Northeast USA Bookstores+

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Bluestockings, New York State
  172 Allen Street - Lower East Side of Manhattan - New York, NY              
Bluestockings is a radical bookstore, fair trade cafe, and activist center in the Lower East Side of Manhattan. We've recently expanded both our space and our hours. We can now fit more books and more comfortably host events.
We carry over 4000 titles on topics such as queer and gender studies, global capitalism, feminism, police and prisons, democracy studies, and black liberation. You can also find some good 'ole smutty fiction. We also carry magazines, zines, journals, alternative menstrual products and other oddly hard-to-find good things.
We host readings, workshops, performances, discussions and films almost every night. Please see our events calendar for details on upcoming events, and when visiting the store, take a look at our community bulletin board to learn about other events happening around the city.
Oh, and we run a cafe which is full of organic, vegan, fair trade goodness!
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On the Road Bookshop, Connecticut
  163 Albany Tpke. - Canton, CT              
On the Road Bookshop is a real 'bricks and mortar' bookshop located in the Farmington Valley of Connecticut. Approximately 8,000 carefully chosen volumes in most subject areas. Softcover books as well as fine editions for collectors; some are quite recent and some are a couple hundred years old.
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Written Words Bookstore, Connecticut
  194 Leavenworth Road - Shelton, CT              
Shelton's own independent, community bookstore. A full-service, general bookstore with new books for all ages and interests.
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Whitlock Farm Booksellers, Connecticut
  20 Sperry Rd - Bethany, CT              
Selling used and rare books since 1948, Whitlock's Book Barn is located just minutes from downtown New Haven and Yale University. The store operates from two weatherbeaten barns sitting amid a scenic pasture.
For decades, buyers and sellers of used books, old maps, and ephemera have come to Whitlock's looking for intellectual adventure. With these pages, the store now offers a selection of items online, making it possible for those unable to visit to take advantage of the store's unusual finds and bargains.
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Labyrinth Books, New York State
  536 West 112 Street - Manhattan - New York, NY              
New releases, discounted remainder-titles, and used books, specializing in academic and serious general-interest books in all areas of the humanities and social sciences, and in literature, art, architecture, and photography. We regularly carry a vast selection of sale books in these same areas of specialization at 20-90% off.
Labyrinth serves a growing number of colleges and universities for their course-book needs, taking a hands-on approach to assuring that students get their books.
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House Of Books, Connecticut
  10 North Main Street - Kent, CT              
A charming, upscale bookshop in a historic building in beautiful Kent. A full selection of books on all subjects.
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Hickory Stick Bookshop, The, Connecticut
  2 Green Hill Road - Washington Depot, CT              
The Hickory Stick Bookshop is an independent book shop which has been located in Washington Depot, CT for over 55 years. Are you looking for a particular title or are you hoping for the unexpected? The owners and staff offer over 100 years experience (collectively) in the book business to help you find that book or answer a question. You can also learn about our upcoming book signings, discover what the staff are reading, look for books by local authors, and a lot more.
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Bookworm, The, New Jersey
  99 Claremont Road - Bernardsville, NJ              
The Bookworm is a full service bookstore featuring new books for all ages. We are avid readers and book lovers who are pleased to help you find the perfect book.
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Another Bookstore, Connecticut
  1535 Stanley Street - New Britain, CT              
Another Bookstore is across the street from DiLoreto Hall next to Dunkin’ Donuts. We’re locally owned and independent. No corporate headquarters in another state. All Connecticut State University bookstores are run by Barnes & Noble College Booksellers. When you support a local independent bookstore like ours, the revenue is directly funneled back to the community throughout Connecticut. (Here’s Proof) We absolutely guarantee our textbook prices are lower than the local competition. (If we make a mistake you paid more, bring in your receipt and we’ll refund the difference and give you a free notebook for your trouble!)
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Adams Book Company, New York State
  537 Sackett Street - Brooklyn, NY              
The nation’s largest K-12 educational clearinghouse for new textbooks, used textbooks, new workbooks, paperback novels, and reference materials.
The focus of our business is facilitating your school’s book ordering process. Adams makes it possible for you to order your classroom books through a single economical source. We can supply all of your school’s books on just ONE purchase order. No longer will you need to research which publisher has merged with another to get your books. Adams will supply any book in print from any publisher. You will receive ONE computerized bill from ONE source with a detailed listing of what was ordered, the publisher’s list price for the book, the discount, and your cost. Adams we make it easy, we make it economical.
