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A general bookstore with over 100,000 titles - something for everyone. An extensive children's section, audiobooks, gifts, greeting cards, and assorted wonders. If you love books and bookstores, you will love Chaucer's - a browser's paradise.

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  • Address 1 3321 State St.
  • Phone (805) 682-6787
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest, Art, Children's, Literary, Mystery
  • Sidelines Curiosities, Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards, Magazines/Newspapers, Toys/Games

Established in 1902, The Book Den is California's oldest used book store. The Book Den is a cozy, well-organized shop stocking some twenty thousand titles of new and used books. The store is staffed by people who really know and love books.

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  • City Title Santa Barbara
  • Address 1 15 E. Anapamu St.
  • Phone (805) 962-3321
  • Type Used books

Bookshop Santa Cruz is a large, general independent bookstore located in the heart of downtown Santa Cruz since 1966. We take immense pride in being an independent bookstore, with the ability and desire to reflect the interests of local readers. We fill over 20,000 square feet with a wide selection of new, used, and sale books along with extensive magazine, card, games, toy, and gift sections, and regularly host events. Bookshop is known for its comprehensive children’s and new release sections as well as strong sections in travel, politics, cooking, science and fiction. We hope you have a chance to visit us soon!

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  • Address 1 1520 Pacific Ave
  • Phone (831) 423-0900
  • Type Primarily new with some used books
  • Specialty General Interest, Alternative/Political, Children's, Literary, Regional
  • Sidelines Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards, Magazines/Newspapers, Toys/Games

Best selection of books on the visual arts. 

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  • City Title Santa Rosa
  • Address 1 775 Village Court
  • Phone (707) 578-8938
  • Type New books

Treehorn is a general used bookstore that also sells select new books, plus antiquarian & collector's titles. In business for more than 30 years we specialize in out-of-print & unusual books in a multitude of subjects.

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  • Address 1 625 4th St.
  • Phone (707) 525-1782
  • Type Primarily used with some new books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Sidelines Greeting Cards/Postcards

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  • City Title Sebastopol
  • Address 1 138 N. Main St.
  • Phone (707) 823-2618
  • Type New books
June 24, 2014

Solvang - Book Loft

Book Lovers' Choice for Over 45 Years. New books on the ground floor, used books and our Hans Christian Andersen Museum upstairs.

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  • City Title Solvang
  • Address 1 1680 Mission Dr.
  • Phone (805) 688-6010
  • Type New books

A gathering place for booklovers of all ages. We carry a mix of new and used books, and we host a variety of events.

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  • City Title Sonoma
  • Address 1 130 E. Napa St
  • Phone (707) 939-1779
  • Type Primarily new with some used books
  • Specialty General Interest

The book abode of the Motherlode since 1977.

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Margie's Book Nook is a well-stocked, friendly bookstore which sells new and used books.

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  • City Title Susanville
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  • Address 1 722 Main St.
  • Phone (530) 257-2392
  • Type Primarily new with some used books
  • Specialty General Interest
June 23, 2014

Sylmar - Tia Chucha

Tia Chucha's Bookstore is a social venture of Tia Chucha's Centro Cultural; a non-profit cultural arts center. Tia Chucha's is the only independent bookstore/cultural center for hundreds of thousands of people in the Northeast San Fernando Valley. We recognize that books and knowledge must be accessible to communities that have long been worthy of a local bookstore–one that also reflects their culture, histories, stories, and values. Our inventory selection is guided by our firm belief in the transformative healing power of art and literature.

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  • City Title Sylmar
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  • Address 1 13197-A Gladstone Ave.
  • Phone (818) 939-3433
  • Type Primarily new with some used books

Independent bookstore in Northern California founded in 1978.

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Small World Books is an unusual purveyor of literature dedicated to the principle that the book you want is the book you should have.

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Bank of Books is in Ventura, California carries over 5,000 square feet of books.

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  • City Title Ventura
  • Address 1 748 E. Main St.
  • Phone (805) 643-3154
  • Type Primarily used with some new books

Book Soup, bookseller to the great & infamous, is located on the world famous Sunset Strip in West Hollywood, California!

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  • City Title West Hollywood
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  • Address 1 8818 Sunset Blvd
  • Phone (310) 659-3110
  • Type New books

We carry rare first editions.

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More than a book store, Explore is an intellectual gathering place, where books, ideas, and the free-flowing conversation they initiate are part of the environment. Where you’ll find not only classic literature and nonfiction, but obscure delights on a vast array of subjects. Where customers stay on the leading edge with quality new fiction, landmark biographies, political expose’ and social commentary. Where each book-lined room offers the excitement of finding something important, engaging, enriching...a place to Explore.

