborough has a focus on beautiful vintage books of all genres.

We specialize in Children’s Books, Literary Fiction, and all things Local and Canadian.

Betty’s Bookshelf is a small but well-stocked store located in St. Marys. We have a great selection of general fiction, mysteries, romances, nonfiction, cookbooks, children’s books, and more! We also carry small gift items and puzzles and games.

Torn Pages

  • Torn Pages
  • 7314 Hwy 26
  • City: Stayner
  • Phone: (705) 988-3239
  • Type: Primarily used with some new books
  • Specialty: General Interest, Children's, Literary, Crime/Mystery, Science Fiction/Fantasy
  • Sidelines: Artwork, Gifts, Newspapers
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At Torn Pages, we sell a variety of second hand books. We have all major genres such as fiction, romance, fantasy, science fiction, history, war, children, pre-teen, biographies, western, and many more. For any inquires, feel free to check us out and like us on our Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram!

Re-Read Used Books is a family owned and operated business located in Stittsville. Computerized inventory, over 20,000 books, over 1,000 DVD/Blu-Rays. On site parking is available.

Stratford’s independent bookstore since 1967.

Real Books for real kids. From tiny tots to to sophisticated teens and everyone in-between. Plus a wide selection of games, puzzles, toys, and music.

  • Jessica's
  • 28 Bruce St. S.
  • City: Thornbury
  • Phone: (519) 599-7361
  • Type: New books
  • Specialty: General Interest
  • Sidelines: Artwork, Gifts, Newspapers
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Local independent bookstore serving the Southern Georgian Triangle.

Thunder Bay’s independent bookstore in the Bay and Algoma area.

  • Reader's Haven Book Store
  • 10 Bay St.
  • City: Tobermory
  • Phone: (519) 596-2359
  • Type: Primarily new with some used books
  • Specialty: General Interest, Children's
  • Sidelines: Gifts, Newspapers
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Reader’s Haven Book Store is your hometown store, with big city options! At Reader’s Haven, you will find nearly everything you need for your time in the tub, even the lottery if you’re feeling lucky! Open seasonally from April through October.

  • Anansi Bookshop
  • 128 Sterling Rd Lower Level
  • City: Toronto
  • Phone: (416) 363-4343
  • Type: New books
  • Specialty: General Interest, Children's
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The Anansi Bookshop is home to House of Anansi Press titles, as well as children’s and young adult titles by Groundwood Books.

Another Story Bookshop is a progressive bookstore with a comprehensive selection of books for children and adults, all with an emphasis on social justice, equity and diversity.

Bakka Phoenix Books

Bakka first opened its doors in 1972. The name, Bakka, was taken from Frank Herbert’s DUNE, and means “the weeper who mourns for all mankind.” Since then, the store has changed owners, locations, and even its name (slightly). But what hasn’t changed is our knowledge of, commitment to, and sheer darned enjoyment of science fiction and fantasy. We host tons of author appearances, readings, panels, and offsite events of all kinds. We’re Canada’s oldest SF&F bookstore, and we’re proud to be part of the greater community.

  • Balfour Books
  • 468 College St.
  • City: Toronto
  • Phone: (416) 531-9911
  • Type: Used books
  • Specialty: General Interest, Art

Curated selection of art books, photography books, graphic novels, cook books, drama, poetry, crime and mystery fiction. All astonishingly priced in impeccable condition.

Ben McNally Books is a general interest bookstore specialising in history, biography, fiction, poetry, and special orders.

  • BMV Books
  • 471 Bloor St. W.
  • City: Toronto
  • Phone: (416) 967-5757
  • Type: Used books
  • Specialty: General Interest
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  • BMV Books
  • 10 Edward St.
  • City: Toronto
  • Phone: (416) 977-3087
  • Type: Used books
  • Specialty: General Interest
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  • BMV Books
  • 2289 Yonge St.
  • City: Toronto
  • Phone: (416) 482-6002
  • Type: Used books
  • Specialty: General Interest
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  • Book City
  • 2354 Bloor St. W.
  • City: Toronto
  • Phone: (416) 961-4496
  • Type: New books
  • Specialty: General Interest
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In 1976 Book City opened its doors to the people of Toronto and has been treating its customers to an eclectic range of books ever since. Toronto bibliophiles must have liked us, or our books at any rate, because thirty-eight years on we have four store locations across Toronto. With our attentive staff, 10% discount on all hardcover titles, a great selection of imported bargain books, and the best Loyalty Card in the business, we hope to stay your neighbourhood bookstore for many generations to come.

