Welcome to The Bookworm!

Support a local independent bookstore in the heart of Bernardsville! Serving our community for over three decades, we offer everything from the latest books to old favorites. Come browse our selection of books, unique greeting cards, journals, puzzles, toys, gifts, and much more! Can't find what you're looking for? Ask our staff! We're happy to order it for you.


Open Monday-Saturday 10am-5pm

Thank you for your continued support!


An important note about availability: As you browse online, please note that the distributor's inventory and shipping times don't always reflect what we have at the store. Please call, email, or come on in to ask us about a specific title!  

Talk of the town

⇒ Read about our cozy store and wonderful staff in this article from NJ101.5: A 30-Year-Old NJ Mom-and-Pop Bookstore that You Must Experience

⇒ Our local community appreciates our bookish humor! The Bookworm absolutely nailed it with these sidewalk signs

⇒ The Bookworm is featured in BestofNJ.com's list of Best Independent Bookstores in NJ

⇒ Check us out in NJ.com's guide to the best independent bookstores

New Fiction

Demon Copperhead: A Novel Cover Image
The Passenger Cover Image
The Twist of a Knife: A Novel Cover Image
The Last Chairlift Cover Image
Going Rogue: Rise and Shine Twenty-Nine (Stephanie Plum #29) Cover Image
The Best American Short Stories 2022 Cover Image

New Non-fiction

The Song of the Cell: An Exploration of Medicine and the New Human Cover Image
The Light We Carry: Overcoming in Uncertain Times Cover Image
Friends, Lovers, and the Big Terrible Thing: A Memoir Cover Image
Surrender: 40 Songs, One Story Cover Image
The Revolutionary: Samuel Adams Cover Image
Go-To Dinners: A Barefoot Contessa Cookbook Cover Image

New YA & Fantasy

Bloodmarked (The Legendborn Cycle #2) Cover Image
The Luminaries Cover Image
The Lost Metal: A Mistborn Novel (The Mistborn Saga #7) Cover Image
Scattered Showers: Stories Cover Image
Gleanings: Stories from the Arc of a Scythe Cover Image
The First to Die at the End Cover Image