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Rare, Large, Independent Bookstore

Bookstores in general are becoming scarce, especially large, independent ones. I found Gibson's... read more

Reviewed September 29, 2018
Ronald D
Stillwater, Oklahoma
Great Independent Bookstore

Large with thousands of books covering all interests this is a great bookstore to shop. I stopped... read more

Reviewed September 16, 2018
Stratford, Connecticut
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Reviewed September 29, 2018

Bookstores in general are becoming scarce, especially large, independent ones. I found Gibson's six years ago while visiting home and I have to stop by each time I'm back. Great and extensive selection, can spent hours browsing, and there are comfortable chairs scattered all around...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ronald D
Reviewed September 16, 2018

Large with thousands of books covering all interests this is a great bookstore to shop. I stopped in looking for a magazine I represent, Juxtapoz Art Magazine, and the gentleman behind the desk looked to se if the title was in the database ... he...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jmorth
Reviewed March 27, 2018

Gibson's Bookstore is a wonderful independent bookstore. It has great sections for adults and kids. It stocks bestsellers, books by local authors, some classics, and lesser-known titles. There are comfortable armchairs scattered throughout the store so that one can sit and browse a book. The...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed November 14, 2017

Gibson's has a terrific selection of books of all genres, a fine coffee shop, friendly staff, and plenty of room to wander and wonder. Excellent discount choices also. This is a must during your visit to Concord. We love supporting local bookstores.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank EthanDuke
Reviewed September 30, 2017 via mobile

Design of Gibson's Bookstore is amazing, selection of writers extraordinary, I felt like I could stay there forever. Friendly staff and very nice small restaurant inside with delicious pancakes and fresh coffee. Best place in Concord! :)

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Vladimir Č
Reviewed September 29, 2017 via mobile

Gibsons is a big, spacious store with a large children's area and a cafe. It was fun to poke around and enjoy looking at the books and thingamabobs. They have a really diverse selection and a whole wall of discounted preowned books as well. Must...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank shaymcd3
Reviewed August 2, 2017

This is the best bookstore around! I usually order books online but often when I want it soon or just want to browse I’ll swing to Gibson’s. They have a really good selection and a lot of it is in trade paper which is very...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Steve B
Reviewed May 24, 2017 via mobile

Full disclosure: I love bookstores. I have been known to get carried away and buy too many books. This has all the elements of a good bookstore. It had a good selection and displays that featured Award winners and NYT bestsellers. There was also the...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed April 29, 2017 via mobile

Wow! This is an amazing bookstore. It has a very large selection of books in many categories, all thoughtfully arranged and with plenty of opportunities to sit and enjoy. We were not in a hurry and had the pleasure of really exploring what the store...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank CrazyAboutAcadia
Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

In a day and age when every year there are few and fewer independent book stores this is a great one. It's large, has a great cafe, a big selection of book and comfortable seating. Even if you sometime buy on line stop in and...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Steve A
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