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RJ Julia Booksellers

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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Worth Going Out of the Way For

An indie gem, it has everything you want and lots you didn’t know that you did. Fabulous events... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Dinner at the bookstore cafe

Excellent light fare in a charming cafe and bookstore in the center of a New England shoreline... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Guilford, Connecticut
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768 Boston Post Rd, Madison, CT 06443-3047
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An indie gem, it has everything you want and lots you didn’t know that you did. Fabulous events, great cafe. I look forward to my annual pilgrimage!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent light fare in a charming cafe and bookstore in the center of a New England shoreline town. The waitservice was terrific as was the food.

1  Thank Coastal741342
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you're traveling to Madison, CT, you must stop at one of the best bookstores in the country: R.J. Julia's. Not only is the bookstore beautiful and well-stocked, but they have author events during many evenings and weekend afternoons. If you get lucky, you may...More

1  Thank Susan S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My grandson asked the salesperson to help find him the perfect book. She spend a great deal of time questioning his likes and dislikes. He told her that he “hated” to read but a perfect book was found and all that has changed!!!

Thank ckbucks
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

I love going to RJ Julia Bookseller. I heard an incredible book author talk about her new book. I am looking forward to reading. I just love going to RJ Julia’s!!

Thank Molly K
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Friendly, helpful service. Great selection of books and gifts. We ordered several books and they arrived within a couple of days. A real gem in Madison, CT! Thank you. Terrific little Café in the back.

Thank annmariec69
Reviewed 24 July 2018

I gave it 4 stars only because it is always crowded, meaning people like it very much, but a lunch time it is hard to find a table. The staff is very friendly and works hard and fast. Prices are reasonable. I would highly recommend...More

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Reviewed 24 July 2018

A cute little store on the Main Street, mostly beach souvenirs, we got nice soap. Staff is helpful and nice.

Thank marianna70
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

R Julia is one of the best book stores we've been to. Use to live on Boston and would visit R's several times. Especially in the summer when we would stay at the Madison beach hotel when it was fairly inexpensive. First time back in...More

Thank Dennis J
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

Programs are outstanding! Weekly author readings and signings. Stop in the cafe for a healthy bite. Knowledgeable staff.

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