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Indie Bookstores in Florida

The best list of independent Florida bookstores

 

  • City Title Anna Maria
  • Address 1 505 Pine Ave.
  • Phone (941) 213-9687
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Sidelines Artwork, Gifts

We offer a garden of reading in paradise, on beautiful historic Anna Maria Island, Florida. We sell new books of every genre, as well as discounted books and bargain books. We also sell succulent plant dish gardens, bromeliads, air plants, driftwood art, vertical gardens, potted plants and cactus, and much more, including original art by local artists.

  • City Title Apalachicola
  • Address 1 67 Commerce St.
  • Phone (850) 653-1290
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest, Children's, Regional
  • Sidelines Magazines/Newspapers

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.

  • City Title Bal Harbour
  • Address 1 9700 Collins Ave.
  • Phone (305) 864-4241
  • Type New books
  • City Title Boynton Beach
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  • Address 1 544-2 Gateway Blvd.
  • Phone (561) 731-4422
  • Type New books
  • Sidelines Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards, Toys/Games

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 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.

  • City Title Coconut Grove
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  • Address 1 3444 Main Hwy Stes 15 & 21
  • Phone (305) 443-2855
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Sidelines Café/Food

Welcome to bookstore&kitchen, we're glad you're here. Our Bookstore, Market, Kitchen and Kids Corner are all spaces meant to engage you. BKS also serves as a beautiful activation space should you need a location to host your own event. Whether you're looking for something interesting to flip through, a delicious meal or a curious item, we've got you covered.

  • City Title Coral Gables
  • Address 1 265 Aragon Ave.
  • Phone (305) 442-4408
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Sidelines Coffee/Tea
  • City Title Deland
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  • Address 1 1301 N. Woodland Blvd
  • Phone (386) 736-6501
  • Type Primarily new with some used books
  • Specialty General Interest, Alternative/Political, Children's, Literary, Metaphysical/New Age, Mystery, Regional
  • Sidelines Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards, Magazines/Newspapers, Toys/Games

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.

  • City Title Fernandina Beach
  • Address 1 214 Centre St
  • Phone (904) 261-8991
  • Type New books

Celebrating 30 years, The Book Loft is is the oldest independent bookstore on Amelia Island, located in the heart of historic Fernandina Beach.

Story & Song Bookstore Bistro is the perfect place to relax, refresh, connect, and discover over good books, literary events, and more.

  • City Title Fleming Island
  • Address 1 1524 County Rd 220
  • Phone (904) 278-7323
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Sidelines Coffee/Tea, Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards

Sweetwood Books is a little piece of literary heaven right in Fleming Island!! We have great books, unique gifts, greeting cards and hot coffee!!

  • City Title Fort Lauderdale
  • Address 1 5461 N. Federal Hwy.
  • Phone (954) 772-7761
  • Type Used books

We are a quaint used bookstore located in Fort Lauderdale.

  • City Title Fort Myers
  • Address 1 13550 Reflections Pkwy, Ste 5-501
  • Phone (239) 437-3227
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Sidelines Artwork, Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards
P.J. Boox is home to hundreds of independent and small press published authors. All of our books are displayed front facing to create a visual mosaic of beautifully designed covers.
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  • Address 1 1815-3 Fowler St.
  • Phone (757) 718-1642
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest, Regional

P.J. Boox Downtown (formerly Gulf Coast Bookstore) showcases books by over 50 Florida authors, illustrators, and publishers!

  • City Title Gainesville
  • Address 1 4121 NW 16th Blvd.
  • Phone (352) 371-1234
  • Type Primarily used with some new books
  • Specialty General Interest, Children's
  • Sidelines Gifts

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!

  • City Title Indian Harbour Beach
  • Address 1 1867A South Patrick Dr.
  • Phone (321) 777-0170
  • Type Primarily used with some new books
  • City Title Islamorada
  • Address 1 81909 Overseas Hwy
  • Phone (305) 517-2602
  • Type New books
  • Specialty Regional
  • City Title Jacksonville
  • Address 1 4551 Roosevelt Blvd.
  • Phone (904) 384-1685
  • Type Primarily used with some new books
  • Specialty General Interest

Selling new, used, and rare books, since 1976.

  • Address 1 215 North Laura St.
  • Phone (904) 674-0868
  • Type Primarily used with some new books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Sidelines Coffee/Tea

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.

  • Address 1 1971 San Marco Blvd.
  • Phone (904) 396-7597
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Sidelines Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards, Toys/Games

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!

Books and Books is your locally-owned independent bookseller, and is coming to The Studios of Key West.

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.

  • City Title Lake Worth
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  • Address 1 801 Lake Ave.
  • Phone (561) 452-5456
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Sidelines Café/Food, Coffee/Tea

We are an independent bookstore with a cafe wine bar serving up small plates, delicious pastries, Allegro Coffee, and a hand selected wine list. We regularly host events.

  • City Title Longwood
  • Address 1 245 N 17-92 Hwy
  • Phone (407) 673-3273
  • Type New books
  • Specialty African American

Multicultural and general books including religious, business, childern's, cook books, Caribbean, Latino, African, and more.

  • City Title Melbourne
  • Address 1 2624 Aurorea Rd Ste A
  • Phone (910) 429-4843
  • Type Used books
  • Specialty General Interest

Visit us for a wide array of used books. Please note: we are cash only so we can keep the prices of our books as low as possible.

  • City Title Miami Beach
  • Address 1 927 Lincoln Rd.
  • Phone (305) 532-3222
  • Type New books
  • City Title Milton
  • Address 1 5406 Dogwood Dr.
  • Phone (850) 712-2865
  • Type Used books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Sidelines Coffee/Tea

Milton, Florida's first and only bookstore selling half-priced used books. Stop in for a cup of coffee and friendly conversation.

