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Address: 242 Main St, Penticton, British Columbia V2A 5B2, Canada
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+1 250-492-6661
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Best bookstore anywhere

We saw this trending as #2 and thought We would have a look. They are a huge used bookstore with collectible books, older books , kids books and more. Very well categorized and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rod R
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Penticton, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Book store has lots of selection and super friendly helpful staff! The staff went above and beyond to locate multiple options in the category we were searching for.

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Thank Leanne K
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86 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We saw this trending as #2 and thought We would have a look. They are a huge used bookstore with collectible books, older books , kids books and more. Very well categorized and amazing selection. A must see in Penticton.

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Thank Rod R
Penticton
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was in Spokane looking for a particular book, and they didn't have it. The clerk asked me where I lived and I just had moved to Penticton 1 month hence. I told him Penticton, and he said " You have the best bookstore in this whole area in your City. I had not explored Penticton, so when I came... More 

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Thank Florence M
British Columbia, Canada
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14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Owned by Pam & Bruce Stevenson, this amazing new & used book store, is like something out of the movies! One is usually greeted by Roz, who has been employed there for over thirty years and who can steer you in any direction for that special book you are looking for because of her extensive knowledge of the contents in... More 

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Thank traicheff
Penticton
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Towering shelves of books invite frequent, and hours of browsing. Or name a book or author and the amazing staff will dash to a book shelf or box of books, rummage around for a moment and pull the book out. Sometimes they don't have a book, but more often they do. Older, newer, obscure, interesting, fiction and non-fiction of every... More 

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Thank Diane C
Okanagan Falls, Canada
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79 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you don't find a used book your looking for in there, then you won't find it anywhere in Penticton. Large selection of various topics, DVD rentals and sales. Paradise for book worms.

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Thank Beat J K
Kelowna, Canada
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33 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like large used bookstores, this is the place for you! Extensive collection of used books, well curated by the owners, who know their markets. They can also easily tell you if they have what you're looking for.

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Thank BradMKelowna
Princeton
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33 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Need to have some spare time, but ohhh so worth it. Absolutely stocked full of every genre you could pretty well imagine.

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Thank T3544JRjenniferb
Princeton, Canada
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52 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

We were downtown today on errands and don't normally NOT stop into The Book Shop. Today was no exception. My wife went her way, I went mine and for a change both of us left without a purchase. This is rare. The thing I like most about this place is that it is jammed to the rafters with books and... More 

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1 Thank looseink
Reykjavik, Iceland
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224 reviews
102 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Wide selection of secondhand books, knowledgeable staff always willing to help you find what you are looking for. You could spend there the whole afternoon, so take your time and enjoy.

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Thank articok

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