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Gallery Bookshop & Bookwinkle's Children's Books

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Best Bookstore Ever! A Real GEM!

More than just a bookstore. Books of every genre, great children's section, calendars, greeting... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Mendocino, California
I could spend hours here

Wonderful independent bookstore with very knowledgeable and helpful staff. Great selection and... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2017
Mary G
Dallas, Texas
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“ole fashioned”(2 reviews)
This bookstore caters to adults and children.
Main, Kasten Streets, Mendocino, CA
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All reviews book store children's section ole fashioned non fiction staff picks great reminder small town local history all ages author calendar browse genre shelves pages gifts cookbook
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

More than just a bookstore. Books of every genre, great children's section, calendars, greeting cards, author book signing, local events, and all with a beautiful view of the ocean.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank DianeCasparCottage
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Wonderful independent bookstore with very knowledgeable and helpful staff. Great selection and helpful recommendations. Staff was skilled at asking me insightful questions to help guide their recommendations.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Mary G
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

This bookstore is awesome and not just for books - calendar selection is amazing every time, even Celtic acessories and socks! I try to stop here every time I visit Mendo!

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Fun book store with lots of other neat items including a nice selection of cards. A little surprised not to see any of Donald Bain's Murder She Wrote books on the shelves.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank livinglife4
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

This is a good ole fashioned book store, with staff picks and a friendly staff. In a world of digital everything, this is a great reminder of the importance and pleasure of holding a real book in your hand and the smell of the print...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank legsbell
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Of all the shops on Main Street, Gallery Books is the place to go for a taste of Mendocino community. This is the real deal, where one can browse shelves of thoughtfully selected books, many with handwritten reviews provided by staff and regular customers. Locals...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 19 April 2017

Did you travel to the north coast and forget your reading material? Stop by this excellent bookstore— it has a great selection of books for serious readers (non-fiction, fiction, history, cookbooks, nature/travel, kids, and much more) and other things too. Or buy books there to...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank kada09
Reviewed 29 December 2016

This is a great little bookstore right in town. Very nice staff and a good selection of books, calendars, etc...

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank kalin f
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Excellent, diverse, independent bookstore. Bought way too many books that are being shipped home. Helpful staff@

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank pamaladlarsen
Reviewed 18 September 2016

We get up to Mendocino about twice a year and we really love this bookstore. It's a lovely place to browse and loiter and has great books, nicknacks, cards, calendars, etc.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Sue D
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