Bookstores of Somerville & Cambridge

Porter Square Books

25 White Street – Cambridge

About a 15–minute walk from the Cambria, Porter Square Books is a great spot to grab a cup of coffee, pastry and browse the wide selection of books. Staff is knowledgeable and helpful when searching for a particular book, bestseller or not.

Harvard Book Store

1256 Mass Avenue – Cambridge

With an extensive selection of used books downstairs and new releases upstairs, the Harvard Bookstore is a must visit while in the Cambridge area. A tourist destination in itself, they have a massive number of books and souvenirs – but we aware, it is usually pretty crowded!

Seven Stars

731 Mass Avenue – Cambridge

If you are into crystals, Seven Stars is the bookstore for you. Their selection of crystals is almost as broad as their selection of books! From literature on all religions, to political ideas, to best-sellers, they have it all.

Raven Used Books

23 Church Street – Cambridge

The used book collection here is generally scholarly works in fields of history, philosophy but they also have a great selection of fiction, and the prices are quite reasonable.

Lisa Burns

Lisa Burns

Director of Marketing