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Chicklet Books, New Jersey
  301 N. Harrison St. - Princeton, NJ              
The stores are unlike any other bookstore in the area. Hot Pink, Purple, Apple Green, Turquoise are just a few of the bright colors to put a smile on your face as you enter. The many windows allow plenty of natural light for reading and tons of sunshine for the trees and plants to thrive. Comfy sofas and plenty of seating invite you to stay a while and relax... or just hang out and watch the fish in the tank swim around and around and around.
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Freebird Books & Goods, New York State
  123 Columbia St - Brooklyn, NY              
The club is an ongoing monthly meeting to discuss how novelists and short story writers (and occasionally filmmakers) have employed the post-apocalyptic tale. Among the books we have discussed so far are: The Last Man by Mary Shelley, Dhalgren by Samuel Delaney, Liberation by Brian Francis Slattery, Jamestown by Matthew Sharpe, Mara and Dann by Doris Lessing, and The Chrysalids by John Wyndham.
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Book Trader Cafe, Connecticut
  1140 Chapel Street - New Haven, CT              
The ranks of New Haven's used bookstores have thinned a little in recent years: Whitlock's on Broadway is gone, so too is the fine Elm City Books, which had a good run on York Street a few years back. But even if those stores were still around, the Book Trader would be a worthy winner of this category. And even if you couldn't buy a delicious sandwich or muffin here, it would still be a major destination for book lovers. The key is selectivity. The shelves are not weighted down by mediocrity, but rather lifted up by good stuff. Some of it is obvious: You'll get your Ian McEwan, your Kazuo Ishiguro, your Jonathan Spence. Some of it is more obscure: Sitting on shelves in recent weeks has been a first edition of John Ashbery's hard-to-find novel, which he co-authored with James Schuyler. And you can also buy a good paperback mystery or sci-fi adventure.
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Christian Publications Bookstore NYC, New York State
  315 W. 43rd. St - Manhattan - New York, NY
             
And more than 120 years later, we’ve gradually grown into what we are now...the largest Christian bookstore in the Tri-State metropolitan New York City area, with over 40,000 product titles and 15,000 square feet of space! We're one large superstore, selling Bibles, books, CD's videos and tapes, Spanish language, children's literature, gift and apparel items, and much more.
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Jim Hanley's Universe, New York State
  325 New Dorp Lane - Staten Island, NY              
Since 1985, Jim Hanley's Universe has been one of America's best and most progressive comic book stores. At Jim Hanley's Universe, we work extra hard to stock the full range of comic titles and related merchandise that is available today. We carry mainstream comics from DC and Marvel as well as Kids Comics, International Comics, Manga, Graphic Novels, Small Press, Indie, and Mini Comics. We have an extensive back issue collection and we also carry Statues, Toys, T-shirts, DVDs, Trading Cards, Books and more!!
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TASCHEN New York, New York State
  107 Greene Street - Manhattan - New York, NY              
TASCHEN is happy to announce the opening of our second store in Los Angeles at the historic Farmers Market. This store follows the opening of Beverly Hills location in 2003. The new store is located inside the historic Clock Tower on the threshold of The Grove and the world-famous Farmers Market. A wide range of TASCHEN books will be for sale. Philippe Starck has designed the space – as he has done with all TASCHEN Stores in New York, Paris, and Beverly Hills.
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Town Book Store, New Jersey
  270 E. Broad St. - Westfield, NJ              
The Town Book Store has been serving Westfield and neighboring communities since 1934. According to the American Booksellers Association, we are the last independent book store located in Union County, New Jersey. In today’s rapidly changing retail environment, The Town Book Store remains one constant where shoppers can find a first-rate literary selection with friendly, personalized service in an attractive, convenient setting. Whether you are reading for escape, for comfort, to gain knowledge, for pure pleasure or as a source of lively conversation, visit or call us at The Town Book Store and we can match you up with the right book.
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Borders Express, New York State
  2655 Richmond Ave - Staten Island, NY              
Throughout our more than 1,000 stores, Borders is finding new ways to help our customers create richer and more satisfying lives through knowledge and entertainment.
Headquartered in Ann Arbor, Michigan, Borders Group, Inc., is a publicly held company with 2008 consolidated sales of $3.2 billion. Our stock trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol BGP. Borders Group operates over 515 Borders superstores in the U.S.; three stores in Puerto Rico; and approximately 377 stores in the Waldenbooks Specialty Retail segment, including Waldenbooks, Borders Express, Borders airport stores, and Borders Outlet. Borders Group owns London-based Paperchase Products Limited, a retailer of stationery, cards and gifts with 124 locations outside the U.S., including stand-alone stores and concessions. There are also 337 Paperchase shops located within U.S.
