Welcome!

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You’ve found your way to The Galaxy Bookshop, a proudly independent bookstore located in downtown Hardwick, Vermont. We are believers in the written word, the power of stories and the importance of community. We believe that books are integral to all aspects of life, and we are honored to play a role in putting books into the hands of readers. The Galaxy Bookshop carries a broad, hand-picked selection of books in all genres, for all ages, as well as a just as carefully chosen variety of cards, toys, puzzles, and literary-themed gifts. Browse our website to get to know us or, better yet, stop in and visit us when you’re in the area!

41 South Main Street, Hardwick, Vermont

(802) 472-5533

Store Hours:
Sunday, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Monday – Friday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Saturday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

CLOSED July 4th


Book Spotlight

Her9780062371935e at Galaxy, we love every book that we put on the shelf, but sometimes something special comes along and we want to share.

Our current featured book is Lisa Kleypas’s The Devil’s Daughter,a delightful cross-over between the Wallflower series and the Ravenels. There’s no need to read any of the previous books, but they’re all fun. This one is light, amusing, deliciously sexy, with a young widowed mother trying to break free of her staid and controlling in-laws with the help of her husband’s childhood enemy. The characters are relatable – the bad boy hero is a hard-working manager of his brother’s estate, not an effete lord, and the widow is doing her best to raise her two charming young children. There’s a nice twist when the hero, who believes he’s not worthy of love, avoids there heroine, and she’s the one who deliberately seduces him and wins him. The dialogue around their first kiss is laugh out loud, and the entire book is a treat.” -Guest Review from bestselling local Romance novelist Anne Stuart

Come on in to Galaxy to pick up a copy. You can also get the ebook here or the audiobook here.


Take a Bookstore Road Trip!

VT Bookstore passport mapTake a tour of Vermont’s independent bookstores! Pick up a passport at The Galaxy Bookshop (or any of the other 20 participating stores) and be sure to get it stamped at each stop. No purchase is necessary. There are prizes for visiting 5, 10, 15, or all 20 stores. (But, really, isn’t the reward in experiencing each of our stores’ unique settings and selections of books?) We look forward to seeing stamped passports come through our shop and hearing about your favorite bookstore visits!

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