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    I will be in Maine for a business trip this summer, near Bangor. Any suggestions on bookstores or any King-related sites I should check out?
    What RF said. SK Tours. He takes you everywhere and has good stories to tell.
    I live there so if you need any help or info feel free to PM me! There's LOTS to see! Except for bookstores. lol. With Bett's long since gone there's a BAM and a few pawn shops around the downtown area along with a decent comic shop. I've picked up a few things there but it's unlikely you'll find much in the way of limiteds or the like.
    Thanks for the suggestion. I've booked my trip for July and will be going on the SK tour. My work travels will be taking me down to Portland & Lewiston as well -- any bookstores there worth checking out?
    Probably the best one for horror/sci-fi type stuff would be The Green Hand on Congress St in Portland. The ladies who work there are great and there is a good selection. For more general "rare" stuff you could try Turner Carlson, also on Congress St. For your basic used book shop there is Yes Books. Can you guess what street it's on? Yup, Congress.

    Lewiston/Auburn dosen't have much sadly, and it has one that I can only recommend you stay away from. From a purely personal perspective Artios Books in Auburn is one to avoid. A $40 shrinkwrapped copy of Skeleton Crew that was an "implied" 1/1 that was really a BOMC. I count that as one of my early Lessons Learned.

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    Any good bookstores in Lansing Michigan?

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    Hi Beverly,

    Just noticed the mention of Bangor. Is that where Gerald Winters & Son is now trading?

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    Answered my own question, yes he is.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Alec View Post
    Answered my own question, yes he is.

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    Lol, I just saw this Alec and yes you did sir. If you're ever in Bangor it's a MUST. I still can't get used to the fact that he's here!

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    Any bookstores worth visiting in Detroit? Am at the autoshow for Tuesday-Wednesday this week. Thanks! Paul

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    Quote Originally Posted by Phalucha View Post
    Any bookstores worth visiting in Detroit? Am at the autoshow for Tuesday-Wednesday this week. Thanks! Paul
    There used to be a couple in Ann Arbor... not too far if have time and also a fabulous deli .. Zingermans or something like that.
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    Thanks - will see if I can make it to Ann Arbor.

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    John King books near downtown Detroit kingbooksdetroit.com, Ann arbor,MI store Nicola's nicolasbooks.com , Curious book store Lansing,MI

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    Anyone know of good bookstores in Atlanta? My favorite place there has apparently closed , and we'll be there in April. Thanks for any suggestions!

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    An article featuring some less known interesting-independent-bookstores-America.
    http://www.travelandleisure.com/cult...stores-america


    note: Link includes some advertisement with article.
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    Hey guys! My boyfriend is driving down to Orlando in a couple weeks. I already see the note about Orlando, but does anyone have any info about rare bookstores in St. Augustine? My birthday is a couple days after he gets back, so any help is appreciated! Thanks!

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    Heading to Vegas on business for the rest of this week.
    Any places besides Baumans worth checking out?
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