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Sweet Reads

Open Now: 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Very interesting store. Such a variety of things for young and old. Lots of books to buy, fun... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2018
Sue K
Austin, Minnesota
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Wonderful store

Sweet Reads is possibly the best independent book store I've seen. There is an imaginative... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2018
Austin, Minnesota
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Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Very interesting store. Such a variety of things for young and old. Lots of books to buy, fun reading area for kids. Old collection of nick nacks and toys. A variety in candy for young and old. I think you should just stop by and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Sue K
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Sweet Reads is possibly the best independent book store I've seen. There is an imaginative, creative decor throughout the store with a fun play area for kids to enjoy. They also sell homemade candies and treats. It. is a great place to find books and...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

We stumbled upon this shop and are so glad we did! Wonderful, unique selection of new & used books, plus hard-to-find/vintage style treats. The owner was so neat to chat with, like catching up with an old friend. Found some great deals on a few...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank bionicpelvis
Reviewed March 5, 2018

This little store offers a wide-variety of books at reasonable prices. As travelers passing through, we enjoyed the wide-selection of local author books! Each member of our family was able to find some books. The woman working was knowledgeable, helpful, and friendly! She was able...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed September 27, 2017 via mobile

What a whimsical little bookstore that is very reasonable with the prices and variety. The lady working there is lovely, friendly, and explained how the pricing worked. The Berenstein Bear collection was such a great addition to the experience. I could have perused all day...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank TamaraS314
Reviewed August 17, 2017

When I read that this bookstore had a Berenstein Bears collection, I knew I had to go. I have collected the books since I was a child, over 30 years! This bookstore is a true gem. The Berenstein Bear collection is in the back of...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Love2TravelUS
Reviewed June 19, 2017

Such a cute place!! Friendly and helpful people! So glad we stopped! The Berenstain Bears museum was an added bonus. They had a nice selection of treats and ice cream too!

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Kimberlik5
Reviewed March 16, 2017 via mobile

What a great little store! Always something new to see. Love the bear display in the back. What a great selection of local Austin authors. Who knew?

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Randy F
Reviewed February 24, 2017

Our 4th trip to Sweet Reads, and every time there's something new. Unique books for everyone, fun candies, the train (ring the bell!), the Berenstain Bears collection, cards & more. Fun events too! There was an author doing a seminar one day, and junior hockey...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank MaryTravelsNow1
Reviewed January 22, 2017 via mobile

Between the two of us, we bought 10 books for less than $24, which is unbeatable. There's also candy and it's delicious. The owner is really helpful and knows a lot about he books in her store. She made some excellent recommendations. Definitely worth a...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Marissa S
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