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NewPages Guide to
Indie Bookstores in South Carolina

The best list of independent South Carolina bookstores


  • City Title Beaufort
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  • Address 1 2127 Boundary St.
  • Phone (843) 525-1066
  • Type New books
  • Specialty Children's, Literary, Mystery, Regional, Science Fiction/Fantasy
  • Sidelines Greeting Cards/Postcards, Toys/Games

We are Beaufort, South Carolina's biggest full-spectrum bookstore. Voted Best Bookstore for 10 years, our inventory of over 10,000 titles includes books for children, juveniles, and young adults as well as all adult genres in both paper and hardback. We also offer Military, Best Seller, Book Club and Rapid Reader discounts.

  • Address 1 910 Port Republic St.
  • Phone (843) 812-9460
  • Type Primarily used with some new books
  • Specialty Art, Children's, Literary, Regional, Science Fiction/Fantasy
  • Sidelines Artwork, Greeting Cards/Postcards

NeverMore Books specializes in rare, hard to find, and unusual used books in excellent condition. We offer many new books for adults and children in all genres. There are vintage vinyl records and vintage posters for sale also.

  • City Title Bluffton
  • Address 1 41 Calhoun St.
  • Phone (843) 757-2600
  • Type New books
  • Specialty Children's
  • Sidelines Toys/Games

The Storybook Shoppe is a children's bookstore located in historic Bluffton, SC. The first bookstore dedicated soley to children in the Low Country, the shop has only the very best books available for your child.

  • City Title Camden
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  • Address 1 944 Broad St.
  • Phone (803) 713-7323
  • Type Primarily new with some used books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Sidelines Coffee/Tea

Books on Broad, an independent bookstore and coffee shop selling new, used, and collectible books. Visit us at our downtown location or on our website where over 5 million book and ebook titles are available for worldwide delivery or local pickup.

  • City Title Chapin
  • Address 1 130 Amicks Ferry Rd.
  • Phone (803) 932-2660
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Sidelines Café/Food, Coffee/Tea
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  • Address 1 160 King St.
  • Phone (843) 834-6575
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest, Regional

Buxton Books is Charleston's regionally-focused, independent bookstore. Come see us downtown!

  • City Title Columbia
  • Address 1 1332 Main St.
  • Phone (803) 764-1749
  • Type Primarily new with some used books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • City Title Easley
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  • Address 1 107 W. Main St.
  • Phone (864) 859-0687
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest

For thirty years, Poor Richard's has been serving Easley in a historic building which housed the county's first public library. We're located on Main Street, with additional parking behind the store in Old Market Square.

  • City Title Edisto Island
  • Address 1 547 Hwy SC-174
  • Phone (843) 869-1885
  • Type Primarily new with some used books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Sidelines Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards

Make The Edisto Bookstore a permanent stop when you're on the island. Lots to shop for, great conversation, and a pleasant experience.

  • City Title Greenville
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  • Address 1 1175 Woods Crossing Rd. #2
  • Phone (864) 675-0540
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Sidelines Gifts

We are an independent bookstore located in Greenville, SC. We carry new and used books as well as gift items. We specialize in fiction but also carry nonfiction and can special-order anything that is in print. We also host author events, storytimes, and more.

M. Judson Booksellers & Storytellers A Modern Literary Hub in Downtown Greenville, South Carolina.

Located in the Verdae Village Shopping Center.

  • City Title Mount Pleasant
  • Address 1 761 Coleman Blvd.
  • Phone (843) 654-9449
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Sidelines Coffee/Tea, Gifts

At The Village Bookseller, our mission is to provide a gathering place for book lovers of all ages. Books, gifts, community events, and good coffee served daily!

Itinerant Literate Books opened in 2015 as a mobile and pop-up bookstore and in 2018 opened the flagship bricks-and-mortar Bookstop in Park Circle. Our name is reflective of our mission: we believe stories are powerful vehicles for growth and that access to knowledge should not be limited by zip code or district.

Mr. K's Used Books is a local store with a friendly atmosphere that buys, sells, and trades used books, music, and movies at reasonable prices in great quality. We have a knowledgable staff that are always ready to help you find what you are looking for. We are open seven days a week and always available to evaluate your trades.

  • City Title North Myrtle Beach
  • Address 1 753 Main St.
  • Phone (843) 280-2444
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Sidelines Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards

Located in the heart of North Myrtle Beach, we are proud to feature a large variety of new and gently used books. Bookends is also your destination for specialty gifts for readers, with items like the "Hardbacker" book cover, bookmarks, greeting cards, and more! Perfect gifts for children can be found at Bookends. We are now carrying Suzanne Tate's popular nature series featuring characters like Salty Seagull, Pearlie Oyster, and Sammy the Shrimp. Stop in and see us!

  • City Title Pawleys Island
  • Address 1 11421 Ocean Hwy Unit D
  • Phone (843) 237-8138
  • Type New books
  • Address 1 13057 Ocean Hwy, Unit C
  • Phone (843) 235-9618
  • Type Primarily used with some new books
  • Specialty General Interest

My Sister’s Books houses more than 43,000 titles in a variety of categories: romance, mystery, classics, children’s books, biographies and other non-fiction. If you’re looking for works by local and regional authors, you’ll find a great selection of those as well. At My Sister’s Books, you can purchase or trade your gently-read paperbacks and audio books for the next title on your list. Our staff prides themselves on being able to make recommendations, seek out hard-to-find titles, and suggest other authors based on your preferred genre.

A wine bar, bookstore, and retail shop featuring a variety of artisans and new books from a wide range of publishers. Come buy a book or some funky merchandise or have a fun, relaxed evening with friends and enjoy a glass of wine or beer and a snack!

  • Address 1 1037 Oakland Ave.
  • Phone (803) 327-9028
  • Type Primarily used with some new books
  • Specialty General Interest

Rock Hill's Best New and Used Bookstore! We share a parking lot with WingBonz off of Oakland Avenue.

A nonprofit organization in Spartanburg, SC, that cultivates readers and nurtures writers through its independent press, community bookstore, and diverse literary programming.

  • City Title Summerville
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  • Address 1 115 S. Main St.
  • Phone (843) 875-5171
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest

Summerville's independent bookstore, located in the heart of downtown across from the newly renovated Hutchinson Square; grab a book, read in the park!

  • City Title Summerville
  • Address 1 203 E 3rd N St
  • Phone (843) 501-7223
  • Type Primarily new with some used books, Black-owned
  • Specialty General Interest, Children's

The only African American brick and mortar bookstore in the state of SC. We sell, AA, Christian, bibles, fiction, mysteries, cozy mysteries, children’s books, and used books. We also have a variety of side items for everyone on the planet.

  • City Title Travelers Rest
  • Address 1 32 S. Main St.
  • Phone (864) 834-8100
  • Type Primarily new with some used books
  • Specialty General Interest, Educational, Regional

As the Page Turns is proud to be Upstate South Carolina's largest independent bookstore. Our inventory includes new books, bestsellers, used books, books by regional authors, favorite book club titles, books on school reading lists, and lots of teacher materials. We have a generous trade-in policy, offer discounts on new books, and are happy to special order any book you may need. Stop in today or contact us for more information!

  • City Title West Columbia
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  • Address 1 406 Meeting St.
  • Phone (803) 791-8002
  • Type Used books

Ed's Editions has over 35,000 books spanning all subjects and genres. Our stock includes but is not exclusive to rare and collectible books.


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