Bookstores: Best 5 in New England
134 Maine St., Brunswick, ME 207-729-5083; gulfofmainebooks.blogspot.com
THE ODYSSEY BOOKSHOP — South Hadley, MA
An errand to pick up a single book can easily turn into a personal odyssey for hours as you explore the two floors.
9 College St., South Hadley, MA 800-540-7307, 413-534-7307; odysseybks.com
THE TOADSTOOL BOOKSHOP — Peterborough, NH
Lose yourself in the dazzling used section, recover while scanning the new titles, reflect over slices of the cafe’s heavenly pies.
12 Depot Square, Peterborough, NH 603-924-3543; toadbooks.com