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NewPages Guide to
Indie Bookstores in Tennessee

The best list of independent Tennessee bookstores


  • Address 1 1467 Market St, Ste 106
  • Phone (423) 777-5629
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Events Readings
Star Line Books is Chattanooga's bookstore. An indie shop devoted to it's customers and all their reading needs. Hand Selected & Hand Delivered.
A folk art, new and used bookstore, and vinyl shop on the NorthShore.
New and used books and gifts.

Bound Booksellers is an independent bookseller in Franklin, TN, in Westhaven's Town Center.

We trade used books, CDs, DVDs, Books on CD, and Video Games for store funny money. There are items for which we pay cash.
Your community bookstore. We always offer trade credits on books, with cash offers made on select books. Bring books to the store for free evaluation. We're always looking to network with local and regional authors, and teachers always get a discount.
McKay's is a one-of-a-kind shopping experience! People bring us their books, movies, video games, music, etc, and we offer them cash or store credit.

Union Ave Books is a comfortable place for downtown Knoxville dwellers and shoppers to browse, sip their coffee, and soak up the ambiance that only a bookstore can deliver. We offer hand-selected new and used books as well as decorative arts and gifts for all occasions. Special orders welcome and are usually on hand within three business days.
The biggest and best used bookstore in Maryville, Tennessee. Featuring locally roasted coffee and gluten free items in our cafe!
Located in the heart of the Cooper-Young neighborhood, in midtown Memphis, Burke's Book Store is one of the oldest independent book stores in the country. Since 1875, Burke's has provided Memphis with the finest selection of new, used, and rare books.
South Main Book Juggler providing new and used books, gifts and greeting cards to Downtown Memphis. Somewhere between serious and silly.
  • Address 1 2172 Young Ave.
  • Phone (901) 630-8088
  • Type Primarily new with some used books
  • Specialty Science Fiction/Fantasy
  • Sidelines Gifts
Two Rivers is Midtown's only dedicated Sci-Fi/Fantasy book store, located in the heart of Cooper-Young in Memphis, TN. We sell new releases as well as used books and vintage pulp novels. Two Rivers Bookstore also has a gift shop featuring natural incense, skin care, perfumes, and more from other small businesses.
East Side Story encourages, supports, cultivates, and provides a platform for local Nashville writers to tell their best stories.
  • Address 1 101 White Bridge Rd.
  • Phone (615) 352-1562
  • Type Used books
  • Specialty General Interest

Providing heirloom quality toys, enriching literature, high quality art supplies and educational games. Check out our website for our free Saturday story times. 

Her Bookshop is a cozy, inviting nook offering a specially curated selection of unique, highly designed books on a wide range of topics that include: art & photography, design, cooking, classics, nature, humor & pop culture, coloring, children's books, books about books & writers, and more. Also, we can order just about any book for you, and you'll be able to pick it up at shop in a couple of days. Just ask!

We have book on 8th Ave, with Grimey's Too and Frothy Monkey! The trifecta—books, records and coffee—next door to Grimey's Records and the Basement!

Used books, CDs, movies, and more.
Mt. Parnassus in Greek mythology is the home of literature, learning and music. We will be Nashville’s Parnassus by providing a refuge for Nashvillians of all ages who share in the love of the written word.
Mr. K's is a used bookstore that also carries CDs, DVDs, Books-on-CD, vinyl records and video games! All of these items are available for either cash or trade. We also have a limited selection of discounted new books and recent best-sellers (but trade cannot be applied to new books).
  • City Title Signal Mountain
  • Address 1 1219 Taft Hwy.
  • Phone (423) 886-1360
  • Type New books

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