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Gallery Bookshop & Bookwinkle's Children's Books

Main, Kasten Streets, Mendocino, CA
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Ranked #1 of 6 shopping in Mendocino
Type: Specialty Shops
Activities: Shopping
Description: This bookstore caters to adults and children.
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Aptos
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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
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142 reviews 142 reviews
33 attraction reviews
126 helpful votes 126 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
18 helpful votes 18 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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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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48 reviews 48 reviews
7 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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236 reviews 236 reviews
62 attraction reviews
119 helpful votes 119 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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10 helpful votes 10 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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Walnut Creek, California, United States
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132 reviews 132 reviews
42 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

This is good for adults and kids, laid out the way a good non-chain store should be. They had a bunch of cute Easter stuff right upfront, since that was the holiday weekend. Also, there was a cat perched on the register next to some cat books. Yes, a real cat. Good selection, and not just books.

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Los Altos, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2012

Not just a lot of books, but lots of books with sales people that know and appreciate them! It can be crowded at times when the coast has a lot of visitors

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