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“Cute, cozy bookstore!”

Sheafe Street Books
Ranked #7 of 19 Shopping in Portsmouth
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Reviewed November 28, 2013

We happened upon this shop and were reluctant to leave! Lots of books: old, new, eclectic. Jazz music playing softly in the background, nice chat with Ken, the owner, and comfy chairs to curl up in with a good book. Don't forget to say hi to Petunia, the sweetest bookstore cat ever!

Thank Anne M
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Reviewed June 22, 2013

Ken and his furry companion, Petunia, have created a delightful, warm, cozy, and relaxed bookstore. A place that has something for everyone and is hidden from the main drag. It is truly one of Portsmouth's best kept secrets. t's not very big, I've walked past it not knowing it was there, right around the corner from Ceres Bakery. It's got a small selection of used books but the selection appears to be carefully chosen as their as not bad authors, the subject matter and genres have a wide enough selection to keep most voracious readers happy and the books are in good to new-like condition.

Thank Tamara J
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Reviewed March 11, 2013

Sheafe Street Books makes for a great after-lunch stop, or pre-lunch, or no-lunch stop while strolling the scenic streets off Market Square. There's not a lot of square footage, but whatever space is available has been organized by owner Ken Kozick to provide maximum exposure to interesting titles at reasonable prices. The store features books on and by the Beats. Adults of a certain age will love it. Teens will love it. I loved it. Wished I could have settled into one of the arm chairs (maybe the only one) and read some Bukowski. Ken have me a Bukowski pin as a consolation prize. It's that kind of store.

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