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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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Shea's Bookshelf

The Secret Keeper of Jaipur by Alka Joshi

The Secret Keeper of Jaipur by Alka Joshi

You know me, I’m a ‘find my way into a random, used bookstore and accidentally spend $300 on books’ kind of woman. I’m a ‘just one more chapter at midnight’ kind of woman. My best spent day is on the couch reading a book cover to cover. But there are a few authors where I will buy all of their works and Alka Joshi is now one of them. The Secret Keeper of Jaipur follows Malik, now a young adult in his young twenties…and uses her story-telling prowess to intensify the drama with everything from a collapsing building to gold-smuggling sheep…
The Devil and the Dark Water by Stuart Turton

The Devil and the Dark Water by Stuart Turton

The year is 1634. The stage is the Saardam, a ship sailing on the Indian Ocean, leaving Batavia (or what is now Jakarta, Indonesia) and heading for Amsterdam, Netherlands. The cast is a literal motley crew of dignitaries, officers, and crew members who not only have to handle the seas but are also faced with transporting a prisoner and two mysterious pieces of cargo. And that was before the devil presented itself…
Fight Club by Chuck Palahniuk

Fight Club by Chuck Palahniuk

The first rule of Fight Club is that you don’t talk about Fight Club. The second rule of Fight Club is that you don’t talk about Fight Club…

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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