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Old 02-16-2010, 09:01 AM
Location: Macao
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I just saw Frederick is the only city with Barnes&Nobles...nothing west of that, and West Virginia seems to lack them as well.

I didn't look up Borders...do they have a monopoly on it...are there other bookstores dominating Western Maryland? Thinking of Hagerstown & Cumberland in particular...?
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Old 02-16-2010, 09:12 AM
Location: Cumberland
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The Book Center is Cumberland is a privately owned bookstore downtown. There is also a chain store at the County Club Mall. There are used bookstores as well in the area.
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Old 02-16-2010, 10:13 AM
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Books-A-Million Online Bookstore : Buy Discount Books Music Movies Magazines : Booksamillion .com is in Hagerstown MD, Martinsburg & Morgantown WV. Books-A-Million Store Finder : Find A Bookstore Near You
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Old 02-16-2010, 11:21 AM
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Cumberland has a Waldenbooks at the Country Club Mall, which is part of Borders.
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Old 02-16-2010, 08:38 PM
Location: Hagerstown
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Borders in Hagerstown off I-81, and one or two at the mall (books a million maybe?)

Serious readers I know rave about this bookstore: Wonder Book - Wonder Book

Also used bookstore around town, including one longtime one downtown.
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Old 04-08-2010, 10:11 AM
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Unfortunately, Waldenbooks in the Country Club Mall is the only "new book" store in the entire area. It's tiny, more like an airport book store than a full-fledged B&N or Borders.

If you live in Western MD and want to buy a book, then Amazon.com or Abe.com are your best options.
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