Bookstores in Texas

A guide to the best independent
Texas bookstores

Alpine

Front Street Books - 121 & 201 E. Holland Ave. - (432) 837-3360

Austin

12th Street Books - 827 W. 12th St. - (512) 499-8828 or (800) 588-1071 - Used books - Specialty: Rare/Antiquarian/Texana

BookPeople - 603 N. Lamar St. - (512) 472-5050

Book Woman - 5501 N Lamar Blvd. #A-105 - (512) 472-2785 - Specialty: Feminism, Women

Farewell Books - 913 E. Cesar Chavez - (512) 473-2665

Malvern Books - 613 W. 29th St. - (512) 322-2097

Monkey Wrench Books - 110 E. North Loop - (512) 407-6925 - Specialty: Alternative

Resistencia Bookstore - 1801-A S. First St. - (512) 416-8885 - Specialty: Politics/Chicano/Latino/Bilingual/Native American

Buffalo

The Horse's Mouth Bookstore - 1028 E. Commerce St. - (903) 322-2180 - Used books

Dallas

Froggies 5 & 10 - 3211 Knox St. - (214) 522-5867 - Specialty: Children's

Lucky Dog Books - 10801 Garland Rd. - (214) 827-4860 - Used books

Lucky Dog Books - 633 West Davis Dr. - (214) 941-2665 - Used books

 

The Wild Detective - 314 W. 8th St. - (214) 942-0108

Gladewater

Gladewater Books - 109 E. Pacific Ave. - (903) 845-4843 - Used books

Glen Rose

Storiebook Cafe - 502 NE Barnard St. - (254) 897-2665

Houston

Blue Willow Bookshop - 14532 Memorial Dr. - (281) 497-8675

Body Mind and Soul - Houston TXBody Mind and Soul Books

7951 Katy Freeway, Ste. N
Phone: (713) 993-0550
Type: New books
Specialty: Metaphysical/New Age
Sidelines: Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards
Events: Author Signings
Find us: Facebook

We are proud and truly grateful to enter our 3rd decade as Houston's leading source for metaphysical information and services. We have moved from our long-time home in Westheimer Oaks to an new larger space on the Katy Freeway between Antoine and Chimney Rock.

Brazos Bookstore - 2421 Bissonnet St. - (713) 523-0701

Katy Budget Books - 2450 Fry Rd. - (281) 578-7770 - New & Used books

Menil Collection Bookstore - 1520 Sul Ross St. - (713) 535-3180 - Specialty: Art/Architecture/Design/Travel

Murder By the Book - 2342 Bissonnet St. - (713) 524-8597 - Specialty: Myster/Crime Fiction

River Oaks Bookstore - 3270 Westheimer Rd. - (713) 520-0061

Shrine of the Black Madonna - 5309 M.L. King Blvd. - (713) 645-1071 - Specialty: African American

League City

The Tattered Jacket - 2030 Caravel Dr. - (281) 316-2126 - Used, Rare, Collectible books

The Odyssey - Kingsgate North, 4210 82nd St., Ste. 216 - (806) 744-2459 - Specialty: Metaphysical/New Age

Marathon

Front Street Books - next to Gage Hotel - (432) 386-4249

Marfa

Marfa Book Company - 105 S. Highland - (432) 729-3906

McKinney

The Book Gallery - 207 N. Tennessee - (972) 562-0533 - Used books

New Braunfels

The Purple Chair - 2302 Gruene Lake Dr. - (830) 387-4837 - Specialty: Children's

Post

Ruby Lane Books and Gallery - Post TXRuby Lane Books and Gallery

127 E. Main St.
Phone: (806) 495-2665
Type: Primarily new books with used books
Speciality: General Interest, Regional
Sidelines: Artwork
Events: Author Signings, Readings, Art Exhibits
Find us: Facebook

We consider ourselves the most unique book store between Dallas, TX and Albuquerque, NM. Our inventory always includes regional history and Texana plus a changing variety of new and used fiction and non-fiction. Our children's section is small, but packed with first-rate sections. Area artists are featured in our gallery area.

Roanoke

The Bookcarriage - Roanoke TXThe Book Carriage & Coffee Shop

304 N. Oak St.
Phone: (817) 491-2858
Type: New books
Specialty: Children's, Regional
Sidelines: Artwork, Coffee/Tea, Curiosities, Greeting Cards/Postcards, Toys/Games
Events: Author Signings, Readings
Find us: Facebook

We are Local Independent Bookstore with a small coffee shop.

San Antonio

The Twig Book Shop @ Pearl Brewery - 200 E. Grayson, #124 - (800) 729 -6411 or (210) 826-6411

Viva Book Store - San Antonio TXViva Book Store and Gallery

8407 Broadway
Phone: (210) 826-1143
Type: New books
Specialty: Children's, Feminist, Religion
Sidelines: Artwork, Cafe/Food, Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards
Events: Author Signings, Readings, Yoga, Chi Gong, Book Groups, Writing Group
Find us: Facebook

We are an independent, interfaith bookstore (with a specialization in Episcopal and Catholic books and resources) in San Antonio, TX. We're more than just books; our motto and our mission is Creativity, Spirituality, Health and Wellness. We know that books can heal souls and we are here to help you find the right one for your needs. A real person will always answer your call or return your email during our business hours. We have an extensive, unique gift/art department also and a Vegan restaurant in the complex. Please call us!

South Padre Island

Paragraphs - 5505 Padre Blvd. - (956) 433-5057

Spring

Glow Worm Used Books & Sundries - 310 Main St. - (281) 253-0782 - Used books

Temple

Whitetale Books - 2010 SW HK Dodgen Loop, Ste. 107 - (254) 774-9695

Tyler

Fireside Books Tyler TXFireside Books

110 E. Houston St.
Phone: (903) 593-3611
Type: Used books
Specialty: General Interest
Find us: Facebook

Come in and browse a real store full of real books. We carry many different subjects with lots of non-fiction and more just great reading and range from inexpensive paperbacks to rare collectables. If we do not have it, we can look for it, or order new books. Come and drop by.

Weslaco

The Storybook Garden - 260 S Texas Blvd, Ste 106 - (956) 968-7323 - Children's books

 

 

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