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Recycled Books

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Address: 200 North Locust Street, Denton, TX 76201
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+1 940-566-5688
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Awesome Book Store

Recycled books is a must go in store for any book lover. My kids absolutely love this place. We always end up getting a few books every time we go. The prices are great as... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Denton, Texas
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Denton, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Recycled books is a must go in store for any book lover. My kids absolutely love this place. We always end up getting a few books every time we go. The prices are great as well. Do yourself a favor and go in and look around this historic building on the square.

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Thank tobyl17
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

This is a huge old store that sits on the historical Denton downtown square. Theres plenty of places to eat, drink, shop, & stroll. This is a wonderful place to just sit & read for hours. They buy new & used books, cds, dvds, and yes, even vinyl records from the old days. The prices are rock bottom & they... More 

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Denton, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Be prepared to walk back in time, to a day lost in dreams of yesteryear, books and stories and imaginarium of tomorrows asleep until read and alive in the memories of your mind. Pick a book, any book, and imagine the hands that might have held it. The room that it once sat in. The life of the person or... More 

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Lake Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

This bookstore is a classic store on Denton Square. They have a wide variety of items including books, movies, cd's, etc. You can find anything you might want or need.

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Thank Mary F
Oak Point, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Go when you have a few hours to kill and you won't be done be the end of it. There are lots of levels and rooms to explore, all with different surprises and amazing prices! If you are into vinyl, it's there right when you come in the door. Otherwise, just visit to waste away an afternoon exploring, finding treasures,... More 

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Denton, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Recycled Books is simply the coolest bookstore you have ever visited. Imagine a hoarder, who only collects books, records, and dvd's; then have him store his eclectic collection of goods in a purple mansion right in the heart of the downtown landscape. 1 part haunted house, 1 part bookstore. No matter your passion or hobby, it has a section on... More 

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Thank Jonathan P
Denton, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

My wife and I first met Don and Lucy, the founders on Oakland street across from TWU. It is amazing to see how they have grown. Don has become an expert on all kinds of books and records. His knowledge and expertise is wide and varied.

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Thank westviewtrl
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

There is very little reason to do a "quick stop" here, although it is doable if you know exactly what you are looking for and how to ask for it. There are all sorts of treasures to be found here!! And they even buy back some as well! Always one of my favorite places in Denton. Love the history of... More 

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Denton, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

Again, I love the smell of old books. Reminds me of happy childhood times. Super selection and reasonably priced.

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

Plan on some time when you visit this bookstore housed in an old opera house on the Denton Square. It is a treasure-trove for music-lovers as well as book-lovers. Much of the music collection is likely due to the prestigious music school at the University of North Texas in Denton. This store has some of the most esoteric books one... More 

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