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A great place for new and used books

This may be a small store but it is certainly mighty in its selections. The owners keep an... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2018
Sykesville, Maryland
Nice bookstore in a nice town

We have lived near Sykesville for more than 20 years and today was the first time i actually... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2018
ron c
Finksburg, Maryland
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7 Aug 2018
“A great place for new and used books”
22 Jul 2018
“Nice bookstore in a nice town”
Independent General Bookstore in quaint historical Sykesville. Children's room has train table, there is seating for relaxation and conversation. Literary events and author visits are regular happenings at A Likely Story.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
7566 Main St, Sykesville, MD 21784-7342
+1 410-795-1718
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Reviewed 8 August 2018

This may be a small store but it is certainly mighty in its selections. The owners keep an ecclectic variety so I dare anyone to not find a tome to tickle their fancy. They have an impressive array of local history, your not run of...More

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Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

We have lived near Sykesville for more than 20 years and today was the first time i actually entered the bookstore. My wife and i were pleasantly surprised by the selection and size of the store. My wife wanted a hardcopy book for our trip...More

Thank ron c
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Kids enjoyed this place. We did order a book, it never arrived. Got a call that it came in but when I went to pick it up it was not there. Disappointing , but still a nice place to browse.

Thank Linda62410
Reviewed 4 October 2017

I thought I was going to find some tiny, run down shop with a huge used book section and a stray cat roaming around sniffing dust... But, alas, no I found none of that. This is a nice, bright, well-stocked bookstore that far surpasses the...More

Thank Mike C
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Great afternoon meeting Brad Thor at this book store. Fun to hear his back stories in this quaint book shop.The question answer time was very informative. Lots of books to buy here - could have stayed for a long while.Planning to come back again and...More

Thank Mariannefinley
Reviewed 18 April 2017

I am a book lover and I believe this is the best small time bookstore I have ever found!! The selection and the way the store is displayed are awesome. I could spend all day looking around and would not feel pressured into buying or...More

Thank carrollconcessions
Reviewed 8 April 2017

A Likely Story Bookstore is located on quaint Sykesville Main Street, a town that is gaining a lot of positive attention as a great place to shop and eat. While many modern shopping centers/malls are trying to copy an old-fashioned main street look, Sykesville is...More

Thank Dan S
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