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 Late Til 8 pm on Thursdays: Dec 4th, 11th, and the 18th as part of the Downtown Celebration of Christmas. Come out and see the wonderful Christmas Trees downtown donated by Jespersen Solvang Tree Farm.
Closed: Dec 25th, 26th, 27th & Jan 1st.
We are selling 'Robbie Burns' Dinner tickets at the store, sponsored by the Shuswap Pipes 'n Drums. The Dinner is on Saturday, January 24th. Adults: $39.00; Children under 12: $20.00. Would make a wonderful Christmas gift....
New Books: We had a very successful book signing on Saturday, December 6th, with Randy Nelson of Kamloops BC of his book: "Poachers, Polluters & Politics-A Fishery Officer's Career". Randy was a Fishery Officer in BC and All Proceeds from the Sale of his Book are donated to the 'Fallen Fish & Wildlife Officers in North America.' Randy has signed and left some of his books in the store and will be added to our website to buy or come in and check out.
Julie White's new children's book is here 'The Lost Diary'--wonderful horse themed story for ages 8+ and her fifth book. Julie's books always sell well and wonderful that she is from Armstrong, BC
"Laying the Children's Ghosts to Rest-Canada's Home Children in the West" by Sean Arthur Joyce. Sean was in and signed the 5 copies that we currently have in the store. This is a captivating blend of memoir and history.
"Big Trees Saved and Other Feats-The story of the Shuswap Environmental Action Society" by Deanna Kawatski-local author of 6 books.
"Whitewater Cooks with Passion"-Shelley Adams 4th book and as always, selling very well. Wonderful recipes and from Nelson, BC
*********You can now order online through our website books from Local, BC, Alberta and American authors; as well as some odds'n end books, through PayPal. Click on the Book button above. ********************
For those readers interested in sharing their love of books with others, we offer a Credit & Buy option. Check it out under the SERVICES tab at the top of the page.
Our store also offers Gift Certificates
MONDAY-FRIDAY 9 AM-5:30 PM
SATURDAY 9 AM-5:00 PM
Closed Sundays and Holidays
We can be found at 331 (D) Alexander St NE,
Downtown Salmon Arm, By the Shuswap Pie Shop
We view the CUSTOMER as the most important person so we welcome all comments/suggestions on the store and requests for authors/type of books to be sold in the store. If there are any local artisans looking to sell their wares, or if you know of a local artisan who would like to sell their wares in our store, then e-mail us with suggestions.
We look forward to serving and getting to know you in the years to come.
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
Calendar Source: Shuswap Events Bulletin Board
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