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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 Ice Princess by Camilla Läckberg

The Ice Princess by Camilla Läckberg

Welcome to another Crawford’s Mysteries and More! Book Club Novel Review. Novels read in book club will fall into the following categories: Detecti...
Every Word is a Bird We Teach to Sing by Daniel Tammet

Every Word is a Bird We Teach to Sing by Daniel Tammet

I love reading. I will stumble upon the used bookstore in whatever town I’m in. My body is covered in tattoos based on books. I delight in the act of reading and the intrigue of the plot as much as I enjoy the craft of the author in telling his story. In Daniel Tammet’s Every Word is a Bird We Teach to Sing, I seem to have found a bibliophile and logophile in similar reverence…
The Big Sleep by Raymond Chandler

The Big Sleep by Raymond Chandler

The Big Sleep by Raymond Chandler is a Detective Mystery Novel…Chandler’s writing style feels like the 1930s and gives you images of black and white noir films. This story seems to have a simple plot—detective gets hired to stop his client from being black-mailed—that resolves in the middle of the story. But suddenly you’re confronted with a labyrinth of Daedalus proportions…

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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