Book City is privileged to serve the neighbourhoods of Toronto. With our attentive staff, 10% discount on all hardcover titles, a great selection of imported bargain books, and the best Loyalty Card in the business, we hope to stay your neighbourdhood bookstore for many generations to come.

Book City is privileged to serve the neighbourhoods of Toronto. With our attentive staff, 10% discount on all hardcover titles, a great selection of imported bargain books, and the best Loyalty Card in the business, we hope to stay your neighbourdhood bookstore for many generations to come.

Book City is privileged to serve the neighbourhoods of Toronto. With our attentive staff, 10% discount on all hardcover titles, a great selection of imported bargain books, and the best Loyalty Card in the business, we hope to stay your neighbourdhood bookstore for many generations to come.

Caversham Booksellers is an independent specialised bookshop dealing in mental health: psychology, psychiatry, psychoanalysis, psychotherapy, counseling, social work and more.

Cliffside Village Books

Your friendly neighbourhood second-hand bookstore on the Bluffs. We have a large selection of fiction, nonfiction, and antiquarian books.

  • Contact Editions
  • 491 Davenport Rd
  • City: Toronto
  • Phone: (416) 322-0777
  • Type: Used books
  • Specialty: General Interest
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From First Canadians to African-Canadians, from the Caribbean to Asia, from Adults’ books to Children’s books, we open the door to literary gems from the Canadian Cultural Mosaic.

A diverse selection of books with fantastic prices. Come visit us!

Ella Minnow Children’s Bookstore—great books for kids, birth to teen, and all who love them!

Flying Books is a bookstore, book publisher, and writing school located at 784 College St., near Shaw, in Toronto. Rotating selections include fiction, memoirs, graphic novels, science, history, poetry, and children’s books – always choosily chosen.

Glad Day Bookshop

Glad Day Bookshop is the first Canadian and the longest surviving lesbian and gay bookstore worldwide. Serving the queer community since 1970, we specialize in offering the widest possible selection of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans literature, both in and out of print, as well as DVD, magazines, and novelties.

  • A Good Read
  • 341 Roncesvalles Ave.
  • City: Toronto
  • Phone: (416) 538-2665
  • Type: New books, Used books, Rare books
  • Specialty: General Interest
  • Sidelines: Gifts
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A Good Read is an independent bookstore located in Toronto with a focus on new, used, rare, and collectible books.

Mabel’s Fables is the little bookstore for BIG readers. Since 1988 we have been bringing our readers and great books togetherbecause we’re big readers too!

  • Manifest Bookstore
  • East York Town Centre
    45 Overlea Blvd.
  • City: Toronto
  • Phone: (647) 430-1885
  • Type: New books
  • Specialty: General Interest, BIPOC, Children's, Crime/Mystery, Literary, Regional
  • Sidelines: Gifts
  • Events: Book Clubs
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Manifest Bookstore is an independently owned African Caribbean Bookstore located in Ontario. We offer a wide selection of books including children’s literature, modern fiction, true crime, cookbooks, foreign language titles, and religious books.

  • The Monkey's Paw
  • 1067 Bloor St W
  • City: Toronto
  • Phone: (416) 531-2123
  • Type: Used books
  • Specialty: General Interest
  • Sidelines: Curiosities
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Unusual 20th-century printed matter, with special emphasis on visual culture; obsolete opinions and technologies; earnest works on highly specific topics; books as artifacts; and pop detritus.

  • Moonbeam Books
  • 327 Jane St.
  • City: Toronto
  • Phone: (416) 901-0832
  • Type: New books
  • Specialty: Children's
  • Sidelines: Gifts, Newspapers
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Moonbeam Books is the destination for the best books and gifts for kids and teens in Toronto’s west end.

Queen Books

  • Queen Books
  • 914 Queen St E.
  • City: Toronto
  • Phone: (416) 778-5053
  • Type: New books
  • Specialty: General Interest, Art, Children's, Feminist, LGBTQ+
  • Sidelines: Greeting Cards/Postcards, Magazines, Puzzles, Stationery, Toys/Games
  • Events: Author Signings, Readings
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Queen Books is a general interest community bookshop. We focus on having an inclusive, interesting, and highly curated selection of books for both adults and children. We host all kinds of events from launches to story-times to panel discussions to book clubs. Queen Books strives to be a safe and welcoming space for all book lovers.

