The best way to surprise the bookaholic in your life with a perfect gift and support local small businesses at the same time is to shop in some of the best independent bookstores in the region, writes Nick Vadala for The Philadelphia Inquirer.
Open Book Bookstore in Elkins Park is open for browsing or consultations by appointment. It also provides local delivery for items that are prepaid and in-stock and ships books through its Bookshop.org page.
Meanwhile, Main Point Books in Wayne is open for in-person and appointment-only shopping as well as accepting online orders and shipping them from its warehouse.
Finally, The Doylestown Bookshop is open for in-person shopping but is also taking book online orders.
Read more about the best independent bookstores at The Philadelphia Inquirer by clicking here.