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Best Used Bookstores In Orange County

April 2, 2013 6:00 AM

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(credit: Bookman Book Store)

(credit: Bookman Book Store)

(credit: Booktown USA)

(credit: Booktown USA)


Avid readers know that a book isn’t just a book, but another world that lies within the pages. When you’re a bookworm, sometimes it’s necessary to be cost effective and environmentally friendly and buy a used book or two. Here is a roundup of the best used bookstores in Orange County to get your fix.

(credit: Bookman Book Store)

(credit: Bookman Book Store)

Bookman Book Store

840 North Tustin Street
Orange, California 92867
(714) 538-0166
orange.ebookman.com

The Bookman Book Store carries a large array of used books in every category. The owners are constantly refreshing the stock. The Bookman trades and buys books Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

(credit: Book Junction)

(credit: Book Junction)

The Book Junction

6819 Warner Ave
Huntington Beach, CA. 92647
(714) 843-2688
bookjunction.net

With low prices and a wide selection, The Book Junction has been a local favorite since 1993. The Book Junction specializes in mass-market paperback books. Visit their site for a money-saving coupon.

(credit: Book Carnival)

(credit: Book Carnival)

Book Carnival

348 S. Tustin Avenue
Orange, CA 92866
(714) 538-3210
www.annesbookcarnival.com

The Book Carnival has been specializing in mysteries and romantic suspense novels since 1981. Taken over in 2010 by Anne Saller, a longtime customer, the Book Carnival remains the used book store destination for North Orange County residents.

(credit: Booktown USA)

(credit: Booktown USA)

Booktown USA

2090 S. Euclid Street #108
Anaheim, CA 92802
(714) 534-5038
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Booktown USA combines the small town feel with a used bookstore. With warm and friendly customer service and a good selection of high quality books, Booktown USA is a favorite hangout for local book lovers.

(credit: Camelot Books)

(credit: Camelot Books)

Camelot Books

18838 Brookhurst Street
Fountain Valley, CA 92708
(714) 963-3122
www.camelot-books.com

Camelot Books is a 4,400-square-foot store that is filled with thousands of books in every nook and cranny. The used book selection is gigantic and covers every genre. There is also a large children’s section for young readers. The books in the corral are half price every Saturday.

Desiree Eaglin is a bookworm at heart — if it were not for her kids, she’d read day and night. She blogs at Sarcastic, Funny and Brutally Honest. You can read her tweets on Twitter too.

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