Western Sky Books’ blog, Tell the Bees, is here to provide readers and writers with 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.
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.
Please click here to find our most recent news and store updates.
Used bookstores are an important part of the re-reading and eventually, the recycling process for books. Here in Metro Vancouver, we have a great network of used bookstores, thrift stores, and Little Libraries to complete the mix of potential places we can bring our...read more
Please enjoy our guest reviews by local writer and friend of the store, Jennifer Pownall Caroll Simpson’s children’s books showcase her talents through vibrant artwork and the written word. From stories of origin and adventure for young children in her Coastal Spirit...read more
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