Used Books, DVDs, and CDs at The Book Shop (Half Off). Two Options Available.

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Used titles in a variety of genres at bookstore in Ball Square

The Fine Print

Expires 180 days after purchase. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Valid in-store only. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Groupon value cannot be combined with credit. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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Choose Between Two Options

  • $10 for $20 worth of used books, DVDs, and CDs
  • $15 for $30 worth of used books, DVDs, and CDs

The Book Shop’s hefty roster of titles includes used paperbacks starting at $2.99, used hardcovers starting at $3.99, and children’s books starting at $0.99. Prices range from 33% to 80% off the cover price.

The Book Shop

The Book Shop maintains a bounty of used titles as well as a smattering of CDs and DVDs. Visitors wander among packed shelves while browsing for fiction, sci-fi, romance, classic lit, or any of the other genres occupying the store. Regular book and poetry readings generate a sense of community and dusty podiums a sense of purpose.


Reviews

Fantastically organized and presented, truly a labor of love like all used bookstores should be.

Delilah W., Yelp, 1/22/12

Tips

  • “i love a good old book shop. fair prices, nice owner, solid selection.”

  • “The guy running this place is always friendly, always helpful, and very knowledgeable about a range of genres. ”

  • “Great selection, very friendly shop owner.”

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    Powder House

    694 Broadway

    Somerville, Massachusetts 02144

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Classics, bestsellers, and e-readers for everyone who loves the written word