Beach Reads Are Aplenty At These South Orange Bookstores


It’s still beach season! If you’re planning on heading down to the shore this weekend, then you’re going to need a fun beach read to help you relax while you hang out on the sand. If your Gaslight Commons library is looking a little empty, we have plenty of options here in town.

The South Orange area has lots of options for bookstores, including those that specialize in memoirs, children’s books, nonfiction, and of course, beach reads. Check out these stores for a book that will have you glued until the final page!

[words] Bookstore, located at 179 Maplewood Ave, Maplewood which is a six minute drive from your Gaslight Commons apartment, offers an engaging and welcoming atmosphere for families to pursue their literary interests.

They work tirelessly to ensure our community’s love of books and reading is passed down to future generations. To this end, they offer an extensive selection of books in-store and thousands of ebooks.

The Book House, located at 281 Essex St, Millburn which is nine minutes from your Gaslight Commons apartment, is a cozy bookstore where you can relax, discover new reads and local talents in this family-friendly space that’s always bustling with readers.

The store also specializes in “book baskets,” which are ideal if you’re not sure where to start in picking out a book or you’re looking for a great gift for that special someone. Their baskets specialize in all types of readers, from mothers to children.


[words] Bookstore

179 Maplewood Ave, Maplewood, NJ 07040

(973) 763-9500


The Book House

281 Essex St, Millburn, NJ 07041

(973) 564-6262


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