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Horizon Books

243 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2594
+1 231-946-7290
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Best local bookstore in Michigan

This former J.C. Penney store has now become a haven for booklovers in northern Michigan. It just... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
madmatthew
,
detroit
Books Galore

Horizon Books features an astonishing selection in a store that makes you feel at home. I could... read more

Reviewed October 9, 2017
ChrisToplack
,
London, Ontario, Canada
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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243 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2594
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+1 231-946-7290
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This former J.C. Penney store has now become a haven for booklovers in northern Michigan. It just isn't a trip to TC without spending at least an hour in here and buying a book or three. The bargain section in the basement is AWESOME. Wish...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Horizon Books features an astonishing selection in a store that makes you feel at home. I could have literally spent hours there.

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Reviewed 11 July 2017

Absolutely LOVE this 2-story bookstore! So many books, my 10 year old always finds books that she cannot find anywhere else, also love the huge local section and Michigan section!

Thank Melissa P
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Reviewed 27 June 2017

Make sure to stop by this shop and enjoy the wide variety of titles and friendly shopkeepers that are helpful in answering any questions that you may have.

Thank Lisa Y
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Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

This is the kind of bookstore you miss: intelligent and large selection of books of every genre (three floors!!) and a staff that has read every one of them. They are excited to consult and recommend, and there are plenty of recommendations available in display...More

Thank phang
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Reviewed 23 April 2017

Charming setting for any book lover and bonus - there's coffee and scones! The owners are knowledgeable and so friendly. If they don't have what you are looking for they will have it shipped to your home.

Thank Stephanie B
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Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a nice coffee and tea break on a cold Traverse City day. Their great scones beckoned, but our mission was to find some books for our winter trip. Horizon never disappoints! Great staff & great choices presented in ways that get our attention!

Thank Chuck C
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Reviewed 29 December 2016

I was recently Christmas shopping in downtown Traverse City and needed a couple books as gift. as I am not overly familiar with finding my way around a book store I found the staff to be very helpful and courteous! yesterday I wandered into the...More

Thank Tom R
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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We visited after dinner one evening. We had the book store recommended by friends and visiting in the off season it was one of the few things open after dinner. They had a great selection of books for our 3 yr old and 6 mo...More

Thank Megan A
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Reviewed 12 August 2016

Seems like many authors are either from Michigan area or write about it, but many other selections as well. Nice bargain area in basement. The associate was very informative and helpful.

Thank Connie S
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