Westside Stories Used Books, Games & Gifts

Shop Small. Read Big.

We offer a wide variety of quality used books, board and card games and bookish gifts in the heart of the West Side of Buffalo, NY.  From Asimov to Zola, you'll find it here.

Books Make the Perfect Gift

A book is a personal gift that gives countless hours of joy, let’s the receiver know you understand them and just the site of a loved book on the shelf can bring the reader back to that feeling of joy and connection with author again and again. With so many genres and options for any budget, Westside Stories can help you find the perfect gift this holiday season!

Westside Stories collection of  Franklin Library, Easton Press and Modern Library

Westside Stories collection of Franklin Library, Easton Press and Modern Library

Collector’s Corner

We have a large collection of Franklin Library, Easton Press and Pre 1970s Modern Library classics. In addition we have shelves of signed books, first editions and collectible copies to suit every interest. These loved great on the shelf and make ideal gifts. Modern Library copies start at just $10!

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Must Read Fiction

One of my favorites of late has been Elena Ferrante’s “My Brilliant Friend” the story of the competitive friendship of two young girls growing up in post WWII Italy, in the turbulent and sometimes violent streets of Naples. HBO just release an original series base on the book that has been propelling the enduring interest in this must read book. Used paperback copies just $6.50

Zen and the Fine Arts, 1974, 2nd Print

Zen and the Fine Arts, 1974, 2nd Print

Featured Treasure

Professor of Religion and Buddhism, at Kyoto University, Shin’Ichi Hisamatsu’s “Zen and the Fine Arts” is the definitive guide to Zen masterpieces of painting, calligraphy, architecture, ceramics and tea ceremony utensils. A beautiful copy, the dust jacket shows some edge wear and impressions on the back cover.

Amazon’s Price? $90

Westside Stories: $68

You don’t have to choose between shopping local and saving! Do both with us today, shop small, save big.