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Northshire Bookstore

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Fabulous - what a gem!

Stumbled on this shop, went in and the shop just went on and on and on. Such a delightful range of... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Mac097
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London
Wonderful bookstore!

I was in town on business, and I often try to find a little gift to bring home to my boyfriend... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Faith D
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Dallas, TX, United States
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Northshire Bookstore is a family-owned, independent bookstore. We are one of the largest bookstores in New England. Northshire Bookstore was voted Best Bookstore in the country by Publishers Weekly magazine and Best of New England by Yankee...more
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4869 Main St, Manchester, VT 05255-8918
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Stumbled on this shop, went in and the shop just went on and on and on. Such a delightful range of books and stuff - do take a look, and buy something to keep it going!!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was in town on business, and I often try to find a little gift to bring home to my boyfriend. This was an adorable bookstore, and they also had a good selection of used books. I quickly found an architecture book that I knew...More

Thank Faith D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been visiting Manchester, Vermont for many years and a stop at the Northshire Bookstore is a must! It gets better with each visit - if that's possible. The selection is vast and there are many cozy rooms and nooks to explore. They make it...More

Thank lhm11gem
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the last of the Mohicans. An independent et n bookstore that provides excellent recommendations, has a great knowledgeable staff and a large selection. It has a well stocked cafe with wifi where you can begin to read your books or just hang out....More

Thank Robert F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am an avid reader and when I’m on vacation I like to find little bookstores to peruse their shelves and pick a good book to relax with. The Northshire Bookstore is a sweet country shop with shelves of favorites to explore

Thank lollygal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A larger book store that's fully independent!! The staff is great and very knowledgeable. I do 90% of my birthday and Holiday shopping here. There's also some crafts and toys available as well. A must stop if you're visiting. You can spend hours here easily.

Thank Adventure172588
Reviewed 9 September 2018

Always have to visit this bookstore when visiting Manchester. It is right in town and looks bigger inside than it does on the outside. Numerous floors to wander around and thousands and thousands of books of all kinds. A real treasure. When so many bookstores...More

Thank 298Kevin
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Worth a quick visit to support old brick and mortar bookstores. Book selection was decent though for the small size of the store. Staff was hit and miss. Helpful or dismissive depended on who you got.

Thank Igmont
Reviewed 28 August 2018

The Northshire Bookstore is more than just books. It is a great community gathering place with fabulous things to read, look at, listen to, taste. The HUB of Manchester, and a gem of a place to visit.

Thank Sally D
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

We frequent this bookstore weekly and our town would truly be incomplete without it. Truth be told, when we started coming to Manchester Northshire was a highlight. We had many a date meandering through, enjoying the cafe and finding a good book to plop down...More

Thank Kaitlyn Z
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