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NewPages Guide to
Indie Bookstores in Georgia

The best list of independent Georgia bookstores


  • City Title Americus
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  • Address 1 111 W. Forsyth St.
  • Phone (229) 380-0263
  • Type Primarily used with some new books
  • Specialty General Interest, Children's
  • Sidelines Café/Food, Coffee/Tea
  • Events Author Signings

The bittersweet concept is a combination of all in life that is sweet and bitter, whether it is a bittersweet romance novel, a caramel coffee frappe, or a piece of dark chocolate. Located in the newly renovated former Glover Opera House in Americus's historic district, bittersweet is the new Americus destination.

  • City Title Athens
  • Address 1 493 Prince Ave.
  • Phone (706) 352-2060
  • Type New books

Avid Bookshop is YOUR neighborhood bookshop. Visit our charming store to browse our well-curated selection of books for all ages. We can give you a classic, personalized shopping experience in-store as well as more modern offerings such as online shopping, e-books, textbook rentals, access to almost any book in print, cutting edge events, regular children's story times, and more. Avid Bookshop has two locations, one located on Prince Avenue, and the other located in Five Points.

  • City Title Atlanta
  • Address 1 208 Haralson Ave. NE
  • Phone (404) 681-5128
  • Type Primarily new with some used books

Welcome to Charis Books and More, the South's oldest and largest feminist bookstore. We specialize in diverse and unique children's books, feminist and cultural studies books, and LGBTQ fiction as well as general literary fiction.

Cover specializes in books and magazines about art, design, food, wine and contemporary culture.

Specializing in books and magazines about art, design, food, wine and contemporary culture.

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  • Address 1 5531 Roswell Rd.
  • Phone (404) 255-5207
  • Type Primarily new with some used books
  • Specialty Metaphysical/New Age
  • Sidelines Artwork, Curiosities, Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards
  • Events Author Signings, Readings
Serving the metaphysical community in Atlanta and the Southeast for over 25 years, the Phoenix & Dragon Bookstore is an oasis of calm in a hectic world, featuring spirituality, metaphysics, holistic health, personal growth books, aromatherapy oils, candles, incense, crystals, gemstone jewelry, altar statuary, goddess clothing, chimes, feng shui cures, magical tools, and a touch of whimsy. The Phoenix Psychic Center features mediums, tarot readers, astrologers daily along with classes in meditation, tarot, and various metaphysical tools and talents. We host lectures and signings by both local and national authors.

At our Ponce City Market location, we carry a distinctive selection of adult and children’s books, toys and games, and greeting cards. From classics to cult favorites to new discoveries, we have the perfect gift for everyone – and for you. 

  • Address 1 4300 Paces Ferry Rd SE Ste 125
  • Phone (678) 742-7853
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest

We are a full-service independent bookstore in Atlanta. We order books almost every day and also do out-of-print book searches. We have been serving the Emory/Toco Hills/Greater Atlanta community for over 38 years! Come visit us!

  • City Title Augusta
  • Address 1 936 Broad St. Ste. 101
  • Phone (706) 826-1940
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • City Title Canton
  • Address 1 198 North St.
  • Phone (678) 880-1922
  • Type New books
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  • Address 1 102 Alabama St.
  • Phone (678) 951-4689
  • Type Primarily used with some new books
  • Sidelines Artwork, Curiosities, Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards
  • Events Author Signings, Readings

Underground Books is a charmingly eccentric bookshop located below street-level in Carrollton, Georgia’s historic downtown. With an emphasis on scholarly used, rare, and antiquarian titles, book lovers will find delightful browsing opportunities in many genres.

Chamblee's only independent, neighborhood bookstore featuring rare, collectible, new and used books. We also host book signings, art displays, book groups and storytelling events. Grab a cup of coffee, pull up a chair, and read a good book in a warm and friendly environment. Right down the road from Buckhead, Brookhaven, Dunwoody and Decatur.

Hills & Hamlets Bookshop aims to serve the literary, intellectual, & cultural needs of Chattahoochee Hills, Georgia.

  • City Title Dalton
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  • Address 1 267 N Hamilton St
  • Phone (706) 529-8064
  • Type Primarily used with some new books
  • Specialty General Interest, Children's, Educational, Mystery, Science Fiction/Fantasy
  • Sidelines Artwork, Coffee/Tea, Curiosities, Gifts, Toys/Games
  • Events Author Signings, Readings

We are a small bookstore located in the historic section of downtown Dalton, GA. Our store is an eclectic mix of books and products. In addition to author signings and readings, we offer classes on a variety of subjects, including outdoor survival and wine making.

  • City Title Decatur
  • Address 1 3073 N Druid Hills Rd.
  • Phone (404) 448-2166
  • Type Primarily used with some new books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Events Author Signings, Readings

Since 1973, at our bookstore you can buy, sell, and trade your used merchandise. Stop by our location in Decatur, GA and browse around our wide array of books, CDs, movies, comics, and more.

