Welcome to Hidden Gems Bookstore

"The Smallest Bookstore still contains More IDEAS OF WORTH than have been presented in the Entire History of Television"  Andrew Ross


            Hidden Gems Bookstore: 'Treasures For Your Mind'


          **** Christmas Store Hours: 

                  Open regular Store Hours and Days with exception:

                                      -Thursday, Dec 22nd Late night Shopping Downtown

                                                -Bonfire, Food, Drink, Singing,  & more: 4-8pm


                Closed: Dec 25th, 26th & 27th  And Jan 1st and 2nd.


November 2016: Local author, Kay Johnston has brought in her 2nd book, 'The Amazing Mazie Baker-The Squamish Nation's Warrior Elder." A biography of Mazie and her long career of advocacy.

 August 2016: New Book From Local Author Julia Griswold Armstrong--'Throw A Saddle On A Star-a Pioneer's Tale'- Julia talks about her childhood and her pioneer parents, June and Harry Griswold. (June was well known locally due to her involvement in the Seed Saver's event held every year in Enderby, BC.) Julia has also signed the books.


 July 2016-New Books from Local/BC Authors: The following 6 novels are fiction.

Four books from E.A. Briginshaw:  Goliath (Book # 1); The Legacy (sequel to Goliath); The Second Shooter; and 'The Back Nine-A Novel About Life After Fifty' (book 4 and just released).

As well, N. P. Katedza's two novels: 'Bound'-a story of mystery; and 'Short Stories Insignificant lives'.


Adult Coloring Books: 

We carry a wide variety of Adult Coloring Books and Coloring Pencils/Gel Pens--This is our second year offering the books in our store and continue to be a big hit. Right now it is  Disney's two books: one of favorite characters and the second is the Disney Villains. As well, we have the new Terry Pratchett coloring book, and many others just released for August 2016.



And, if you look up above the top shelf of the Book Shelves you will see unique books for sale on display.


We have 'Book themed' jewelery-keep on a key chain, or put on a necklace, earrings, and so on for an unique gift for book lovers. See under Local Artist section.

Purchase A Book   

*************You can order by calling us and providing a credit card number on all our Local, BC and Other Canadian Authors Books that we highlight on our website. We are not using the purchase button as indicated above. When you hit the book button tab listed above, you will see further information.


For those readers interested in sharing their love of books  with others, we offer a Credit & Buy Options. Check it out under the SERVICES tab at the top of the page.


****Our store also offers Gift Certificates*******





            SATURDAY   :  9 AM-5:00 PM


Closed Sundays and Holidays


We can be found at 331 (D) Alexander St NE,

Downtown Salmon Arm, Right Beside the Shuswap Pie Shop


E-mail: beth@hiddengemsbookstore.com

We view the CUSTOMER as the most important person to our business and welcome all comments and suggestions. We take requests for books and call you when your book shows up in the store.

We also order in New and Used Books.

Hidden Gems Bookstore now has a Facebook Page and a Fan Base has already started. 

"Bookstores are my favorite places. They're like wonderland. Endless goodies. A Candy Shop for the mind."             Shannon McKenna


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Salmon Arm Downtown Association

BC Bookworld

Community Futures

Shuswap Events Bulletin Board

Shuswap Business Directory

Backroad Mapbooks

Salmon Arm Golf Club
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   Murder Mystery/Thriller   
   Science Fiction/Fantasy   
   General Fiction   
   Health/Self Help   
   Photography Coffee Book   
   Cookbooks/Healthy Eating   
   Aviation-Canada North   
   Canadian History   
   First Nations   
   Anthology-BC writers   
   Adult Coloring Book   
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Hidden Gems Bookstore
Salmon Arm's new and gently used bookstore
Treasures for your mind

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