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“So Cool!”

Derby Square Bookstore
Ranked #26 of 41 Shopping in Salem
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Tha Bo, Thailand
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20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“So Cool!”
Reviewed January 23, 2014

This bookstore is like nothing I've seen before. A great experience. It's a small, "cozy" (crammed) bookstore with a ton of great deals on books. The books are stacked nearly to the ceiling. It's very cool. Go see it if you're in Salem!

Visited February 2013
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Charming experience”
Reviewed October 31, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

My boyfriend grew up in Salem and has been raving about this place for a while. We made the trip up from DC to visit family and stopped in. This place is FULL of books! Some are old, some are new, and while it isn't super organized, the man working here knows how to find specific titles for you.

Visited August 2013
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3 Thank Jennifercw20011
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Orlando, Florida
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21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“An experience of one”
Reviewed October 21, 2013

This is not a bookstore for families, but if you love books than you have to stop by and take a look. If you find a book in the stacks, rest assured they can retrieve it for you. It's like a book store that is in a book, you can't believe it, but your glad you had the experience.

Visited October 2013
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3 Thank GigiOrlFl
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“The never ending story”
Reviewed August 3, 2013

Being in here with my sister we felt as though we had gone back to our childhood and discovered the birth place of the never ending story. Great place for book lovers

Visited November 2012
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3 Thank Lisa-A-82
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Needmore, Pennsylvania
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43 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“FANTASTIC”
Reviewed March 8, 2012

Quirky, jam-packed store that sells remaindered books. Great quality and selection....FANTASTIC atmosphere! Friendly staff. A book-lover's paradise.

Visited February 2012
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3 Thank CarrieAlma
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