Wednesday, 18 September 2013

Welcome to
  
  







4307 MAIN STREET
 ~ Main & 27th ~
Vancouver, BC
604-879-9676

ysbooks@hotmail.ca



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COME IN & BROWSE



Tues - Sat:  10:30 - 6:30
Sunday  12 - 5:30
Monday CLOSED




Open some Holiday Mondays 1-4pm
(see Twitter for details)
 Randomly Open Late some nights
especially in the Summer! 





PLEASE NOTE:
For the month of MAY 2018, Y's Books won't be buying books.
Regular book buying resumes the
following month (June 2018)
Sorry for any inconvenience & Thank you for understanding!








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EVERY TUESDAY 
10% Off All Books




 10% off always
when buying Five or more Books



Thank you for supporting your local 
used bookstore!



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We carry good quality used books in many subjects, including:


Buddhism
Eastern Spirituality / Philosophy
Shamanism
Metaphysical
Spirituality
Self-Help
Alternative Health / Nutrition
BodyMind / Yoga
General Fiction
Local & Canadian Authors
Awarding Winning Authors
Classics
Graphic Novels
First Nations
BC and Local Interest/History

Philosophy
Sociology
Psychology
Political Science
Theology
Christianity
Cookbooks
Kids books
Young Adult
Parenting
Knitting & Crafting

Art & Art History
Art Instruction
Poetry (incl. Local Poetry)
Theatre / Plays
Film / Performing Arts
Photography
Gardening
Natural History
Field Guides
Travel Guides & Travel Writing
Biographies / Autobiographies
Memoirs
History
Science

AudioBooks
French (and other) Language Books

... & MORE!




We buy Books
in the last half of the month
from the 15th through to the 30th.


No appointment needed with 
less than 2 boxes.
Any time or day (between the 15th - 30th)


There is no back door access, 
sorry for any inconvenience.

We don't by musty, smokey or wet books,
textbooks, magazines, or readers digest, nor hardcover fiction (unless a newly released sought-after title or older classic).

We do buy newer titles & older classics in good condition in a wide range of subjects from Art Books to Kidsbooks and of course, Literature.



All of our buying and trading
 is LOCAL
We buy from the local 
community
only!


Local ART CARDS and Hand Crafted CARDS
SOLD HERE


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LOCAL VANCOUVER AUTHORS (New Books)

Kate Sutherland - Make Light Work (Self-Help) ($13.95)
                                           Make Light Work in Groups (Self-Help) ($19.95) 
                        to Social Responsibility (Business Guide) ($19.95) 
Ernie Sunndwn Shergold - Hitching with Dog (Memoir) ($10)
Trevor Marc Hughes - Nearly 40 on the 37 (BC Motorcycle Travel) ($18.95) 
AK White - No Reason To Stay (Novel, set in the Kootenays) ($21)    
Gordon A. Bailey  The Jagged Cup & The Prayer Book Cowboy (Tom Severn      Mystery Novels, set in Vancouver) ($14.95 ea.) (Pender Island Author) 
Parameters Architecture is (Abstract Kerouac-esque Writings) 
Dan Propp - Through the Sunshine (Memoir, Gibsons, BC) ($6), 3 Stories (Short Stories) ($9)
Roman Vladimir Skulski - For King and Empire (Memoir) ($13.95)
Christopher Nowlin - Tough Tiddlywicks (Crime Novel) ($24.99)
Wade Compton - The Outer Harbour, Stories ($16.95)
Taylore Daniel - The Lazy Woman's Guide to Yoga ($14.99)



LOCAL POETRY

D.A. Kelorii - Meanderings and Lost...Things ($12) 
Seda Unlucay - Release ($14)
Bonnie Nish - Love and Bones (14.95)
Michael Szasz - Diamonds on Main Street ($12) A Mystery in Verse



LOCAL KIDSBOOKS

Seda Unlucay Upside Down World ($9.95) 
Susan K. Forest - The Indigo Queen ($10)
Paul  Bjarnason & Rosa Bjarnason Kontogianni - Missy's Midnight Caper ($14)
Nadia Goldman - Cinderella's Daughter & the Magic of the Angelfish (27.99) Hardcover
Jenny Skulski - Party Animals ($7)
Aften LaRae Thiessen - The Stork and The Sparrow ($25) Hardcover

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CURRENTLY ON DISPLAY

~ PAINTINGS BY LOCAL VANCOUVER ARTISTS ~



DOUGLAS KENNEDY
Vancouver Scenes

Oil on Canvas
& Watercolor














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Press

Y's Books in WE Vancouver - September 24th, 2013

Glasscity.ca - July 11th, 2014

Y's Books In Ming Pao Daily News - May 8th, 2014
(in Chinese)

(Highlighting a Local Author)

Active Fiction Project filmed in store

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LOCAL LITERARY LINKS

A Most Agreeable Place: 

History of Booksellers and Stationers in British Columbia

http://www.agreeableplace.com/links-to-more-bookishness/

The Grind Writers Group

The Vancouver Writers Fest BOOK NEWS
http://writersfest.bc.ca/newsletter/latest


Federation of BC Writers
http://bcwriters.ca/




The Y's Cat named Shmi