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Independent Bookstores in New Mexico

NewPages.com guide to the best New Mexico indie bookstores

Independent bookstores in New Mexico are sorted by City as you scroll through. If your favorite indie bookstore is missing, please contact us.

  • Bookworks
  • 4022 Rio Grande Blvd. NW
  • City: Albuquerque
  • Phone: (505) 344-8139
  • Type: Primarily new with some used books
  • Sidelines: Magazines/Newspapers
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Bookworks is a locally-owned, independent bookstore in Albuquerque’s North Valley.

  • Harvest Moon Books
  • 3123 Central Ave. NE
  • City: Albuquerque
  • Phone: (505) 585-2487
  • Type: Primarily new with some used books
  • Specialty: General Interest
  • Sidelines: Magazines/Newspapers
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Books, magazines, and other printed matter for life in the desert. Find us at Little Bear Coffee on Central.

  • Organic Books
  • 111 Carlisle Blvd. SE
  • City: Albuquerque
  • Phone: (505) 553-3823
  • Type: Primarily used with some new books
  • Specialty: General Interest
  • Sidelines: Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards
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We are a family-owned bookstore bringing you good quality used books of all kinds, and new books by local authors. We also carry greeting cards, pins, journals, and more.

  • Page 1 Books
  • 5850 Eubank Blvd NE Ste B-41
  • City: Albuquerque
  • Phone: (505) 294-2026
  • Type: Primarily new with some used books
  • Specialty: General Interest
  • Sidelines: Gifts
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Page One specializes in new and used books, as well as rare and collectible books housed in our Antiquarian Room. We also have numerous gift items including puzzles, candies, and novelties.

Indigenerd HQ for all your Native and Indigenous comics, books, and gaming needs!

Title Wave Books, revised

Residing in Albuquerque since 1994, we are your used bookstore for fiction, nonfiction, homeschool, children’s, Christian, DVDs & more!

Treasure House Books & Gifts

The best little bookshop in Albuquerque. Specializing in books on New Mexico, the Southwest, Native America, the Old West and Hispanic culture

Books on Becker
  • Books on Becker
  • 513 Becker Ave.
  • City: Belen
  • Phone: (505) 785-2835
  • Type: Used books
  • Specialty: General Interest, Children's, Literary, Mystery, Science Fiction/Fantasy
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Seven rooms. Comfy chairs. Thousands of books. Great prices. Come find your treasure at this gem of a secondhand bookstore in the heart of the Belén Arts District. Browse gently used books and media in a wide variety of genres. Location is Becker Avenue between 5th and 6th Streets, next door to the Bugg Lights Museum. Free street parking is available. The nonprofit Friends of the Belén Public Library operates Books on Becker. Your purchases will help fund vital Library programs, as well as scholarships for local college-bound high school seniors.

Readers’ Cove Used Books & Gallery is a retailer of quality used and rare books, owned by Margaret Fairman & Daniel Gauss. Books are bought and sold on cash or trade basis. Transactions are conducted in person, on line, or by phone: we have no geographical boundaries!

  • Amy's Bookcase
  • 2530 San Juan Blvd.
  • City: Farmington
  • Phone: (505) 327-4647
  • Type: Primarily used with some new books
  • Specialty: General Interest
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Family owned since 1980, Amy’s Bookcase is primarily a used paperback exchange bookstore. We are carrying some new books, and can help you with special orders!

  • Casa Camino Real
  • 314 S. Tornillo St.
  • City: Las Cruces
  • Phone: (575) 523-3988
  • Type: Primarily used with some new books
  • Specialty: Regional
  • Sidelines: Artwork, Gifts
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Casa Camino Real is a bookstore, art gallery and community resource center that celebrates literature and the arts in the borderland region of New Mexico, Texas and Northern México. When you enter our historic adobe, our motto is “This is the temple where books are sacred.” We focus on Southwestern, Regional, Borderland, Native-American, Chicano & Chicana, Latino & Latina, and Multi-Cultural World literature with books in many languages. We feature new, used, first edition and out of print books for adults and children. We also sell vintage vinyl records and Mexican folk art.

