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Coas Books

Open Now: 09:00 - 19:00
Open today: 09:00 - 19:00
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Could have stayed for hours

When you walk inside, you're hit by the slightly musty smell and feel of old books. I was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mary D
Littleton, Colorado
If you love books, this is the place

If you visit Las Cruces and need something to read, this is the place. Coas is a huge reseller of... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2018
Las Cruces, New Mexico
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Coas Books is New Mexico’s largest second-hand bookstore with more than 500,000 books in stock! We have an incredible selection of new and used books — including regional and out-of-print books —, CDs, DVDs, Vinyl, VHS, audio books, and games. Coas...more
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317 N Main St, Las Cruces, NM 88001-1279
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When you walk inside, you're hit by the slightly musty smell and feel of old books. I was mesmerized in that very instant. There are rows and rows of old books (and new ones too) as far as the eye could see. I was so...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Mary D
Reviewed 10 August 2018

If you visit Las Cruces and need something to read, this is the place. Coas is a huge reseller of books. I've been visiting this place for over 30 years and they never disappoint. They have a massive selection of fiction and nonfiction books on...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 25 October 2017

Excellent used bookstore in the downtown area with many good books and friendly staff. I was able to find some children's books in French for my class.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank sabimax
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Love, love this place ... lots of selection in all genres. Well organized & friendly staff to help. Puzzles, vinyls, books on cd, hard backs, paper packs, collectibles ... they've got it all.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank KatherineH309
Reviewed 8 August 2017

We go the downtown square a lot and one the mandatory stops is Coas Bookstore. Wall to wall and aisle to aisle are book from everything and really good prices. I even bought books for grad school here when I was in grad school. I...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Joel M
Reviewed 7 June 2017

This has been called the best bookstore in NM and I can't disagree. It is to NM what Powell's is to Portland. I didn't even get in the front door but spent about a half hour browsing the $1 racks outside! The clerks graciously agreed...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

The Coas Bookstore is a long standing pillar of our community. The art of reading books is not lost! This store has a wide range of literature to choose from and is a quiet and relaxing place to sit and read at. Also, their sister...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 19 May 2017

Be ready to spend a lot of time here! There are a lot of books under one roof. Very helpful stafff and great finds!

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank Becky M
Reviewed 5 April 2017

This book store is downtown and is very large. They have an excellent selection of used books and some new books mostly by local writers. Very close of a good Mexican restaurant - Rosie's.

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank Pippadude
Reviewed 3 October 2016

This is such a great bookstore. If you're really into books, you can find rare and out-of-print titles, and some beautiful old editions, for very reasonable prices. They have books in every genre imaginable, and their literature section is especially fabulous. They are very customer-oriented,...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Kaoru T
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