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“Great little bookstore”

Talk Story Bookstore
Ranked #1 of 13 Shopping in Hanapepe
Certificate of Excellence
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Battle Ground, Washington
Level Contributor
69 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Great little bookstore”
Reviewed December 10, 2012

This lovely little bookstore tucks a surprising amount of volumes into a well-organized space. It was a gem to find among the galleries in Hanapepe. We got some help finding what we were looking for, but then were left alone to browse to our hearts content. Well worth the drive!

Visited December 2012
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  • English first
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English first
San Francisco, California
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59 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Most western bookstore in the USA”
Reviewed November 5, 2012

Well stocked with vintage books and plenty of books about Hawaii. The owners love cats which lounge around the store.

Visited October 2012
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dundee
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135 reviews
98 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
“Amazing find”
Reviewed July 29, 2012

Fantastic old fashioned bookstore in a remote place. Very varied selection of books and you could not find more helpful staff, there was a buzz about the place which I have not seen shopping for a long time.

Visited July 2012
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“A trip back in time”
Reviewed May 21, 2012 via mobile

This little bookstore with a wide ranging selection takes you back in time to the days when we could actually enjoy browsing for a book in an actual store-what a concept! Take time browsing: there are treasures to be found. And, the staff is very helpful and courteous.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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153 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
“A real, old fashioned bookstore”
Reviewed April 12, 2012

Ed and his wife have a great collection of used books and may have the only surviving book store on the island. Everything is carefully displayed, but you may have to ask them to help find things. The store is comfortable, friendly, and a great place to browse.

Visited April 2012
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