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Fine Used Book Store

120 E. Highway 550, Bernalillo, NM 87004 Local: 505-404-2097
Hours of Operation
Mon-Sat 10a-6p
Sun 11a-5p


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Our trade fee is 50 cents a book. While we love your trade books, due to our rapid rise in inventory, we can only process one box of trade-ins at a time. Please use that trade credit! Come down and browse our stacks for lots of exciting new books to choose from!



Upcoming Book Signings

Join us in September to meet the Rio Rancho mystery writer team Jack and Pat Hudson. Jack and Pat will be selling and signing their new mystery Max is Back . This novel features Bill Hamilton and Freddie Herrera;
"When a hit-man approaches Hamilton and Herrera at a Rio Rancho coffee shop, they are forced to help him to save their families and friends."
The Hudson team is the author of five additional mysteries: Help Find Me, A Senior's Moment: A Balloon Murder in New Mexico; The Balloon Eye: Murder on the High Desert; Kidnapper's Moon; and Warm-Up Kills: My Name Is Max. Visit www.jphudsonmysteries.com.

Placitas mystery writer Dr. David Hoekenga will join us on Saturday, September 20th from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm. Hoekenga will be selling and signing his local mysteries, Santa Fe Solo, Placitas Particular and Jemez Hijinks, as well as his historical thriller, The Hampton Court Murders.

On Saturday, September 27, former New Mexico State Senator Dede Feldman will be selling and signing her new book, Inside the New Mexico State Senate: Boots, Suits and Citizens, from 11:00 am until 2:00 pm. Elected to the New Mexico state senate in 1996, Dede Feldman faced the challenges that confront state legislators around the country along with some that are uniquely New Mexican. In this forthright account of the workings of New Mexico's legislature, she reveals how the work of governing is actually accomplished. Feldman retired from the New Mexico Senate in 2012. This book was published in 2014 by the University of New Mexico Press.

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Join Charlie's Book Club
Broaden your reading horizons, discover new authors and make new friends!
Charlie's Book Club is meeting on the second Tuesday of the month, at 4pm in the afternoon. We are now reading Life After Life by Kate Atkinson.
To participate, all you have to do is just read the book and come ready to discuss it.
Our book selection for October is The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern.



Under Charlie's Covers is Sandoval County's finest independent used bookstore. We have a huge selection of hardback, paperback and audio books, fiction and nonfiction, for half off the cover price. Let us help you find what you are interested in!



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We love your gently-used books! Bring them in for trade credit towards books in our store.
We offer credit of 25% of the cover price for used paperbacks.
For hardbacks the price varies.

Under Charlie's Covers cannot offer trade credit for the following:

  • Books with broken bindings or writing in the text
  • Hardback books without dust covers
  • Ex-Library books
  • Most text books
  • Readers Digest Condensed Books
  • Travel, Business and Health books more than 5 years old
  • Serial Romances (numbered or dated)
  • Audio Books on Cassette
Books that have Goodwill or other discount stickers on them will be credited for 25% of the sticker price, so please remove the stickers before bringing them in.
Trade credit is good for two years after the date traded.

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Read about how Under Charlie's Covers got its name in The Observer.

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