Re: Reading is a used book and DVD store which was founded in 2009.

Sleuth of Baker Street

An independent bookstore, specializing in crime fiction. Selling crime since 1979.

Our independent store boasts a selection of contemporary books on graphic design, advertising, architecture and urbanism worthy of space on the most enlightened of shelves.

  • Type Books
  • 883 Queen St. W.
  • City: Toronto
  • Phone: (416) 366-8973
  • Type: New books
  • Specialty: General Interest
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Type Books sells great books of all kinds in three very different Toronto neighborhoods. A space for selling books and one for celebrating with authors and readers, Type hosts regular in-store events, including book launches, storytime for pre-schoolers, and two not-for-profit reading-enjoyment programs for school groups: Word-Play and Write-On!.

Type Books sells great books of all kinds in three very different Toronto neighborhoods. A space for selling books and one for celebrating with authors and readers, Type hosts regular in-store events, including book launches, storytime for pre-schoolers, and two not-for-profit reading-enjoyment programs for school groups: Word-Play and Write-On!.

Toronto record store and bookstore combo on Bloor Street.

Blue Heron Books

An independent bookstore is the heart and soul of a community. Blue Heron Books has been proudly serving the community of Uxbridge since 1989.

Words Worth Books

Your local independent bookstore since 1984. Located in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

Pickwick Books is an independent bookstore located in the Victorian village of Waterdown Ontario. Find rare, antiquarian, gently used, and new books. We offer credit for your gently used books.

Traditional stationery and bookstore specializing in educational materials including curriculum texts.

Biblioasis is a literary press and book shop based in Windsor, Ontario.

Windsor, Ontario’s one and only “house of books.”

  • The Bookman
  • 177 Queen St
  • City: Charlottetown
  • Phone: (902) 892-8872
  • Type: New books, Used books, Rare books
  • Specialty: General Interest
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The Bookman, Prince Edward Island’s first used bookstore, features an eclectic mix of quality new, used, and rare books on a variety of subject matter. We are located at 177 Queen St. in Charlottetown, directly across from Shoppers Drugmart.

Charlottetown’s independent bookstore since 1972. Come visit us! We’d love to see you!

  • Daisy-Mae Bookshop
  • 674 Water St
  • City: Summerside
  • Phone: (902) 786-6287
  • Type: Primarily used with some new books
  • Specialty: General Interest, BIPOC, Children's, Crime/Mystery, Literary, Regional, Science Fiction/Fantasy
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Daisy-Mae Bookshop is a small bookshop with a big personality located in Summerside. We sell primarily used books with a small selection of new. Find local authors alongside every contemporary and classic genre you can think of sci-fi, fantasy, thrillers, BIPOC, Canadian, general fiction, classic fiction, historical fiction, plus a dedicated children’s section.

Mom and Pop local bookstore in the little village of Knowlton. Small but full of activity.

  • Café Éclair
  • 12 rue Maguire
  • City: Montréal
  • Phone: (514) 495-7880
  • Type: New books
  • Sidelines: Café/Food, Coffee/Tea
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Librairie D+Q, 211 Bernard Ouest, Montreal. Publisher of the world’s best comics; proprietor of the world’s best books.

Community Book and Record Store in Montreal, Quebec!

L'Euguélionne, librairie féministe

L’Euguélionne is a feminist bookstore and non-profit solidarity co-op in Montreal, also known as Tiohtià:ké. We offer a large selection of new and used books, zines and print art. The bookstore specializes in women’s literature and feminist, queer, lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, intersex, asexual and non-binary, two-spirited, anti-racist, anti-colonial works, etc. We also host diverse literary feminist events including launches, reading circles, talks, workshops and round table discussions.

Librairie Argo Bookshop

  • Librairie Argo Bookshop
  • 1841-A rue Sainte-Catherine Ouest
  • City: Montréal
  • Phone: (514) 931-3442
  • Type: New books
  • Specialty: General Interest, LGBTQ+, Literary, Regional, Science Fiction/Fantasy
  • Sidelines: Coffee/Tea, Curiosities, Greeting Cards/Postcards, Magazines
  • Events: Author Signings, Book Clubs, Readings, Storytime
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The oldest independent English bookstore in the city of Montreal, Librairie Argo Bookshop has moved to a new location as of October 2021. With more space and more room for our author events and book clubs, we’re excited to be able to serve readers even better than before!

