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RJ Julia Booksellers

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Address: 768 Boston Post Rd, Madison, CT 06443-3047
Phone Number: +1 203-245-3959
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the best place to find the best gift in Maison Ct...cafe too!

this is the best big book store to visit by far!!! Not only do they have the greatest selection of books..but the most unique gifts as well.. the staff is very friendly and you... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
bethsP6373CV
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Syosset

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Syosset
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this is the best big book store to visit by far!!! Not only do they have the greatest selection of books..but the most unique gifts as well.. the staff is very friendly and you could spend hours and never want to leave!!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

We love to visit here whenever we are in the area. Friendly helpful staff who will assist you when you need it-finding or ordering a book and let you explore at your leisure. Love finding autographed copies when just browsing through the selections. The cafe in the back is a great place for a snack of lunch to refuel while... More 

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Thank Michelle S
Madison, Connecticut
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

This is a local favorite. The food seems mostly pre-prepared and heated. However everything I have ever ordered is delicious. If you want a cupcake and a huge cappuccino or delicious cup of hot tea with a good book, THIS is the place. The book store is renowned and brings in incredible authors. I rarely go to this cafe because... More 

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Thank irish0live
North Branford, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

This place is so friendly and wonderful. Not sure what your next read should be? The staff there will work with you to find the best book possible.

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Thank slapshot33
Cheshire, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

RJ Julia's Book Store offers a good selection of books as well as a small cafe. It is a bit pricey, but the excuse that they use goes something like this, "You pay a premium because there is no bad book in the store, whereas if you go to another book store, you are bound to spend hours looking for... More 

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Thank Zubin K
Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

If I am in the country and I am in CT, this is where I come to find great books. I always find a great book on Africa history or current events that I would never find at the big bookstore chains. Great staff. Great atmosphere.

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Thank Miotoni
Madison, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Great staff, huge selection. Very accommodating for special orders and requests. Pleasant atmosphere. Great cafe.

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Thank Bigshepherd10
Fairfield, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

If small, local bookstores are to survive, this is the model. Based on the staff and their expertise, you are compelled to walk out of here with a handful (or, actually, armful) of new books. Their extensive reviews and suggestions, incredible breadth and depth of knowledge, and their amazing author and speaker series are the template for other local Book... More 

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Thank Ben P
Killingworth, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

The quintessential small town book store and so much more! Nice coffee shop in the rear of the shop. Great selection of books with very attentive staff that are helpful but not overwhelming. Multiple selections and comfy chairs make this an enjoyable spot to browse away!

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Thank Charles_Schuchert
Madison, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

Places like this are becoming more and more of a rarity. A true, small-town, independent bookstore complete with recommendations from the well-read staff. There's something very nostalgic and calming about just being there. Great cafe and gift section, too.

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Thank John M

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