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“Good for Kauai”
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Reviewed 14 May 2014

If you live in NY like I do, there is no lacking of bookstores and you can find any book imaginable. However, finding a book in Kauai can be like pulling teeth. Thankfully, Blue House Bookstore has a nice, eclectic, collection of used books to choose from. What was especially nice was that they had books about Kauai that you couldn't find anywhere else.

Thank Daniel R
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Reviewed 24 March 2014

Gently used books and some new ones. Great variety and the young woman/owner is happy to recommend books or add little tid-bits about the author or story.

Thank VCat52
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Reviewed 5 March 2014

I call this excellent because they will do all they can to get you a good read, The folks are mellow, knowledgeable and friendly. Nice spot...I like coffee and books.

Thank KauaiBlueJay
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Reviewed 3 January 2014

fun little used and new book store with cute resident cat :) always find some gem in here....different languages, all ages

Thank remaxcalgary
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Reviewed 31 October 2013

This traditionally-styled bookstore is tucked away on the TOP floor & corner of downtown Kapa'a's historic Dragon building (so yes, u DO have 2 climb a steep-ish flight of stairs to get there!) overlooking the street and ABC store; predictably, it stocks many books about local culture and Kaua'i, but also has a primary inventory of second-hand books - no, NOT the now-customary romances & spy-thrillers = light-reading of airport bookstores, but 'real' bookshop stock! e.g. classic authors (Jane Austen, Jack London) and the classics (Shakespeare, Homer) - etc…but also a wide selection of Childrens' Books - both new, local and vintage. The no-pressure atmosphere and scattering of chairs ensures a pleasant time to browse there. Perfect place for a rainy afternoon! Open every day & early evening (if i remember reading the Hours on the door right…). Only 'complaint' is that they're still relatively new, so they haven't got gift-wrap or paper-bags with their logo in stock yet - clearly, a 'touch' which needs to be remedied immediately &/or ASAP, especially with the Holiday Season right around the corner.

4  Thank E H
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