Welcome to BOOK ENDS!

We are open 10-6 Monday - Friday // 10-5 Saturdays // 12-5 Sundays

In order to provide a safe environment for all of our customers and employees, please know that we offer hand sanitizing upon entry to the store and that the wearing of a face mask covering both the mouth and nose is required for all customers during the entirety of your visit.

We are happy to offer curbside pickup for those who feel they cannot adhere to these important safety guidelines. We want our customers to be confident that they are in a safe environment while enjoying one of life's pleasures-- browsing in an independent bookstore. Thank you for your support from the whole Book Ends team! 

Not sure what you want? Need advice? Try the NEIBA catalog. All books are linked directly to our site for purchase as usual.

We are happy to continue to take phone and web orders, as described below.


*Pickup orders can be started by phone at 781-721-5933 or through this website at https://bookendswinchester.indielite.org. Please note that website titles DO NOT necessarily reflect our onsite inventory -- there is always the possibility that we will need to special order for you.

*Home delivery orders will continue through our BookShop site at https://bookshop.org/shop/bookendswinchester. Please make sure that our Bookshop logo  is in the top left corner of your webpage *before* you fill your cart, or we won't get commission for your sale.


Pickup orders can be started by phone at 781-721-5933. We encourage you to keep an eye out on social media or on our storefront window displays in Winchester Center for ideas.  Gift certificates are always available.

And finally: we encourage you to continue to use our https://bookshop.org/shop/bookendswinchester site for your books and puzzles— and for gifts and gift cards for friends and family anywhere in the country! We get a generous commission from all your orders and the organization supports independent bookstores around the country. Please make sure that our Bookshop logo is in the top left corner of your webpage *before* you fill your cart, or we won't get the credit-- It’s easy earnings for us, which is always appreciated. Thank you!


BOOK ENDS is a quintessential New England Independent Bookstore, located in the heart of Winchester Center since 1984.  While quaint in appearance, we are totally modern in our customer service, ordering direct from all major publishers for quick and easy special ordering and restocking.  We partner with area schools and businesses to offer competitive pricing on book orders, and we have a rotating schedule of local and bestselling authors in the store for free events.

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Fiction Bestsellers

The Lincoln Highway: A Novel Cover Image
State of Terror: A Novel Cover Image
Cloud Cuckoo Land: A Novel Cover Image
Crossroads: A Novel Cover Image
Harlem Shuffle: A Novel Cover Image
Silverview: A Novel Cover Image

Kids Bestsellers

The Beatryce Prophecy Cover Image
Friends Forever Cover Image
Rowley Jefferson’s Awesome Friendly Spooky Stories Cover Image
They Both Die at the End Cover Image
Iron Widow Cover Image
Firekeeper's Daughter Cover Image

Nonfiction Bestsellers

Taste: My Life Through Food Cover Image
Peril Cover Image
The Storyteller: Tales of Life and Music Cover Image
A Carnival of Snackery: Diaries (2003-2020) Cover Image
Midnight in Washington: How We Almost Lost Our Democracy and Still Could Cover Image
The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse Cover Image