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We are a full-service used bookshop in Concord, California.

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Bay Books a local independent bookstore that carries a broad selection of books, from the latest published books to the established timeless classics.

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  • City Title Coronado
  • Address 1 1007 Orange Ave.
  • Phone (619) 435-0070
  • Type New books

The Bay Area's liveliest bookstore!

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  • City Title Corte Madera
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  • Address 1 51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
  • Phone (415) 927-0960
  • Type New books
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Located in the beautiful San Ramon Valley, at the base of Mt. Diablo, Rakestraw Books "The Bookstore in Danville" strives to be a place where books and writers and readers matter. Founded in 1973, Rakestraw Books is a small, independent bookshop that remains dedicated to the principles espoused by its founders: to sell a variety of books of merit; to help readers discover those books; to sponsor events that bring a diverse range of writers and artists to our community; and to accomplish these tasks in a manner that is both professional and friendly.

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  • City Title Danville
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  • Address 1 3 Railroad Ave.
  • Phone (925) 837-7337
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest, Children's, Literary, Regional
June 24, 2014

Davis - Avid Reader

Independent bookstore in downtown Davis. Two storefronts on one block: Avid Reader Original and Avid Reader Active.

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  • City Title Davis
  • Address 1 617 Second St.
  • Phone (530) 758-4040
  • Type New books

The Avid Reader Active is the sister store of The Avid Reader bookstore in Davis, CA. We feature a variety of toys, games, cookbooks, crafts, and more.

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A science fiction and fantasy bookstore, serving the San Francisco Bay Area since 1977 and the Internet since 1994.

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  • City Title El Cerrito
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  • Address 1 1600 Kearney St, Ste A
  • Phone (510) 848-0413
  • Type Primarily new with some used books
  • Specialty Science Fiction/Fantasy
  • Sidelines Magazines/Newspapers

We exist for one simple reason: For the love of books. Face in a Book is a different kind of bookstore hub for reading enthusiasts and novices alike seeking books on every subject. Located in the heart of Town Center in El Dorado Hills, California, Face in a Book aims to delight readers of all ages. In addition to over 3000 titles to choose from, Face in a Book is your neighborhood destination for fun, affordable gifts, greeting cards, stationery, and jewelry for any occasion.

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  • City Title El Dorado Hills
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  • Address 1 4359 Town Center Blvd., #113
  • Phone (916) 941-9401
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest, Children's
  • Sidelines Coffee/Tea, Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards, Toys/Games

Eureka Books, est. 1987, offers new books, used books, and rare books in all subjects. Open every day. We swap and buy books, too.

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June 24, 2014

Fresno - Book Nook

Half-priced used books on the southwest corner of First & Herndon.

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  • City Title Fresno
  • Address 1 7721 N. First St.
  • Phone (559) 438-6502
  • Type Used books

Fine books for toddlers, young adults, older young adults and adults. The only independent, locally owned book store in the entire San Joaquin Valley.

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  • Address 1 6027 N. Palm Ave. @ Opus I Shopping Ctr.
  • Phone (559) 438-1561
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest, Children's, Literary, Mystery, Regional
  • Sidelines Artwork, Curiosities, Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards, Toys/Games

Thousands of the most popular book titles at bargain prices, plus over 9,000 rare records!

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A vibrant center of our community, webring people together through books. Check out our other social media pages to stay up to date with's happening in the store.

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  • City Title Grass Valley
  • Address 1 107 Mill St.
  • Phone (530) 272-2131
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest

Four-Eyed Frog Books is an independent community-owned bookstore serving northern Sonoma and southern Mendocino Counties. We carry a variety of books for all readers, including best sellers and books on the local area and by local authors. We also have a great selection of calendars, greeting cards, puzzles, journals, and games, and host author events.

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  • City Title Gualala
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  • Address 1 39138 Ocean Dr.
  • Phone (707) 884-1333
  • Type Primarily new with some used books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Sidelines Greeting Cards/Postcards, Toys/Games

Serving Half Moon Bay since 1972, Coastside Books Inc carries a wide variety of cards , gifts, and books. Your one-stop shop of goodies.

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A family-owned and operated independent bookstore in Healdsburg featuring an outstanding selection of fiction and nonfiction titles, as well as music CDs.