  • Address 1 133A East Court Square
  • Phone (404) 373-6300
  • Specialty Children's
  • City Title Hiram
  • Address 1 5077 Jimmy Lee Smith Parkway
  • Phone (770) 943-0571
  • Type New books

The Story Shop is a whimsical children's bookstore featuring toys for imaginative play, storytelling, and a unique party venue.

We opened our doors in October of 2005 in the back room of our shop with a few hundred gently used books in just a few assorted genres; now, we are home to over 30,000 titles in a wide variety of genres with hundreds of accessories! Set in the heart of historic, downtown Powder Springs, we strive to bring the best in literature to a growing community that’s as diverse as the books on our shelves!

  • City Title Roswell
  • Address 1 4651 Sandy Plains Rd
  • Phone (770) 993-1555
  • Type Primarily new with some used books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • City Title Saint Simons Island
  • Address 1 600 Sea Island Rd.
  • Phone (912) 634-6168

We are a metaphysical bookstore for all things Astrology, Wicca, manifestation (The Law of Attraction), Past Lives, Hindu and Buddhist, Angels, Shamanism, Spirituality and LOTS more!  We also have an extremely popular used book room where we offer books at 50% to 75% off the retail price!

Books on Bay provides a unique shopping experience for book lovers. Tucked away in a small building on West Bay Street below The Attic Antiques, the shop has thousands of books ranging from the 1600s to the late 1900s. Categories include both the traditional and the whimsical. All of the favorites are there—Nancy Drew, Cherry Ames, Dick & Jane, Zane Grey, The Hardy Boys, Tom Swift, Dorothy and Toto, and more!

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  • Address 1 412 MLK Jr Blvd
  • Phone (912) 508-7873
  • Type New books
  • Specialty Art, LGBT
  • Sidelines Artwork, Curiosities, Gifts, Magazines/Newspapers

PULP specializes in new, unique, and imported art, photography, and popular culture texts. The bookstore also offers signed prints by artists such as Robert Crumb, Shepard Fairey, Daniel Johnston, and Raymond Pettibon. Seleceted rare cinema posters, artists' zines and much more. Opened in downtown Savannah May 2017.

  • Address 1 2436 Bull St
  • Phone (912) 349-3042
  • Type Primarily used with some new books
  • Specialty General Interest, Children's

A new and used bookstore featuring clever books for all ages.

  • City Title Sewanee
  • Address 1 3630 Peachtree Pkwy
  • Phone (770) 232-9331
  • Type Primarily used with some new books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • City Title Smyrna
  • Address 1 3599 Atlanta Rd, Ste A-6
  • Phone (770) 435-7636
  • Type Used books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Sidelines Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards
The Book Stop is a neighborhood used bookstore with books priced at 1/2 off the publishers price. With over 25,000 books gracing the shelves in the 1,100 square feet space, we are the only locally owned Smyrna/Vinings area bookstore, and have a wide variety of fiction books for both children and adults. The stock runs 95% paperback with current releases in hardback. The store is home to “The Pocketbook,” custom designed purses handcrafted and one of a kind. They’re a great gift for yourself or any book lover.

Located in the heart of downtown Thomasville, The Bookshelf has been a South Georgia staple for years, functioning both as a hotbed of literary talent and a showcase for local artists and instructors. The Bookshelf in Thomasville is open from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m., Monday through Saturday, with occasional extended hours for special events.

  • City Title Trenton
  • Address 1 5375 Highway 136 W.
  • Phone (706) 657-3144
  • Type Primarily new with some used books

Book & Table is about enjoying the simpler things: food for the mind with good books and actual conversations, and food for the body with fresh and natural foods.

We specialize in used and new books and Melissa and Doug educational toys. Our goal is to provide a great selection of used books with fair prices, an incredible array of special order options, and fantastic value for trade credit (for used books) and cash purchases (for college textbooks). Plus, our staff will always serve you with a smile. Around here, we all love books. Walls of Books intends to promote the joy of reading with every book sold.

Winder Corner Bookstore in downtown Winder is the place to go with all of your literature needs! We sell used and new books. If you have books sitting around bring them in and we will help you get credit so you can get even more books!  Bookmark our website to stay updated on new releases and upcoming events!

  • City Title Woodstock
  • Address 1 295 Molly Lane, Ste 130
  • Phone (770) 384-8644
  • Type Used books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Address 1 7830 Hwy 92
  • Phone (770) 516-6969
  • Type New books
  • Specialty Metaphysical/New Age
  • City Title Zebulon
  • Address 1 426 Thomaston St. on the Square
  • Phone - (770) 567-1103

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