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Dog Man
Dav Pilkey
Hardcover | Sep 2020
on order $15.99
(releases Sep 1 2020)
All the Devils Are Here
Louise Penny
Hardcover | Sep 2020
not in store $36.99
(available for order)
(releases Sep 1 2020)
Indians on Vacation
Thomas King
Hardcover | Aug 2020
on order $29.99
(releases Aug 25 2020)
The Lying Life of Adults
Elena Ferrante
Hardcover | Sep 2020
on order $38.95
(releases Sep 1 2020)

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We wish you all a safe and happy BC Day!

We will be shut on Monday, August 3rd
in observance of the holiday
and will reopen on Tuesday, August 4th at 10:00 AM.

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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