A good book is more than just a great read. It's a great experience.

If you're someone who enjoys the hunt for a great read, Compten Management has a list of the best bookstores and book cafés near our Toronto and Mississauga apartments.


Ben McNally Books

366 Bay Street, Toronto

The most beautiful bookstore in Toronto can be found just ten minutes from our Yorkville Plaza apartments. Each customer receives personal care and attention here. Ben, the founder of the store, and his staff will help you find what you're looking for, even when you aren't sure what that is! They are expert book matchers and offer a variety of events throughout the year.


BMV Books

Various locations in Toronto

Since 1997, BMV has been the place to get unusual and interesting used books at reasonable prices. They carry all genres of books, plus CDs, DVDs, comics, records, and magazines. Their flagship store at 471 Bloor Street West, just a five-minute drive or short walk from our Yorkville Plaza apartments, has an astonishing four floors of books! Our Yonge and Eglinton residents will find BMV Books on Yonge Street within walking distance.



1065 Canadian Place, Unit 104, Mississauga

This unique café has a small selection of great books just waiting to be read! Here you'll find community events, comfortable furniture for reading, and some of the best coffee and treats in Mississauga. Less than 10 minutes from most of our Mississauga apartments, Studio.89 is a community hub that gives back as a free space for events, book clubs, and inclusive youth support.


The Book Wardrobe

221 Queen Street South, Mississauga

Located on the second floor of the Robinson-Bray House, The Book Wardrobe is a charming little bookshop in Streetsville. Just 10 minutes from Embassy Apartments, this quaint bookstore has friendly and passionate book-loving staff and all the hot new releases! Be sure to visit The Tea Room on the main floor on your way out for the perfect cup of tea and a bite to eat.


If you're looking for a cozy apartment to fill with books, contact us to view our suites today!