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Puts Plainville on the map

If I could use words such as "delightful," "whimsical" and "gem" without cringing, I would flood my... read more

Reviewed May 29, 2016
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An unexpected pleasure

This is not your typical bookstore, but one that needs to be explored and savored. It's like... read more

Reviewed May 1, 2016
Plainville, Massachusetts
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Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

If I could use words such as "delightful," "whimsical" and "gem" without cringing, I would flood my review with those. As it stands, though, it's a lovely bookstore - for kids and grown ups alike. Great selection and recommendations; lots of signed-by-authors books; helpful, knowledgeable...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed May 1, 2016

This is not your typical bookstore, but one that needs to be explored and savored. It's like stepping back in history to a time when bookstores were like meeting places. You can get a coffee, light lunch, or a glass of wine and relax while...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed April 29, 2016

My husband Chris and I enjoyed the Casino because it was small and there was plent of room for him to navigate his scooter. I came out $66.00 dollars richer so that was nice as well. We had burgers and fries at the B Good...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed April 29, 2016

There is a nice cafe and seating area which is unique for a local smaller store like this. Because of the high ceiling and lay out of store, store feels large, lively, yet relaxing

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed March 16, 2016

This is a very special place for anyone who is a reader or wants to treat their children to a nice bookstore with excellent selections.

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank mike t
Reviewed January 17, 2016 via mobile

What a beautiful place. Look for a good book and enjoy a coffee. They have delicious treats from Twist, a gluten-free bakery! They have great gifts, items other than books. You'll love it, it's a really special place!

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank jennifer h
Reviewed November 19, 2015

Nice touch to the center of Plainville. Books, coffee, snacks, reading room, small theatre. This place is very charming.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank AmyBeck49
Reviewed October 7, 2015

Nice little independent bookstore founded by the "Wimpy Kid" author. Lots of wood inside, some comfy chairs, a cute little cafe bar for coffee and sandwiches. It's hard to find good independent bookstores--the only one that pops into mind is my old favorite Brookline Booksmith...More

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank JD10367
Reviewed September 11, 2015 via mobile

If you live in the area, this bookstore is something you and the kids definitely want to come to. Books and items are specifically chosen, and there is a nice selection. Rather than being overwhelmed by a large corporate bookstore, this one is nicely sized....More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank sharona0814
Reviewed July 30, 2015

The author of the Wimpy Kid books opened this bookstore earlier this year (2015). We stopped in with our grandchildren (ages 10 and 13) on a Tuesday afternoon in July. The selection is small, but well chosen. Both kids found books to interest them, as...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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