Thesaurus Rex wants you to know that FIRESIDE BOOKS PARKSVILLE is OPEN for the LONG WEEKEND. ************ SAT/SUN/MON***********  9:30 – 6pm. **************

Over 90,000 Quality Used and New books for your browsing pleasure.


Through the summer we are open 7 days a week, 9:30am – 6pm.

We also stay open till 9pm on Tuesday nights for the Summer by the Sea Night Market.

So whether you need a book for the weekend, for the beach, for the deck or to add to your personal library we have what you need. We have over 90,000 books including

  • Fiction – general, sci fi/fantasy, mystery, romance, historical, western, war, horror and young adult.
  • Non fiction
  • Classics
  • Canadiana
  • Kids, youth, teen including manga, graphic novels and comics.

So come on in and the Fireside Team will be happy to help.


Fireside Books is open till 6pm today! Great selection of Canadian authors, Canadiana, BC books, and local authors.

What’s New at Fireside Books?

We have been busy getting the store reorganized and we are almost done. 🙂

We have 2 new faces at the store. Two of our daughters, Shelby and Brittney, will be working in the store through the summer.

Fireside Books is open 7 days a week. 9:30 – 6pm. We are open till 9pm for the Tuesday night street market.



There is now a new sign up on the Middleton Ave side of the store to help people find the store easier.

A HUGE shout out to Greg, Ken, and Terry who came out to help put the sign on the building. I can’t Thank you guys enough!!!

Easter Basket Draw Winner!!

Congratulations to George on winning the Easter Basket from Fireside Books!!

Happy Easter!!

I hope everyone is all set for a great long weekend. Fireside books will be open Good Friday, Saturday, and Easter Monday regular hours, 9:30am – 5pm.

Our Easter basket draw will run until Saturday at Noon and Richard will be drawing and calling the Lucky Winner Saturday afternoon.

We are continuing to run our $5 book promotion and we are adding titles daily. There is an assortment of Hard cover fiction, non fiction, ART books, medical and self help books. These $5 books are located outside on the tables as well as a dedicated section in the store

And finally it is POETRY month and we have all of our POETRY books 50% off until the end of April.

Book of the Day

Celebrating Poetry Month with 50% off all poetry books for the month of April. This book is from our BC Poetry section. Excursions includes 8 authors and was published in Nanaimo, BC.


$5 BOOK SALE. A huge selection of HARD COVER books are available at just $5 each. You will find them on the table beside the entrance to the store. New titles will be added daily.


Books of the Day

LAST 3 DAYS FOR 25% OFF COOKBOOKS!! The sale ends at the end of March so don’t miss out