Episode 35: Ode to Used Bookstores, our tips and treasures from shopping used bookstores this summer

We love a good bookstore date, especially used bookstores! Today we’re sharing five tips to maximize your used bookstore experience. We’re also talking about the off-the-beaten-path titles we’ve picked up at used bookstores this summer. What are your used bookstore tips? Post and tag us @hereadsheread on Instagram. 

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Books Mentioned:

His Majesty’s Dragon by Naomi Novik

Thrawn by Timothy Zahn

Heir to the Empire by Timothy Zahn

The Legend of Bagger Vance by Steven Pressfield

The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton

The Glimpses of the Moon by Edith Wharton

84 Charing Cross Road by Helene Hanff

The Color of Water by James McBride

Dust Tracks on a Road by Zora Neale Hurston

Rock Needs River by Vanessa McGrady

Seven Pillars of Wisdom by T.E. Lawrence 

The Swerve by Stephen Greenblatt 

What Happened to Anna K. by Irina Reyn

The Future is History by Masha Gessen

Between the World and Me by Ta Nehesi Coates

The Water Dancer by Ta Nehesi Coates


  1. Nancy Morrison on August 14, 2019 at 11:10 pm

    What is the name of the used bookstore you mentioned in this podcast that is in Milwaukee? You couldn’t remember the name and were going to put it in the show notes. I’m from Milwaukee and am curious. Love Boswell Books! Could it be Half Price Books? Love the podcast!! Thank you.

    • Chelsey on August 22, 2019 at 7:05 pm

      Downtown Books on Broadway

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