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  • Address 1 306 Center St
  • Phone (707) 433-1118
  • Type Primarily new with some used books
  • Specialty General Interest

An independent mystery bookstore, specializing in author appearances and signed first editions.

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  • City Title Huntington Beach
  • Address 1 8907 Warner Ave. #150
  • Phone (714) 960-4000
  • Type New books
  • Specialty Mystery

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  • City Title Irvine
  • Address 1 210-B Student Center
  • Phone (949) 824-4455
  • Type New books

Greeting cards, gifts, toys, games. Over 30,000 titles, children's, YA and adult. Author signings, Saturday morning story time and a full-service coffeehouse. Open 7 days per week and 360 days/year. Picked as the finest bookstore by the Crescenta Valley Weekly.

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  • City Title La Canada Flintridge
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  • Address 1 858 Foothill Blvd.
  • Phone (818) 790-0717
  • Type Primarily new with some used books
  • Specialty General Interest, Children's
  • Sidelines Café/Food, Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards, Magazines/Newspapers, Toys/Games

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  • City Title La Jolla
  • Address 1 7461 Girard Ave.
  • Phone (858) 456-1800
  • Type New books

Originally founded in 1896 in Minnesota, Warwick's is a fourth generation-owned independent bookstore based in La Jolla, CA. After all, independent minds need independent bookstores!

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  • Address 1 7812 Girard Ave.
  • Phone (858) 454-0347
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest

We are a general interest bookstore located in the Old Pottery Place, in Laguna's historic HIP District. Our goal is to provide you with the most interesting community bookstore with superb selection and knowledgeable staff. We are open seven days a week and offer free parking and free gift wrap with any purchase.

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  • City Title Laguna Beach
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  • Address 1 @ Old Pottery Place - 1200 South Coast Hwy., Ste. 105
  • Phone (949) 494-4779
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest, Art, Children's, Literary, Mystery
  • Sidelines Curiosities, Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards, Magazines/Newspapers, Toys/Games

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  • City Title Lakeport
  • Address 1 305 N. Main St.
  • Phone (707) 263-5787
  • Type Primarily used with some new books

Gatsby Books offers a thoughtful selection of new and gently-used books at affordable prices. Our store is clean and well-organized with first-rate customer service and old-fashioned charm. If you love books, then you'll want to go to Gatsby!

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  • Address 1 5535 E. Spring St.
  • Phone (562) 208-5862
  • Type Primarily new with some used books
  • Specialty General Interest

Children, their parents, and teachers all love to visit Linden Tree to browse, shop, and enjoy our musician and author events. Our staff is here to assist you in finding the perfect book, CD, game, or gift certificate. In addition to fantastic children's literature, we carry a great selection of young adult and adult fiction, nonfiction, cookbooks, and more! We also provide free weekly story times!

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  • City Title Los Altos
  • Address 1 265 State St.
  • Phone (650) 949-3390
  • Type New books
  • Specialty Children's
  • Sidelines Toys/Games

Chevalier's Books is a locally-owned independent book store that has been serving the Larchmont Village neighborhood of Los Angeles since 1940.

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  • Address 1 133 N. Larchmont Blvd.
  • Phone (323) 465-1334
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest, Children's, Literary

Children's Book World has been open since 1986 and is a children's bookshop in West Los Angeles, stocking over 80,000 titles for children, parents, and teachers. Our superior staff does an excellent job of helping customers choose just the right book for each child and assisting teachers with their classroom needs.

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  • Address 1 4327 Degnan Blvd.
  • Phone (323) 290-1048
  • Type New books, Black-owned

Movie Posters, photos, and books about cinema and the performing arts.

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Fiercely independent bookstore in the Los Feliz area of Los Angeles. Hosting signings, readings, and other events.

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Stories Books and Cafe is Echo Park’s stalwart supplier of written works and organic/fair trade coffee and espresso. We carry both new and used books all chosen for their unique worth in genres of fiction, history, LA Arcana, art, photography, philosophy, and more.

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  • Address 1 1716 Sunset Blvd.
  • Phone (213) 413-3733
  • Type Primarily new with some used books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Sidelines Café/Food, Coffee/Tea

We're one of Southern California's largest bookstores. We carry 1000s of new and used booksalong with records, DVDs, and CDson our first floor; and over 100,000 $1 books in the Labyrinth, our second floor.

