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Oh so fun to spend a few hours

I love this place! It's so eclectic and charming. The set up and little cafe makes me just want to... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2018
Esterina D
Fabulous Independent Book Store

RJ Julia is a wonderful, independent bookstore. It is well stocked, comfortable and has nice decor... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2018
Villanova, Pennsylvania
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768 Boston Post Rd, Madison, CT 06443-3047
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Reviewed 1 June 2018

I love this place! It's so eclectic and charming. The set up and little cafe makes me just want to read every book! There is a great children's section too.

Thank Esterina D
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

RJ Julia is a wonderful, independent bookstore. It is well stocked, comfortable and has nice decor. The staff is very helpful and knowledgeable. The children’s book department is amazing. There is a lovely selection of gift items. There are talks by authors. You must visit...More

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Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

I cannot speak highly enough about this place. I took my 18 year old autistic client today since it was raining and we needed something to do. For myself, I can’t get over the amount of books, and the little reviews left by customers are...More

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Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

What a gorgeous book store! Enjoyed meeting Ms. Bass and listening to her read passages from her book One Goal.

1  Thank Elizabeth W
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

I have lived in Madison for 4 years. I love this bookstore. The little recommendation cards from the staff that are near the books are a wonderful touch. It also has a little cafe that is fun to eat at.

Thank River332015
Reviewed 13 January 2018

Having just been to another author event - Kristan Higgins and Sonali Dev, yay! - I'm reminded of just how fantastic RJ Julia's is. It's the book store you wish every town had: enough titles to make your head spin, friendly staff and a tasty...More

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Reviewed 27 November 2017

I'm sure this has all been said before-- this is a gem of a bookstore (which also sells many gift items and has a cafe too!). I could spend hours (and a lot of money) in this shop. I love all the personal recommendations for...More

Thank Reader27
Reviewed 27 October 2017

What more could anyone ask for than to get a great book and good food at the same time. This was my first visit to this shop suggested by a friend when we met for lunch, and it did not disappoint. It was a rainy...More

Thank Judy N
Reviewed 4 October 2017

I mean ever, the wide selection of books many with reviews by staffers, a great diverse children's section and the constant meet and greet talks with all types of authors. The staff is very helpful and knowledgeable. This is the way a bookstore should be,...More

Thank Cindy H
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Julia's has a lovely, open, welcoming feel. I love bookshops in general and this is certainly an excellent example of that with a great range of books and knowledgable staff. I think what makes RJ Julia's a great place to visit is the combination of...More

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