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Northshire Bookstore

4869 Main St, Manchester, VT 05255-8918
+1 802-362-2200
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Quite worthy, one must visit

A good book store is a great haven; NB rocks it. A plentiful selection of books and accouterments... read more

Reviewed 20 November 2016
Brunswick, Maine
Beautiful place to spend hours!

Could have spent all day in here exploring the books and enjoying attached coffee shop. Calm and... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2016
stacey c
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Northshire Bookstore is a family-owned, independent bookstore. We are one of the largest bookstores in New England. Northshire Bookstore was voted Best Bookstore in the country by Publishers Weekly magazine and Best of New England by Yankee magazine. Come see why so many people rave about this full-service, old world but up-to-date store. Many gifts as well as books and a whole floor devoted to Children!
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4869 Main St, Manchester, VT 05255-8918
+1 802-362-2200
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Reviewed 20 November 2016

A good book store is a great haven; NB rocks it. A plentiful selection of books and accouterments, enough to keep a professional browser occupied for a fortnight. The staff eagerly awaits serving the bibliophile. This exceeds any online shopping by a vast margin. We...More

Thank Keydet72
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Could have spent all day in here exploring the books and enjoying attached coffee shop. Calm and well kept. Knowledgeable staff. Delicious baked goods.

Thank stacey c
Reviewed 26 October 2016

The bookstore offers a nice selection altough it a bit crammed. The staff walks in front of customers browsing the shelves without really apologizing. I asked to a staff member if the bookstore has a geopolitic section and he made me repeat the question two...More

Thank maplehuggers
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

My daughter and I love this place. There are three floors and a café attached with a large room with tables so you can sit and have a bite to eat. Lots of lovely books, gift items, and a children's section on the third floor...More

Thank Nancy S
Reviewed 13 October 2016

I went in looking for a book on Vermont in general and Marble in particular and the wait staff could not have been more helpful. They not only gave me multiple titles to explore, but brought me to the section of the bookstore where they...More

Thank Terry H
Reviewed 7 October 2016

A very fine book store with a fabulous children's section. This place is a destination in itself, definitely worth a visit.

Thank IamFredMertz
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Must visit this terrific bookstore-great selection, they also have used books section, not enough time to see everything-will return!

Thank flowergal1400
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Northshore Bookstore has so many nooks and crannies filled with new and used books. Lots of seating areas for browsing your choices. Many gift items are for sale. too. The clerks were not as friendly as one would expect in a place like this.

Thank Garden-golfer
Reviewed 28 September 2016

We just popped into this store but ended up staying over two hours. It has an amazingly good selection of new books and quite a good selection of used books. It also has some great gifts . The children's section was particularly good . It...More

Thank margaret s
Reviewed 19 September 2016

a friend turned me on to the Northshire as her favorite place in all of Vermont, and I have introduced 2 generations and 2 sides of the family to it - we all love this bookstore. Gone are the days of bringing the dog an...More

Thank kipaco
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