Western Sky Books weekly blog, Tell the Bees, is here to provide readers and writers with frequent news and updates about all things books and literature. We’ll focus on local, Indigenous, British Columbian and Canadian writers and readers, events, festivals. We promise do our best to connect you to the best writing Canadian Literature as to offer.
Each week we feature books from our used and new inventory as they arrive in store. Stay tuned and check back often!
If you see a book you are interested in, you can order it through the online store, or contact us, and we will be sure to put it aside for you to pick up at the store.
Western Sky Books is pleased to highlight both used and new book arrivals to let you know about exciting finds and books that are hot off the press!
Check this page often to find the books that our book clubs are reading, to find out information about a local writer and the dates they will appear in store to read from their work, and track the progress of Canada Reads and other Canadian Literature events.
Sandra Walton's A Tree for Teddy is a heartwarming story celebrating the most positive aspects of Christmas. In a tale that harkens back to the 1940’s yet maintains a remarkably contemporary message, the reader will be delighted by this account of a boy’s lucky...read more
We're open! We're open! The day we have been working toward has finally arrived! We can't be more happy or excited to be your local indie bookstore! If you can mind the mess, we are working hard to get all the books on the shelves. In the meantime, have some fun, dig...read more
Last Thursday, Western Sky Books hosted a reading featuring local, Tri-Cities writers, at the Port Coquitlam Farmers Market. The Market theme was "For the Love of Books." Along with our usual bookselling stall at the market and alongside the Terry Fox Mobile Library...read more
Like many of you, we have friends and family in the Cariboo and the Okanagan who have been and continue to be impacted by the fires this summer. We received over 100 new condition copies of this book today. We will sell them as a fundraiser for BC fire evacuees at...read more
We are very excited about the Tri City News article featuring Western Sky Books in the July 11, 2017 issue. And the response has been great! So many people came by our stall at the Port Coquitlam Farmers Market with questions, congratulations, well wishes, and of...read more
On this rainy afternoon, may we suggest you take some time to browse the webstore. We have a getting bigger every day collection of children's literature, including readers, classic stories, and storybooks. Be sure to check back often for new titles as they get added...read more