Bookstore - 2016 Winners

Published Dec 22, 2016

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

2016 Winner

1. The Spiral Bookcase

Voters Love

"Ann is amazing, friendly, and is doing meaningful work that is needed in this age of digital media! They have a wide..."  via Megan C.

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112 Cotton St Philadelphia PA 19127
2016 Runner-Up

2. Towne Book Center & Cafe

Voters Love

"Have been going to this place even when they were in Trappe. It's mom and pop. Love it."  via Daisy D.

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Plaza Drive Collegeville PA 19426
2016 Finalist

3. Doylestown Bookstore

Voters Love

"They're just the best. Independently owned, and full of friendly, knowledgeable book people as employees, the Doylestown..." 

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16 S Main St Doylestown PA 18901
2016 Finalist

4. Giovanni's Room

Voters Love

"I just voted for Giovanni's Room as Best Bookstore on the PHL17 Philly Hot List! Last Day! Last Chance!"  via Scottdrakephotos

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345 S 12th St Philadelphia PA 19107
2016 Finalist

5. The Book Trader

Voters Love

"If you are looking for a unique book, you have great chances here. Sometimes they even have some that are out of print..." 

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7 North 2nd Street Philadelphia PA 19106
2016 Finalist

5. Brickbat Books

Voters Love

"Cute and cluttered - shop there if you don't already."  via mickeylovesminnie

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709 South Fourth Street Philadelphia PA 19147
2016 Finalist

5. Main Point Books

Voters Love

"Friendly and helpful staff!"  via Willie M.

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1041 West Lancaster Avenue Bryn Mawr PA 19010
2016 Finalist

5. Wooden Shoe Books and Records

Voters Love

"Support your local book store! This store is run by a collective of volunteers and ALL profits go into creating workshops..."  via Wedge W.

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508 S 5th St Philadelphia PA 19147
2016 Finalist

5. The Bookworm

Voters Love

"2 floors of books. Monthly Specials. Join the buyers club and get even more off. Nice people ready to help."  via Debbie M.

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822 S Main St Phoenixville PA 19460
2016 Finalist

5. Molly's Books and Records

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1010 South 9th Street Philadelphia PA 19147
Contest Overview
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  • 18,008
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The 2016 Philly A-List awards are based on more than 26,000 votes from local Philadelphia-area experts.

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