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This is what a bookstore should look like

The downtown streets are under construction, so we stopped at the bookstore for directions to a... read more

Reviewed 10 December 2018
Robert P
Nice finds

Joel,the owner,is very knowledgeable and will help you find whatever it is you may be looking for... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2018
Pawtucket, Rhode Island
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Reviewed 10 December 2018

The downtown streets are under construction, so we stopped at the bookstore for directions to a nearby eating place. Once inside, we were greeted by the owner who wanted to personally show books. We are book lovers and history lovers. His shelfs were loaded with...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Robert P
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

Joel,the owner,is very knowledgeable and will help you find whatever it is you may be looking for. The store is adorable with various sections and rooms including a children's book room. The on-street parking can be tough on the weekends but it's definitely worth a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank renat6
Reviewed 14 July 2018

Landmark Bookselllers is located in downtown Franklin. A small adjacent parking lot offers free parking while shopping. There are books (both new and used) throughout the historical building. He offers a nice selection of Franklin and Nashville books.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Landmark Booksellers is the perfect bookstore. It has new and used books. When I walked in I was immediately greeted and told how the bookstore was laid out. I love all the decorations and art. It felt like I was in someone’s comfy home library....More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank RamonaL34
Reviewed 30 September 2017

One of the best used bookstores in all of the southeast. Stop by and enjoy conversation with Joel or Carol Tomlin, the proprietors.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Kraig M
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

This bookstore is amazing. The owner was very friendly let us know what types of books he had. The store itself was lovely and the upstairs had a really nice porch that faced the street. I would recommend that anyone who is in Franklin stop...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank nillas12
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

Very cool bookstore! Combination of rare and new\used books. The owner was so welcoming and friendly. Will definitely return!

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank marshac31
Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

A beautiful old building in downtown Franklin where seasonal performances, classic and children's plays are held for the public. The seating capacity is on the small side so there isn't a bad seat to be had. If you haven't attended you will be surprised by...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Jandabaker
Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

If you like books, this is the place. Pricy, but the finds are quality and rare. Very nice owner. Eudora Welty signed! Walker Percy...many others! You can find a mass of southern authors alongside Hemingway. Nice owner. Very welcoming. Off the path, but worth the...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank WacoWoody
belmontguy, Public Relations Manager at Landmark Booksellers, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2016

Thank you so much, I will pass it on to the owners!

Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

After visiting Carnton Plantation this was a must stop as we love local bookstores. This is one of the best. Great selection of western books. We were pleased and surprised to meet a local author whose first book we had read. The owner offered us...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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