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Parker says "We need support places like this while we still have them."

I love to read and I for sure patronize both online and brick-and-mortar chains, but there's... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
ParkerSturbridge
Great selection!

This is such a quaint and lovely independent bookstore. The employees all post their own reviews... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2018
adastra78d
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Woodbury, Connecticut
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10 Jul 2018
“Parker says "We need support places like this while we still have them."”
24 Jun 2018
“Great selection!”
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House of Books is a charming, upscale bookshop in a historic building in beautiful Kent. We offer a full selection of books on all subjects. Featuring: Quality literature, books on art, history and politics, biographies, fiction A vault filled with...more
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10 N Main St, Kent, CT 06757-1511
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+1 860-927-4104
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

I love to read and I for sure patronize both online and brick-and-mortar chains, but there's nothing quite like a locally owned bookstore. Creaky, a bit dusty, aromatic with that book smell, it is a unique experience. They don't carry everything, but they'll gladly order...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 25 June 2018

This is such a quaint and lovely independent bookstore. The employees all post their own reviews for "Top Picks." Besides a wide choice of gift ideas such as candles, journals, and unique cards, there is a great children's section, too. The store carries the latest...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 22 June 2018

When I knew we were driving through Kent on our way to Massachusetts, I insisted we stop at House of Books. I found a used book on modern art and a biography I've been looking for by one of my favorite writers. This bookstore is...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Fun browsing books and hearing ideas from the proprietors. Definite plan to return. Good selection for our grandkids too

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

We visited Kent today and they had a town wide festival. The house of books had a sidewalk sale. They had table of books to browse.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Very cozy and many selections of books to choose from! Great to get lost in and enjoy! Very well organized!

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

For anyone within miles of Kent, the drive is well worth it to this neighborhood gem. While you're in town, head to Kent Falls and grab a bite at the neighborhood diner down the block!

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 18 November 2016

The House of Books is a great little book store in the center of Kent. Good selection of current best sellers. Great children section also, Friendly staff. Happy reading. Pete

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

They offer a large variety of new and some used books. They have some gift items and art supplies also. They have a section of staff recommended books too.

Date of experience: June 2016
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