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Sheafe Street Books

29 Sheafe St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3817
+1 603-498-4696
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Book Lovers Bookstore

Nice selections curated by a book lover, this store is worth finding. My favorite The section on... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2016
East Haven
Carefully curated browsing pleasure

Cozy and crammed with books, this rambling collection of fact and fiction is compact, but broadly... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2016
Burlington, Vermont
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29 Sheafe St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3817
+1 603-498-4696
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Reviewed 30 June 2016

Nice selections curated by a book lover, this store is worth finding. My favorite The section on local history was extensive. Sheafe Street is only a block long, and didn't even appear on the map I had. Parking can be an adventure. Petunia, the shop...More

1  Thank OwnedByCatsInConn
Reviewed 16 May 2016

Cozy and crammed with books, this rambling collection of fact and fiction is compact, but broadly and smartly sampled. Stewarded by a well-rounded, friendly lit-lover and a fluffy feline (and some canaries), the shelves are whimsically classified and relaxed to reward the casual browser. Situated...More

Thank greenmtb0y
Reviewed 11 April 2016

My boyfriend and I love this little bookstore. It's a small shop with bookshelves to the ceiling, and the finds range from popular best-sellers to lesser known titles. It's definitely worth a visit while in Portsmouth, and the shop is just a short walk from...More

1  Thank Lauren P
Reviewed 25 November 2015 via mobile

The shop is on a side street so parking can be difficult. The selection is really good. Shelves are a bit disorganized but appropriately sectioned off.

Thank Thomas G
Reviewed 20 September 2014

If you are in the area and are looking for a great selection of books from today or from the days of yore you will not be disappointed! If you are looking for something specific like I was (old, antique books) look to the top...More

Thank megs021081
Reviewed 19 August 2014

Book lovers bookstore run by a knowledgable and helpful gentlemen, this shop nevers fails to charm the kids, teens and adults in our group. Best shopping of the trip as the kid who doesn't read much finds a few books that he really wants, and...More

Thank NewPoster
Reviewed 28 November 2013

We happened upon this shop and were reluctant to leave! Lots of books: old, new, eclectic. Jazz music playing softly in the background, nice chat with Ken, the owner, and comfy chairs to curl up in with a good book. Don't forget to say hi...More

Thank Anne M
Reviewed 22 June 2013

Ken and his furry companion, Petunia, have created a delightful, warm, cozy, and relaxed bookstore. A place that has something for everyone and is hidden from the main drag. It is truly one of Portsmouth's best kept secrets. t's not very big, I've walked past...More

Thank Tamara J
Reviewed 11 March 2013

Sheafe Street Books makes for a great after-lunch stop, or pre-lunch, or no-lunch stop while strolling the scenic streets off Market Square. There's not a lot of square footage, but whatever space is available has been organized by owner Ken Kozick to provide maximum exposure...More

1  Thank BRHopewell
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