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  • Address 1 453 S. Spring St.
  • Phone (213) 488-0599
  • Type Primarily used with some new books
  • Specialty General Interest, Art, Literary, Regional
  • Sidelines Magazines/Newspapers

Volumes of Pleasure is an eclectic store front in Los Osos, located on the central coast of California. We carry a wide variety of books, gifts, jewelry, and holistic supplies.

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  • City Title Mammoth Lakes
  • Address 1 437 Old Mammoth Rd., Minaret Village Shopping Ctr.
  • Phone (760) 934-5023
  • Type New books

{Pages} is a full-service independent bookstore with hand-selected fiction, nonfiction, and children's books.

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  • City Title Manhattan Beach
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  • Address 1 904 Manhattan Ave.
  • Phone (310) 318-0900
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest, Children's

Founded in 1962, one of the best and oldest independent bookstores in the nation, Gallery Bookshop provides extraordinary customer service with our dedicated, book-loving staff of twelve, all with a great passion for books and the people who read them.

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We have committed ourselves to delivering a broad selection of books to the community, while hosting hundreds of author events. We look forward to seeing you soon and assisting you in finding that perfect read.

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June 24, 2014

Gilroy - BookBuyers

One of the largest used bookstores in the SF Bay Area. We sell books, music, movies, calendars, games, software, art prints, and more!

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  • City Title Gilroy
  • Address 1 7541 Monterey Rd.
  • Phone (408) 767-2929
  • Type Used books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Sidelines Artwork, Toys/Games

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Located in historic Downtown Old Monterey, Old Capitol Books is Your Local Fine Used and Out Of Print Book Store. We stock a very wide selection of vintage books: 45,000+ titles. We have a special emphasis on California history and an extensive military section, along with children's illustratred and art books.

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  • Address 1 482 Alvarado St.
  • Phone (831) 747-1322
  • Type Used books, Black-owned
  • Specialty General Interest, Children's, Regional

The oldest children's bookstore in the country (established in 1966), this neighborhood touchstone engages the reading community with the best selected titles, hand-picked greeting cards, exquisite gift items for all ages and a warm and knowledgeable staff. Author events, storytimes, library partnerships, and many book and writing clubs for all ages.

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  • City Title Montrose
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  • Address 1 2207 Honolulu Ave.
  • Phone (818) 248-9668
  • Type New books
  • Specialty Children's
  • Sidelines Curiosities, Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards, Toys/Games

BookSmart is dedicated to helping people have fun, learn and think by providing a nurturing atmosphere filled with the joy of discovery! We love the touch, feel, and smell of books. We understand and are delighted by the need to learn through play. We treat customers as honored guests!

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  • City Title Morgan Hill
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  • Address 1 421 Vineyard Town Center
  • Phone (408) 778-6467
  • Type New books
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  • Sidelines Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards, Toys/Games

Coalesce Bookstore & Garden Chapel. A bookstore as unique as Morro Bay. Your locally owned independent bookstore since 1973.

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Books Inc., The West's Oldest Independent Bookseller, is a locally owned and operated independent bookseller with 10 locations in California. Books Inc.’s origin dates back to the Gold Rush Days of 1851 when Anton Roman struck it rich in Shasta City, California and set himself up in business selling books. Occupying a prominent corner in the revitalized downtown of Mountain View, enjoy a great selection of books, magazines, plus wi-fi and a great cup of coffee at the Cafe upstairs.

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  • City Title Mountain View
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  • Address 1 317 Castro St.
  • Phone (650) 428-1234
  • Type New books
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A resource for expansive ideas, a retreat from ordinary life, and a gathering place in support of community ideals and spiritual growth.

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Books on Main is a general interest bookstore in Murphys, CA. We primarily carry new books with some used, as well as other retail items related to books, bookclubs, and literacy

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  • City Title Murphys
  • Address 1 416 Main St.
  • Phone (209) 728-2200
  • Type Primarily new with some used books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Sidelines Gifts

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  • City Title Napa
  • Address 1 1300 First St. Ste. 398
  • Phone (707) 252-8002
  • Type New books

A Great Good Place for Books is a small independent bookstore in the Montclair district of Oakland. We are a general bookstore, but we specialize in literary fiction and children's books. We also do 2-3 author readings per week.

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