North of Boston Book Trail 2024

Join us for an unforgettable bookish adventure during the first annual North of Boston Book Trail Passport Challenge! 

Embark on a journey with Concord Bookshop and 15 other indie bookstores on April 27th and 28th

Collect stamps in your passport as you explore the unique charm of each store, from quaint nooks to bustling shelves filled with literary treasures.

Stop by Concord Bookshop for your free novelty passport, while supplies last, or print one at home from Then, set off on a thrilling quest to gather stamps at every bookstore you visit.

Don't worry if you can't make it to all 16 stores – even visiting just 5 will qualify you for fabulous bookish prizes!  

Wrap up your weekend adventure by showing your completed passport to one of our booksellers, and you'll be entered to win from our amazing prize pool. 

Celebrate Indie Bookstore Day with us on April 27th and make memories that will last a lifetime as you explore the North of Boston Book Trail. 

When you visit these indie bookstores during April 27 and 28 please use social media hashtags #NOBBookTrail #IndieBookstoreDay #BookishAdventure #IndieBookstores

Visit us at the Concord Bookshop:

  • Our friends at - the independent B Corp with whom we partner for digital download audiobooks - has gifted a Golden Ticket worth a year (12 credits) of audiobooks. You could be the lucky winner of this amazing Independent Bookstore Day Golden Ticket Giveaway!
  • Our friends at Nosy Crow - an independent children's book publisher based next door in Lincoln - has gifted a Nosy Crow swag pack, including a tote bag, mug, and book bundle. Enter the raffle at our back desk (near the Young Readers section, appropriately) on April 27 and 28. Winner will be drawn after closing on April 28. Nosy Crow's President John Mendelson, is planning to ride his bicycle to all 16 participating stores over the weekend of April 27-28. His schedule has him arriving at the Concord Bookshop around 2pm on Sunday, April 28 - join us to welcome him!
  • We'll have wrapped "mystery books" with a few teaser phrases (i.e. "Fiction," "paranormal," "set in Savannah," "celebrity memoir") - pick one with purchase, while supplies last.