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“Biggest and best bookstore in Lexington”

Joseph-Beth Booksellers
Ranked #2 of 25 Shopping in Lexington
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Lexington, Kentucky
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59 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Biggest and best bookstore in Lexington”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 23, 2012

Located near Fayette Mall, Joseph-Beth is a huge 2 story bookstore with plenty of atmosphere. There is plenty of seating, nooks and crannies to rest and relax and even a nice little cafe. If you are from out of town you will enjoy the regional books about horses, history, cooking and local fact and fiction. There are plenty of University of Kentucky gifts, local candies and even Maker's Mark Coffee beans for purchase. You may also run across a local author book signing or child's story hour at Jo-Beth's, just check the website before you go.

Visited December 2012
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English first
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52 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Relaxing and entertaining”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2012

Plenty of chairs to relax in, two stories of books from children to travel! Cafe is really nice too, with good food. Definitely recommend to out of towners, too! Local gifts are available as souvenirs! Definitely worth the stop.

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Lexington, Kentucky
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25 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Love this Bookstore”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 29, 2012

There's always a great variety and the staff is always so friendly!

Visited May 2012
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Radford, Virginia
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340 reviews
87 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
“Best bookstore in the US”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2011

Love the way the store is arranged. Lovely eating area. The comfy lounge chairs really make you feel welcome. This is a store to experience as well as enjoy. Staff very helpful.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Wonderful experience. More than just a store.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2011

Browse read rest...comfortable chairs. Books. Gifts. Regional items. Huge yet great helpful staff. A destination in its self. Cafe is great too.

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