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Boston College is one of the nation’s best colleges and it is the place where thousands of students obtain a higher education. Boston College is a private research university that offers bachelor’s degrees, master’s degrees, and doctoral degrees. Students enroll in this college to obtain degrees in business, law, nursing, and other fields. There are nine schools and colleges on the campus. All students must purchase or rent textbooks while trying to complete their studies. Students can check out these popular bookstores in the Boston area: Raven Used Books, Boston Book Annex, Commonwealth Book, and the Brattle Book Shop.

Raven Used Books

Raven Used Books was started by John Petrovato, David Lovelace, and Betsy Fredrick in 1995 in North Hampton Massachusetts.The Boston location opened in March 2010 at 263 Newbury Street, Boston Massachusetts. This store offers a wide selection scholarly books. For example, during your visit, you will find books on philosophy, history, music, literature, and general books. For additional information you can call (617) 578-9000.

Boston Book Annex

The Boston Book Annex is located at 906 Beacon Street in Boston Massachusetts. Check out this location if you need a book before visiting the schools book store. Students have been able to get good deals at this store. Customers that visit the Boston Book Annex can easily walk out of the store with 5 books for under ten dollars. The store offers frequent three and two dollar sales to customers walking by the store. Boston Book Annex is also know for having steep discounts and racks full of available books. Their friendly customer service staff will be ready to accept your call (617) 266-1090.

Commonwealth Book

Commonwealth Book is located at 9 Spring Lane Boston Massachusetts. This store specializes in selling rare books and out-of-print books. If there is a textbook that you can not locate, this is the best place to start if you are in the Boston College area. This book store is open everyday. There are 40,000 titles listed at Commonwealth Book. You will find books on poetry, decorative art, literature, religion, and many other topics. Book fairs are frequently held at Commonwealth Book store so stop by to see them if you are in the area. Their staff can be reached at (617) 338-6328.

Brattle Book Shop

Brattle Book Shop is located at 9 West Street in Boston Massachusetts and the phone number is (617) 542-0210. Brattle is one of the oldest used book stores in the United States. This location is known for planning outside lot sales for customers and they also by and appraise books. The Brattle store was founded in 1825 and is operated by the Gloss family and it holds 250,000 books. Here you can find almost any book you need by filing out a form on the store’s website.