NewPages Guide to
Indie Bookstores in Louisiana
The best list of independent Louisiana bookstores
We are a mom and pop boutique bookstore in the heart of MidCity Baton Rouge. We specialize in diverse children's books and a curated selection of adult fiction. We a proud part of the nerd community.
Beausoleil Books offers a curated collection of best-sellers, perennial favorites, books in French, and books by diverse authors, as well as locally made products. Also, be sure to check out the Whisper Room, a secluded wine bar adjoining the bookstore!
Baldwin & Co. is an independent bookstore and coffee shop located in New Orleans, LA. Inside, books on mystery, business, history, art, travel, children’s literature, and more fill the floor to ceiling shelves.
We have operated a book store in the beautiful historic French Quarter since 1967 and have been at the current location on Decatur Street since 1979. Our shop contains fifty to sixty thousand second-hand books on two stories and our books cover a wide array of topics. We also carry new titles on New Orleans, Louisiana and the South. We place particular emphasis on histories, architecture, literature, music and cooking. Additionally, we have a large collection of second hand classical CDs and LPs.
Featuring African-centered books, art, fabric, gifts and more. Available to schools, churches, community events for storytelling, book clubs, performance venue, meeting space and book fairs. Will do special orders.
The Garden District Book Shop resides inside the historic property called the Rink at the corner of Washington Ave and Prytania St in New Orleans' beautiful Garden District. We carry a large collection of regional titles: new and used; design, art and gardening books; fiction and non-fiction; children's; and signed first editions and limited editions by many regionally and nationally acclaimed authors. The Rink was originally built in 1884 as the Crescent City Skating Rink (roller skating) to lure passing tourists during the World's Cotton Centennial Exposition. Since then the building has housed a livery stable, mortuary, grocery store, and gas station.
Octavia Books is an independent, locally-owned bookstore located uptown in New Orleans. We hope you will stop by soon to browse our great hand-picked selection of books, meet our owners and staff, talk about the latest books, or find your favorite author.
Nerdy book shop in Mid-City New Orleans focused on scifi, fantasy, crime, mystery, and children's books. We offer free wifi and host events! "It's all Geek to me!"
We are located in St. Francisville, Louisiana. The Conundrum is a unique Independent Book and Puzzle shop in the heart of this beautiful and historic town.