I submitted this very short description of The Book Lady as part of the Spotlight on Bookstores series.  Every Wednesday, this blog hosts a section encouraging people to write about their favorite independent bookstore.



My submission:

I love to frequent a little, independent, used bookstore called THE BOOK LADY, on Liberty Street in Savannah.  It is nestled a couple of steps down from the street level, in the lower level of an historic old home in downtown Savannah. Brick walls, stuffed leather chairs, fireplaces and floor-to-ceiling shelves, filled with interesting titles.  Her desk is always covered with stacks of invoices, orders, and other books she is considering.  She handwrites all of her receipts on a small pad.  And there is nothing that can stump her encyclopedic knowledge.  But the store has one more secret – a garden out back.  A tiny spot of green, overflowing with flowers – a quiet place to shuffle through your latest find.



Submit yours, and encourage others to frequent these little gems.


*Photo snagged from the Book Lady’s FaceBook Page.*

5 thoughts on “LOCAL BOOKSTORE: The Book Lady, Savannah GA”

  1. Thanks for stopping by. And if you're ever in town, you simply must check this bookstore out. It's a wonderful place.

  2. Thanks for stopping by. And if you're ever in town, you simply must check this bookstore out. It's a wonderful place.

  3. Great to hear! She is also sponsoring and Evening With David Sedaris at the Lucas Theatre on April 14, if you will be here then.
    She is a lovely person who absolutely loves (and knows!) books.

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