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Address: 265 Aragon Avenue, Coral Gables, FL
Phone Number: 305-442-4408
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Wish I had one in my town

What a great book store with a fantastic collection - many of them autographed copies. There was also a good selection of magazines, art and gifts. A must-visit for book lovers.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a great book store with a fantastic collection - many of them autographed copies. There was also a good selection of magazines, art and gifts. A must-visit for book lovers.

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Thank Amanda L
Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to the Colleen Hoover book signing and absolutely fell in love with this book store. Tons of CoHo fans showed up and the bookstore staff remained organized, polite, and professional. I returned the next morning to experience the store again without the crowd. I'm in love with this store!!!

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Thank featherlashes
Coral Gables, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

You can buy a book almost anywhere nowadays. What you can only get at Books and Books is the best insider info and help. I buy books for nieces and nephews every Christmas and only from B& B. Why, because I can walk in and say for instance "I want a book for a girl that has romance but also... More 

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Thank rex965
Arundel, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Wow this is a real find for book-lovers, you could spend hours browsing. This place also has a great outdoor restaurant/bar area which is equally enjoyable at lunch-time. Some evenings there also live music, and to top it all they sell real Belgian beers, so as you can see this is more than just a great bookstore.

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Thank Nigel D
Coral Gables, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

Books & Books is a local institution that is dear to all book lovers in town. Go there for books, lectures, get-togethers, food or just for breathing in the air in the book-crammed rooms. Staff is always happy to advise, suggest and point out special items.

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Thank MjM247
Port of Spain, Trinidad
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

I was in book haven when I entered here. I wished I could sit here all day, sip coffee, eat pastries or just enjoy the ambiance for an entire day. Sadly all I managed was lunch in the back restaurant, among the cook books.

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Morgantown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015 via mobile

Best bookstore I've been to! The have tons if autographed books and a great atmosphere, and helpful employees! Will go again!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

Google best bookstores in US and this bookstore will likely come up in several lists. I think it's earned it. The flagship store in Coral Gables is classy and unique. Essentially its a U-shaped building with a courtyard in the center. The courtyard is a casual restaurant with pretty good food and a relaxing atmosphere. Definitely a great spot to... More 

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Thank Jeff G
Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

This outstanding bookstore is a treasure for those who want to look for books of value as well as those of common, beach reading, interest. The owner is responsible for the Miami Book Fair, held every November on the week before Thanksgiving, and now featuring the National Book Award winners.

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Thank Michael F
Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

I have been to B&B numerous times over the years. When my daughter was younger we used to bring her here to rummage through their great children's section. There is nothing quite like bookstores for kids to grow up in. Even now that she is grown and gone I still find myself wandering around the shelves from time to time... More 

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