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NewPages Guide to
Indie Bookstores in Kentucky

The best list of independent Kentucky bookstores


Bridging the gap between books and beans. Dog friendly. Located at the foot of the Roebling Bridge in Covington, KY.
  • City Title Fort Thomas
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  • Address 1 1356 S. Fort Thomas Ave.
  • Phone (859) 781-0602
  • Type New books
  • Specialty Children's

We have been serving the Northern Kentucky and Greater Cincinnati areas since June 1979. We are a full-service, independent bookseller with a personal commitment to our customers and our community. We host events and specialize in children's books for all ages, but we can order adult titles as well. Greater Cincinnati Independent Bookseller; member of ABA and GLIBA.

  • City Title Hodgenville
  • Address 1 25 Lincoln Square
  • Phone (270) 358-0124
  • Type Primarily used with some new books
  • Specialty General Interest, Children's, Regional
  • Sidelines Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards, Toys/Games
  • City Title Lexington
  • Address 1 319 S. Ashland Ave. Ste. 100
  • Phone (859) 429-2778
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest

Brier Books is an independent bookseller in Lexington, KY. Check us out online or in our new shop!

Glover's Bookery is a large general used & rare bookstore with a well organized stock of over 80,000 mostly hardback books, antiquarian maps & prints, and tribal art. We have been buying and selling books since 1978. Today we have tens of thousands of books online and a shipping department you can count on. We are proud to be Members of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America and International League of Antiquarian Booksellers.
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  • Address 1 726 N. Limestone
  • Phone (859) 252-3052
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Sidelines Café/Food, Coffee/Tea, Magazines/Newspapers

Woman-owned. Black-owned. Nerd-owned. Visit our site for news on upcoming events.

  • City Title Louisville
  • Address 1 1295 Bardstown Rd.
  • Phone (502) 456-6950
  • Type New books
  • Address 1 1313 Bardstown Road
  • Phone (502) 709-4900
  • Type New books
  • Specialty Children's
  • Address 1 218 S. Clay St.
  • Phone (502) 919-8966
  • Type Primarily new with some used books
  • Specialty General Interest

Independent bookstore specializing in new, used, and vintage books. We are located in the NuLu neighborhood of downtown Louisville.

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  • Address 1 2044 Frankfort Ave.
  • Phone (502) 897-5578
  • Type Primarily used with some new books
  • Specialty General Interest, Alternative/Political, Children's, Literary, Regional
  • Sidelines Greeting Cards/Postcards
A Reader's Corner, booksellers since 1997, offers new, used, rare and out-of-print books in almost every category. We stock over 50,000 books in literature & fiction, history, religion, philosophy, cooking, children's, Kentucky, sports, travel, reference, audio books, music CDs, movies, biography, crafts, psychology, health & fitness, gardening, pets and much more. Books are available in hardcover and paperback. We stock some new books but primarily special order. Orders come in 2-3 days. We also carry book covers, bookmarks, and Leanin' Tree greeting cards.
  • City Title Morehead
  • Address 1 159 E. Main St.
  • Phone (606) 784-8364

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