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Gallery Bookshop & Bookwinkle's Children's Books

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Address: Main, Kasten Streets, Mendocino, CA
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This bookstore caters to adults and children.

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Yes, there are still quality bookstores to find, browse in and enjoy the feel of a real book. The staff is wonderful--knowledgeable and helpful. The store is not big, but has an... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Cameron Park, California
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Cameron Park, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Yes, there are still quality bookstores to find, browse in and enjoy the feel of a real book. The staff is wonderful--knowledgeable and helpful. The store is not big, but has an extensive inventory.

Thank Richard1140
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015 via mobile

This shop has a great selection of current best sellers, children's books and other resource books. The staff is friendly and will help you locate your books or make suggestions.

Thank legsbell
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015 via mobile

We love this book store. Every time we visit Mendocino we stop here. There's many books to choose from and my husband always walks out with a golf book. Me, I like the little souvenirs. You won't leave empty handed. Great customer service and pet friendly, which is very important to our little Maggie Mae

Thank Michelle B
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

We both were looking for entirely different reading materials. We both were pleased to find a great selection. Even bought some small gift items.

Thank davidsE1500MS
Trabuco Canyon, California
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455 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

I appreciate the book store staying open later to give us an enjoyable place to spend part of our evening. We were fortunate to be in town for a special event. They served wine and cheese and entertained us with local authors sharing their recent books and a signing. Very pleasant, authentic way to experience the town. It's not all... More 

Thank Anonymous855
Sacramento, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 via mobile

The Gallery Bookshop would be a terrific bookstore anywhere- it is particularly enjoyable in Mendocino. There are personal reviews tastefully placed to many of the books. This is a fun place to visit.

Thank Michael H
Nevada City, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

I must visit the Gallery Bookshop every year when we visit Mendocino. They have a great selection of books in the cutest little shop situated across the street from the ocean. What could be better. Plus an awesome cat who keeps you company while you look through your purchases. If you're a book lover, you'll probably love it. Because it's... More 

Thank sundari108
Little River, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

There were so many interesting books and other items, it was impossible to make a selection. I wanted to buy it all. My mom and I went today, and are going again tomorrow, because we just loved it!

Thank Ann S
San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

I was able to find some wonderful books in this well-appointed book store. It is spacious and well organized, with lovely ocean views, lots of benches for perusing books and a friendly shop cat. I loved this book store!

Thank jlt4444
Rancho Cordova
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

I love that so many of the books have notes from the staff explaining what is wonderful about them. The science fiction/fantasy section seemed especially well curated on this visit.

Thank Terry W

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