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Sandman Book Company

16480 Burnt Store Rd, Punta Gorda, FL 33955-9218
+1 941-505-1624
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Neat little place

Friendly staff, lots of atmosphere and selection. Loved the book arch. Cool place to go with book... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Springfield, MO
Absolutely Fab Bookstore!

Loved this bookstore some much character and I LOVE the huge arch they build out of books, a must... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2017
Punta Gorda, Florida
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Sandman Book Company is Southwest Florida's largest independent bookshop. We are located in Turtle Crossing Plaza, north of Burnt Store Marina. We have a over 60,000 used & rare books in our retail shop. We also carry audiobooks, DVDs, toys, games, & greeting cards. Our inventory is electronically cataloged, which means that if you are looking for a specific book - we can find it! We also provide special order services for rare and hard-to-find titles.
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16480 Burnt Store Rd, Punta Gorda, FL 33955-9218
+1 941-505-1624
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly staff, lots of atmosphere and selection. Loved the book arch. Cool place to go with book club friends on vacation. Even bought a sassy t-shirt.

Thank justuskats
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Loved this bookstore some much character and I LOVE the huge arch they build out of books, a must see! Great service, special ordered a book & they were very good at communicating when it was in. Thank you!

Thank jmh23
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

I absolutely love this place. If you are the type of person who loves the smell of books, this place is for you. They have many new and used books, including some rare collectibles. They have plenty of seating for you to get acquainted with...More

Thank Ernie B
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Worth the visit just to see their archway of books. Well organized, clean and an excellent selection.

Thank Vernon R
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

I want to live next door to this store! I am in awe still, floor to ceiling books, books, books. A readers pure heaven. Nicely organized, a place to pleasantly get lost in time. Go visit if you love books!

Thank Terri B
Reviewed 21 April 2017

You would never believe how big this place is before you walk in the front door. It's huge! If you are looking for something specific, you have to ask, because their system would take you a while to figure out. They offer story time for...More

Thank MegPGI
Reviewed 21 March 2017

The array of recycled and new books is outstanding--aisle after aisle, room after room, all arranged in categories and all reasonably priced. Easy to spend two or three hours perusing, unless there is no interest in books.

Thank jrbrock69
Reviewed 11 March 2017

My wife and mom are big time readers. Come into this shop and the staff is so helpful trying to find what your likes are and seeing you to an organized shop full of books. art and music.I am not an avid reader, but I...More

Thank letsast
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

If you love to read, then this new/used bookstore needs to be on your list of places to go. The staff is friendly and helpful and of all the used bookstores I have been in, this is the most wonderful one I've ever been in!...More

Thank S T
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Great place to browse, buy or trade. The "book arch" made of 4000 rescued books is wonderful in itself. Friendly helpful staff. There is a resident dog named Shadow and cat named Kitty Wan Kanobe. Special events throughout the year. Wonderful children's section.

Thank Barb W
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