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NewPages Guide to
Indie Bookstores in South Carolina

The best list of independent South Carolina bookstores


  • City Title Beaufort
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  • Address 1 2127 Boundary St.
  • Phone (843) 525-1066
  • Specialty Children's, Literary, Mystery, Regional, Science Fiction/Fantasy
  • Sidelines Greeting Cards/Postcards, Toys/Games

We are Beaufort, South Carolina's biggest full-spectrum bookstore. Voted Best Bookstore for 10 years, our inventory of over 10,000 titles includes books for children, juveniles, and young adults as well as all adult genres in both paper and hardback. We also offer Military, Best Seller, Book Club and Rapid Reader discounts.

  • Address 1 702 Craven St.
  • Phone (843) 812-9460
  • Specialty Art, Children's, Literary, Regional, Science Fiction/Fantasy
  • Sidelines Artwork, Greeting Cards/Postcards

NeverMore Books specializes in rare, hard to find, and unusual used books in excellent condition. We offer many new books for adults and children in all genres. There are vintage vinyl records and vintage posters for sale also.

  • City Title Bluffton
  • Address 1 41 Calhoun St.
  • Phone (843) 757-2600
  • Specialty Children's
  • Sidelines Toys/Games

The Storybook Shoppe is a children's bookstore located in historic Bluffton, SC. The first bookstore dedicated soley to children in the Low Country, the shop has only the very best books available for your child.

  • City Title Camden
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  • Address 1 944 Broad St.
  • Phone (803) 713-7323
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Sidelines Coffee/Tea

Books on Broad, an independent bookstore and coffee shop selling new, used, and collectible books. Visit us at our downtown location or on our website where over 5 million book and ebook titles are available for worldwide delivery or local pickup.

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  • Address 1 160 King St.
  • Phone (843) 834-6575
  • Specialty General Interest, Regional

Buxton Books is Charleston's regionally-focused, independent bookstore. Come see us downtown!

  • City Title Columbia
  • Address 1 1332 Main St.
  • Phone (803) 764-1749
  • Specialty General Interest

For thirty years, Poor Richard's has been serving Easley in a historic building which housed the county's first public library. We're located on Main Street, with additional parking behind the store in Old Market Square.

  • City Title Edisto Island
  • Address 1 547 Hwy SC-174
  • Phone (843) 869-1885
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Sidelines Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards

Make The Edisto Bookstore a permanent stop when you're on the island. Lots to shop for, great conversation, and a pleasant experience.

  • City Title Goose Creek
  • Address 1 216 Saint James Ave. #F
  • Phone (843) 501-7223
  • Type New books, Black-owned
  • Specialty General Interest, Children's, African American

A new bookshop in Goose Creek, SC. We sell Christian titles, fiction, AA, and children’s books, as well as a variety of side items for everyone on the planet.

  • City Title Greenville
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  • Address 1 1175 Woods Crossing Rd. #5
  • Phone (864) 675-0540
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Sidelines Gifts

We are an independent bookstore located in Greenville, SC. We carry new and used books as well as gift items. We specialize in fiction but also carry nonfiction and can special-order anything that is in print. We also host author events, storytimes, and more.

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  • Address 1 2 Williams St.
  • Phone (864) 558-0828
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Sidelines Artwork, Café/Food, Coffee/Tea

Joe's Place is a bookstore featuring new and used books, coffee, a wine bar, and local art. We also have small plates of food.

M. Judson Booksellers & Storytellers A Modern Literary Hub in Downtown Greenville, South Carolina.

Located in the Verdae Village Shopping Center.

  • City Title Mount Pleasant
  • Address 1 761 Coleman Blvd.
  • Phone (832) 387-9376
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Sidelines Coffee/Tea, Gifts

At The Village Bookseller, our mission is to provide a gathering place for book lovers of all ages. Books, gifts, community events, and good coffee served daily!

Itinerant Literate Books opened in 2015 as a mobile and pop-up bookstore and in 2018 opened the flagship bricks-and-mortar Bookstop in Park Circle. Our name is reflective of our mission: we believe stories are powerful vehicles for growth and that access to knowledge should not be limited by zip code or district.

Mr. K's Used Books is a local store with a friendly atmosphere that buys, sells, and trades used books, music, and movies at reasonable prices in great quality. We have a knowledgable staff that are always ready to help you find what you are looking for. We are open seven days a week and always available to evaluate your trades.

My Sister’s Books houses more than 43,000 titles in a variety of categories: romance, mystery, classics, children’s books, biographies and other non-fiction. If you’re looking for works by local and regional authors, you’ll find a great selection of those as well. At My Sister’s Books, you can purchase or trade your gently-read paperbacks and audio books for the next title on your list. Our staff prides themselves on being able to make recommendations, seek out hard-to-find titles, and suggest other authors based on your preferred genre.

A nonprofit organization in Spartanburg, SC, that cultivates readers and nurtures writers through its independent press, community bookstore, and diverse literary programming.

Summerville's independent bookstore, located in the heart of downtown across from the newly renovated Hutchinson Square; grab a book, read in the park!

Ed's Editions has over 35,000 books spanning all subjects and genres. Our stock includes but is not exclusive to rare and collectible books.


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