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RJ Julia Booksellers

768 Boston Post Rd, Madison, CT 06443-3047
+1 203-245-3959
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Fabulous Independent Book Store

RJ Julia is a wonderful, independent bookstore. It is well stocked, comfortable and has nice decor... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
RoxyL
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Villanova, Pennsylvania
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Absolutely wonderful staff!!!!!!

I cannot speak highly enough about this place. I took my 18 year old autistic client today since it... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2018
Stephanie M
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768 Boston Post Rd, Madison, CT 06443-3047
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+1 203-245-3959
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"independent bookstore"
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"book store"
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"great bookstore"
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"book lovers"
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"children's section"
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"great selection"
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"famous authors"
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"children's books"
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"staff recommendations"
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"could spend hours"
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"book signing"
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"sales people"
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"perfect gift"
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"soups"
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"huge selection of books"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

RJ Julia is a wonderful, independent bookstore. It is well stocked, comfortable and has nice decor. The staff is very helpful and knowledgeable. The children’s book department is amazing. There is a lovely selection of gift items. There are talks by authors. You must visit...More

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Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

I cannot speak highly enough about this place. I took my 18 year old autistic client today since it was raining and we needed something to do. For myself, I can’t get over the amount of books, and the little reviews left by customers are...More

Thank Stephanie M
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Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

What a gorgeous book store! Enjoyed meeting Ms. Bass and listening to her read passages from her book One Goal.

1  Thank Elizabeth W
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Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

I have lived in Madison for 4 years. I love this bookstore. The little recommendation cards from the staff that are near the books are a wonderful touch. It also has a little cafe that is fun to eat at.

Thank River332015
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Reviewed 13 January 2018

Having just been to another author event - Kristan Higgins and Sonali Dev, yay! - I'm reminded of just how fantastic RJ Julia's is. It's the book store you wish every town had: enough titles to make your head spin, friendly staff and a tasty...More

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Reviewed 27 November 2017

I'm sure this has all been said before-- this is a gem of a bookstore (which also sells many gift items and has a cafe too!). I could spend hours (and a lot of money) in this shop. I love all the personal recommendations for...More

Thank Reader27
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Reviewed 27 October 2017

What more could anyone ask for than to get a great book and good food at the same time. This was my first visit to this shop suggested by a friend when we met for lunch, and it did not disappoint. It was a rainy...More

Thank Judy N
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

I mean ever, the wide selection of books many with reviews by staffers, a great diverse children's section and the constant meet and greet talks with all types of authors. The staff is very helpful and knowledgeable. This is the way a bookstore should be,...More

Thank Cindy H
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Julia's has a lovely, open, welcoming feel. I love bookshops in general and this is certainly an excellent example of that with a great range of books and knowledgable staff. I think what makes RJ Julia's a great place to visit is the combination of...More

Thank ol r
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

They have a great selection of books and can get whatever you might be looking for if they don't have it on hand. Their cafe is actually very good as well, certainly worth checking out when you're there.

Thank jrncsa1
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