Bookstore - Best of 2016

Published Jun 23, 2016

Extra, extra, read all about it. Where do you pick up your favorite reads?

2016 Winner

1. The Book Oasis

Voters Love

"Whenever I think of an author, or one of their 'hard-to-find' books I go to the Book Oasis. Chances are they have it..." via Geo C.

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311 Main Street Stoneham MA 02180
  • The Book Oasis, Shopping, Bookstore, 311 Main Street World Map Stoneham MA 02180
    Nominee for: Bookstore
    311 Main Street, World Map Stoneham, MA
  • Brookline Booksmith, Shopping, Bookstore, 279 Harvard St Coolidge Corner Brookline MA 02446
    Nominee for: Bookstore
    279 Harvard St, Coolidge Corner Brookline, MA
  • Porter Square Books, Shopping, Arts and Entertainment, Bookstore, Artists, Authors and Film, 25 White Street Porter Square Cambridge MA 02140
    Nominee for: Bookstore
    25 White Street, Porter Square Cambridge, MA
  • Trident Booksellers & Cafe, Shopping, Food, Bookstore, Brunch, 338 Newbury St Back Bay Boston MA 02115
    Nominee for: Bookstore, Brunch
    338 Newbury St, Back Bay Boston, MA
  • Harvard Book Store, Shopping, Bookstore, 1256 Massachusetts Ave Harvard Square Cambridge MA 02138
    Nominee for: Bookstore
    1256 Massachusetts Ave, Harvard Square Cambridge, MA
  • New England Mobile Book Fair, Shopping, Bookstore, 82 Needham Street Newton Highlands MA 02461
    Nominee for: Bookstore
    82 Needham Street, Newton Highlands, MA
  • Raven Used Books, Shopping, Bookstore, 263 Newbury St Back Bay Boston MA 02116
    Nominee for: Bookstore
    263 Newbury St, Back Bay Boston, MA
  • Pandemonium Books & Games, Shopping, Bookstore Comics Hobby Shop, 4 Pleasant St Cambridge MA 02139
    Nominee for: Bookstore
    4 Pleasant St, Central Square Cambridge, MA
  • Newtonville Books, Shopping, Bookstore, 10 Langley Road Newton Center MA 02459
    Nominee for: Bookstore
    10 Langley Road, Newton Center, MA
  • Rodney's Bookstore, Shopping, Bookstore, 1362 Beacon St Brookline MA 02446 698 Massachusetts Ave Cambridge MA 02139
    Nominee for: Bookstore
    698 Massachusetts Ave, Central Square Cambridge, MA
  • Location
    Nominee for: Bookstore
    19 Bow St, Union Square Somerville, MA
  • Brattle Book Shop, Shopping, Bookstore, 9 West St Downtown Boston MA 02111
    Nominee for: Bookstore
    9 West St, Downtown Boston, MA
  • The Book Rack, Shopping, Bookstore, 13 Medford St Arlington Center Arlington MA 02474
    Nominee for: Bookstore
    13 Medford St, Arlington Center Arlington, MA
  • Comicazi, Shopping, Bookstore, Comics, 407 Highland Avenue Somerville MA
    13. Comicazi
    Nominee for: Bookstore
    407 Highland Avenue, Somerville, MA
  • Bryn Mawr Book Store, Shopping, Bookstore, 373 Huron Ave Cambridge MA 02138
    Nominee for: Bookstore
    373 Huron Ave, Huron Village Cambridge, MA
  • Nominee for: Bookstore
    376 Moody Street, World Map Waltham, MA
  • Location
    Nominee for: Bookstore
    24 High Street, Medford, MA
  • Location
    Nominee for: Bookstore
    289 Moody Street, Waltham, MA
  • Location
    Nominee for: Bookstore
    6 Plympton Street, Harvard Square Cambridge, MA
  • New England Comics, Shopping, Children's Gifts, 131 Harvard Ave Allston/Brighton Boston MA 02134
    Nominee for: Bookstore
    Multiple locations
  • The Children's Book Shop, Gifts, Shopping, Children's gifts, Children's Gifts, Bookstore, 237 Washington Street Brookline Village Brookline MA 02445
    Nominee for: Bookstore
    237 Washington Street, Brookline Village Brookline, MA
  • Comicopia, Shopping, Comics, 464 Commonwealth Ave Boston MA 02215
    17. Comicopia
    Nominee for: Bookstore
    464 Commonwealth Ave, Fenway/Kenmore Boston, MA
  • Nominee for: Bookstore
    140 Commonwealth Avenue, Chestnut Hill, MA
  • Seek Books, Shopping, Bookstore, 1747 Centre St  Boston, MA 02132
    Nominee for: Bookstore
    1747 Centre St, West Roxbury Boston, MA
  • Location
    Nominee for: Bookstore
    292 Main St, Kendall Square/MIT Cambridge, MA
Contest Overview
  • 33,554
    Total Votes
  • 20,225
  • 225

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