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I just had to come in here! There are a lot of different kinds of books with emphasis from the... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2017
Marta E
El Paso, Texas
Quaint, but stocked bookstore

Thousands and thousands of books here. You might to look around a bit, though all areas are... read more

Reviewed 8 June 2017
Joel M
Buda, Texas
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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Ducked in to the book shop while walking through la Mesilla Historic district. This place is full of books and atmosphere. Plenty of seats to plop down and check out a new read. This is not the place to find tons of best sellers like...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 24 November 2017

Unique bookstore located in historic La Mesilla. Great selection of books and cards. The children's book section is also very good.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 18 August 2017

I just had to come in here! There are a lot of different kinds of books with emphasis from the Southwest which just happens to be where I hang my hat! I bought a book on western stories, but I could have bought more! There...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Marta E
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Thousands and thousands of books here. You might to look around a bit, though all areas are labeled. Actually found a book I needed in graduate school here. Books primarily focus on New Mexico and the Southwest, but there is also a children's section and...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Joel M
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Right on the plaza, the Mesilla Book Center has plenty of books on local hiistory and western lore. If they don't have what you need, they will gladly order it for you. A nice way to spend an hour or two, browsing and buying. A...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Edie F
Reviewed 31 January 2017

We enjoyed the great selection of books, especially those on history of the area. Wondering if the "Harris" lady is still there, she cost me my shirt. Will try to see you this fall on our return from the East coast. John and Judi

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank heidiw502017
Reviewed 8 January 2017

The Mesilla Book Center is an independent bookstore that specializes in books focused on New Mexico and the Southwest. Part of the charm of the bookstore is its organization. If you are a neat freak, the organization of the bookstore will give you fits. If...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Laura H
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Wonderful proprietor have us great tip on where to eat in the area and other hints for good shops. Plus, she had a map that helped a lot. Thanks to her!

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank shellyc2016
Reviewed 18 July 2016

We always stop here when passing through Las Cruces. Friendly dogs greet us with a smile as does the woman who owns and operates this store. We got a great tip on an attraction unknown to us. Very nice store. Highly recommended. Next door to...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Walker S
Reviewed 1 April 2016

A visit to this store should be on the itinerary of anyone who stops for an hour or two in the small historic town of Mesilla on the edge of Las Cruces. The collection of Southwest themed publications is impressive, the staff are loquacious, and...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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