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Great bookshop

Have used Imagined Things quite a few times over the last couple of years. They have ordered... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2021
willbanks27
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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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Books with Style!

Wonderful, friendly staff with a great selection of books. It's inside a shopping arcade so make... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2019
TheNervoussTraveller
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Frodsham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 14 September 2019 via mobile

Wonderful, friendly staff with a great selection of books. It's inside a shopping arcade so make sure you persevere if looking, you won't regret it! We try to support independents and this is one of the top independents we've seen, happily go again (:

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 14 June 2019

Independent bookshops are a real treat and this is in a small arcade with a wonderful shop window display of a very good range of books. Inside it is a treasure trove of books with lots of comment cards from various readers; very helpful and personal too. The bookshop owner is very enthusiastic and helpful and I loved the layout and the organisation of the space. It is really worth the effort to seek out this special little shop especially as there are all sorts of interesting events planned with authors . Most highly recommended.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 30 May 2019

Good local book shop and friendly and knowledgeable staff. Hidden away a bit from the main town but worth seeking out.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 13 April 2019

In the age of Amazon, it's hard for chain bookstores to survive, let alone independents. The reason that places like “Imagined Things” of Harrogate will continue to soldier on is because there is no substitute for an owner that is passionate about books. The shop is tiny in comparison to the likes of a highstreet Waterstones, but owner Georgia has curated an excellent selection (and can order any book in print for you, anyway). The books are complemented by a lovely selection of knick-knacks and stationery and is a delightful place to indulge in that most fabulous of past times - browsing bookshelves!

Fiction and non-fiction is joined by a good children's section and an area dedicated to local books / authors. Best of all are the handwritten recommendations from staff that accompany some of the books on the shelf.

Well worth a visit for book lovers.

Buy a book - keep an independent in business!

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 3 March 2019

I frequent this independent book store. I have purchased books for my niece and myself on several occasions. They have a good selection and are very helpful if you have questions. They also have a book club you can join if you can spare time to read. I will continue to make purchases here.

Date of experience: March 2019
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