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The 3 best bookstores in San Jose

Recycle Book Store. | Photo: Christine H./Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on March 11, 2019.

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top bookstores in San Jose, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to venture next time you're in the market for bookstores.

1. Recycle Book Store

Photo: Danielle N./Yelp

Topping the list is Recycle Book Store. Located at 1066 The Alameda downtown, this spo is the highest rated bookstore in San Jose, boasting 4.5 stars out of 360 reviews on Yelp.

2. Kinokuniya - San Jose

Photo: Torri M./Yelp

Next up is West San Jose's Kinokuniya - San Jose, situated at 675 Saratoga Ave., Mitsuwa Marketplace. With 4.5 stars out of 192 reviews on Yelp, the bookstore, which offers comic books, newspapers, magazines and more, has proven to be a local favorite.

3. Hicklebee's Children's Book Store

Photo: Jason P./Yelp

Willow Glen's Hicklebee's Children's Book Store, located at 1378 Lincoln Ave., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the bookstore and toy store 4.5 stars out of 141 reviews.


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