Open Book Bookstore is "the little bookstore that could."
Just over five years ago, we opened a little indepedent brick-and-mortar bookstore in Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, a lovely suburb of Philadelphia filled with old houses, new people, great teachers, and lots of readers, writers, and thinkers. You may not find the breadth of selection you’d find at other retailers (we're only 400 square feet!), but what you’ll find instead is a carefully curated collection of titles that we endorse. We have literary and classic fiction and nonfiction, young adult & children’s books, and a range of books by local authors in the Greater Philadelphia area. And what we don’t have in stock, we’re happy to special order.
Each book we keep on our shelves is a book we believe worth reading. Most of them we’ve already read ourselves, so that’s how we know they’re good. Others are books we’ve researched and that have been endorsed by reviewers and readers whose opinions we highly respect. We try to bring your attention to books you might not have found on your own. Each book in our bookstore is a discovery!
We'd love for you to come visit us (we're open everyday but Monday), but if you don't have a chance to travel there, please enjoy the books you can order here online through bookshop.org. By making your online purchase on this site, you are supporting us as well as independent bookstores across the country, and we're grateful for that.
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