NewPages Guide to
Indie Bookstores in Florida
The best list of independent Florida bookstores
Simply the Best Little Bookstore (& Yarn Shop) in the Panhandle! Located in the historic and charming O.E. Cone building in the heart of downtown Apalachicola, we specialize in books about the area as well as a wide selection of fiction, children's books, field guides, regional cooking and gardening titles and more! Visit us for regular author events throughout the year.
African-American books and authors are our specialty: fiction, nonfiction, self-help, metaphysics, mysteries, Egyptology, Pan African, spiritual, science fiction, self-published, and hard to find books. Pyramid Books Editing Services is available to aspiring and published writers. Pyramid Books offers regular author events and celebrates Black History Month 365 days a year to educate all people about the African Diaspora. We stand for Hope and Possibility in the book industry.
We have been serving the good folks in the Brandon/Tampa, Florida area with a shop open to the public for over 27 years, making us one of the longest running used bookstores dealing in both hardcover and paperbacks in the Brandon/Tampa area! Although we do stock collectible and rare books, over two thirds of the books in our inventory are of the gently used variety. Our paperbacks are half off the original cover price of the book. We have something for every taste and budget.
- City Title Cocoa
- Title Link Essence of Knowledge Urban Bookstore & Art Gallery
- Address 1 1229 King St.
- Phone (321) 806-4766
- Type New books
- Specialty General Interest
- Sidelines Artwork, Curiosities, Gifts
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We are more than a bookstore. We offer urban fiction, children books, history reference, religious reference, self-help/improvements, artwork, hand-carved masks, fragrance oils. Our Hours: Tuesday - 12pm-7pm. Wednesday-Friday - 10am-7pm. Saturday - 10am-5pm. Sunday & Monday - closed. Come see us for the perfect gift.
Books & Books is currently located in an exquisite 1927 building listed in the Coral Gables Register of Historic Places. The 9,000 square foot, Mediterranean-style building has original tile floors, a fireplace, beamed ceilings, floor-to-ceiling dark-wood bookshelves, and open-air courtyard and a full-service cafe. Our breezeway holds a newsstand with a wide selection of national and international newspapers and magazines.
- City Title Deland
- Title Link Family Book Shop
- Address 1 1301 N. Woodland Blvd
- Phone (386) 736-6501
- Specialty General Interest, Alternative/Political, Children's, Literary, Metaphysical/New Age, Mystery, Regional
- Sidelines Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards, Magazines/Newspapers, Toys/Games
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Established for 36 years, the store is 7,000 square feet with over one half million books in every genre! We trade used books, order new books and have a very large children's section of new/used books. Stop by and discover the hidden treasure in your community.
The Muse Book Shop was founded in 1980, in Historic Downtown DeLand. Today we are a new and antiquarian book shop, featuring bestsellers, new releases, new paperbacks, and topographical maps.
Murder on the Beach specializes in mystery, suspense, thrillers, and true crime. We have a large selection of signed first editions, and an antiquarian books section. We sell books at writers and fan conferences all over the country, and host writers workshops, literary luncheons, and book clubs in our store.
Story & Song Bookstore Bistro is the perfect place to relax, refresh, connect, and discover over good books, literary events, and more.
Sweetwood Books is a little piece of literary heaven right in Fleming Island!! We have great books, unique gifts, greeting cards and hot coffee!!
The fastest special orders in town with no shipping costs! We buy used books every day! We have gifts and cards too. Our used books vary in price.
An independent bookstore located in downtown Gainesville, Florida. We carry new titles from small independent presses and brew fresh delicious coffee!
We are a locally owned and operated bookstore. Chamblin's Uptown has a cafe, free wi-fi, beer, wine, local art, and books! In business since 1976, this is our second store. This location can boast close to 800,000 books in inventory.
We are just like that bookstore around the corner in the Meg Ryan movie! We have old and new books, lots of Jacksonville and Florida history and so much more. We also have the largest selection of PAPYRUS greeting cards. We are a family owned business and enjoy getting to know our customers, so stop by today!
We specialize in Key West's local writers with hundreds of titles by South Florida's most famous authors. We carry first editions, signed titles, used books in all categories, and rare and antiquarian books.
Multicultural and general books including religious, business, childern's, cook books, Caribbean, Latino, African, and more.
We carry the most popular books, toys, and games and we guarantee same day shipping. If you're looking for something that you don't see on our site, let us know so we can find it for you.
The BookMark is an independent bookstore known for its carefully curated selection, diverse offerings, knowledgeable staff, and as host to bestselling authors.
A new independent bookstore in Central Florida dedicated to Orlando and Winter Park, readers specializing in new books of all genres. Gifts, events, book clubs and loyalty clubs. Free giftwrapping!
Founded in 1988 by Candice Cohen, The Palm Beach Book Store specializes in architecture, interior design, fashion, jewelry,and other coffee table books.
