Books books books!

[ 1 ] December 17, 2007 |

 NebookfairlogoIf you enjoy books and bookstores you will LOVE the New England Mobile Book Fair (less than an hour from Providence)!

While we were visiting an old college friend of mine and her family up in Newton recently, she told us about her favorite bookstore we had to visit. She was right, this place is unbelievable. Unfortunately, we got there 30 minutes before they closed for the day. We barely had time to get a taste of the place, but are already planning our next visit. This warehouse of a bookstore has stacks and stacks of books for kids and adults arranged by publisher. At first visit, it may be a little hard to get used to this system, but there are plenty of staff members to help you. Paperbacks and hardcovers are 20% off everyday. The day we were there, kids books were 30% off the regular marked price. After cruising the aisles to get an overview of the place we had a quick peek at the remaindered room – more stacks of books at deep discounted prices. Beware of going with a bookophile — they may never leave!

locations_hdrNew England Mobile Book Fair
82-84 Needham Street, Newton Highlands, MA
Directions: Exit 19A off of Route 128 (1 1/2 miles down on your right).
Open 7 days. Call or check website for hours.
Phone: 617-964-7440

Added bonus, Trader Joes is located down the street at 958 Highland Avenue, Needham Heights, MA.

Category: books / stories, food + recipes

Anisa Raoof

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Anisa Raoof is the publisher of She combines being a mom with her experience as an artist, designer, psych researcher and former co-director of the Providence Craft Show to create the go-to spot for families in Rhode Island and beyond. She loves using social media to connect parents with family-related businesses and services and promoting ways for parents to engage offline with their kids. Anisa believes in the power of working together and loves to find ways to collaborate with others. An online enthusiast, still likes to unplug often by reading books and magazines, drawing, learning to knit, making pop-up books with her two sons and listening to records with her husband.

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  1. Heather B says:

    We used to go every year when I was younger and I loved it. You can truly get lost in there. I also fondly recall some weirdly wonderful TV commercials.

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