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Tuesday - Saturday, 10am-6pm
(916) 731-8001

Independent Bookstore Day is Saturday, April 24

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What's Happening at Crawford's Books

Books for Sale ONLINE

Crawford's Books has partnered with Now you can order new books from our website and have them shipped directly to your home! Each time you order your books through our link, we earn a commission on the sale.

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Audiobooks available

Crawford's Books now offers audiobooks which you can listen to on your iPhone, Android device, or PC. These audiobooks are available through our partner,, All sales support our store. Sign up for a monthly membership or buy one at a time.

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Mysteries & More Book Club

Mysteries, suspense, excitement and intrigue! All of these and more can be found at the monthly Mysteries & More Book Club at Crawford's Books. We meet the 2nd Thursday of the month from 6:30 - 7:30 pm through Zoom. 

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Super Sidewalk Sale

Shea's Bookshelf

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

In The Hate U Give, Starr Carter is handing you a white package with a red bow. She has the kind of voice that makes you want to let down your guard and listen. She explains things in a way that opens up your eyes to see…Let her guide you towards understanding that the stories we’re brought up with, the stories we’re told at bedtime, the stories that get told around the dinner table are not the only stories that exist…
The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo

The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo

Poet X is a work of fiction told entirely through verse. The poet is Xiomara, or “X” as her friends call her, and her voice rises from the story like she’s speaking directly to you. She’s got something to say, and regardless if you are a twenty-something white girl or a fifty-something black man or another fifteen-year-old Dominican, you will understand…
And Justice There is None by Deborah Crombie

And Justice There is None by Deborah Crombie

And Justice There is None by Deborah Crombie is the 8th book in an 18-book series (with more on the way) in the Duncan Kincaid/Gemma James mystery series. If you’re more of a traditionalist, you can start with the first book in the series, A Share in Death. Otherwise, Crombie drops you into the story and you’re none the wiser. Regardless, you will get that intriguing mystery you’re craving…

Send Books to Military in Quarantine

Curbside Pick Up Still Available

Crawford's Book is continuing to offer curbside pick-up of book orders. Please email your order anytime to or call us Tuesday - Saturday, 10am - 6pm at 916-731-8001. If we do not have what you are looking for, we can special order it! Or, we would be happy to suggest a book from the same author or same genre! Surprise Packs are available HERE.

Pick up times are Tuesday - Saturday, 10am - 6pm. 
Shipping is available. 

We accept payment through PayPal and Venmo. If these payment options are not available to you, we can process a credit card over the phone or we can accept cash in exact change in an envelope.

We will post updates as information becomes available. In the meantime, be safe, wash your hands and immerse yourself in a great book!

Crawford's Books is featured in Inside Publications.

Crawford's Books Featured in Inside Publications (Aug 2018)


Just a quick note to get back to you about the book pack you put together for me to give to my sister, who loves fantasy and science fiction. My gosh, what a great job you did. She loved ALL of them!

Susan G.

Thank you for sending them out (books to military). They are loving them and are very much appreciative of your generosity.

Thank you very much for doing this for our military.

Navy Mom

I had an incredible experience with Sue from J Crawford's Books; ordering books online and doing curbside pickup due to COVID-19 restrictions.

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