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Malaprop's Bookstore

55 Haywood St, Asheville, NC 28801-2834
+1 828-254-6734
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I love a good bookstore!

Bookstores and libraries - I can’t get enough! Malaprop’s is an independent bookstore. Has a... read more

Reviewed yesterday
jllohrky
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Chicago, Illinois
via mobile
Helpful and friendly!

The staff at Malaprop Bookstore was very friendly and responsive. When they did not have a couple... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Donald V
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Evansville IN
via mobile
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  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
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“blind date” (7 reviews)
“local authors” (7 reviews)
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55 Haywood St, Asheville, NC 28801-2834
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+1 828-254-6734
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"independent book"
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"blind date"
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"local authors"
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"gift items"
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"children's section"
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"love books"
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"paper wrapped"
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"book selection"
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"graphic novels"
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"book signing"
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"great local spot"
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"book store"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Bookstores and libraries - I can’t get enough! Malaprop’s is an independent bookstore. Has a little cafe in it but I did not check that out. I was immersed in the books. New books, local authors, local interest. They have it all complete with a...More

Thank jllohrky
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The staff at Malaprop Bookstore was very friendly and responsive. When they did not have a couple of the items I was looking for they located them with another vendor andhave me the info needed to follow up! Nice to have 'sales' staff willing to...More

Thank Donald V
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Reviewed 24 March 2018

I love the independent bookstores versus the large chain stores and this one will not disappoint. It is much larger than I expected and had a large selection of not only books, but gift items as well. This is a great find in downtown Asheville.

Thank vikingteacher
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Reviewed 16 March 2018

We love bookstores!! They have beautiful journals and calendars, fun coffee mugs and clever gifts for the bookworm in your life. As we were looking at a book on the history of Rome, one of the employees stopped and told us how much she enjoyed...More

Thank SandBAtlanta
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Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

I love visiting local independent bookshops while on vacation. Malaprop’s did not disappoint. The bookseller was knowledgeable and directed me to the perfect novel. We also picked up a blind date with a book for our son and I can’t wait to see what he...More

Thank kabjackson
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Reviewed 8 February 2018

What a great find this little bookstore is. It is packed with wonderful title on a variety of subjects with something for all ages. I can spend hours here browsing, sitting and reading, enjoying a cup of coffee and a sweet something, etc. The staff...More

Thank K8269EKsue
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Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Independent book stores are so hard to come by these days. This one is quite quaint and a pleasure to browse in. I don’t mind spending a few extra dollars to support local businesses like this. The staff were kind and quite helpful. Looking forward...More

1  Thank CharlotteReviewer
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

As most who walk into bookstores, I love to read ... and browse. This book store was busy on this day, but I came upon the 'blind date' book section and thought it was a neat idea. I purchased two of these books to exchange...More

Thank Beach Bum Woman
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

As a local in the Asheville area, Malaprops is one of the bookstores I support. The staff is knowledgeable, and they have very interesting choices of slightly off the beaten track items.

1  Thank lee997
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Reviewed 21 October 2017

My husband and I went looking for this independent bookstore while visiting Asheville. I loved the owner's story on their website... a political exile from a communist country with a passion for freedom of expression. She stated censorship has no place here. So I was...More

3  Thank Lowcountry7
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