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    May 2, 2015

    31 Independent Bookstores That Are Every Book Lover's Dream

    Happy Independent Bookstore Day!

    We asked the BuzzFeed Community about their favorite independent bookstores. Here are some of their picks.

    1. Commonwealth Books in Boston, MA

    2. Caliban Book Shop in Pittsburgh, PA

    3. Birchbark Books in Minneapolis, MN

    4. Powell's in Portland, Oregon

    5. Book People in Austin, TX

    6. Politics & Prose in Washington, DC

    7. The Mysterious Bookshop in New York, NY

    Twitter: @Darth_Darko

    Suggested by Charlie Darko, Twitter

    8. Walden Pond Books in Oakland, CA

    9. Community Bookstore in Brooklyn, NY

    10. Bookends in Ridgewood, NJ

    11. Carmichael's Bookstore in Louisville, KY

    12. Tattered Cover Book Store in Denver, CO

    13. The Strand in New York, NY

    14. Twice Sold Tales in Seattle, WA

    15. Brookline Booksmith in Boston, MA

    16. Bookshop Santa Cruz in Santa Cruz, CA

    17. Prairie Lights in Iowa City, IA

    18. The Book Barn in Niantic, CT

    19. City Lights Bookstore in San Francisco, CA

    20. Porter Square Bookstore in Cambridge, MA

    21. Myopic Books in Chicago, IL

    22. Shakespeare and Company in Paris, France

    24. The Gutter Bookshop in Dublin, Ireland

    25. Bart's Books in Ojai, CA

    26. Glad Day Bookshop in Toronto, Ontario (Canada)

    27. Changing Hands Bookstore in Tempe, AZ

    29. Literati Bookstore in Ann Arbor, MI

    30. Gould's Book Arcade in Newtown, Sydney (Australia)

    31. Atomic Books in Baltimore, Maryland

    Did we miss your favorite independent bookstore? Add yours in the comments below. And remember to celebrate Independent Bookstore Day!

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    Correction: The Book Barn, despite being outside, is open rain or shine.

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