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Normal's is an organic farm of cultural livestock. We serve a diverse community books, records and CDs, so you might find a copy of Jim Thompson's Savage Night as well as a CD by The Jelly Roll Kings. We are located in the proximity of 3 universities and have a broad scholarly stock of books, including a huge philosophy section and a very fine Greek and Roman literature section. But within this solid base spanning the history of thought you will find pockets of sweet subversion and alternate universes.

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  • Address 1 425 E. 31st St.
  • Phone (410) 243-6888
  • Type Used books
  • Specialty General Interest, Literary
  • Sidelines Artwork, Curiosities, Magazines/Newspapers

Red Emma's is a worker cooperative and a radical bookstore and a vegetarian restaurant and a space for public events.

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Voted Baltimore's Best Used Bookstore (City Paper, 2010). We sell new and used books. Bring your unused books in and we will give you generous store credit to buy more. Open seven days a week.

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  • Address 1 925 S. Charles St.
  • Phone (410) 504-1902
  • Type Primarily used with some new books
  • Specialty General Interest

The Ivy Bookshop is Baltimore's independent literary bookstore, carrying a broad range of titles with an emphasis on literary fiction (including the best in mystery and speculative fiction), current affairs, history, biography, art, poetry and children's books. Our booksellers are knowledgeable and friendly, ready to recommend based on your personal preferences. We are locally owned and have a deep interest in promoting the community and its organizations.

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  • Address 1 5928 Falls Rd.
  • Phone (410) 377-2966
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest, Art, Children's, Literary, Science Fiction/Fantasy
  • Sidelines Greeting Cards/Postcards

We offer a full selection of Nora Roberts's titles, popular fiction, local history, jewelry, soy candles, gifts, and Organic Fair Trade coffee beverages.

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BOOKPLATE is a traditional general stock used bookstore offering a wide range of books in a broad array of categories. We emphasize the local history of the Chesapeake Bay region with a strong focus of books relating to the history and literature of Maryland's Eastern Shore as well as its colonial and revolutionary heritage.

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  • City Title Chestertown
  • Address 1 112 S. Cross St.
  • Phone (410) 778-4167
  • Type Primarily used with some new books
  • Specialty General Interest, Art, Children's, Literary, Regional
  • Sidelines Artwork, Curiosities, Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards, Magazines/Newspapers

Located in Downtown Cumberland, Book Center has something for everyone: readers, smokers of premium cigars, Melissa and Doug toy fans, and more. Stop in and visit us!

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  • City Title Cumberland
  • Address 1 15 N. Centre St.
  • Phone (301) 722-2284
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Sidelines Gifts, Toys/Games

Curious Iguana is an independent bookstore and benefit corporation located in the heart of Downtown Frederick, approximately one hour from the Washington DC and Baltimore metropolitan regions. A portion of sales supports global non-profits, and our customers appreciate that their support helps to make a world of difference. The Iguana's mission of 'get to know your world' is evident in our thoughtfully curated collection of books that encourages discovery and understanding.

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  • City Title Frederick
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  • Address 1 12 N. Market St.
  • Phone (301) 695-2500
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest, Children's, Literary
  • Sidelines Greeting Cards/Postcards, Magazines/Newspapers

Founded in 1989, we now stock over 20,000 titles in 45 categories. Main Street Books has the book you need or can place special orders.

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Second Story Books sells used, unique, rare and antiquarian books, art, antiques, posters, CDs, DVDs, old maps, and graphics. From 50-cent paperbacks to collectible first editions of literary classics, we have something for everyone.

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We sell new and "lightly loved" books. We have a great selection of gifts and toys for all ages. We also have book clubs author visits and events monthly.

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  • City Title Sykesville
  • Address 1 7566 Main St.
  • Phone (410) 795-1718
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest

An independent bookstore carrying literature, philosophy, poetry, children’s, science, history, games, totes, and literary curios. Large collection of small press books, journals, and magazines. We also carry textbooks for Amherst and Hampshire Colleges, and host author events for the community.

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  • City Title Amherst
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  • Address 1 8 Main St.
  • Phone (413) 256-1547
  • Type Primarily new with some used books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Sidelines Curiosities, Gifts, Magazines/Newspapers

The Andover Bookstore, founded in 1809, is the second-oldest bookstore in the country. As the center of Andover's cultural community, it serves as a gathering place for storytelling, author events, book groups, and much more. Come on in to get expert recommendations from our knowledgeable staff, and browse to your heart's content.

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Metaphysical book and retail store offering workshops, regular groups, special events, and psychic readings.

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  • City Title Methuen
  • Address 1 386 Merrimack Street #1A
  • Phone (978) 474-8010
  • Type New books
  • Specialty Metaphysical/New Age

The Book Shop of Beverly Farms has been a cozy neighborhood gathering place for book lovers since 1968. Stop by to share the latest book news and become part of a long North Shore tradition.

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  • City Title Beverly Farms
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  • Address 1 40 West St.
  • Phone (978) 927-2122
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest, Children's, Literary, Mystery, Regional
  • Sidelines Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards, Toys/Games

One of America's oldest and largest antiquarian and used bookstores. We have over 150,000 used, rare and out of print books in all subjects.

