Now beginning our 37th year in business, The Book Review is Southeastern Minnesota's leading full service comic book shop, used book store, sport card headquarters and gaming center.

Comics COMICS we carry a full line of comic books from all major publishers including DC, Marvel, Dark Horse, Image, and IDW. Check out our wide selection of graphic novels, trade paperbacks & manga. We're also your place for collector supplies, action figures, posters and more!

Cards SPORT CARDS we are Rochester's leading sport card store. We handle a deep selection of cards from Topps, Upper Deck, Donruss Playoff and many others covering every major sport. We handle collector supplies, photos and complete sets too.

Gaming GAMING whether your interest is Magic, Heroclix, D & D, Star Wars Miniatures or any other game, let us be your gaming headquarters. We carry boosters, gaming books, and we regularly host games in our store. Check out our Gaming and Event Calendar for upcoming events.

Books BOOKS with thousands of previously owned half priced books in stock, there's bound to be something for every interest. Check out our sale table with many books priced at $1 or less! Have books you're willing to part with? We're always looking for titles our customers want. Take a look at our book trade policy for details. Note that we cannot accept books on Wednesdays.

Picture of the Book Review


Hillcrest Shopping Center · 1618 Hwy 52 N
Rochester, MN 55901
(507) 285-1600 ·

Gift Certificates
The best way to support local businesses during these times is by buying gift certificates. Come in for one, call (507) 285-1600 during regular hours or email Use a credit card or PayPal, and we'll get it to you through the postal service if you order remotely. Thanks for your continuing support!

Book Review Grand Re-Opeining
We are excited to announce that the Book Review will be opening for an Early Access Sale Saturday, November 26th for Small Business Saturday! Following our Early Access Sale, the Book Review will be officially reopening for business on Monday, December the 5th!

To give some more information heading into our reopening, I'd like to introduce myself! My name is Jack Moore and I am Craig's nephew. I grew up hanging out inside of the Book Review and many of my own personal hobbies developed as a result! I am very excited and honored to continue Craig's legacy with the Book Review and I look forward to making many new friends and connections!

We also want to say a huge THANK YOU to all of the friends, family, and community members of the Book Review for their incredible outpouring of support over the past few months. On behalf of Craig's entire family, we are very much looking forward to this new chapter of the Book Review!

About Us | Books | Comics | Sport Cards | Gaming | Free Comic Book Day | ComicFest | Location | Contact Us