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Fun Discovery!

Jim is just such an incredibly warm, knowledgeable and generous person! He will send you off with... read more

Reviewed August 7, 2019
Anne M
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GAINESVILLE
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Lots of Books!

The barn is filled with books - all appeared to be of good quality. Jim was so pleasant and full of... read more

Reviewed June 4, 2019
Kathy334
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United States
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Aug 7, 2019
“Fun Discovery!”
Jun 4, 2019
“Lots of Books!”
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8 Elm St, Route 92, Machias, ME 04654-1411
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Reviewed August 7, 2019 via mobile

Jim is just such an incredibly warm, knowledgeable and generous person! He will send you off with wonderful information, maps and suggestions! His book collection is delightful as is he! Worth the visit for a taste of a rich local treasure!

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Anne M
Reviewed June 4, 2019

The barn is filled with books - all appeared to be of good quality. Jim was so pleasant and full of information. He is a great voice for how wonderful the Machias area is.

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank Kathy334
Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

This is a nice store. It’s not huge but the guy has a lot of local knowledge and likes to chat it up. It’s worth a stop.

Date of experience: October 2018
8  Thank LostALot22
Reviewed August 11, 2017

This guy informed us of so much to do in the area: he is a travel logue, not only with his great POSTCARDS & BOOKS! As a former teacher, I think he said in Ohio, he was gracious and considerate of our kids, also. He...More

Date of experience: July 2017
17  Thank diegomachias
Reviewed July 20, 2015

EH! This owner has lotsa GREAT books and Postcards, and what an informative person. He gave us all kinds of travel tips for the area, as well as in to the "COUNTY" and Canada! He generously offered us a ted iced and also lots of...More

Date of experience: July 2015
24  Thank diegomachias
Reviewed September 2, 2014

Jim is an awesome dude. I pulled into the driveway and up to his barn out back where the the books were. As I walked in, he came out of the back door of the house and asked if I wanted some sun tea. Never...More

Date of experience: September 2014
34  Thank Tim O
Reviewed January 30, 2012

GREAT BOOK SHOPPE!~! VERY helpful owner.....He is not there Sunday mornings we learned, at Church. God Bless

Date of experience: October 2011
57  Thank diegomachias
Reviewed July 29, 2009

WHAT A GREAT BOOK SHOPPE! And LOTS & LOTS more! Plus the owner has lots if TRAVEL information and will ALWAYS assist you in any way possible with the history that abounds here!

61  Thank diegomachias
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