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NewPages Guide to
Indie Bookstores in South Carolina

The best list of independent South Carolina bookstores


  • City Title Beaufort
  • 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 book store. Voted Best Bookstore for the past 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 1 702 Craven St.
  • Phone (843) 812-9460
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest

Local bookstore in Beaufort, SC specializing in unique, hard to find books and signed first editions.

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.

  • Address 1 2A Cumberland 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, on the corner of Concord and Cumberland Streets!

  • 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.

Stop in and browse our stock of South Carolina titles, illustrated children's books including some by Tasha Tudor, modern first editions, religious titles, military books, cookbooks, train books, antiquarian leather. Over 10,000 used books.

  • City Title Greenville
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  • Address 1 1175 Woods Crossing Rd. #5
  • 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.

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  • Address 1 2 Williams St.
  • Phone (864) 558-0828
  • Type Primarily used with some new books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Sidelines Artwork, Café/Food, Coffee/Tea
Joe's Place is a bookstore featuring new and used books, coffee, a wine bar, and local art. We also have small plates of food.
M. Judson Booksellers & Storytellers A Modern Literary Hub in Downtown Greenville, South Carolina.

Located in the Verdae Village Shopping Center.

  • City Title Hartsville
  • Address 1 130 W. Carolina Ave.
  • Phone (843) 332-2511
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest, Children's
  • Sidelines Toys/Games

Located on Carolina Avenue in the downtown area of the the All-America City of Hartsville, South Carolina, we have been serving our community and the surrounding area for many years and look forward to continuing to do so for many more. We are known for offering our customers outstanding service, above and beyond their expectations. Please visit us when you are in the area and see for yourself what our friends and neighbors have been talking about for 40 years.

  • City Title Pawleys Island
  • Address 1 11421 Ocean Hwy Unit D
  • Phone (843) 237-8138
  • Type New books

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.

Formerly The Book Rack of Rock Hill, we are now The BooKnack. Still the same great store. We have over 100,000 new and used books in stock. Drop by the store and see what's new this week!

  • City Title Seneca
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  • Address 1 Dogwood Plaza, 283 Market St.
  • Phone (864) 885-0872
  • Type New books

The Booksmith is an independently-owned bookstore founded in 1989, and in May of 2014, it changed hands to a new owner. Please come check us out and visit us for our regularly scheduled events.

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

  • City Title West Columbia
  • 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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