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Address: 768 Boston Post Road, Madison, CT 06443
Phone Number: 203.245.3959
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Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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One of the last surviving independents.

If you love a good bookstore this is a place for you! They have an interesting selection of books, a wide variety of children's and young adult books as well. They have signed... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 18, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

I went to an event for a Jodi Picoult book signing, which was held in a local Church. The event went smoothly and I had a great time. The price was very fair. I would definitely recommend attending an event sponsored by them!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

If you love a good bookstore this is a place for you! They have an interesting selection of books, a wide variety of children's and young adult books as well. They have signed books too! They have a slew of author events. Do not come looking for bargains. A nice little cafe, too!

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Bronxville, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

As the number of quality independent booksellers continues to decline, it is good to know that a place like R J Julia Booksellers is thriving. Located on the main street in Madison, Connecticut, this is a bookstore worth visiting. The store layout makes browsing easy, and the staff is knowledgeable and helpful. There is a large children's section upstairs. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

It's rare when one business can have a transformative effect on a town and we in Madison are fortunate enough to have one in the form of RJ Julia Booksellers. Not only is the staff knowledgeable and friendly, the list of authors reading their books top flight and the selections first class but in both style and appearance RJ Julia... More 

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Madison, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

A bookstore that does more than sell books. They bring authors in to talk about their books & answer questions about their writing and have a time for book signings. Children have their own area in the store and can participate in scheduled activities. This store contributes to what makes Madison, CT a great place to visit or live.

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Provincetown, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Even if you are not a bookstore aficionado, this is still worth a stop into. It is much more than a bookstore. While it is not the largest bookstore I'd ever been in, the selection is large and varied. The store is well organized and kept immaculate. One of the things I was particularly impressed with was that there are... More 

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Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

RJ Julia Booksellers has been known and well-respected as a noted independent seller of books in Madison, CT for a while. I have attended book signings in the past here, most notably for Anne Rice last year. Expect author diversity for the book signings: Barbara Walters to Anne Rice to Hillary Clinton to Tommy Lee. In addition to "A list"... More 

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

On a first visit to Madison, we strolled over to this bookstore. It felt like time had been rewound. A quaint café in the back, a side room with gifts and accessories, a main room with all the latest books and many old friends. Upstairs I was impressed with the children section, clearly labeled and easy to browse. They do... More 

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St. Catharines, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This is a wonderful bookstore. You can browse with a coffee, just don't spill; and, you can bring one in from the nearby Starbucks or enjoy one from their on-site cafe. If you love reading you'll be able to spend an hour or more enthralled by their many wonderful books, (and life is so short.)

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madison
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This is a great book store (and a very good cafe). Very good selection and helpful staff. A great place to stop by if you are in the Madison area to pick up some reading while you're on vacation.

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Address: Address: 768 Boston Post Road, Madison, CT 06443
Phone Number: 203.245.3959
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Madison
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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