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Open daily, we offer 40,000+ select titles, from medieval manuscript leaves to recent mysteries.

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The Lucy Parsons Center, located in Jamaica Plain, Boston, Massachusetts, is an all-volunteer, nonprofit collectively run radical, independent bookstore and community center, providing reading material, space for individuals to drop in, and a free meeting and event space.

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Trident Booksellers & Cafe was opened in the fall of 1984 by Bernie and Gail Flynn. The initially small cafe has grown into a restaurant with a full menu, specializing in breakfast/brunch foods. Now twenty 25 later, "the Trident", is still alive and continually evolving, with a new second floor, we have more books, more tables, and a second bar with beer and wine on tap. With Boston's Best Free WiFi, an award-winning magazine selection, and new and discount books, "the Trident" is the perfect place to host a book group, spend an afternoon, an evening, or a day.

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  • Address 1 338 Newbury St.
  • Phone (617) 267-8688
  • Type Primarily new with some used books
  • Specialty General Interest, Art, Children's, Literary
  • Sidelines Café/Food, Coffee/Tea, Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards, Magazines/Newspapers

We are a small neighborhood store with local charm. Not only do we sell books, but we sell an assortment of other knick-knacks, such as toys, cards, games, puzzles, stuffed animals, and more! We are open all year round!

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  • City Title Brewster
  • Address 1 2648 Main St.
  • Phone (508) 896-6543
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Sidelines Gifts

Brookline's premier independent bookstore & more since 1961. In the heart of Coolidge Corner.

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The Children's Book Shop has the largest selection of children's books in the Boston area, including everything from board books and young adult titles to nonfiction and multicultural books. We hope you'll shop with us soon!

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The oldest all-poetry bookstore in the nation. We host regular poetry readings.

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Harvard Book Store is an independently run bookstore serving the greater Cambridge area. The bookstore is located in Harvard Square and has been family-owned since 1932. We are known for our award-winning author series and for an extraordinary selection of new, used, and remainder books. 

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  • Address 1 1256 Massachusetts Ave.
  • Phone (617) 661-1515
  • Type Primarily new with some used books
  • Specialty General Interest

Porter Square Books is a fiercely independent new, general bookstore in Cambridge, MA.

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Where the Sidewalk Ends Bookstore is a mother-daughter bookstore located in a two-story "antique" barn with a working fireplace and outdoor deck seating, a great place for the whole family to visit!

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  • Address 1 501 Main St.
  • Phone (508) 945-0144
  • Type Primarily new with some used books
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An independent book and toy store rooted in the community since 1989.

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  • City Title Cohasset
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  • Address 1 747 Chief Justice Cushing Hwy. (Rte. 3A)
  • Phone (781) 383-2665
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest, Children's
  • Sidelines Toys/Games

Established 1940, a full-service independent bookstore in historic Concord Center, offering a wide spectrum of books and engaging author events fueled by community spirit.

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  • City Title Concord
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  • Address 1 65 Main St.
  • Phone (978) 369-2405
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Sidelines Magazines/Newspapers

Founded by New York Times bestselling author/illustrator Peter H. Reynolds, The Blue Bunny offers quality children's toys, books, storytimes and events, and a newly added cafe. 

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  • City Title Dedham
  • Address 1 577 High St.
  • Phone (781) 493-6568
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest, Children's
  • Sidelines Coffee/Tea, Toys/Games

Titcomb's Bookshop is a browser's delight offering three floors filled to the brim with used and rare books; new books and bestsellers for all ages; creative toys and puzzles; beautiful cards and gifts. This family owned bookstore was founded in 1969. The store has hosted numerous authors, including Richard Russo, Wally Lamb, Mary Oliver, Jodi Picoult, Henry Winkler and many more. It was selected by the International Bookselling Federation as one of 50 of the World's Unique Bookstores.

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  • City Title East Sandwich
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  • Address 1 432 Route 6A
  • Phone (508) 888-2331
  • Type Primarily new with some used books
  • Sidelines Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards, Toys/Games

Eight Cousins presents a distinctive collection of quality books, chosen to offer culture, fun, beauty, insight and knowledge on many topics from the world over. Carefully selected programs, music, toys, and books for adults extend the children's books that are the historic core of our collection. We strive to create an atmosphere of friendly, honest, knowledgeable service for our customers in a clean, attractive, convenient place of business where we regularly host events. We firmly believe that children, reading and imagination are fundamental elements of a healthy community. There are now nearly 20,000 titles in our stock list, of which around 12,000 are in the store on any given day. We are glad to special order any book in print.

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  • City Title Falmouth
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  • Address 1 189 Main St.
  • Phone (508) 548-5548
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest, Children's, Literary, Mystery, Regional
  • Sidelines Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards, Toys/Games

Exceptional independent bookstore serving the Berkshires and beyond since 1974. Visit our website to stay up to date on upcoming author events, storytimes, and more.

