Welcome to Books on the Square

Closed Monday, February 8th for Inventory.
--Web order processing may be delayed.

New Winter Hours!!  Monday to Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
--Sunday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

We are here for limited in-store browsing and contactless parking lot pickup.
**Order online any time.

We have revamped our Gallery of Staff Picks so you can see our most recent staff picks, as well as the last 8 book recommendations from our booksellers.  See them here.

Our Recent Staff Picks

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Stuff You Should Know: An Incomplete Compendium of Mostly Interesting Things Cover Image
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Earthlings Cover Image
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The Memory of Babel: Book Three of the Mirror Visitor Quartet Cover Image
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How to Be a Girl in the World Cover Image
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Migrations: A Novel Cover Image
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Tough Love: My Story of the Things Worth Fighting For Cover Image
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Ellie's Voice: Or Trööömmmpffff Cover Image
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Uncrowned Queen: The Life of Margaret Beaufort, Mother of the Tudors Cover Image
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The Vanishing Half: A Novel Cover Image

Our Favorite Books of 2020

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Stuff You Should Know: An Incomplete Compendium of Mostly Interesting Things Cover Image
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What It's Like to Be a Bird: From Flying to Nesting, Eating to Singing--What Birds Are Doing, and Why (Sibley Guides) Cover Image
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Sigh, Gone: A Misfit's Memoir of Great Books, Punk Rock, and the Fight to Fit In Cover Image
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Tough Love: My Story of the Things Worth Fighting For Cover Image
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The Book of V.: A Novel Cover Image
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Migrations: A Novel Cover Image
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The Vanished Birds: A Novel Cover Image
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Ellie's Voice: Or Trööömmmpffff Cover Image
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How to Be a Girl in the World Cover Image
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The Memory of Babel: Book Three of the Mirror Visitor Quartet Cover Image
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Featured Books to Pre-Order

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The Four Winds: A Novel Cover Image
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Four Hundred Souls: A Community History of African America, 1619-2019 Cover Image
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My Year Abroad: A Novel Cover Image
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How to Avoid a Climate Disaster: The Solutions We Have and the Breakthroughs We Need Cover Image
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The Soul of a Woman Cover Image
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Klara and the Sun: A novel Cover Image
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The Committed Cover Image
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Dusk, Night, Dawn: On Revival and Courage Cover Image
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The Consequences of Fear: A Maisie Dobbs Novel Cover Image
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Sunflower Sisters: A Novel Cover Image
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Peaces: A Novel Cover Image

Featured Fiction & NF Bestsellers

The Liar's Dictionary: A Novel Cover Image
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A Swim in a Pond in the Rain: In Which Four Russians Give a Master Class on Writing, Reading, and Life Cover Image
On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century Cover Image

Featured Kids' Books to Pre-Order

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InvestiGators: Off the Hook Cover Image
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Dork Diaries 15: Tales from a Not-So-Posh Paris Adventure Cover Image

Featured Children's & YA Bestsellers

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Last Night at the Telegraph Club Cover Image

View are our top 10 bestsellers for 2020.
--How many have you read?

Browse our Indie Bestseller Lists

Featured Books Page - Browse & Shop Online
--Including New & Noteworthy Books, Cookbooks, Gift Books, & Staff Picks.

Black Voices Matter - Support Local Authors

Browse and shop our page featuring Local Black writers, illustrators, poets, playwrights, and scholars.

Kids' Store with Bestsellers, Brain Quest, New Books, and More!
You can also check out our Kids' Page!

Books to Go - Parking Lot Pickup

Free Parking Lot Pickup
--Call us at 401-331-9097 to place your order and pay over the phone.
--Pull into the parking lot, call us, and we'll bring your order out to you.

Free Local Delivery on Tuesday and Friday to:
Wayland Square, College Hill, Thayer Street, East side of I-95 to the Pawtucket line,
Rumford, and East Providence north of I-195.

Our 2019 Top Ten Book Lists

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