2017: Queens Voted Astoria Bookshop Best Book Store!
31-29 31st St., New York, NY 11106. 718-278-2665.
For the best read, head on over to Astoria Bookshop. Founded in 2012, this 31st Street gem has come a long way. Today, patrons can check the shop’s shelves ahead of time, via its own website, on which happy readers can order books to be shipped right to the store. To boot, book-lovers can become a part of the Queens bookstore’s beloved book club, which meets monthly and enjoys page-turners together. Renowned for its large selection and quaint, personal touches, Astoria Bookshop also offers story time for kids and creative writing workshops. What more could you ask for?