We are a well established (40 years) brick and mortar bookshop with over 85,000 used books to choose from. We have a 20% Exchange Program as well as the ability to special order hard-to-find and out-of-print books to finish your collection. We have an ever-changing inventory of titles in all genres that are used, rare, new local authors, and a few new popular titles. Store book credit can only be used up to 50% on any regular priced used book (about 95% of our inventory). Also look for us at local festivals and community supporting events passing out bookstore swag! We also advertise in local newspapers with local author readings and signings that include discount coupons!
New & used books. If you are looking for a trip memento, Christmas ornament or a unique hostess gift, peruse our selection of moderately priced items. We have a wide variety of games, puzzles, and children's activity projects and books to help fill quiet moments, rainy days, and gift needs.
Copperfish Books is an independent bookstore located in downtown Punta Gorda, Florida. We invite you to browse our new, gently used, and antique books, our wonderful greeting cards, and our thoughtful gifts. We also offer a monthly book club and author events, book searches and ordering, free Wi-Fi, and friendly service. Please see our website for our event listings.
Serving Sanibel's reading needs since 1960--best sellers, children's books, island-themed books, cards, stationery, gifts, games and puzzles, and author events.
A. Parker's Books, Inc., ABAA, specializes in antiquarian, rare, and finely bound books, while Book Bazaar, Inc., fills the majority of the space with a well selected array of used, out-of-print, and scholarly books on most subjects. Together, we aspire to offer something for everyone, from the casual reader to the avid collector. We buy, sell, and trade hardcover and paperback books.
At Bookstore1Sarasota readers will find unexpected literary pleasures alongside their favorites, both new and classic. We feature a wide range of author events and offer customized literary event management. We are a place for celebrating the written word.
Brant's Used Books was opened in 1956 and is one of Florida's oldest and largest independently owned used bookstores. Think "Harry Potter" when you walk among the stacks of old books, because with over 150,000 books, you will never know what you will find! There is definite magic in being in an old fashioned bookstore. Bestsellers, out of print, and hard to find all grace the shelves, just be sure to set aside enough time to dig a little. . . .
An incredibly peaceful atmosphere and beautiful visual merchandising are the hallmarks of Elysian Fields. Every item is hand selected, from each book and greeting card to jewelry, crystals & stones, clothing, personal care products, music, and unique home accessories including Japanese tableware, lamps, candles, statuary, and incense. It really is more than a store – it is Sarasota's Favorite Destination for Inspiration!
Your urban gathering place: A charming coffee house, bookstore, and meeting space serving wine & beer and light bites, located on the North Trail, near Downtown, in historically significant Ringling buildings.
We're an independent bookstore in Seaside, Florida, in business since 1986! We have a well-curated selection of books including a good-sized Southern fiction section. We carry evertything from best-sellers to local authors, and we have an excellent architecture section! We also carry a variety of gift items including journals, mugs, letter-press cards and more!
The best place for used books in central Florida, we're located in Tyrone Mall for your convenience. We have a huge selection of your favorite books, CD’s, DVDs, vinyls, video games and other media products. Buy some books and help us give 1,000,000 away to kids in need of them.
We specialize in book appraisals, rare books, antique books, antiquarian books, out-of-print books, hard-to-find books, antique maps, vintage photographs, and leather-bound books. Our collection includes Floridiana, American history, literature of the South, military history, children’s literature, antique maps, leather bindings, used books, and rare and unusual items.
Family owned & operated in the same location from 1971 until 2018. In 2018, Jeff retired and Daughter Michelle took over as a 3rd generation owner and moved to our current location. We have a large selection of used and antiquarian books along with new and back issue comic books.
Tombolo Books provides the literary-minded residents of St. Pete a place to meet up with each other while finding new quality literature including books in translation, books by marginalized voices, and books from independent presses. We also offerclassics and the most outstanding of recent commercial works. Visit us in our new, permanent location.
Midtown Reader is an independent community hide-out for book lovers. Join us for author events, storytimes, book clubs, and more. Join us for author events, Kidtown Story Hour, book clubs, and more. Don't forget to make your way upstairs to find Lucy and Leo's bakery for a coffee and a cupcake!
We offer store credit for gently used books based on what we can use for our inventory. MFB specializes in a generous selection of mysteries, cookbooks, and young reader options, and we're the best source for used romance and paranormal romance paperbacks in Tallahassee. We also promote local authors and work with Tallahassee Writers' Association to make your favorite authors available to you and to introduce you to new local talent.
- City Title Tampa
- Title Link Best Richardson African Diaspora Literature & Culture Museum
- Address 1 1463 Tampa Park Plaza Ste. A
- Phone (813) 944-2112
- Type Primarily new with some used books, Black-owned
- Specialty General Interest, African American
- Sidelines Gifts
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Best Richardson African Diaspora Literature & Culture Museum and its associated business, BBRT, is a non-profit Independent, veteran and woman-owned museum, bookstore, and gift shop.
Tampa's independent used and new book & record store and coffee & tea bar. We buy, sell, and trade books, vinyl records, CDs, and DVDs.