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NewPages Guide to
Indie Bookstores in Missouri

The best list of independent Missouri bookstores

 

(Formally Prospero's Parkside Books) Located in Historic Downtown Blue Springs. Used Books New Books. Antique & Collectible. Coffee Shoppe. Events.

  • City Title Columbia
  • Address 1 1907 Gordon St.
  • Phone (573) 449-7417
  • Type Used books
  • Address 1 2513 Bernadette Dr.
  • Phone (573) 449-8637
  • Type Primarily used with some new books
  • Specialty General Interest, Children's, Mystery, Regional, Science Fiction/Fantasy
  • Sidelines Gifts, Magazines/Newspapers, Toys/Games
  • Events Author Signings, Readings

Locally owned and operated since 2004 we are open 6 days a week. We offer a 25% discount on new books and have a full online service that includes, music, movies, e-books, and new books at deep discounted prices.

  • City Title Jefferson City
  • Address 1 125 E High St.
  • Phone (573) 635-1185
  • Type Primarily new with some used books
  • City Title Kansas City
  • Address 1 1800 W 39th St.
  • Phone (815) 531-9673
  • Type Used books
  • City Title Lebanon
  • Image Image
  • Address 1 727 S. Jefferson
  • Phone (417) 532-2500
  • Type Primarily new with some used books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Sidelines Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards, Magazines/Newspapers, Toys/Games
  • Events Author Signings

We have been serving our community since 1997.

  • City Title Lee's Summit
  • Address 1 983 NE Rice Rd
  • Phone (816) 246-7323
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Sidelines Toys/Games

Lee's Summit's independent book store! Carrying a wide selection of NEW books for all ages, magazines, educational games & toys, and unique gifts!

  • City Title Lexington
  • Address 1 1010 Main St.
  • Phone (660) 259-4996
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Sidelines Coffee/Tea

Take a Queen Anne style building built in 1886, fill it with thousands of books, a first-class coffee bar with seating area, and you've got: River Reader Books in Lexington, Missouri.

Professional booksellers since 1986. We are a full service bookstore with over 300,000 new, used, rare, and unusual books in stock.

  • City Title O'Fallon
  • Image Image
  • Address 1 8935 Veterans Memorial Pkwy
  • Phone (636) 272-5857
  • Type Primarily used with some new books
  • Specialty General Interest

Rose's Bookhouse is a new & used bookstore located in O'Fallon, MO. For over 30 years we've offered quality books at affordable prices. With over 200-500 books delivered daily, our stock is constantly changing. Our wide variety of genres virtually guarantees there is something for everyone! Whether you're looking for the latest bestseller or an old favorite, our friendly and informative staff will help you find the right book for the right price.

  • City Title Rolla
  • Address 1 1000 S. Bishop Ave.
  • Phone (573) 368-4155
  • City Title Sedalia
  • Image Image
  • Address 1 1400 S. Limit Ave. Ste. 70
  • Phone (660) 827-0940
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Sidelines Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards, Magazines/Newspapers, Toys/Games
  • Events Author Signings, Readings

EAT SLEEP READ LOCAL - General bookstore, featuring 25% off Best Sellers and New Releases. Children's books, Suspense to Psychology. Paperback book club offers a 10% discount. Don't miss our educational toys. We have a variety of fun games for the entire family. See you soon. Our hours: Monday - Saturday 10 - 7pm and Sunday 12-5pm

  • City Title Springfield
  • Address 1 325 E Walnut St.
  • Phone (417) 501-1062
  • Type Used books
  • Specialty General Interest

BookMarx is a used bookstore specializing in classic literature, contemporary and postmodern fiction, science fiction, children's books, and more.

A general interest bookstore located in a charming historical area. We have a great selection of books about the local area as well as a well-curated children's section.

  • City Title St. Louis
  • Address 1 3359 S Jefferson Ave
  • Phone (314) 123-1234
  • Type New books
  • Specialty Alternative/Political, Regional
  • Sidelines Magazines/Newspapers

Black Rose Book Distro is a new decentralized radical book sales and free zine distribution project in the greater-Saint Louis area. 

  • Address 1 7352 Manchester
  • Phone (314) 968-4491
  • Type Primarily new with some used books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Events Author Signings
  • Address 1 3111 S. Grand Blvd.
  • Phone (314) 771-7150
  • Type Used books
  • Image Image
  • Address 1 399 N. Euclid
  • Phone (314) 367-6731
  • Type Primarily new with some used books
  • Specialty General Interest, Children's, Feminist, LGBT, Literary
  • Sidelines Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards, Magazines/Newspapers
  • Events Author Signings, Readings

Founded in 1969, Left Bank Books is an independently-owned bookstore offering a full-line of new and used books and services in the greater metropolitan area of St. Louis. Our store is located at Euclid and McPherson in the historic Central West End neighborhood, situated among magnificent turn-of-the-century residences and some of the best restaurants and finest art galleries in the area. Our mission has always been to offer an intelligent, culturally diverse selection of titles with a focus on politics, contemporary arts and literature, high-quality children’s books, African American interest, GLBT titles, and more.

  • City Title Washington
  • Address 1 401 Lafayette St.
  • Phone (636) 390-9673
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest

Neighborhood Reads is a new independent community bookstore in Downtown Washington, Missouri.

  • City Title Webster Groves
  • Address 1 7905 Big Bend Blvd.
  • Phone (314) 738-9384
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest, Children's
  • Sidelines Artwork
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