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Avid Bookshop

  • 493 Prince Ave.|
  • Athens GA 30601
  • (706) 352-2060
  • Region: Prince Ave-Normaltown

Avid Bookshop is a community-focused independent seller of mostly new and some used books. Stop by for a new read plus special programming including book clubs, local author readings, poetry nights, national author book signings, and more! Located on Prince Avenue, between The Daily Co-op and the historic Fire Hall No. 2.

2015 Flagpole Winner: Local Business

2015 Flagpole Runner-Up: Favorite Place to Buy a Gift for Him

2015 Flagpole Runner-Up: Uniquely Athens Business

2014 Flagpole Winner: Local Business

2014 Flagpole Runner-Up: Favorite Store to Buy a Gift for Her

2014 Flagpole Runner-Up: Favorite Store to Buy a Gift for Him

2013 Flagpole Winner: Local Business

2013 Flagpole Runner-Up: Favorite Store to Buy a Gift for Him


Tuesday - Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Sunday - Monday: 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

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    Author Christopher Pizzino: Arresting Development

    • Location: Avid Bookshop
    • 10/28/16
    • Avid Bookshop is thrilled to host author and University of Georgia professor…
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    Author Elizabeth Cox: A QUESTION OF MERCY

    • Location: Athens-Clarke County Library & Heritage Room
    • 11/3/16
    • Author Elizabeth Cox: A Question of Mercy Avid Bookshop and the Athens-Clarke…
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    Hometown Book Launch - Local Author Bain Mattox: THE DAY THE WORLD FLIPPED OVER

    • Location: Avid Bookshop
    • 11/5/16
    • Avid Bookshop is honored to host a hometown book launch for local author Bain…
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    Book Launch: e f g (Hsiung w/ Brigitte Byrd and Gina Abelkop)

    • Location: Avid Bookshop
    • 11/9/16
    • Please join Valerie Hsiung and Action Books in celebration of the Athens release…
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    The Long Weekend Zine Tour with Missy Kulik and the Ishibashis

    • Location: Avid Bookshop
    • 11/13/16
    • Avid Bookshop is pleased to present The Long Weekend Tour on Sunday, November…
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    Local Author Sara Baker Book Launch Party

    • Location: Avid Bookshop
    • 11/29/16
    • Avid Bookshop and Deeds Publishing present local author Sara Baker in…
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