The Best Furniture Stores and Websites Coast to Coast
The Lyons Press
On Sale: April 30, 2005
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Finally, a pocket guide to buying furniture that offers
no-nonsense reviews of the best shops. It's the book
Jennifer Litwin (author) needed the first time she went
furniture shopping without being able to tell what type of
furniture store she was about to walk into.
That was a long time ago, and Jennifer Litwin has since
become one of America's premier furniture brokers. Her book
is for anyone who has ever felt intimidated by the
unregulated market, and wanted a down-and-dirty guide to
shopping for all kinds of furniture, all over the country.
Cut to an easy-to-carry size, and sharply focused, FURNITURE
HOT SPOTS will help both first time buyers, as well as the
more seasoned shopper. The core of the book tells readers
where to find what they're looking for, depending on where
they are in the country, and how to determine if it's fairly
Litwin divides the nation into ten regions and provides
info-packed reviews of everything from upscale urban
boutiques to barn-style shops. Each seller is profiled
concisely, with phone numbers and Web sites, as well as
comments about the quality of the stock, the kind of items
the store specializes in, and the knowledge of the sales
associates. Also included is invaluable tips on how to buy
at auction, the best way to navigate flea markets and chain
stores of all price ranges, and great hot-spots on-line,
many of which are also reviewed. This is the essential
guidebook no furniture search should be without.
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