The Old Book Store, Northampton MA

Under the swinging sign, down the steps and into the stacks.  Mystery, philosophy, drama, it’s all here.  I’m always on the search for Edward Gorey books and here I found “The World of Edward Gorey”, containing an insightful interview with … Continue reading The Old Book Store, Northampton MA

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Books And Baubles is the place I keep track of all the used book stores, thrift stores, consignment boutiques, vintage clothes stores, craft marketplaces, flea markets, tea rooms, museums, cafes, record stores, bead emporiums, stationery shops and any other shiny place I found and enjoyed in and around New England.  Most of them are in CT or within a couple of hours drive from Middletown, CT. In February 2017, I adopted a dog named Sophie.  Sundays are our day to spend together so, I’m on the lookout for dog friendly places we can explore. Go visit the places I’ve shared, help them … Continue reading Welcome!