The BookMark is an independent bookstore known for its carefully curated selection, diverse offerings, knowledgeable staff, and as host to bestselling authors.

  • City Title New Smyrna Beach
  • Address 1 1720 SR-44
  • Phone (386) 444-0506
  • Type Primarily used with some new books
  • Specialty General Interest

Books by the Beach carries new and gently used fiction and nonfiction books, mystery novels, romance novels, history books, children’s books, Christian books, and more.

  • City Title Niceville
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  • Address 1 1118 John Sims Pkwy. E
  • Phone (850) 678-1593
  • Type New books
  • Specialty Children's
  • Sidelines Artwork, Curiosities, Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards, Toys/Games
We are a general bookstore/Hallmark Gold Crown store/gift shop. We have been in business for 27 years and encompass 6200 square feet.
  • City Title Ocala
  • Address 1 2019 E Silver Springs Blvd Ste 105B
  • Phone (352) 351-9475
  • Type Primarily new with some used books
  • Specialty General Interest

A Novel Idea Bookstore is a new/used bookstore With over 40,000 books in stock we have a broad range of subjects for all readers.

  • City Title Orlando
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  • Address 1 124 Welbourne Ave.
  • Phone (407) 335-4192
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Sidelines Gifts

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!

Classic Bookshop, located in the Town of Palm Beach, is an independently owned and operated book store featuring a wide selection of new books.

Founded in 1988 by Candice Cohen, The Palm Beach Book Store specializes in architecture, interior design, fashion, jewelry,and other coffee table books.

Raptis Rare Books is an antiquarian book firm that specializes in literature, children's books, economics, photo books, signed and inscribed books, and landmark books in all fields. We are proud members of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (ABAA) and the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB).
  • City Title Port Saint Lucie
  • Address 1 1774 SE Port St Lucie Blvd
  • Phone (772) 249-5678
  • Type New books
  • Specialty Art, Literary
  • Sidelines Artwork

The Treasure Coast's source for literature. We specialize in small press, literary fiction, nonfiction and poetry plus local artists.

  • City Title Punta Gorda
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  • Address 1 103 W. Marion Ave.
  • Phone (941) 205-2560
  • Type Primarily new with some used books
  • Specialty General Interest, Regional
  • Sidelines Artwork, Coffee/Tea, Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards

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.

Southwest Florida's largest independent bookshop! Books, movies, music, vinyl, and other curiosities.

  • City Title Saint Augustine
  • Address 1 76B San Marco Ave.
  • Phone (904) 827-0075
  • Type Primarily new with some used books
  • Specialty General Interest

Independent, locally-owned bookstore selling new and used books, including rare and out-of-print books.

  • City Title Sanibel
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  • Address 1 2330 Palm Ridge Rd.
  • Phone (239) 472-1447
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest, Children's, Literary, Mystery, Regional
  • Sidelines Artwork, Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards, Toys/Games

Serving Sanibel's reading needs since 1960--best sellers, children's books, island-themed books, cards, stationery, gifts, games and puzzles, and author events.

  • City Title Sarasota
  • Address 1 12 South Palm Ave
  • Phone (941) 365-7900
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest

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.

  • Address 1 429 N Lime Ave
  • Phone (941) 365-3658
  • Type Used books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Sidelines Curiosities
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. . . .
  • Address 1 1273 S. Tamiami Trail
  • Phone (941) 361-3006
  • Type New books
  • Specialty Metaphysical/New Age
  • Sidelines Curiosities, Gifts

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.

  • City Title Seaside
  • Address 1 89 Central Square
  • Phone (850) 231-5481
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Sidelines Gifts
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!
  • City Title St Petersburg
  • Address 1 833 22nd St. S.
  • Phone (727) 328-4822
  • Type New books
  • Specialty Children's

Built on the idea that books change lives, Cultured Books is a children’s bookstore in St. Petersburg, Florida.

We are one of the largest bookstores in the United States and St. Petersburg's favorite rainy day attraction. Come join us!

  • City Title Tallahassee
  • Address 1 1123 Thomasville Rd.
  • Phone (850) 425-2665
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Sidelines Magazines/Newspapers

Midtown Reader is an independent community hide-out for book lovers. Join us for author events, storytimes, book clubs, and more.

  • City Title Tampa
  • Address 1 1501 E. 9th Ave
  • Phone (813) 944-2112
  • Type Primarily used with some new books
  • Specialty General Interest, Art, Children's, Educational, Feminist, Literary, Mystery
  • Sidelines Coffee/Tea, Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards, Magazines/Newspapers
We have been booksellers since 1997. The objective of our business is to provide exceptional rare books, high quality gift items, and reliable and cordial service to our customers. We hope you will enjoy visiting our website, visiting our store and using our products as much as we enjoy providing them to you and we ship worldwide for a nominal fee.
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  • Address 1 11738 N. Dale Mabry Hwy
  • Phone (813) 963-6979
  • Type Primarily used with some new books
  • Specialty General Interest, Children's, Literary, Mystery
Book Swap is an independently owned new & used bookstore in Tampa. We specialize in fiction books, but carry literature and limited non-fiction. We are happy to special order new books and locate hard-to-find books for you.

Welcome to Tampa's locally-owened, independent bookstore, with a selection from the popular to the obscure.

Tampa's independent used and new book & record store and coffee & tea bar. We buy, sell, and trade books, vinyl records, CDs, and DVDs.

A gem for book lovers in the heart of downtown Tampa with over 40,000 collectible, rare, used, and out-of-print books.

Oxford Exchange is a collection of interests and experiences in one place: a restaurant, bookstore, coffee & tea bar, commerce club, and more.

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