As Featured on New Hampshire Chronicle

WMUR’s nightly news magazine profiled our transition from Newbury Street in Boston’s Back Bay to our new home in the quiet town of Lee, minutes away from the University of New Hampshire in Durham.

Plan Your Visit

We’re Open Fridays & Saturdays

from 10am to 6pm

Avenue Victor Hugo Books

Open Fridays & Saturdays
10am – 6pm

Search Our Inventory Online

Use the widget on the left or visit to view our over 20,000 volume catalog.

Our stock consists primarily of excellent reading copies, but we also carry rare and collectible titles. We carry a preponderance of fiction, but also feature a large selection of history, biography, and vintage magazinesmany dating from the 19th century.

Our newest inventory is available exclusively at our shop in Lee, New Hampshire.

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Help support our store by leaving a review on GoogleYelp, or Trip Advisor like these fine people have:

  • Ruth Hynes Avatar
    Ruth Hynes
    1/11/2020 - Google

    This very neat bookstore has an eclectic collection of used and antique books. It's well worth the trip.

    Jessica Greenwood Avatar
    Jessica Greenwood
    12/11/2019 - Google

    Used bookstore, good owners, cool backstory.

  • Mark McKay Avatar
    Mark McKay
    12/06/2019 - Google

    Ecstatic to hear that this gem is once again available to all! Staff was warm and welcoming, helpful and grateful and what a selection!! Please... read more

    Rosemary Zurawel Avatar
    Rosemary Zurawel
    11/18/2019 - Google

    Enjoy the squeezing past other book hunters, and fill the empty spot in your soul when they left Cambridge. This is it! The... read more

  • Scott K
    5 star rating
    11/12/2019 - TripAdvisor

    Great used book store and expert knowledge In an age where more people rely on stranger's book knowledge on Amazon before making a pick, it was great to come to AVH in... read more

    Jordan Gillies Avatar
    Jordan Gillies
    10/14/2019 - Google

    I've been a customer since I lived right next to them in Boston. I am beyond estatic to see this quality bookstore follow me home.... read more

  • Philip Terzian Avatar
    Philip Terzian
    9/19/2019 - Google

    A well-stocked, well-run, and (very) reasonably-priced shop with an abundance of pleasant surprises, including innumerable antiquarian volumes, hard-to-find fiction and poetry in mint condition, highbrow... read more

    Julie P. Avatar
    Julie P.
    5 star rating
    7/11/2019 - Yelp

    My husband and I drove by, did a double-take, actually turned the car around, and went back. So glad we did! This is an amazing... read more

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    Jerome Conner
    6/16/2019 - Facebook

    A great book store the reminded me of the store when it was on Newbury St. Now being run by a new generation (the previous... read more

    Jill Christiansen Avatar
    Jill Christiansen
    6/16/2019 - Facebook

    I loved this store on Newbury Street and was thrilled to see it again in Lee, NH yesterday! I scored some great books! I will... read more

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4.9 Stars - Based on 35 User Reviews
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5 yelp stars
5 Stars - Based on 2 User Reviews
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5 Stars - Based on 1 User Reviews

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