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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' 


 We are a gently used bookstore but do carry a variety of new books (as mentioned below and listed on the book list section); as well as locally made greeting cards; postcards; and bookmarks, etc.



New Books Into the Store: 2024


'A Mingled Yarn' by Nick Hutchinson with James Fagan Tait

--Nick's life and adventures, thru Theatre, Farming, Family,

Horses, Revolution, and Manic Depression. He later

founded the Caravan Farm Theatre--well known in the

Shuswap area.


'Gold Panning in British Columbia' by Jim Lewis and Susan



'Train Beyond the Mountain' by Rick Antonson--journeys on

the Rocky Mountaineer--has become a great seller.


'Stillwater Flies' by Phil Rowley & Friends.


'The Soo Line's Famous Trains To Canada' by Terry Gainer.


'New World Dreams-Canadian Pacific Railway & the

Golden Northwest' by David Laurence Jones.

And many more...





  Books: We welcome people to keep bringing their books in for Credit; we carry a variety of new and used books. We also bring special books into the store: The beautifully illustrated 'Princess Bride'; Nancy Tillman books and the latest popular authors. If you don't see what you are looking for ask us and we can order it in for you.

  Thank you to all the customers who have reviewed our business on 'google my business': wonderful kind words-we appreciate your support, suggestions and business.

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 also sell and mail out books we have in the store, but are not listed.   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.

**** Gift Certificates Available*******



Closed Sundays, Mondays and Holidays


We can be found at 331 (D) Alexander St NE,
Downtown Salmon Arm, Right Beside the Shuswap Pie Company


Opened July 2009.

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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