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Lovely Little Community Bookstore

Located in charming Maplewood, this little bookstore is a delight. The staff is very friendly and... read more

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Maplewood, New Jersey
Great bookstore!

Words is a great neighborhood bookstore. The selection of books is great; there is something for... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Maplewood, New Jersey
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All reviews book store great selection of books non fiction a real pleasure all ages on line great authors maplewood village gifts readings shelves autism programming talks
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Reviewed yesterday

Located in charming Maplewood, this little bookstore is a delight. The staff is very friendly and the stock is quite good. Recently we spent time in the children's section with our grand kids, and it was very enjoyable. The hours are also very good, since...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Words is a great neighborhood bookstore. The selection of books is great; there is something for everyone!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank rhollender
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Wonderful bookstore. Great selection of books for adults and children. Numerous great authors come to sign their books. Friendly staff.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Francoise M
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Awesome quaint bookstore. If you like the feel of a neighborhood book store this is the place to go. The staff is extremely helpful. Love this place !

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Terry L
Reviewed August 19, 2018

Love having this wonderful bookstore in the center of town. If it's not in stock, they'll order it for you. Great browsing store. I've purchased many gifts here for my grand nephew age three to my ninety year old mom, and all ages in between....More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Arlene K
Reviewed May 28, 2018

An excellent bookstore in the heart of Maplewood Village. This store offers so much variety of material and well worth a visit.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank ivoned614
Reviewed May 25, 2018

Very rude and obnoxious staff (owner?) spoke down to my daughter and me last night for the "crime" of walking in at 9PM when "we should have known the store was closed" despite the open door and 7-8 patrons inside laughing, socializing and taking pictures....More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Shawn E
Reviewed April 29, 2018

Love spending time browsing the well stocked shelves. Friendly, non-pushy staff. Great selection in fiction / non-fiction. Lots of fun additional offerings for a quick gift. Check out the readings offered by great authors.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Finni709
Reviewed April 1, 2018

Words Bookstore is located in Maplewood Village. It has a good selection of books and gifts, and is a pleasure to browse. They host authors and occasional other events. They will order a book for you if they do not have it on their shelves....More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Dante81
Reviewed February 23, 2018

This local bookstore is really something else. Great place to browse for books and gifts. Great service from friendly staff. Amazing authors come for book-signings and book-talks. This place is a real anchor for the community.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Mona B
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