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Indie Bookstores in Alabama

The best list of independent Alabama bookstores

 

An independent bookstore, where every book is signed!

We're a coffee shop and bookstore in Mountain Brook, Alabama.

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  • Address 1 2021 3rd Ave. N.
  • Phone (205) 326-4460
  • Type Primarily used with some new books
  • Specialty General Interest, Children's, Literary, Regional, Science Fiction/Fantasy

An amazing mixture of books used, rare and new, including 500-year-old titles as well as hard-to-find volumes both current and old. Reed Books/The Museum of Fond Memories is a time machine that you'll want to visit time and again.

  • City Title Fairhope
  • Address 1 9 N. Church St.
  • Phone (251) 990-7980
  • Type Used books
  • Specialty General Interest
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  • Address 1 32 S. Section St.
  • Phone (251) 928-5295
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Sidelines Café/Food, Coffee/Tea

An independent seller of books (new, used, and sale) & art supplies for 44 years in downtown Fairhope, Alabama.

We carry lots of paperbacks, hardcovers, fiction, and nonfiction, as well as DVDs and used videogames. Just a quick drive from Fairhope, Gulf Shores, Orange Beach, and Robertsdale.

  • City Title Homewood
  • Address 1 2844 18th St S
  • Phone (205) 870-7461
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Sidelines Greeting Cards/Postcards, Magazines/Newspapers

Birmingham's oldest independent bookstore. Family owned and operated since 1973. We help you find the books you'll love.

  • City Title Huntsville
  • Address 1 6125 University Dr., Ste B-24
  • Phone (256) 881-5040
  • Type Primarily used with some new books
  • Specialty General Interest

We are North Alabama's premier used and new trading bookstore. We offer high quality books for purchase or trade.

  • City Title Marion
  • Address 1 418 Washington St
  • Phone (334) 683-6757
  • Type Used books
  • Sidelines Café/Food

As Time Goes By is a small bookstore and coffeeshop with coffee, pie, cheesecake, cake, sweet cinnamon rolls, sodas and more! Now with Wi-Fi!

An independently owned and operated bookstore in downtown Mobile, Alabama, we specialize in an ever-changing assortment of interesting books, including many about the southern US Gulf Coast and Mardi Gras. Closed holidays.

  • Address 1 6950 Moffett Rd
  • Phone (251) 649-0100
  • Type Used books
  • Specialty General Interest

We sell and trade books and carry thousands of paperbacks. Our hours are 10 AM - 5 PM Wednesday through Saturday.

A unique gem of a bookstore located in downtown Monroeville, Alabama, we have a large inventory and our shelves are replenished daily with new and exciting finds.

Eclipse is a one-of-a-kind restaurant, café, and bookstore serving the Montevallo area since 2001!

We have been in business for over 20 years. We have stocked our online shop with rare, used and out print books. We also have postcards, sheet music, advertising, photographs and other ephemera. We will be happy to answer any questions you have by either email or phone.  Our open shop West Station Antiques is in Downtown Historic Owens Cross Roads in Northern Alabama. Our Hours are Thursday-Saturday 10-5; Sunday 1-5. We offer a general line of used and rare books and ephemera as well as other antiques.

  • City Title Tuscaloosa
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  • Address 1 1928 7th St.
  • Phone (205) 632-5331
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest, Alternative/Political, Art, Children's, Educational, Feminist, LGBT, Literary, Regional
  • Sidelines Artwork, Café/Food, Coffee/Tea, Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards
  • Events Author Signings, Readings

Ernest & Hadley Booksellers strives to provide a unique selection of books and other creative materials from local, regional, and international sources. We seek the input of community members who have a deep love of books and wish to share that passion with others. With a village approach, we provide space for book clubs to meet, authors to hold book signings, and artists to exhibit their craft, as all are essential to our purpose. The store’s namesakes are Ernest Hemingway and his first wife, Hadley Richardson. On a recent New Year’s visit to Paris, store owners Easty and Ian visited one of Hemingways’ early 20th-century residences in the Latin Quarter, which provided the inspiration for the store name. Fast forward to August and the store location was found and the store manager, Avery, hired.

  • City Title Tuscumbia
  • Address 1 101 W. Sixth St.
  • Phone (256) 381-2525
  • Type New books
  • Sidelines Café/Food, Gifts

Coldwater is everything you want in a book store! Atmosphere, coffee, delicious baked goods, beautiful gifts made by local artisans, and, of course, books!

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