Check Out Head House Books, Philadelphia

Whenever I visit a city, I make a point to visit its bookstores. By doing so, not only do I feed my book and bookish item addiction, I “judge” what people ready in the given location (Like you don’t do the same!).

While in Philadelphia, my hometown, I notice a new stack of indie bookstores, along with the ever-expanding Barnes & Noble, residing.

Head House Books, located 619 S. 2nd Street, offers new paperback and hardcover books, along with wonderful bookish items, such as tote bags, magnets, and postcards, to say the least.

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In addition, the store offers one of the most substantial children’s sections I’ve ever seen in an independent bookstore.

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Prices are reasonable and standard for bookstores. While I did not pick up a book for myself (My son managed to get two Captain Underpants books), I bought two bookish items for my addiction – er, pleasure.

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Who doesn’t adore a tote bag? Monsters, I say! They have cute magnetic finger puppets with likenesses of famous authors. I bought Zora Neale Hurston (Their Eyes Were Watching God). I love the book and I love her. So, I refuse to leave any bookstore empty-handed.

Check out this wonderful independent bookstore in Philadelphia, if you are in the area.

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