Independant and bilingual Bookstore located in Old-Montreal.

For over sixty years Bonder Bookstore has been supplying reading material to book lovers everywhere. Bonder’s online service makes ordering fast and easy. Whether it’s a best seller or a hard to find edition, a quick order to Bonder is all it takes.

Librairie Paragraphe Bookstore has been a cornerstone of Montréal’s literary scene since it opened in 1981. We are a general interest bookstore with a wide in-store selection, specializing in academic titles.

The Word is an independent secondhand bookstore, open since 1975. We offer a wide selection of literature, philosophy, and poetry. The Word also features an assortment of books in the fields of drama, history, political science, religion and more.

  • Librairie Clio
  • 261 St Jean
  • City: Pointe-Claire
  • Phone: (514) 695-5557
  • Type: New books
  • Specialty: General Interest, Children's
  • Sidelines: Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards
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Librairie Clio is an independent accredited English language bookstore located on Montreal’s west island. We stock a large selection of new fiction, nonfiction, classics, and children’s books as well as an eclectic back-list from various publishers. We also offer a lovely selection of greeting cards, stationery, and gifts for both adults and children.

  • Livres Babar Books
  • Ste 6 46 rue Ste-Anne
  • City: Pointe-Claire
  • Phone: (514) 694-0380
  • Type: New books
  • Specialty: Children's
  • Sidelines: Gifts, Newspapers
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English and spanish bookstore in Quebec city for more than 30 years.

Black Cat Books

  • Black Cat Books
  • 168 E. Queen
  • City: Sherbrooke
  • Phone: (819) 346-1786
  • Type: Primarily new with some used books
  • Specialty: General Interest
  • Sidelines: Gifts
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Black Cat Books is a small town, small time bookseller that focuses on linking the right person with the right book. We are the only English bookseller for miles around, so English language books are our in-store specialty. We do try to cover as broad a subject/genre selection as possible, both in-store and online. Our shop is managed by a professional librarian; the shop is clean and well-organized, and our books are of a high quality.

With thousands of books to inspire all cooks, we are Montreal’s ultimate destination for cookbooks, cooking classes, and author events!

Aware House Books is Regina’s original metaphysical and spiritual shop. We offer a unique and peaceful shopping experience in the heart of Regina’s Cathedral Village with a large selection of books, crystals, spiritual tools, incense, and candles.

The Penny University Bookstore, located in Regina, is a real bookstore full of new books and coffee that you can sip while you browse. Discover new favorites, meet local authors, learn new things, discuss ideas, or even sit and write your own novel. No batteries required.

Centennial Books is Regina’s oldest continuously running used bookstore.

Our store on 8th Street is Saskatoon’s largest independent bookshop at 23,000 square feet. Like other McNally Robinson stores, Saskatoon fields a continuing schedule of readings, book launches, and other cultural events. The Prairie Ink restaurant and the mezzanine “for Kids” store are both highly popular.

Pages of Passion is Saskatoon’s first Romance-only bookstore. We specialize in all things love, passion, spice, and sex-positivity.

We are Saskatoon’s independent, alternative bookstore. We offer books, magazines, video rentals, and other products focused on making the world a better place.

Bookhound Haven is a themed bookstore, and we carry very limited genres to bring a more specific book buying experience! Our genres are romance, romantasy, fantasy, mystery and thriller. We carry these genres for kids and young adults as well.

  • Mac's Fireweed Books
  • 203 Main St.
  • City: Whitehouse
  • Phone: (867) 668-2434
  • Type: New books
  • Specialty: General Interest
  • Sidelines: Gifts, Magazines, Newspapers
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Mac’s Fireweed Books is an independently owned bookstore that carries books, magazines, topo maps, puzzles, souvenirs, t-shirts & so much more.

Well-Read Books is a clean, bright, well-organized store with a spacious and comfortable reading lounge. Customers are encouraged to take their time browsing our collection of 10,000+ books in a variety of different genres. Our inviting, well-organized children’s area features child-size seating and hundreds of titles from board books to novels for young adults. Come on in and check it out!