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

Yellowface: A Novel Cover Image
The Covenant of Water (Oprah's Book Club) Cover Image
The Making of Another Major Motion Picture Masterpiece: A novel Cover Image
The True Love Experiment Cover Image
The Guest: A Novel Cover Image
Crow Mary: A Novel Cover Image

New Non-fiction

The Wager: A Tale of Shipwreck, Mutiny and Murder Cover Image
The 1998 Yankees: The Inside Story of the Greatest Baseball Team Ever Cover Image
Poverty, by America Cover Image
Walking with Sam: A Father, a Son, and Five Hundred Miles Across Spain Cover Image
King: A Life Cover Image
The Daddy Diaries: The Year I Grew Up Cover Image

New YA & Fantasy

From the World of Percy Jackson: The Sun and the Star Cover Image
Deep as the Sky, Red as the Sea Cover Image
Witch King Cover Image
Fractal Noise: A Fractalverse Novel Cover Image
Her Majesty's Royal Coven: A Novel (The HMRC Trilogy #1) Cover Image
Camp Zero: A Novel Cover Image