Finding the Rodgers Book Barn is your first challenge. We approached it from the North via dirt and gravel roads twisting and turning, up and down … Continue reading Rodgers Book Barn, Hillsdale NY
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
I’ve been writing this blog for a little while now and I’ve noticed a trend. There are a growing number of book stores that sell both used and new books and I think this is brilliant. I don’t often buy new books … Continue reading The Book Cove & Pawling Antiques, Pawling NY
First impressions would have you believe this is another remainder book store in a none too interesting mall. Yes, there are some unheard of ‘bestsellers’ here and some ‘100 ways with fish’ type cookery books but wait…there are also interesting … Continue reading Bookmarkit, Enfield CT
Beautiful setting on the edge of a waterfall and a haven for students – presumably from nearby Amherst – the Bookmill is stunning. Sitting next to the open window overlooking the falls on a sunny afternoon, listening to the water and … Continue reading Montegue Bookmill, Montegue MA
A couple of Wednesdays ago, my good friend Bruce and I had a day out. Taking in the sights of southern MA including in Montegue Bookmill, Montague MA and Grey Matter Books. I’d never heard of Grey Matter before that … Continue reading Grey Matter Books, Hadley MA
Perennial favorite. The Book Barn in Niantic, CT was the first used book store I found when I first moved here in 2009. Now with four locations in Niantic, it has a huge selection of books on all subjects. The … Continue reading The Bookbarn, Niantic, CT
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!