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Drama Book Shop, New York State
  250 W. 40th Street - New York, NY              
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Your source for materials on all aspects of the performing arts. Two levels of books including more space for reading and browsing. Located southeast of the Port Authority Bus Terminal.
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Desert Island, New York State
  540 Metropolitan ave - Brooklyn, NY              
Books, comics, prints and stuff.
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Manhattan Books, New York State
  150 Chambers Street - Manhattan - New York, NY              
Offering competitive pricing on both new and used textbooks. Also offering a book buy-back program. Manhattan Books is located near the Borough of Manhattan Community College, The College of Insurance, College of New Rochelle-D.C. 37 campus, Pace University, and Stuyvesant High School.
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Watchung Booksellers, New Jersey
  54 Fairfield Street - Watchung Plaza - Montclair, NJ              
Your Community Bookstore.
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Booktowne, New Jersey
  171 Main Street - Manasquan, NJ              
Having spent my first career in education and been a lover of good books, I hoped my next career would include books. I have always believed every town should have their own community bookstore, a place filled with good books, the type that get people to feel, to think, discuss, laugh and enjoy. To prepare for this goal, I worked part-time at a bookstore and learned the day to day operations. I took a course on the essentials of opening a quality bookstore and visited as many bookstores in New Jersey as I could. I found many bookstore owners to be both warm and generous with their time. Many of these owners have become close colleagues and remain a strong network helping my own bookstore, thrive and grow.
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Raconteur Books, New Jersey
  431 Main Street - Metuchen, NJ              
An eclectic mix of museum, bookshop, theatre, and saloon. Filmmakers, musicians, writers, and poets all regularly rent our space for premieres, readings, and concerts. Rental is for three hours and includes 25 folding chairs, podium, music stand(s) and/or screen -- all set up by our staff prior to your event. Our digital projector is not included in the initial rental fee, but can be arranged for a small, additional cost.
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Atlantic Book Shops, New Jersey
  500 N. Bay Ave. - Beach Haven, NJ              
Providing the best selection of books, in convenient locations, at great prices, with customer service that is second to none.
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Clinton Book Shop, New Jersey
  12 East Main Street - Clinton, NJ              
For more than 35-years the we have been dedicated to preserving the time- honored art of bookselling in the historic town of Clinton, New Jersey. Our promise to our customers is that we will provide quality service, informed recommendations and continue to support schools, non-profits and civic organzations that are the backbone of our community. We offer a full-service book shop with all of the conveniences that you need and the personal service that delivers with the knowledge that without you, we would not be permitted to be part of the vibrant community that makes Clinton, New Jersey and the surrounding are, the gem of Hunterdon Count
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Booktrader of Hamilton, New Jersey
  2421 Nottingham Way - Hamilton, NJ              
Selling all paperbacks for 1/2 their retail cost and hardcovers sell for $5. Some books may be priced slightly higher but will be clearly marked. A selection of bookmarks, magnets and other items, discounted 20%.
Accepting books for store credit only. You will get 20% of the retail price on paperback books in credit, and can use your store credit for 1/2 the purchase of books from the store. We accept limited hardcovers for which you will receive 20% of our sell cost.
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On Military Matters, New Jersey
  31 West Broad St - Hopewell, NJ              
Order Department is open Monday thru Saturday 10am to 6pm. Retail Shop is open Thursdays & Fridays 10am to 6pm, Saturday 10am to 5pm on, other times by chance or appointment. Please keep in mind that if you are driving any distance, call first.
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Paranormal Books & Curiosities, New Jersey
  627 Cookman Avenue - Asbury Park, NJ              
From birthday parties to corporate functions, the bookstore combines elegance with the extraordinary, all in one beautiful setting. Invite your guests to explore the unknown with a haunted cocktail brunch, a murder mystery dinner or afternoon tea complete with tea leaf readings. Everything from decor, invitations, entertainment and catering can call be arranged with us to custom create your perfectly paranormal party.
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R.J. Julia Booksellers, Connecticut
  768 Boston Post Rd. - Madison, CT              
Located in the shoreline town of Madison, Connecticut, RJ Julia Booksellers has always been a place of inspiration, information, and excitement.
RJ Julia opened 20 years ago as an independent bookstore whose mission was, and is, to be a place where words matter, where writer meets reader, where the ambiance and selection and merchandising of books creates an atmosphere that is welcoming and presents the opportunity for discovery. Ultimately we are fiercely committed to putting the right book in the right hand.