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Old school book store with a lot of great author visits.

I like the ability to spend some time browsing in a book store. This place has a good selection... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
Ridgewood, New Jersey
via mobile
Little town book store

good visit. the prices are definitely high, but thats what you're gonna get if you don't order of... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2018
Brooke K
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  • Average11%
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A small bookstore offering many author signings.
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211 E Ridgewood Ave, Ridgewood, NJ 07450-3817
+1 201-445-0726
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 10 February 2012

While this book store does not offer big discounts or any discounts at all it is what a bookstore should look like, smell like and supports local writers. They do have lots of book signings are they are always well run.

3  Thank TTTravelers1
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 20 May 2012

Living in CT, I was pleased to hear that Gregory Allman would be holding a book signing at Bookend Books in Woodbridge, NJ. The store's website stated that entry to the signing would be predicated on the purchase of a book prior to the signing,...More

4  Thank brume74
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bookends is a great place to pick up the latest book or Ridgewood clothing. They also have Legos and gift sets!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Bookends is a great store offering new books and signings by the authors. Being on their mailing list provides announcements of their upcoming events, so if you are interested you won't miss out.

Thank Bob G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bookends has it all great selection, wonderful atmosphere and amazing authors come in for book signings.

Thank Robert F
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

I like the ability to spend some time browsing in a book store. This place has a good selection. They also have amazing author visits that makes this a preferable way to purchase books vs the internet.

Thank parkerw2014
Reviewed 23 July 2018

good visit. the prices are definitely high, but thats what you're gonna get if you don't order of amazon. friendly workers and great environment. able to suggest books that would be good, which amazon can't do. also sell ridge wood apparel

Thank Brooke K
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Not very well thought out long lines with little direction ,inside to small up stairs or down for volume of people like a heard of cattle. Up stairs really needs face lift old and out worn. I will however continue to go there because of...More

Thank astrangio
Reviewed 11 May 2018

Bad experience. Once my GD and 2 friends received their books, my wife followed them in. But in an angry way, the owner wanted to see her bracelet for entrance. Obviously she did not have one since we had never been told the day prior...More

Thank hack72
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Took my son to a book signing there and did not feel very safe, hundreds of people packed in a little hot basement, don't know how that could even be legal?? Now they did have a sprinkler system but I still can't imagine the township...More

Thank despicableme13
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Do not go, do not support the town, parking ticket crazy and the store does not care, does not provide parking, pay the meter and still got a ticket, Ridgewood pd are lazy overpaid know nothings, with nothing better to do, I'm a family member...More

Thank Dan D
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

This local retailer has become an institution in New Jersey. We certainly cannot count the number of prominent authors that have appeared at the location. Invariably, the line extends around the block. Located at the beginning of Ridgewood's "Main Street" (actually Ridgewood Avenue) which features...More

Thank Woodcomic
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18 November 2018|
Response from Dream495172 |
You should call the store, with advanced notice I am sure they can provide you with some accomodation.