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Gallery Bookshop & Bookwinkle's Children's Books

Address: Main, Kasten Streets, Mendocino, CA
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Ranked #1 of 7 Shopping in Mendocino
Type: Specialty Shops, Shopping
Activities: Shopping
Owner description: This bookstore caters to adults and children.
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Type: Specialty Shops, Shopping
Activities: Shopping
Owner description: This bookstore caters to adults and children.

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Dry Creek Valley, Sonoma
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13 reviews 13 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

A simply fabulous book store. Stop here every visit to buy a book I never have time to read until later.

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Lincoln, Ca.
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37 reviews 37 reviews
11 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Husband loves book selections on environment. I buy gorgeous gift cards for future use, and sometimes gifts as well.

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Aptos
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

We love browsing and perusing this quaint bookstore on every visit. They have a large selection of a variety of books, gifts, stationery, and oh so much more.

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Vancouver, Canada
Top Contributor
153 reviews 153 reviews
35 attraction reviews
141 helpful votes 141 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

They pack a great selection of books into this space, as well as some great extras such as cards and calendars. We love browsing around there and it's a friendly place.

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Northern, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

I've been coming to Mendocino for over 30 years. Sadly so many of the wonderful shops I liked to browse in have since closed due to the economy or retired owners. I am always so happy to see the Gallery Bookshop open - It's a little piece of magic that I cherish. Browsing through all the books is such a... More 

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Cloverdale, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

Large and friendly book store. They always have nice things the regular, run of the mill book stores do not. I always find great cards here, childrens books, stylish reading glasses, pocket calendars and beautiful wall calendars worthy of framing. We visit Mendocino village at least once a year and this place is always a MUST-SEE for us.

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Red Bluff, California
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72 reviews 72 reviews
10 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

You can spend hours here ~ if you like books, you will love this shop and it also has an excellent card and calendar section. I save up all year to spend in this shop ~ being reminded of how much I love time in a well loved and well stocked book store. Allow yourself an hour at least...with time... More 

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San Diego
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

Nothing corporate here. A wonderful, well organized bookshop with attractive displays, broad selection of books in just about every category, and charming "accessories" for book lovers. The friendly and knowledgeable staff complete the package. Linger, browse, enjoy!

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Los Angeles, California
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319 reviews 319 reviews
80 attraction reviews
178 helpful votes 178 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

Just when you thought small bookstores have all vanished, you run across one like this. Not only did they have a wide variety of books, they have a little sitting area with benches in the front near the window. We bought 4 books, and a journal. Just accidentally bumped into the gem......

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Tallahassee, Florida
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

Surprised to see such a nice bookstore in such a small town. No wonder it was crowded. Great displays and a surprisingly broad selection of books.

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