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Dog Man
Dav Pilkey
Hardcover | Dec 2019
on order $15.99
(releases Dec 10 2019)
Michelle Obama
Hardcover | Nov 2019
on order $25.99
(releases Nov 19 2019)
The Princess in Black and the Bathtime Battle
Shannon Hale
Hardcover | Nov 2019
on order $18.99
(releases Nov 26 2019)
Essential Ottolenghi [Special Edition, Two-Book Boxed Set]
Yotam Ottolenghi
Nov 2019
in store $65.00

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Laughing Oyster Bookshop

Laughing Oyster Bookshop  Courtenay BC
Welcome to your independent community bookstore.

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.  
9:30am TO 5:30pm

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Upcoming Author Events

Book Signing - John M MacFarlane and Lynn J Salmon
Saturday November 02 | 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Meet authors Barbara Langhorst, Joanna Lilley and Linda Quennec
In Campbell River
November 4th from 6:15 p.m. to 7:45 p.m.
Customer Appreciation Day
Sunday November 17 | 12:00PM - 4:00PM
Seasonal Sunday Openings Begin
Everuy Sunday from November 17th to December 29th

2018 Laughing Oyster Bookclub Picks

Every year our staff make some recommendations from the many books we are reading - a few titles that we think will make for good discussion within your bookclub.  We hope you will enjoy some of these books as much as we have and look forward to chatting with you about your favourite new reads!

To view our recent picks, please click here.
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