Open for online and phone orders and continuing with Curbside Pickup for the social distancing win.

We are restocking Emily Nagoski's Come As You Are so we will ship your orders when we have more signed copies in, thank you!

We have new stickers and we've halved the price!

Oprah's chosen Marilynne Robinson’s Gilead novels as her next book club pick.
Start with Gilead and join Oprah as she leads a discussion. Then join her as she reads and discusses Home, Lila, and Jack.

Cassandra Clare:
We have a limited number of signed copies of Chain of Gold
We have signed book plates for Red Scrolls of Magic and The Lost Book of the White
We have signed paperbacks of most Shadowhunter books.
We ship to the US & Canada only.

March 2021 international updates: We are directing international readers to our Bookshop page as shipping internationally is getting very expensive and complicated. We are suspending shipping to UK addresses while we research the implications of Brexit. Books are “zero-rated” (not taxed) but we are waiting for guidance to see if we have to register with the UK HRMC (HM Revenue and Customs) and submit quarterly returns. (Our shipping software is now asking for a VAT number whenever I put in a UK address.) Please accept our apologies. We will update this further when we have more information.


Our website shows our supplier's inventory. We have a small percentage of that million+ books.
We can get most within:
— 2 days (nearer warehouse)
— 5-7 days (further warehouse)
— occasionally longer (high demand/backlist title)

Recent Bookshop.org lists:

This House Is Haunted by Franchie

Some Good Books from 2020 by Gavin


Website open 24/7. The physical bookstore closed on March 15, 2020. We anticipate re-opening(!) to limited browsing in early May.

— Get a Book Moon Gift Certificate — the promise of books (or T-shirts, puzzles, calendars, etc. etc.) from Book Moon in the future.   
— Pick up a limited edition soft pink and punchy Read Books Punch Nazis shirt.
— Puzzles!

We do Curbside Pickup like this
— Place your lovely book orders on this website or by phone: 413-203-1717.
— Select either
—— "I would like to pick this order up at the store" under "Pick-Up options"
—— Or, under "Calculate Shipping Costs" choose "In-store pickup" (which means Curbside Pickup) or "Curbside Pickup + donation" (if you'd like to donate to the ECC).
— If we have the books in stock, we'll call or email so that you can pick them up. If we have to order the books we will contact you with an estimated pickup date. We'll reach out again when the books arrive.
— Call when you're at the store, give us your name, and we'll put your books on our Curbside Pickup chair so that we can stay socially distant from one another.

Check out Amanda and Beth's topical book recommendations on the Bookshop — buy books from that site and support us, or, your fave website or indie bookshop.

Our latest Small Beer Press title is Isabel Yap's sparkling debut Never Have I Ever.

Thanks to your support we are sending out mail orders almost every day.

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We have 12,000+ books in the store and millions more available from our suppliers. Most of our booksellers are working from home (sign up here for our newsletter). You can:

Here's Gavin as one of many booksellers quoted in a New York Times story on how bookshops are hoping to survive.

Lots of local stores including Book Moon featured in this Reminder piece: "Easthampton store owners prepare for unusual holiday season"

Thanks as ever for reading.

Local Authors

Staff Recommendations

Small Beer Press

Lady Churchill's Rosebud Wristlets

Ninepin Press

Book Clubs

Is your book club or book group looking for a place to meet? Book Moon is happy to host your weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly book club. We offer a 10% discount on book club titles (in store only).

Current Book Clubs: 

Sobremesa