Porter Square Books
Like I’ve mentioned before, I love local, independent bookstores. Porter Square Books is right down the street from my house and I’ve spent countless hours checking out their Indie Next tables, looking through the children’s section for books for my nephews and browsing the local section for cool Boston books.
For my mom’s birthday recently I grabbed a copy of Boston Foot Notes, which chronicles various walks through the city that “educate and entertain.” My mom really likes to come to Boston, so I thought these walks would give us lots of options for seeing the city in a fun way. I also got my five-year-old nephew Archie and the Pirates because he’s been really into pirates lately.
From workshops to author readings and signings, there is an event at Porter Square Books nearly every day. The atmosphere at the store is awesome – the staff is super helpful and friendly and the small cafe is the perfect place to have a coffee and pastry while deciding which books to take home.