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As an avid reader, I love Always Buying Books for finding a great read. As a local author, I enjoy book signing events in the store and having my paperbacks on the local author shelf. The staff is friendly and incredibly helpful. I’ve asked about books that a librarian would have trouble finding and they know where it is and take you straight to it. Amazing service!

S.V. Farnsworth
5

Tons of amazing books displayed by genre. Helpful, kind staff and great prices.

Heather Mccord-Brown
5

Love,love this book store always find something I need! Oh and alot I don’t need!!! And the AWESOME music is always a plus! Everyone who is a true bookworm will love it!

Michelle Price
Joplin, Missouri
5

Great store….great people…always friendly and knowledgeable……lots of good books. Must see, when in Joplin.

Bill Stringer
Joplin, Missouri
5

Great selection on books! This is my go to store for books.

Brandi Clark
5

Wonderful used book store! Great selection of books! I especially liked their Children’s section. Lots of PB, MG and YA as well as nonfiction.

Megan Walvoord
5

I was in town over the holiday and my dad took me to this gem of a bookstore. I scored a first edition of a Hunter S Thompson collection for next to nothing. Later that day I returned with an old friend and we both found a handful of collectible editions by Tom Robbins, Ezra Pound, Ernest Hemingway, and Henry Miller. The only possible weak(ish) link was the lack of a philosophy section. I’ve visited bookstores from coast to coast and in Europe. This place holds its own with the best of them. I’ll be back.

Roger Hughlett
5

Always Buying Books has a great selection for every reader!

Melissa Jones
Webb City, Missouri
4

This is a gem!! I got 17 books for $44 and half of them were hardback. The owner is so nice and welcoming! Whenever I’m in joplin, stopping here is a must!!

Cathy Elizabeth
5

This is the best used book store! A wide variety. You can find just what you are looking for here.. The Christian section is huge! Bob has always been so helpful and pleasant!
The prices are great, and there is always a sale of some kind going on. It is a fun place. I LOVE Always Buying Books!!

Pam Pruitt
5