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The Book Shop

242 Main St, Penticton, British Columbia V2A 5B2, Canada
+1 250-492-6661
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Coolest book store

This is by far the coolest book store I have ever been to, floor to ceiling book shelves and crates... read more

Reviewed yesterday
ZombieAsuicide
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Abbotsford, Canada
via mobile
All the reviews sum it up - it's a great place. Look for the local geology books

We love bookstores and this is right at the top of the heap. Mostly used books and also an... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
abearfellow
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good22%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
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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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Reviewed yesterday 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

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love bookstores and this is right at the top of the heap. Mostly used books and also an interesting collection of dvds to rent. The thing i liked most was that they had a good selection of geology books of the Okanogan. and southern...More

Thank abearfellow
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were in Penticton visiting family and decided to stop by the book shop. They have a lot of books that are somewhat in an order. They don't have any of the books inventoried in their computer so they cannot tell you if they have...More

Thank Brian K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Take your time and search though this store. Not your usual book store, every time we go back, we find an area of books we never saw before.

Thank Cathy V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love bookstores and was happy to find this one. It's literally filled almost to the brim with every kind of book imaginable. Unfortunately they aren't in any type of order except for the standards (Fiction, Non Fiction, Horror, etc), but if you don't mind...More

Thank iloveloveseaotters
Reviewed 29 August 2017

You want a book, this is the place to visit, great prices, great location go for lunch at the many restaurants in Penticton, or stroll along the waterfront of Okanagan lake

Thank Donald W
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Amazingly well stocked and well organized little used book shop with friendly, helpful staff, and lots of happy patrons.

Thank Bonita V
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Great used bookstore on main street Penticton. Huge selection if you are looking for something specific.

Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 20 August 2017

When we first walked in, I'm pretty sure I paused in the doorway and squealed a little. Shelf after shelf of books! Great prices and amazing quality. Knowledgeable, friendly staff. Make sure you have a lot of time to spend here, and ditch the non...More

Thank Melms4
Reviewed 14 August 2017

A bit of a throwback: the rooms are cramped and chaotic in appearance, they rent videos, including VHS (!) and they have helpful employees. The place definitely has character :)

Thank David R
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