If you don’t mind driving a little way from downtown, there’s a nice selection of bookstores to check out!

Bolen’s Books – Hillside Mall

Coles Books – Tillicum Mall

Ivy’s Bookshop – 2188 Oak Bay Ave.

Smart Bookshop – 105 – 4430 W. Saanich Rd. (in the Royal Oak Mall)

Here is a map to bookstores from Victoria to Sidney.