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NewPages Guide to
Indie Bookstores in Arkansas

The best list of independent Arkansas bookstores


  • City Title Batesville
  • Address 1 136 W. Main St.
  • Phone (870) 793-4276
  • Type Primarily used with some new books
  • Specialty General Interest

The Paper Chase Bookstore was established in the mid-70's as a used bookstore and continued as such until we added new books and special orders two years ago. If the book you are looking for is not in our stock of approximately 80,000 titles, we can order it.

  • City Title Bentonville
  • Address 1 234 SW 7th St. Ste. 106
  • Phone (479) 367-2442
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Sidelines Café/Food

"It's a Mystery Bookstore" is the genuine article when it comes to bookstores. Rated as one of the best bookstores in Arkansas, there are over 20,000 titles both new and gently used within the walls of this great little shop. Inside these walls, you will be surrounded by escapes of the imagination. It's a place where you can find well-worn chairs, old book smells, and a comforting place to sit back, relax, and enjoy your day.

  • City Title Blytheville
  • Address 1 429 W. Main St.
  • Phone (870) 763-3333
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Sidelines Café/Food, Gifts

Your neighborhood bookstore with a cafe offering a pleasant atmosphere to study, read, and enjoy a coffee or tea.

  • City Title El Dorado
  • Address 1 117 N. Jefferson Ave
  • Phone (870) 862-8123
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Sidelines Gifts, Toys/Games

Books on every subject. Plus, toys, cards, art, and more!

We are a general and out-of-print bookshop specializing in literature, poetry, Irish studies, Americana, and more. As a full-time Bookseller since 1978, we've been connecting customers with books for over 30 years. We buy books from 1p-4p everyday except for Sunday.

  • Address 1 28 E. Center St.
  • Phone (479) 527-6984
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Sidelines Gifts
  • City Title Fort Smith
  • Address 1 115 N 10th STE H-119-C
  • Phone (479) 434-2917
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest

Fort Smith's only independent bookstore located at the corner of North 10th and North B in Brunwick Place.

  • City Title Little Rock
  • Address 1 6801 W 12th, Ste B
  • Phone (501) 366-4044
  • Type Used books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Address 1 401 President Clinton Ave.
  • Phone (501) 320-5790
  • Type Used books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Sidelines Café/Food, Coffee/Tea

We are part of the Central Arkansas Library System and have three floors packed with donated books at a low price.We also have an excellent cafe (Bookends), and a beautiful staff art gallery.

  • Address 1 1001 Wright Ave Ste C
  • Phone (501) 372-5824
  • Type New books, Black-owned
  • Specialty Children's, African American
  • Sidelines Artwork

Supporting all genres from classics to new releases. We host book discussions, storytime for children, and community discussions. Call us for any book!

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  • Address 1 5920 R St.
  • Phone (501) 663-9198
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest, Regional
  • Sidelines Coffee/Tea, Gifts, Toys/Games

WordsWorth Bookstore is Little Rock's largest and oldest independent bookstore. We offer a wide selection of new titles, and specialize in local interest books. Our helpful staff is available seven days a week to assist you and make your shopping experience an enjoyable one. 

  • City Title Rogers
  • Address 1 401 N. 2nd St.
  • Phone (479) 246-0533
  • Type Used books
  • Specialty General Interest

The Friendly Bookstore is a project of Friends of the Rogers Public Library. Proceeds from the sale of used books supports the library and its programs. Hours are 10 AM to 4 PM Monday-Saturday.

  • City Title Russellville
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  • Address 1 110 N. Commerce Ave.
  • Phone (479) 219-5123
  • Type Primarily new with some used books
  • Specialty General Interest

Downtown's newest destination for book worms, eager readers, college students, and kids! Plus, loads of community events!

  • City Title Springdale
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  • Address 1 462 E. Henri De Tonti Blvd.
  • Phone (479) 927-6001
  • Type Used books
  • Specialty General Interest

We are a used bookstore with two separate inventories: one in our retail store for local customers to browse, and one online that ships orders worldwide.

  • City Title Van Buren
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  • Address 1 816 Main St.
  • Phone (479) 471-9315
  • Type Primarily new with some used books
  • Specialty General Interest, Children's
  • Sidelines Coffee/Tea, Magazines/Newspapers

A local Indie bookseller of new and used books featuring thousands of titles in used from all genres. Also featuring Mama Carmen's coffee from, our coffee bar as well as natural teas, iced and frozen drinks. Keep up with our regularly scheduled author events and visit our Kid's Loft.


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