West Coast Books of the day:

Fireside Books has a great selection of New and Used West Coast books. The picture shows just a small sample of some of the books we carry. Come on down and check us out.                                              We are open 7 days a week, 9:30 – 6:00


Over 2000 Hardcover Books on sale for just $5.

Fiction and Non Fiction

FIRESIDE BOOKS IS OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK.    9:30am – 6:00pm


Fireside Books is now open 7 days a week.  9:30 – 6:00

With over 95,000 Quality Used Books to browse through you are bound to find something to meet your reading needs. We have many sections either organized by Genre and Author, or by topic.


  • Mystery, Suspense, Thriller.
  • Romance
  • Historical Fiction
  • General Fiction
  • SciFi/Fantasy
  • Horror
  • Westerrn
  • War Fiction
  • Classics, we have a reading room dedicated to Classics.
  • Children, Youth, and Young Adult
  • MANGA and Graphic Novels
  • Humour


  • General Non Fiction
  • True Crime
  • True Adventure
  • Biography/Memoir
  • BC/Canada/First Nations
  • How To
  • Music/Art/Dance/Acting
  • War
  • History
  • Religion, New Age, Philosophy
  • Languages
  • Photography, Outdoors, Sports, Marine, Animals, Crafts, Science, Business, Travel, Gardening.
  • Self Help, Diet, Medical, Living off the land.
  • Cook books.


BC and Canada Books

We have gathered all of the Canadian and BC Fiction, Non Fiction, History, War, RCMP, Forestry, Biography and Coffee Table books into one aisle. Everything BC or Canadiana can be found in Ailse 7. Lot’s of Local author fiction and non fiction.



Today’s books are an example of our selection of NEW books. All of these NEW books shown are 20% off the cover price. The Handmaid’s Tale sold out last week but we now have it back in stock.

Our used book inventory continues to grow with over 95,000 used books in stock. Fiction, Non Fiction, Kids, Classics and Rare/Collectible books, we have it all.

Come and check out our newly set up BC/Canadiana section in Aisle 7. A great selection of BC books broken into categories like – Coastal BC, Vancouver(Mainland), Interior/North, BC Fiction, BC History, BC Travel/Recreation, BC Poetry, and BC Memoirs/Biographies. All of our Canadiana is now grouped together with books by region, non fiction, fiction, history and Coffee table books.




Starting the May Long Weekend we will be open , 7 days a week, 9:30am – 6pm.

We will also be open every Tuesday Evening for the SUMMER BY THE SEA STREET MARKET

Book of the Day!

What is old is new again. I keep selling out of used copies of Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale so I have brought in a few NEW copies in Trade Paperback(Large softcover). These are selling at 20% off the cover price.


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!!!

Book of the Day: Local Qualicum Beach Author

Michael Patrick Mullaley was born in London, England. After serving in the Royal Canadian Navy, the author held various jobs, including mining and a security guard before becoming a journeyman lineman with B.C. Hydro. this is his fourth book and is currently working on his fifth book. Mike and his wife Anne live in Qualicum Beach, BC.



  • Self Help/Psychology books are 50%  off for the month of May!
  • $5 Book Sale – Over 1000 Hardcover books on sale for just $5
  • Fireside Books will be open 7 days a week starting the May Long Weekend.
  • Over 90,000 Quality Used Books to browse through. Nicely organized by category and by Author.
  • We now also carry NEW books including New Release Fiction, Non Fiction, Children’s, and West Coast Books.
  • Ask us about are great Customer Programs including our Book Club and Store Credit programs.