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

The River We Remember: A Novel Cover Image
The Running Grave: A Cormoran Strike Novel Cover Image
The Vaster Wilds: A Novel Cover Image
North Woods: A Novel Cover Image
The Fraud: A Novel Cover Image
The Last Devil to Die: A Thursday Murder Club Mystery Cover Image

New Non-fiction

Sure, I'll Join Your Cult: A Memoir of Mental Illness and the Quest to Belong Anywhere Cover Image
Of Time and Turtles: Mending the World, Shell by Shattered Shell Cover Image
The Book of (More) Delights: Essays Cover Image
Punished for Dreaming: How School Reform Harms Black Children and How We Heal Cover Image
Astor: The Rise and Fall of an American Fortune Cover Image
Elon Musk Cover Image

New YA & Fantasy

Foul Heart Huntsman (Foul Lady Fortune) Cover Image
The Fragile Threads of Power Cover Image
A Study in Drowning Cover Image
Godkiller: A Novel Cover Image
The Unfortunate Side Effects of Heartbreak and Magic: A Novel Cover Image
The Pomegranate Gate (The Mirror Realm Cycle #1) Cover Image