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Dog Man
Dav Pilkey
Hardcover | Sep 2020
on order $15.99
(releases Sep 1 2020)
Rowley Jefferson's Awesome Friendly Adventure
Jeff Kinney
Hardcover | Aug 2020
on order $17.99
(releases Aug 4 2020)
The Pull of the Stars
Emma Donoghue
Hardcover | Jul 2020
on order $33.99
(releases Jul 21 2020)
The Lying Life of Adults
Elena Ferrante
Hardcover | Sep 2020
on order $38.95
(releases Sep 1 2020)

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 “The beauty of anti-racism is that you don’t have to pretend to be free of racism to be an anti-racist. Anti-racism is the commitment to fight racism wherever you find it, including in yourself. And it’s the only way forward.” — Ijeoma Oluo 
Here is a list of some of the books we have instore that may help us to address and fight racism at any age.

Laughing Oyster Bookshop


New hours during the COVID-19 Response

Starting June 1st, we will now be open from
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday through Saturday
for in store shopping and pick up of orders

You can always shop 24/7 at our web store


Keep calm, be kind, stay safe.” Dr. Bonnie Henry


Please read our Covid-19 Procedures
They have been developed for the safety
of our staff and customers


Thank you!

We are very grateful for your support and encourage you to continue to shop online and use in store pickup.

We remain committed to serving you in our shop, over the telephone and through our website at 


Laughing Oyster Bookshop is located in the heart of Downtown Courtenay. Our experienced staff can help you find new books that inspire, inform, entertain or transport you to  new worlds.  Select from classic favourites to new releases, award winners and reviewers' choices.  If your choice is not among the 10,000 titles on our shelves, we will gladly special order. 
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