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Indie Bookstores in Georgia

The best list of independent Georgia bookstores

 

Avid Bookshop is a community-focused, independent book business in Athens, Georgia with two physical locations. Join us for book clubs and author events!

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.

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  • Address 1 1131 Euclid Ave. NE
  • Phone (404) 735-9019
  • Type New books
  • Specialty African American

44th & 3rd Bookseller is a business created to bring our customers books that represent the richness, diversity, and genius of Black expression.

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

Since 1989, A Cappella Books has been intown Atlanta's only full-service general bookstore, buying and selling new, used, rare and out-of-print titles. Located in Inman Park, we're widely known for our selection.

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.

  • Address 1 171 Auburn Ave. Unit H1
  • Type Used books
  • Specialty African American

African American rare books, classics and ephemera. Open from 10-5 Thursday-Sunday.

  • Address 1 2841 Greenbriar Pkwy SW
  • Phone (404) 346-3263
  • Type New books
  • Specialty African American

Medu is the second largest African-American owned bookstore in Atlanta, Georgia.

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  • Address 1 5531 Roswell Rd. NE
  • Phone (404) 255-5207
  • Type Primarily new with some used books
  • Specialty Metaphysical/New Age
  • Sidelines Artwork, Curiosities, Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards

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.

  • Address 1 675 Ponce de Leon Ave NE
  • Phone (470) 355-9041
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest, Children's
  • Sidelines Greeting Cards/Postcards, Toys/Games

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
  • Sidelines Coffee/Tea

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

  • City Title Augusta
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  • Address 1 936 Broad St. Ste. 101
  • Phone (706) 826-1940
  • Type Primarily new with some used books
  • Specialty General Interest

The Book Tavern is a locally owned and operated used, new, and rare bookstore located at 936 Broad Street Downtown Augusta.

We are a special order and online bookstore and publisher located in Canton, GA. See us for all your reading and publishing needs.

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  • Address 1 102 Alabama St.
  • Phone (678) 951-4689
  • Type Primarily used with some new books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Sidelines Artwork, Curiosities, Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards

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.

  • City Title Chamblee
  • Address 1 3660 Clairmont Rd
  • Phone (770) 457-2919
  • Type Used books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Sidelines Artwork

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.

  • City Title Chattahoochee Hills
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  • Address 1 10625 Serenbe Lane
  • Phone (470) 488-0330
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest

Hills & Hamlets Bookshop aims to serve the literary, intellectual, & cultural needs of Chattahoochee Hills, Georgia. We offer a tightly curated browsing experience for all ages, as well as literary events.

  • City Title Decatur
  • Address 1 3073 N Druid Hills Rd.
  • Phone (404) 633-1342
  • Type Primarily used with some new books
  • Specialty General Interest

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.

Eagle Eye Book Shop is an independently owned and locally operated bookstore in Decatur. We sell new, used, vintage, and rare books. We do many author signings and outside events, over 300 last year alone! If you're in the Decatur area, drop on by!

The Listening Tree is a children's booktique created to perpetuate literacy and a love of reading in our global community.

Little Shop of Stories is the best independent bookstore for kids and the grownups they become in the observable universe!

  • City Title Hiram
  • Address 1 5077 Jimmy Lee Smith Parkway
  • Phone (770) 943-0571
  • Type Primarily new with some used books
  • City Title Johns Creek
  • Address 1 6000 Medlock Bridge Rd Ste B500
  • Phone (770) 696-9999
  • Type Primarily new with some used books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Sidelines Gifts
  • City Title Lawrenceville
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  • Address 1 2100 Riverside Pkwy.
  • Phone (678) 377-0075
  • Type Used books
  • Specialty General Interest, Children's, Literary
  • Sidelines Gifts

No price tags, all books are sold by the pound. Prices range from $.99-$3.99 lb. Most books end up being less than $3 each. We also sell DVDs and CDs for $2 each. The store is approximately 20,000 sqft. Open Mon-Sat 10am-9pm.

  • City Title Lithonia
  • Address 1 2929 Turner Hill Rd, Stonecrest Mall
  • Phone (404) 563-4918
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest, African American

Book Boutique is one of Atlanta's ultimate premiere African American bookstores.

