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Sandman Book Company

16480 Burnt Store Rd, Punta Gorda, FL 33955-9218
+1 941-505-1624
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I love books, and I love this place!

We were looking around the site “Only in Your State” and we found this place, so went to check it... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2018
Busybees317
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La Grange Park, Illinois
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Great independent book store.

We grew up around Harvard Square in Massachusetts - a book store paradise. While I love Barnes and... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2018
obelisk12017
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Englewood, Florida
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Sandman Book Company is Southwest Florida's largest independent bookshop. We are located in Turtle Crossing Plaza, north of Burnt Store Marina. We have a over 60,000 used & rare books in our retail shop. We also carry audiobooks, DVDs, toys, games, & greeting cards. Our inventory is electronically cataloged, which means that if you are looking for a specific book - we can find it! We also provide special order services for rare and hard-to-find titles.
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16480 Burnt Store Rd, Punta Gorda, FL 33955-9218
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+1 941-505-1624
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Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

We were looking around the site “Only in Your State” and we found this place, so went to check it out. Wonderfully organized and large selection, great owner.

Thank Busybees317
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

We grew up around Harvard Square in Massachusetts - a book store paradise. While I love Barnes and Noble and miss Borders very much, Sandman does a great job of filling our needs. Outstanding selections and decent pricing. Well worth a trip to the wilds...More

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Reviewed 3 April 2018

This has to be one of the most interesting bookstores anywhere! It took us a little longer to find it, but now that we know where it is, we will be back. There are new books, used books and old books, all located in various...More

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Reviewed 9 March 2018

This is the neatest bookstore in the whole world - or at least where I have been. New books, old books, used books and stuff. The staff is great and the chairs are cushy. They will take your gently used books for a credit towards...More

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Reviewed 11 February 2018

The Sandman bookstore on Burnt Store Road is everything you want a bookstore to be. Quaint, old country atmosphere, impressive service, knowledgeable staff, incredible selection, they don't know the meaning of the word 'no'! If they don't have what you are looking for, they will...More

Thank Nicole C
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

I was looking for books on a specific topic and called before driving from Cape Coral. The lady who answered the phone actually went to the shelf to see what was available. When I arrived she took right where I needed to be and pointed...More

Thank DTP1952
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Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

We visited here while in the area - this is a great bookstore- loved the kitty. People who work there(volunteers) very knowledgeable and friendly. Highly recommend!

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Reviewed 9 January 2018

We love this place. The cat is a nice added touch to the place. It is one book store we always spend an hour in at least. You can find everything here. Prices are great too. There is a banned section which I always find...More

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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Stumbled on this used bookstore quite by chance. It was in a little shopping center out in the middle of nowhere at 16480 Burnt Store Road in Punta Gorda. The sign simply said Books. It was New Years Day and caught my eye because it...More

Thank Toucan-Stan
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Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

I went here with my youngest for an exploring our community day and we had a good time looking at the ceiling to floor books, all different genres and various prices, not bad prices either. They had some rare books, the Harvard stories series and...More

1  Thank Gustavo C
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