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Amy's Used Books is for "true" book lovers and fans of all kinds of literary collections. My family... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2017
pumpkinnbb
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Port Elgin, New Brunswick
I spent too much money!

On a girl's trip, we decided after seeing pictures on Pinterest, we definitely needed to stop here... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2016
CaSondra S
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“For the love of browsing”
29 Oct 2017
“Over Priced Clutter”
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51 Albion St S, Amherst, Nova Scotia B4H 2W4, Canada
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Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

It was an amazing experience for the eyes and nose! This place is packed and the smell of old books is special. I loved that there was a french section. There are so many layers of books piled on the shelves that it gave me...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

This place has a tonne of books and the owner does seem to know where everything is, but the places is really over crowded and not is not a very enjoyable place to browse. For a place with so many books you would think the...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 5 August 2017

Amy's Used Books is for "true" book lovers and fans of all kinds of literary collections. My family have been visiting Amy's for many years.It's special Amherst warehouse size location never fails to rekindle my love for the printed paper format.It always reminds me of...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed 15 July 2016

On a girl's trip, we decided after seeing pictures on Pinterest, we definitely needed to stop here! It was very difficult to find using Google maps, so I would suggest asking the locals how to get there. All of the books are great - some...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank CaSondra S
Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

Well to start, this place has more material than you could ever go through in a lifetime!! The isles are narrow and tall because thats the only way it would all fit, I was disappointed with the prices though. For a used book the price...More

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed 26 August 2015

Easy to miss when you drive by but a place every book lover should see. Over 400000 books and an owner with an encyclopedic knowledge of his inventory. If you are looking for a long out of print favorite, you will probably find it here....More

Date of experience: August 2015
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