Welcome to That Book Store!


We believe that everyone is a reader at heart when they find the right type of book.

Open 7 days a week.


10:00-7:00 Monday-Saturday

12:00-4:00 Sunday

446 Silas Deane Hwy. Wethersfield.

We are now serving beer, wine, and hard cider in our tavern area daily. Check out our menu. 

Check out our Holiday Catalog for great gift ideas!

Popular Pre-orders

Dog Man: Fetch-22: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #8) Cover Image
A Warning Cover Image
Call Down the Hawk (The Dreamer Trilogy, Book 1) Cover Image
The Starless Sea: A Novel Cover Image
The Family Upstairs: A Novel Cover Image
The Queen of Nothing (The Folk of the Air #3) Cover Image
Children of Virtue and Vengeance (Legacy of Orisha #2) Cover Image
A Heart So Fierce and Broken (The Cursebreaker Series) Cover Image
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American Dirt: A Novel Cover Image
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A Good Neighborhood: A Novel Cover Image
The Night Watchman Cover Image
Imagine Me (Shatter Me #6) Cover Image
Hell and Other Destinations: A 21st-Century Memoir Cover Image
The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes (A Hunger Games Novel) Cover Image


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That Book Store Bestsellers

The Primeval Cover Image
My Brilliant Friend (HBO Tie-In Edition): Book 1: Childhood and Adolescence Cover Image
Saving Mr. Terupt Cover Image
A Guide to the Good Life: The Ancient Art of Stoic Joy Cover Image
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House of Salt and Sorrows Cover Image
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Where the Crawdads Sing Cover Image
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Educated: A Memoir Cover Image
Connecticut Ghost Stories and Legends (Haunted America) Cover Image
Mr. Terupt Falls Again Cover Image
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The Testaments: The Sequel to The Handmaid's Tale Cover Image
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The Bone Houses Cover Image
The Giver of Stars: A Novel Cover Image
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Toil & Trouble: A Memoir Cover Image
Year of the Monkey Cover Image
Dog Man: For Whom the Ball Rolls: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #7) Cover Image
Guts Cover Image
The Institute: A Novel Cover Image
The Windsome Tree: a ghost story Cover Image
The Last Kids on Earth and the Zombie Parade Cover Image
Ninth House Cover Image
The Tyrant's Tomb (The Trials of Apollo, Book Four) Cover Image
A Fatal Grace: A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel Cover Image
Nine Perfect Strangers Cover Image
Because of Mr. Terupt Cover Image


New and Noteworthy

What People Say About That Book Store

We just love That Book Store! Belle is always so patient with my two younger kids when they aren't sure which book to pick out. Karen is always friendly and willing to help me pick out the perfect item - whether it's a book or a gift. We are all so excited to have this welcoming bookstore in town.  -Kimberly A.

This is a wonderful store with a thoughtfully curated inventory. You can easily find an old favorite or a new interest here. The owners are passionate about books and that passion is evident throughout the store. I am happy to be able to support this local bookshop. It’s a true gem in the community. -Mary S.

Super cool indy bookstore, great selection of books, and alcoholic beverages!!! Yes, please!! Small, cozy, friendly vibe. -Ron S.

I love a bookstore where the booksellers take time to really talk to you about books! This place is great. You can feel the love for reading in here. This is just what the central CT area needed! -Sandra D.

This is a great book store run by a mother and daughter. It is adorable and local and it has beer what more could you want. Be sure to check out the local audible equivalent libro.fm to support local -Andrew S.