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Address: 1428 N Wells St., Fort Wayne, IN 46808
Phone Number: (260) 424-0197
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I AM AN AVID SUPPORTER OF REAL BOOKS...and this is one of the VERY FEW BOOKSTORES LEFT. Keep in mind that the space is tight, the books are stacked/stored from floor to ceiling... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 7, 2015
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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

I AM AN AVID SUPPORTER OF REAL BOOKS...and this is one of the VERY FEW BOOKSTORES LEFT. Keep in mind that the space is tight, the books are stacked/stored from floor to ceiling and there are stairs involved to see EVERYTHING that they have to offer...however it is well worth it. You will find so many hidden gems there...but you... More 

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Marion, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

This is the place to go if you love books! There are so many used books and Harris tax floor to ceiling throughout the entire store and stores basement. Its nice how they have them divided up in sections that are clear to see. That saves a lot of time if you are looking for a particular genre of book.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Ceiling to floor even the basement full of books!!! Awesome place! Gentleman working was great. He knew right where to find the books we were looking for. We brought our three kids ages 11, 9, 8. They loved it! We will be visiting again for sure!

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Magenta, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

What a surprise...a used book store that is a destination in itself. Get lost in the stacks of books (all nicely arranged so what you're looking for will be easy to locate - of course the staff there knows where everything is) and have some fun just nosing around. AND the bargain sale items at the front of the shop... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

This bookstore has all the elements to make it a new favorite. There are towering shelves with sliding ladders, an entire second level of books in the basement, and an excellent selection with gems every where you look. I visited for the second time, convinced I needed to spend more time wandering the shelves. My only complaint was the there... More 

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Leo, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

This place in Fort Wayne is wall-to-wall-to-ceiling books. It is almost overwhelming going into Hyde Brothers because you feel like you are missing out on so many books just by walking down the aisles. You can sometimes find a deal here but usually priced about right.

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Fort Wayne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

This place is not your typical bookstore. You will find books stacked from the ceiling to the floors here. I have no idea how they can stay in business with all of those fire code violations. However, this place would not be unique if it was not like how it is now. If you are looking for older books or... More 

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

It is a magical place, with lots of books. I love being there because it makes me feel at home. Hundreds of books all in one place.

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

This used bookstore is made for book lovers. From the resident cat to the esoteric assortment of books, there is truly something for everyone. It is wall to wall, ceiling to floor -- if you can't find something to read here, you just aren't trying. The assortment of books is astounding.

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013

Actually, Hyde Brothers Bookstore really does appear in an award-winning, 29-minute Romance movie called THE BOOK AND THE ROSE. So, if you've ever seen that film (There's a trailer on youtube,) you might want to visit the real bookstore for the fun of it. I was there just a few weeks ago, and it's pretty much the way it's always... More 

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