What can Happenstance do for you?

Whether you're buying, selling or just love books...

Happenstance owners Gustav Moore and Karla Fleck are here to help.

We're one of the city's most storied (sorry) bookstores. We pride ourselves on finding anything our customers want and keeping a well curated section of new books, as well as always happily looking at books people bring in to see if they can find a home on our shelves.

"Gustav can find anything – and I mean, anything. Sure, I could order my books online, and even save a dollar or two. But how does that compare to the pleasures of browsing, holding, and discussing books in a shop like this one?"
– Hollis Arnold, customer since 1978
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    Come and browse
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    Order a book
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    Get a recommendation
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    Sell your gently read books

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