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About Us

The Grumpy Bookpeddler has been serving the Murfreesboro area since 2011 and is a favorite destination for many out of town visitors.  Since opening we have steadily grown and our shelves are now bursting with over 50,000 used books.  We also carry a few new books from local authors.  

What do you like to read?


Our books are organized into many categories.  If you can't get enough history, crave sci-fi, get lost in romantic fiction, or just love to collect cookbooks we've got all of that and much, much more!

Relax on our sofa and enjoy a good read or our free wifi.  Children are always welcome too.  We have a play area waiting for our future readers.

Over 4,000 of our books are available in our online store!​


Yes, We Buy Books!


If you have books to sell bring them in. We will pay cash or issue you a store credit for your unwanted books.



Visit us Tuesday through Saturday at

610 W. College St., Suite 110

Murfreesboro, TN 37130

(behind the new roundabout off Broad St.)

Military Discount


The Grumpy Bookpeddler believes every day should be Veterans Day.  All veterans and active duty military receive a 10% discount and a heartfelt thank you.

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