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Derby Square Bookstore

215 Essex St, Salem, MA 01970-3785
+1 978-745-8804
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Great indie bookstore

I loved this place. I always try to visit a good, local bookstore. This one is just adorable. So... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2016
Joy B
via mobile
Quirky Bookstore

This is a very crowded bookstore in the heart of downtown Salem. It is so overcrowded that... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2015
Mark P
via mobile
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
26 Jul 2016
“Great indie bookstore ”
19 Jul 2015
“Quirky Bookstore”
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215 Essex St, Salem, MA 01970-3785
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+1 978-745-8804
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Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

I loved this place. I always try to visit a good, local bookstore. This one is just adorable. So many fun things. Yes it is small and can be crowded. But it's not meant to be a mega bookstore. I bought a few Salem themed...More

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Reviewed 20 July 2015 via mobile

This is a very crowded bookstore in the heart of downtown Salem. It is so overcrowded that leisurely browsing is difficult. This is not a place that causes me to regret the rise of Amazon.

Thank Mark P
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Reviewed 24 January 2014

This bookstore is like nothing I've seen before. A great experience. It's a small, "cozy" (crammed) bookstore with a ton of great deals on books. The books are stacked nearly to the ceiling. It's very cool. Go see it if you're in Salem!

2  Thank Emily2450
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Reviewed 1 November 2013

My boyfriend grew up in Salem and has been raving about this place for a while. We made the trip up from DC to visit family and stopped in. This place is FULL of books! Some are old, some are new, and while it isn't...More

3  Thank Jennifercw20011
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Reviewed 22 October 2013

This is not a bookstore for families, but if you love books than you have to stop by and take a look. If you find a book in the stacks, rest assured they can retrieve it for you. It's like a book store that is...More

3  Thank GigiOrlFl
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Reviewed 4 August 2013

Being in here with my sister we felt as though we had gone back to our childhood and discovered the birth place of the never ending story. Great place for book lovers

3  Thank Lisa-A-82
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Reviewed 9 March 2012

Quirky, jam-packed store that sells remaindered books. Great quality and selection....FANTASTIC atmosphere! Friendly staff. A book-lover's paradise.

3  Thank CarrieAlma
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