About Us – Hemingway’s Books

We are one of Western Canada’s largest bookstores for quality new and used books as well as out-of-print and antiquarian books with nearly 8,000 square feet of retail and online inventory. We are located in the heart of historic downtown Abbotsford, British Columbia.  If you want to visit us, our “How to Find Us” link gives you a printable map of our location. To phone or email us, click the “Contact Us” button provided on the left side of this page.

Our collection currently contains nearly 100,000 different titles.  We carry thousands of new books in all the popular genres.  We cover over 100 categories including: undergraduate level literature, history, philosophy and military history; children’s literature (both contemporary and vintage); Canadiana, particularly Western Canada and 1st Nations History; Science Fiction and Fantasy; dozens of self-help subject areas, metaphysical and religious subjects; art, photography, crafts;gardening, do-it-yourself, automotive, woodworking; plus a host of non-fiction subjects ranging from biography and true crime to sports and music.

Do you want to browse our online inventory? Our “Order Online” link takes you to our Book Manager site which features thousands of paperback titles, including many of the world’s most popular authors. We add nearly 1,000 new titles every WEEK so check back often for new arrivals. (Amazon.com is an American site and International shipping rates apply to all non-American customers. Canadian customers should email us for Canadian shipping rates or visit our store in person!)

Our “Top 100” list covers our entire library of books, showing you what has been ordered and what is popular both online and in the store.

If you have books for sale or trade just click our “Books We Buy” or our “Books We Trade” buttons. Here we explain our purchase and book trade policies as well as listing the books we are currently looking for.