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'


FREE Book & Ephemera Appraisal on Saturday, May 14th at the store. We offer this once or twice a year and Bernie Spring, from Antiquarius.com (and Falkland, BC) provides as much information and possible worth of your book/ephemera that he can. It is a fun event so we are giving plenty of notice so you can plan ahead.

April 2016-New Books:


'Happy Dog Days-Love, Commitment, Leadership, The Essentials for Successful Dog Owners' by local author, Jasmine Sieber-Koller


'The Man Called RED-a autobiography of a Guide and Outfitter in Northern BC' by N.B. "RED" Sorensen. This book has only been out since January and has been selling very well for the author.


'Polly Wants To Be A Writer'-the Junior's Authors Guide to Writing and Getting Published by Laura Michelle Thomas. This is a fiction book about 15 year old Polly, a wannabe writer .


''The Naked Storyteller' by Laura Michelle Thomas--about a 6th grade teacher at a fictional Vancouver school and what results after he takes a storytelling workshop.


The 2nd Coloring Book, 'Legendary Worlds'-illustrated by Canadian Artists has arrived.

"Legendary Landscapes-Coloring Book Journey" --illustrated by seven Canadian Artists: 2 of them are Witek Radomski (Prince George, BC) and Carrie Wong (North Vancouver, BC). Both were recently featured on Global BC News. Explore 85 beautiful nature scenes, cityscapes, mountain tops, forests and imaginative worlds.



Adult Coloring Books: 

We carry a variety of Adult Coloring Books and Coloring Pencils-it has a been a big hit all summer, with all ages and both male and female customers buying. A lot of new ones will be coming in for Christmas as well as new releases have been announced: Harry Potter; Game of Thrones; Outlander to name a few. And new and different Coloring books come in all the time.



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


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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Hidden Gems Bookstore
Salmon Arm's new and gently used bookstore
Treasures for your mind

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