Catch up on your Summer Reading at these Nearby Bookstores

Are you behind on your summer reading list? Luckily, there are several book stores and shops nearby for all of your literary needs. From classics to modern hits, check out these bookshelves near your Royal Athena apartment.


Narberth Bookshop — Join a community of readers, writers and life-long learners at Narberth Bookshop. You can also support this local indie shop by becoming a member for $40 a year and enjoying several perks. They include 30 percent off special orders, 20 percent off new hardcovers, 10 percent off paperbacks, free shipping, periodic coupons and member exclusives.


The Spiral Bookcase —The purveyors of the printed page over at the Spiral Bookcase offer the finest selection of what they call “new books, used books, weird books and magick.” This shop presents several exciting events as well, including sales, contests and book-launch parties.


Big Blue Marble Bookstore —If you’re looking for a wide selection of literature, Big Blue Marble Bookstore offers a reflection of its neighborhood — “racially and economically diverse, politically engaged, funny, full of parents and grandparents looking for the best children’s books, LOTS of writers, and quite a few lesbians and Jews.”


Barnes & Noble — Grab a cup of coffee and sit back with an old classic or a modern hit. Barnes & Noble will never let you down.


Narberth Bookshop

221 Haverford Ave, Narberth, PA 19072

(610) 664-1112


The Spiral Bookcase

112 Cotton St, Philadelphia, PA 19127

(215) 482-0704


Big Blue Marble Bookstore

551 Carpenter Ln, Philadelphia, PA 19119

(215) 844-1870


Barnes & Noble

1805 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19103

(215) 665-0716