Powells City of Books

★★★★★

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I only need to mention that this bookstore has 68,000 square feet of space, and you'll realize it's not your ordinary bookstore. The store is broken up into different sections (identified by a color of the rainbow), and the guides & maps cross-reference the category of book with the section color. Since they sell used books, as well as new, you will often find items which you may never have seen before or even considered. The only downsides are having to park downtown (so use Tri Met), and the limited seating in the coffee shop (they really need a bigger one, to match the sq footage).

PROS: Open until 11 p.m. everyday.
CONS: Have to pay for downtown parking. Tiny coffee shop.

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★★★★☆

I only need to mention that this bookstore has 68,000 square feet of space, and you'll realize it's not your ordinary bookstore. The store is broken up into different sections (identified by a color of the rainbow), and the guides & maps cross-reference the category of book with the section color. Since they sell used books, as well as new, you will often find items which you may never have seen before or even considered. The only downsides are having to park downtown (so use Tri Met), and the limited seating in the coffee shop (they really need a bigger one, to match the sq footage).

PROS: Open until 11 p.m. everyday.
CONS: Have to pay for downtown parking. Tiny coffee shop.

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This is a great bookstore. It's huge, has most everything you would want, and what makes it unique is the great used section. The used books are filed among the new books, so you can see if they have the title used simply by looking for the book listing. The store has three branches, and they all have a very Northwest flavor. Definitely worth stopping by if you're a book lover!

5
★★★★★

This is a great bookstore. It's huge, has most everything you would want, and what makes it unique is the great used section. The used books are filed among the new books, so you can see if they have the title used simply by looking for the book listing. The store has three branches, and they all have a very Northwest flavor. Definitely worth stopping by if you're a book lover!

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This place is more like a library. You can pick a book off the shelf and sit and read the whole thing there if you want and they won't kick you out! I love it here.

5
★★★★★

This place is more like a library. You can pick a book off the shelf and sit and read the whole thing there if you want and they won't kick you out! I love it here.

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This is one of my favorite book stores. It has a huge selection of books and other reading materials. Great mix of people visit. Customer service is good. Parking is horrible since it's a downtown location. Lots of foot traffic though.

PROS: Reading material selection
CONS: No parking

4
★★★★☆

This is one of my favorite book stores. It has a huge selection of books and other reading materials. Great mix of people visit. Customer service is good. Parking is horrible since it's a downtown location. Lots of foot traffic though.

PROS: Reading material selection
CONS: No parking

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I think that Powell's is the largest book store in
the Pacific Northwest. It's got endless books,
new and used. The store is so large you can
easily get lost. They also have a website you
can buy from.

5
★★★★★

I think that Powell's is the largest book store in
the Pacific Northwest. It's got endless books,
new and used. The store is so large you can
easily get lost. They also have a website you
can buy from.

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