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Old 12-03-2008, 08:14 PM
Location: Orlando, FL
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Originally Posted by cmj_fla View Post
There is a pretty good used book store in Kissimmee on the corner of 192 and John Young

Book Bargain
1506 W Vine St
Kissimmee, FL 34741
(407) 944-3600

With so many stores closing nowadays I would give them a call before going just in case.
They are in the process of moving to another location. I went by there one day and the place was a mess.
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Old 12-06-2008, 07:56 PM
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The place on Bumby Ave. is called the Book Nook, it's on Bumby between Central and Kilgore.
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Old 12-09-2008, 12:22 PM
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Default Central Florida Used Books

Just a few...

Legible Leftovers - Longwood, FL - 407-339-4043
Yesteryears Book & Magazines - Altamonte Spgs, FL - 407-786-7434
Veda's Books & More - Orlando, FL - 407-380-5400
Best Used Books - I Drive, Orlando, FL - 407-370-2750
Harbar Book Exchange - Casselberry, FL - 407-834-0153
A Novel Idea Bookshop - Casselbery, FL - 407-672-0095
Book Treasure - University Blvd, Winter Park, FL

Good luck in your book hunting!
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Old 12-24-2008, 01:58 PM
Location: allentown
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Default tell me about kissimmee?

my boyfriend and i want to move there. We came down in nov 2008. We loved it because it was so warm. I have health problems in the winter. all i need to be happy is a video store , food store and clothing store. Is there alot of bars , crime and drugs there. It looked nice and clean. also do they have yard sales and thift shops there? I would like to have some pen-pals from there too. How are the high school and do they have a libaray.
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Old 12-28-2008, 10:08 AM
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Crime is lower than the national average. I've never had any problems in that area. I live in a northern suburb of Orlando. Crime is a bit higher in Kissimmee and in the more urban neighborhoods. Drugs are a problem, as in any other US city. There are tons of malls, outlets, thrift stores and the yard sales go year-round, Thurs thru Sunday, usually. There are pubs and bars in every town, but I don't go to them, so I can't comment on how good they are. Downtown Orlando has many restaurants/bars "night spots".

I prefer living north of Orlando, away from the tourist traps. Kissimmee gets lots of traffic and tourists.

Kissimmee schools are ranked among the worst in the US. You'd have to live in Seminole County for a decent school, and even then it's no comparison to northern schools. There is a public library system throughout Central Florida.

Good luck with your move!
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Old 12-09-2009, 08:10 AM
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Leedy's Used Books - 3847 E Colonial Dr (State Road 50), Orlando, FL at Herndon Ave - same strip plaza as Summit Church. Great selection, very helpful staff.
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Old 12-09-2009, 08:20 AM
Location: Winter Park, FL
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Did you know that the library can pull any book from any other library anywhere in the country? They can request the book and have it sent to our library completely free of charge. Our library system is one of the best, if not the best in the world. I am finding less reasons to buy books anymore.
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Old 04-15-2011, 07:22 PM
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To anyone who may be interested; I have a quit a bit of Stephen King novels as well as many other authors. I have fiction, self-help, medical books and some classic authors and stories. My wife passed away recently, these books belonged to her and I want to sell these books. Please no phone calls after 9:00 PM.
Ralph Petrosky [email]ralphpet@embarqmail.com[/email] phone (407) 932-2337
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