About Withywindle Books

Withywindle Books is a online, independent bookstore based out of northern Massachusetts. Founded in 2005, we specialize in Fantasy, Science Fiction, Horror, Nature and Occult & Esoteric Studies. The bookshop is run by Cynthia and Obo Menard who have been avid book collectors for over 25 years.

Withywindle Books at Readercon 18 in Burlington, MA.

Where to find us:

You can usually find us at Boskone (in February) and Readercon (in July) most years – two Boston-area sci-fi/fantasy conventions with strong (or exclusive) literary themes.

We’re online at: Facebook, Twitter, StumbleUpon and Flickr.

We buy books!!  Read our bookselling guidelines for more info.


About Withywindle:

The name ‘Withywindle’ is from J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings. The Withywindle is a river that runs through the Old Forest of the Shire. As a huge Tolkien fan, Cynthia loved it as a name for the bookstore since we started out specializing in just Science Fiction and Fantasy.

Withywindle Books is a division of Withywindle Nature – Cynthia’s main project where she works as a professional naturalist and blogger.  She also offers web design services.



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