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Excelsior Bay Books

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redhead wrote a review Jul 2020
Mound, Minnesota3 contributions
Things have changed since the new ownership! I have travelled from Mound to visit this bookstore for years. My sons and I have had many wonderful memories made in Excelsior Bay Books. Things just seem "different" under the new ownership, not exactly sure what it is, but it feels different, foreign. I will make another trek to the store and if I haven't my old feelings once again, i will find another small town bookseller to do business with.
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Date of experience: June 2020
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Kaylene K wrote a review Mar 2019
Excelsior, Minnesota10 contributions1 helpful vote
We love this gem of our small community. If they don't have what you want they will order with quick turnaround.
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Date of experience: February 2019
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tessalovestravel wrote a review May 2018
Wayzata, Minnesota130 contributions29 helpful votes
I have been stopping into this quaint local bookstore since my children were toddlers. It is special in so many ways. Friendly and helpful staff and a nice place to browse books but also a great place to take little ones for book time.
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Date of experience: April 2018
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dhealey2016 wrote a review Feb 2018
Minneapolis, Minnesota22 contributions20 helpful votes
I live 5 minutes from the store, so I go there several times a year. It is a treat. One of the things I like is how they display the books. The books are laid out on a table, and there are many good ones to look at, but not so many that one is overwhelmed. And there is natural light which makes it easy to see everything. Virtually every time I ask about a book the saleswoman will tell me if people like it or not, if she read it, and so on. Can you imagine a bookstore where the staff actually know the books? Yes, it is a pleasure! Of course they special order any books not in stock. Their stock is somewhat limited, as the store is small, which brings me to my only complaint. I don't think their children's offerings are great. Their hours of operation are nice, and all of the staff are nice.
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Date of experience: February 2018
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Maggie55417 wrote a review Jul 2017
Minneapolis, Minnesota7 contributions6 helpful votes
This bookstore is a real gem! The owners are extremely knowledgeable about the merchandise they carry. Ask owner Ellie to recommend a book. She is excellent at finding the right book for each reader. Outstanding selection of children's books. Cute, funky decor and comfy places to sit and read make this a nice shop to spend some time. They also carry a unique assortment of hand puppets and some beautiful pottery.
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Date of experience: July 2017
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