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

All the Dangerous Things: A Novel Cover Image
Really Good, Actually: A Novel Cover Image
Everyone in My Family Has Killed Someone: A Novel Cover Image
Sam: A Novel Cover Image
The Mitford Affair: A Novel Cover Image
The Deluge Cover Image

New Non-fiction

Spare Cover Image
The Good Life: Lessons from the World's Longest Scientific Study of Happiness Cover Image
Love and Justice: A Story of Triumph on Two Different Courts Cover Image
I Am the Storm: Inspiring Stories of People Who Fight Against Overwhelming Odds Cover Image
The Nazi Conspiracy: The Secret Plot to Kill Roosevelt, Stalin, and Churchill Cover Image
Jellyfish Age Backwards: Nature's Secrets to Longevity Cover Image

New YA & Fantasy

Hell Bent: A Novel (Alex Stern #2) Cover Image
Highly Suspicious and Unfairly Cute Cover Image
The Stolen Heir: A Novel of Elfhame Cover Image
Chain of Thorns (The Last Hours #3) Cover Image
Spice Road Cover Image
A Ruinous Fate (Witch's Dice) Cover Image