  • City Title Marietta
  • Address 1 2932 Canton Rd, Ste 220
  • Phone (770) 427-4848
  • Type Used books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Address 1 3822 Roswell Rd.
  • Phone (770) 509-5611
  • Type Primarily new with some used books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Sidelines Gifts

New and used books, cards, and book related gifts.

  • City Title McDonough
  • Address 1 19 Griffin St.
  • Phone (678) 759-0079
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest, Children's
  • Sidelines Café/Food, Gifts, Toys/Games

An independent bookstore in McDonough, GA. Selling new books to all ages, gifts, toys, and games. We also feature a wine and beer bar, the Rough Draft. Offering event space for book clubs, parties, showers, story time reading, book and author events, weddings, and live music. We are open 7 days a week.

  • City Title Monroe
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  • Address 1 124 N. Broad St.
  • Phone (678) 635-8801
  • Type New books
  • Specialty Children's

The Story Shop is a whimsical children's book shop exploding with imagination and wonder, where your favorite stories come to life! Join us for special events like our "Meet the Author" days, Mommy & Me classes, and more.

  • City Title Morrow
  • Address 1 1540 Southlake Pkwy
  • Phone (678) 422-6120
  • Type New books
  • Specialty African American

Nubian Bookstore is your number one source for African American books, artwork, DVDs, and more.

  • City Title Powder Springs
  • Address 1 4451 Marietta St.
  • Phone (770) 439-2029
  • Type Used books
  • Specialty General Interest

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 Saint Simons Island
  • Address 1 600 Sea Island Rd.
  • Phone (912) 634-6168
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest, Children's
  • Sidelines Greeting Cards/Postcards

G.J. Ford Bookshop is the Golden Isles' only independent bookshop offering books of local and regional interest as well as the most recently published books of fiction and nonfiction. Also a great selection of children's books, audio books, and cards. Out-of-Print searches and Special Orders. Writing enthusiasts will love the great selection of reasonably priced Lamy Writing Instruments.

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!

  • City Title Savannah
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  • Address 1 6 E. Liberty St.
  • Phone (912) 233-3628
  • Type Primarily used with some new books
  • Specialty General Interest

Located in the heart of Savannah's historic district, the shop currently has 50K books in over 40 genres, both gently used and new. Check our calendar for current events and book club schedules. Free wifi, cafe and knowledgeable (opinionated!) staff.

  • Address 1 224 W. Bay St. Lower
  • Phone (912) 236-7115
  • Type Used books
  • Specialty General Interest

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!

We are the oldest bookstore in Savannah, GA, and we specialize in new and regional books.

  • City Title Sewanee
  • Address 1 3630 Peachtree Pkwy
  • Phone (770) 232-9331
  • Type Primarily used with some new books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Sidelines Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards

Read It Again is a new and used bookstore located in John's Creek, GA. We also carry an eclectic selection of gifts, cards, and novelties. Our staff is competent, friendly, and very well read, and our entire inventory is computerized, allowing us to do a quick and efficient search by title or by author. At Read It Again, we’re the little guy with big service.

  • City Title Thomasville
  • Address 1 126 S Broad St
  • Phone (229) 228-7767
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest

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

A real bookstore with real books for real readers. Visit a "big" little shop and enjoy a friendly atmosphere, knowledgeable staff, and lots and lots of books.

  • City Title Watkinsville
  • Address 1 1971 Hog Mountain Rd Ste 130
  • Phone (706) 850-4776
  • Type Primarily used with some new books
  • Sidelines Toys/Games

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.

  • City Title Winder
  • Address 1 43 N. Jackson St.
  • Phone (770) 867-5800
  • Type Primarily used with some new books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Sidelines Gifts

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

Forever And A Day is a New Age Emporium in Woodstock, GA. We offer crystals, candles, herbs, aromatherapy, jewelry, new age books, psychic readings, holistic services, along with many gift items. We offer readings most days of the week, and a wide selection of classes and events is available.

FoxTale Book Shoppe, voted Best Bookstore in Atlanta 2013, is an eclectic indie with a wide range of books and unique merchandise. Amazing author events!

  • City Title Zebulon
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  • Address 1 426 Thomaston St. on the Square
  • Phone (770) 567-1103
  • Type Primarily used with some new books
  • Specialty General Interest

Love to read? Love surprises? Love meeting new interesting people? Join the community of book readers at our store.

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