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Northshire Bookstore

4869 Main St, Manchester, VT 05255-8918
+1 802-362-2200
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Quaint and Interesting

We have a bookstore similar to this at home but it's still worth the trip. Lots to see and plenty... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2017
via mobile
Come for the Coffee, stay for the Browse

I stumbled into this oasis after a day of walking the town. Enjoyed a terrific dark roast and... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2017
David B
Holland, Michigan
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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 magazine. Come see why so many people rave about this full-service, old world but up-to-date store. Many gifts as well as books and a whole floor devoted to Children!
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  • Very good6%
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4869 Main St, Manchester, VT 05255-8918
+1 802-362-2200
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Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

We have a bookstore similar to this at home but it's still worth the trip. Lots to see and plenty of books and trinkets. I loved the layout and we spent a good amount of time here and I could have easily spent more!

Thank Von1287
Reviewed 3 April 2017

I stumbled into this oasis after a day of walking the town. Enjoyed a terrific dark roast and browsed the nooks and crannies of this delightful book lovers' refuge. Wandered back in the evening to hear a renowned Boston sports writer speak and sign his...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Great big book store. Huge variety of all different kinds of books and magazines. The impulse items and gifts are phenomenal. I picked up a pocket sized U.S. Constitution. Can't go wrong with great material !

Thank Steve T
Reviewed 2 April 2017

This is a great independent bookshop.The stock is comprehensive and well displayed.Staff are knowledgeable and friendl y.Well worth a visit manchester is lucky to have such a fine bookshop with such a wide selection of titles

Thank Peter and Linda H
Reviewed 24 March 2017

This is THE bookstore. I have been waiting to revisit this bookstore for a few years. Now I think it will be a yearly visit. It is fabulous. We literally spent the day here. We went in and browsed for awhile, checking out all the...More

Thank Jonem93
Reviewed 23 March 2017

I was visiting friends in VT, and we went to this bookstore as my friend had been there before and wanted to show it to me! What a treasure, and very large! Could've spent hours here! Very fun place, lots of neat stuff and books!...More

Thank barbara2020
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

This place is huge. It was so nice to walk around all the different sections. It was quaint and had different souvenirs to big as well. There is a large children's section on the top floor of the bookstore. My boyfriend is not a reader...More

Thank Chris L
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Great, full service bookstore, in a huge expanded old house. A book lovers bookstore. Easy to spend hours here.

Thank Dltreks
Reviewed 24 February 2017

This is where my parents used to bring me when we were visiting my grandparents. The store is just as magical, with a knowledgable staff and the creaky woods floors I always loved. My kids holed up in the children's section for a good hour,...More

Thank dbott42
Reviewed 15 February 2017

I have been coming to this bookstore ever since I moved up to Vermont in 2010. This bookstore has a great atmosphere, friendly help and of course books as far as the eye can see. There is even some nice homemade beauty products as you...More

Thank baileyodonnell
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