The Book Shop, Penticton

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Browse the wide selection of used and pre-loved literary works at The Book Shop, which stocks books of various genres. The shop specializes in featuring and stocking out-of-print and obscure titles, but also features sections dedicated to themes like wine, military, British Columbia, art, music, and history. The friendly staff here will gladly make suggestions, imparting their encyclopedic knowledge of the shop's idiosyncratic collection. You may even be able to trade in a book or two and make a few extra dollars. Plan to see The Book Shop and other attractions that appeal to you using our Penticton online road trip planner .
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  • A huge assortment of used books. Super knowledgable and helpful staff. A great place to browse and find a unique read.  more »
  • 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!  more »
  • 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...  more »
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  • One of the best bookstores of previously owned books I know. My family are voracious book readers so every time we visit with my mother in Summerland we spend many an hour exploring the shelves and nooks and crannies. The owner is wonderful and very knowledgeable. Thanks for all the memories!
  • Gianormous selection and fantastic customer service! Great prices too! The best used book store I've ever been to!
  • This is the greatest used book store I've ever been to. The selection is fabulous and the help there is great!
  • Great place to find almost any book you can think of. If they don't have it, then the very knowledgeable staff can recommend where to find it, or at least suggest an alternative. Love this place!!!
  • Awesome selection of books and smells great as soon as you enter. Really neat place that one could easily spend hours in. Would recommend!

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