Afterwords Books is family owned and celebrating 11 years as Edwardsville’s favorite independent bookstore! We offer our customers both new and used books, a trade for credit program, free children’s story times, book clubs for all ages, special events, educational toys, unique gifts crafted by local artisans, and impeccable customer service, all in a relaxing, inviting environment. We offer a wide selection of books including popular fiction titles, science, history, art/music, biographies, cookbooks, home/gardening, classics/literature/poetry, graphic novels, and children’s and YA titles for you to browse. We look forward to seeing you soon!
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