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MacIntosh Books & Paper

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Beautiful island bookstore

Loved the variety this little bookstore had! The $1 cart was great! There was a little something... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Lucy N
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Yulee, Florida, United States
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Always at least one visit here when on the island

Very pleasant, small book store. No food, but a very pleasant cat, fun cards and lots of books... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2018
David B
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Gainesville, Florida
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Established in 1960, MacIntosh Books is a Sanibel tradition. Featuring a wonderful selection of well-curated of books for all ages, in all genres. You'll also find stationery and great gift items essential for the relaxed, island life. We wrap, ship...more
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2330 Palm Ridge Rd, Suite 6, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-3280
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the variety this little bookstore had! The $1 cart was great! There was a little something for everyone in here. The shop kitty was the icing on top. Tourist or islander, this a wonderful place to go!

Thank Lucy N
Reviewed 16 August 2018

Very pleasant, small book store. No food, but a very pleasant cat, fun cards and lots of books about Sanibel and Captiva. Food is next door and one can buy a book, food and eat under the umbrellas. My wife and I chatted with the...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Brady, a beautiful Tuxedo cat rescued from the shelter, is on hand to welcome you with "open paws" as you come into the bookstore to shop not only for any book you might desire but various other items such as cards, puzzles, stationary and gifts....More

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Rebecca B, Owner at MacIntosh Books & Paper, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2018

Thank you so much for your kind words! I’m happy to hear you enjoyed the shop and our sweet Brady. See you next time. Safe travels :)

Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

This is a wonderful bookstore with so much more than books! A great place for gifts and cards, along with books! They are happy to special order what they don’t have.

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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

It's been 2 1/2!years since we were in Sanibel, but it's always been our tradition to visit Macintosh Books. When my sons were little, I always found quite a few new authors for them there and today at ages 11 and 13, I'm happy to...More

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Reviewed 1 May 2018

nice, clean, organized shop that we went to 2x. great place to get a couple of books for the beach....

Thank Pat L
Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

A great place to find a book for the beach, friendly helpful service will insure you find what you are looking for and if you can not find it they are more than happy to order it for you.

Thank James H
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed playing Where's Waldo and the eclectic selection of books! The oldest bookstore on Sanibel. Must see!

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