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  • City Title Great Barrington
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  • Address 1 63 State Rd.
  • Phone (413) 645-3256
  • Type New books
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World Eye Bookshop opened over 40 years ago, and even though we've had several locations, we're still Greenfield's only independent new bookshop. In addition to our wide selection of books and gifts, we offer great customer services including out of print book searches and free gift wrapping all year long! We hope you'll make World Eye YOUR bookshop!

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  • Address 1 134 Main St.
  • Phone (413) 772-2186
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest, Children's

Independent bookstore for independent minds! We carry children's books and related toys, games and puzzles, teen and YA, and now carry adult bestsellers! We also host author events, book clubs, and more.

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  • City Title Hanover
  • Address 1 775 Washington St. #2
  • Phone (781) 826-6060
  • Type New books
  • Specialty Children's
  • Sidelines Toys/Games
June 24, 2014

Lenox - Bookstore

Recently chosen by Expedia as one of 20 Must See Literary Destinations Around the World, Lenox Bookstore has been serving the community for over thirty years. In addition to providing books to the community, we also host regular author events.

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  • City Title Lenox
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  • Address 1 11 Housatonic St.
  • Phone (413) 637-3390
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest

We have an enormous selection of books, including new releases, covering a vast array of topics, both fiction and nonfiction, with a special section just for children. We gladly accept book donations, and thank our generous and supportive donators, both past and present.

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  • City Title Marshfield
  • Address 1 1831 Ocean St.
  • Phone (781) 834-5696
  • Type Used books
  • Specialty General Interest, Children's
  • Sidelines Artwork, Gifts

Books you don't need in a place you can't find.

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  • City Title Montague
  • Address 1 440 Greenfield Rd.
  • Phone (413) 367-9206
  • Type Used books
  • Specialty General Interest

Mitchell's Book Corner is a full service, independent book store on Nantucket Island, MA.

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Nantucket Bookworks is the island's funky little shop packed with great books, toys, gifts, cards, and local music. We even have eBooks on our website.

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An independent bookstore with a focus on local, New Bedford history and nautical books

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  • City Title New Bedford
  • Address 1 209 Union St.
  • Phone (774) 202-0649
  • Type Primarily used with some new books
  • Specialty Art, Children's, Literary, Mystery, Regional
  • Sidelines Artwork, Coffee/Tea, Greeting Cards/Postcards

The Jabberwocky Bookshop is a full-service independent bookstore located in a refurbished tannery mill building in the heart of Newburyport.

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Newtonville Books is a full-service independent bookstore in Newton, Massachusetts selling children's and adult books. We have a vibrant author events series, bookclubs, writing workshops, and membership programs.

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  • City Title Newton
  • Address 1 10 Langley Rd., Newton Centre
  • Phone (617) 244-6619
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest, Children's

A small bookstore with a loud voice. Hosting book signings, talks, and more.

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  • City Title Northampton
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  • Address 1 150 Main St, Thornes Marketplace
  • Phone (413) 585-9955
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest
At Broadside, we're dedicated to good books, personal service, and close community. Join us for author events and signings.

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The Salem, MA indie bookstore. New and used books, literary gifts, and toys.

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  • City Title Salem
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  • Address 1 215 Essex St.
  • Phone (978) 594-1938
  • Type Primarily new with some used books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Sidelines Gifts, Toys/Games

Located in the picturesque village of Shelburne Falls, Boswell's Books offers the best of nationally-known and local new and used books for children and adults, area guidebooks, select work of local artists & artisans, cards, gifts, games, puzzles and novelties. Come meet Boswell the Cat, browse, and enjoy a good book, a comfy chair, and a warm and welcoming ambience.

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  • City Title Shelburne Falls
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  • Address 1 10 Bridge St.
  • Phone (413) 625-9362
  • Type Primarily new with some used books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Sidelines Artwork, Curiosities, Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards, Toys/Games

Paperback Junction is a general bookstore offering special orders daily, and specializes in children's books, as well as hardcover bestsellers. Located in South Easton, MA, we have been in business 33 years.

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  • City Title South Easton
  • Address 1 619 Washington St.
  • Phone (508) 238-3034
  • Type Primarily new with some used books
  • Specialty Children's, Mystery, Regional
  • Sidelines Greeting Cards/Postcards, Toys/Games

Odyssey Bookshop is the major literary hub of western MA, hosting over 125 events per year and the premier signed First Editions Club. We want to help create and support communities of readers both online and in our shop.

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  • City Title South Hadley
  • Address 1 9 College St.
  • Phone (413) 534-7307
  • Type Primarily new with some used books
  • Specialty General Interest

We are an independently-owned general interest bookstore celebrating 10+ years of offering great reads to our community. We have over 30,000 titles in all genres, hand-made gifts, and so much more.

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  • City Title Stoneham
  • Address 1 311 Main St.
  • Phone (781) 438-0077
  • Type Primarily used with some new books
  • Specialty General Interest, Children's, Mystery, Regional, Science Fiction/Fantasy
  • Sidelines Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards, Toys/Games
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