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Malaprop's Bookstore

55 Haywood St, Asheville, NC 28801-2834
+1 828-254-6734
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Great independent book store!

I wish I had more time to explore this fabulous book store. I stumbled upon it after having a spa... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Saint Charles
Great independent bookstore

Anyone who knows Asheville knows Malaprop's, which is one of the nation's great independent... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Michael W
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“blind date” (4 reviews)
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55 Haywood St, Asheville, NC 28801-2834
+1 828-254-6734
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I wish I had more time to explore this fabulous book store. I stumbled upon it after having a spa treatment a few doors away. It is fantastic. One could get lost in here for a day. Very relaxing place. Long live the indies!

Thank AlexandraTheEmpress
Reviewed 4 days ago

Anyone who knows Asheville knows Malaprop's, which is one of the nation's great independent bookstore. Not as large as some we have visited, but they carry a wonderful variety of books on many subjects. Both times we visited, there were book clubs meeting there as...More

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I stumbled across this bookstore while I was in downtown Asheville. They have a great selection and even sell books from local authors. My favorite part is the "staff picks" section where each staff member displays their favorite books. What a cute concept!

Thank alishac28
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are looking for a terrific local bookstore, be sure to visit Malaprop's Bookstore in Asheville, NC! The selection is a nice mix of local and regional titles along with more mainstream stories. There is even a nice coffee café in the store, and...More

Thank jgera2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The way book stores ought to be. Nooks and crannies. Comfortable seats. Wine and coffee. In Asheville's lovely downtown.

Thank pavel311
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Fun, funky booksellers. I hope I can come back and add photos! We spent time there Saturday night before our dinner reservations. They had a lecture happening and I liked that they had a sign on the front door asking people to be mindful of...More

Thank Belletrist21
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

What a quirky fun place! Stayed most of the time in the kids section with our daughter but loved the "blind date" brown paper wrapped books! First time I've seen it and what a great gift idea even. Tickled by the Star Trek character finger...More

Thank Nancy B
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

The blind date section of this store will rock your world. I picked up a fantastic read and I believe it will become a committed relationship.

Thank Leila C
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Sadly, where I live, these kinds of independent bookstores don't exist anymore. All we have are two Barnes and Noble. So, when I saw this listed in the Asheville section of our guidebook, I knew I needed to stop in. It so happened we just...More

Thank luvglobetrottin
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

A trip to Asheville from Cleveland and Toronto is not complete without a visit to Malaprop's Bookstore. Supporting independent bookstores is one of our passions. Malaprop's is one of the best we have visited and love to support. The breadth of topics with great selections...More

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