Coas Books is a new & used book store with one of the largest used book inventories available anywhere, with over 500,000 books in stock! We buy, sell, and trade used Books, Vinyl Records, CDs, DVDs, VHS, Audiobooks, Games and more! 

Coas Books is a second hand bookstore with the largest selection of books in New Mexico. We have over 500,000 books in stock, and more than 200,000 online!

Books Etcetera

Books Etcetera is Ruidoso’s only independent bookstore for new books and bestsellers, hosting author signings, game nights, and other events.

Allá
  • Allá
  • 102 W. San Francisco St. Ste. 20
  • City: Santa Fe
  • Phone: (505) 988-5416
  • Type: Primarily new with some used books
  • Specialty: General Interest, Art, Literary, Regional
  • Sidelines: Artwork
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Allá specializes in Latin America with the largest selection of new and out-of-print Spanish-language scholarly books in the U.S. We feature an extensive collection of titles in literature, history, anthropology, natural history, art, architecture, theater, cinema, and music, including classical music scores and recorded music. We also have English-language books about Latin America and the U.S. Southwest and some Portuguese and French. Our gallery exhibits photographs by Manuel Alvarez Bravo and Mexican prints. Located in the heart of Santa Fe, New Mexico, since 1980.

  • The Ark
  • 133 Romero St.
  • City: Santa Fe
  • Phone: (505) 988-3709
  • Type: Primarily used with some new books
  • Specialty: Metaphysical/New Age
  • Sidelines: Curiosities, Gifts
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Books, gifts, bits, and baubles! Come see your favorite authors speak and discover new authors and their tales at our regular events.

Collected Works Bookstore
  • Collected Works Bookstore
  • 202 Galisteo St.
  • City: Santa Fe
  • Phone: (505) 988-4226
  • Type: New books
  • Specialty: General Interest, Alternative/Political, Children's, Literary, Regional
  • Sidelines: Artwork, Café/Food, Coffee/Tea, Greeting Cards/Postcards, Toys/Games
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Located on the corner of Galisteo & Water Streets in downtown Santa Fe, just blocks from the historic Plaza. We’re a full-service general bookstore with an inventory of over 30,000 titles, including a large selection of local travel, Southwest and Native American history, art and architecture, poetry, and children’s books. On our website, you can order books for delivery or pickup. Our coffeehouse features organic, locally-roasted coffee from Aroma Coffee, plus pastries, light fare, and delicious desserts delivered daily from Tesuque Village Market, chocolates from Cocopotamus, and seating indoors or outside on our patio. 20% OFF every coffeehouse purchase between 8am and 9am!

Garcia Street Books is a locally owned and operated bookshop that has been serving the Santa Fe community for over 25 years. The shop thrives on the loyal patronage of full- and part-time residents and the flocks of visitors that frequent Santa Fe.

  • op cit books
  • 157 Paseo de Peralta
  • City: Santa Fe
  • Phone: (505) 428-0321
  • Type: Primarily used with some new books
  • Specialty: General Interest
  • Sidelines: Toys/Games
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op cit is a general bookstore that stocks mostly used, collectible and remaindered books of all kinds, as well as a small, well-curated collection of new titles. We buy used books for cash and store credit, and are willing to look at pretty much anything, as long as it’s still in good condition. We strive to stock a range of titles, from hard-to-find signed first editions to discounted kids books. We hope you’ll visit us soon.

  • op. cit. Books
  • 124A Bent St
  • City: Taos
  • Phone: (252) 751-1999
  • Type: Primarily used with some new books
  • Specialty: General Interest
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We have new books, great used books in all subjects, first editions, and a great selection of remainders. Our events are free and open to the public. Please check our ‘FAQ’ page for more information and details.