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NewPages Guide to
Indie Bookstores in Mississippi

The best list of independent Mississippi bookstores


  • City Title Bay St. Louis
  • Address 1 131 Main St.
  • Phone (228) 463-2688

An independent bookstore in historic Old Town Bay St. Louis.

Southern Bound Book Shop in Biloxi is proud to be the only independent bookstore in our city. We specialize in used books published in the last few years, but we also carry old and more obscure titles. We love and appreciate the arts and creativity, and our goal is to foster that in our community. We also host events and appreciate anything old, upcycled, recycled, vintage, and just plain cool or weird. Come on in and pay us a visit.

We're an independent bookstore in the Mississippi Delta, one of the most unique and storied parts of the country.

  • City Title Hattiesburg
  • Address 1 140 E. Front St.
  • Phone (769) 390-7602
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Sidelines Café/Food, Coffee/Tea

Since opening in November 2002, Main Street Books has anchored downtown Hattiesburg as a key part in meeting the literary needs of Southeast Mississippi.

  • City Title Jackson
  • Address 1 1619 N. West St
  • Phone (769) 208-0230
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Sidelines Café/Food

We are a used bookstore, coffee shop, and bistro in Midtown. Come here to satisfy the hunger of your brain and palate!

We carry lifestyle and bargain books at this location.

Books for kids and adults who act like kids. Located on the historic town square of Oxford, Mississippi. Join us for storytimes and exclusive author events.

  • City Title Starkville
  • Address 1 120 E Main St
  • Phone (662) 323-2844
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Sidelines Café/Food, Magazines/Newspapers, Toys/Games

We've been in business for almost 50 years. Our store is approximately 10,000 sq feet. We also have collegiate clothing and gifts, a huge children's section with books and Melissa and Doug toys. We carry bestsellers, have a large bible section, and we emboss bibles inhouse. We also host storytimes, author events, and more. Our cafe sells lunch, including coffee specialties, pastries, ice cream, and smoothies.

Books and more books: old and new. We carry an eclectic collection of unique and hard to find titles, with something for everyone. Plus, organic coffee, espresso, and teas.

Reed's Gum Tree Bookstore is where readers and writers meet in Tupelo, Mississippi.Our emphasis is on Southern Writers.

  • City Title Vicksburg
  • Image Image
  • Address 1 1103 Washington St.
  • Phone (601) 634-8624
  • Specialty Children's, Regional
  • Sidelines Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards, Magazines/Newspapers, Toys/Games

Lorelei Books is luring booklovers to Vicksburg's historic downtown: home to art galleries, museums, restaurants, antique stores, bed and breakfasts, and loft living. We're open 10 am to 5 pm Tuesday through Saturday, or by appointment. Lorelei Books regularly hosts author events, and is an established poetry venue.

Violet Valley Bookstore is an LGBTQ feminist bookstore. It also features a variety of used books.


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