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Northshire Bookstore

4869 Main St, Manchester, VT 05255-8918
+1 802-362-2200
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A Great Independent Bookstore in the Green Mountains

This is one of the best independent bookstores that I have visited. They have a vast selection and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Falmouth, MA

On the advice of a tour guide at Hildene, we ventured to this bookshop -- what a gem it is! The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Yardley, Pennsylvania
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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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  • Very good6%
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4869 Main St, Manchester, VT 05255-8918
+1 802-362-2200
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is one of the best independent bookstores that I have visited. They have a vast selection and the staff is helpful and informative. A must stop if you're in Manchester.

Thank Mikeb1Falmouth_MA
Reviewed 1 week ago

On the advice of a tour guide at Hildene, we ventured to this bookshop -- what a gem it is! The Northshire offers both new and used books, and has an extensive selection. For bibliophiles, this is an Aladdin's cave of treasure, laid out over...More

Thank worldexplorer0820
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went in to look for a book to read while on vacation. I was overwhelmed with how awesome this bookstore was. It was really neat and the staff were very friendly. I typically order books online; however if I was a local....I'd be here...More

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Northshire bookstore was the main purpose of us coming to this town. Once we arrived we also had. Lunch checked out the shops and outlets Several hundred dollars later we left

Thank phillyphotodave
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is like a mini Barnes and Noble in an older setting. Many books have index cards give reviews by individuals that are very helpful. There is a used book section and a nice children's section. The store is well organized and a fun place...More

Thank 0709ty21
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This has been my favorite bookstore for over 20 years. Laid out on several levels, the Northshire provides many unique nooks and crannies in which to lose yourself, without concern that you will be rushed to buy or leave. You are encouraged to enjoy the...More

Thank mangiabene48
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We wandered in here on a rainy day and after an hour of browsing and choosing we needed many more hours! This store has an incredible selection in every genre. Give yourself plenty of time here....it is one of the best bookstores we have ever...More

Thank melange1
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

They don't have many bookstores like this any more. The selection is vast. The help is knowledgeable and the way the books are presented is interesting. Fun to browse even if you are not buying. They often have lectures with visiting authors. They also have...More

Thank retirededward
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Perfect spot for a cloudy or rainy day! I could spend hours browsing. Books, gifts, writers' implements...something for everyone.

Thank Merideth M
Reviewed 7 July 2017

This is a great store where you can literally spend all day. There is a great cafe in the front and you can just lose yourself in the amount of books etc that they have here. The staff is great and this store should not...More

Thank bpask
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