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Boulder Book Store is Boulder's largest independent bookstore with 20,000 sq. feet, more than 100,000 titles, and three floors. We host more than 200 events in the store and in the community every year. Boulder Book Store has been named "Best of Boulder" by local papers every year since 1987. As a founding member of the Boulder Independent Business Alliance (one of the first of its kind in the country), David Bolduc, owner of the Boulder Book Store, has been at the forefront of the "Shop Local" movement for over a decade.

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  • Address 1 1107 Pearl St.
  • Phone (303) 447-2074
  • Type Primarily new with some used books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Sidelines Curiosities, Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards, Magazines/Newspapers, Toys/Games

Be prepared when you enter the aura of The Lighthouse Bookstore, you may be intrigued by your immediate reaction. The impressive displays of rare and esoteric books, the vast collection of statues and jewelry seem to promise an adventure ahead. Metaphysical, Hindu, Buddhism, Magic, Tarot, Astrology. Psychic readings daily from 11:30 - 6:00 pm! Call for an appointment.

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  • Address 1 1201 Pearl St.
  • Phone (303) 939-8355
  • Type New books
  • Specialty Metaphysical/New Age

The Poor Richard’s Complex is located in downtown Colorado Springs and features four unique businesses under one roof (the only of its kind in the country). Our restaurant, café, toystore, and bookstore have been locally voted “Best of” in multiple categories like Salads, Soups, Pizza, Café, Wine Bar, Toystore, Cards, Restaurant for Kids, Restaurant for People Watching and Local Bookstore.

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June 23, 2014

Denver - BookBar

A book shop for wine lovers. A wine bar for book shoppers. Now open in the Tennyson Street arts district in Denver, BookBar is the perfect place to read and sip or meet and discuss.

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  • Address 1 4280 Tennyson St.
  • Phone (303) 284-0194
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest, Children's, Literary, Regional
  • Sidelines Café/Food, Coffee/Tea, Curiosities, Greeting Cards/Postcards, Magazines/Newspapers, Toys/Games

Denver's largest searchable database of used books features every subject from American History to Zen. Capitol Hill Book has been serving the Denver community at Colfax and Grant for 33 years.

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  • Address 1 300 E. Colfax Ave.
  • Phone (303) 837-0700
  • Type Used books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Sidelines Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards

Denver's premiere new age metaphysical gift and bookstore provides a self-help healing center for mind, body, and spirit. Meaningful books, inspirational gifts, classes, energy work, daily psychic readings, and space for meetings – all under one roof.

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  • Address 1 4900 W. 46th Ave.
  • Phone (303) 964-9339
  • Type New books
  • Specialty Metaphysical/New Age
  • Sidelines Greeting Cards/Postcards
A locally owned business with an unwavering commitment to the customer and the community, the Tattered Cover is a bookstore and much more. Our three unique locations each offer personal service, an extraordinary selection of books, coffee shops serving breakfast and lunch, extensive newsstands, and author appearances nearly every day. Visit www.tatteredcover.com for locations, information, and convenient on-line shopping for books and e-books.

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  • Address 1 2526 E Colfax Ave.
  • Phone (303) 322-7727
  • Type Primarily new with some used books, Black-owned
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Sidelines Coffee/Tea, Curiosities, Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards, Magazines/Newspapers, Toys/Games
June 24, 2014

Denver - Bookies

Community-focused and independently-owned, The Bookies Bookstore is heaven for book lovers of all ages. We have books for adults and children, including Colorado's widest selection of children's books. Every member of our staff is a walking library and we're always ready to share our book recommendations and knowledge. We also host events and carry toys, board games and gifts and act as a major supplier to schools, with educational resources, books, classroom sets and professional development materials.

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  • Address 1 4315 E. Mississippi Ave.
  • Phone (303) 759-1117
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest, Children's
  • Sidelines Gifts, Toys/Games

Maria's Bookshop, a locally-owned, indie bookstore, is located on historic Main Avenue in downtown Durango, Colorado.

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The grand old lady of spiritually oriented stores, Isis Books and Gifts has been a Denver landmark for over 30 years.

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  • City Title Englewood
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  • Address 1 2775 S. Broadway
  • Phone (303) 761-8627
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest, Feminist, Metaphysical/New Age
  • Sidelines Café/Food, Coffee/Tea, Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards, Magazines/Newspapers

Independently Owned, Locally Flavored, Community Minded

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We are Evergreen's only full service bookstore and the locals' favorite place to attend events, and to have their "mind, spirit and imagination" sparked with great books and great writing.

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  • City Title Evergreen
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  • Address 1 Bergen Village Shopping Ctr - 1254 Bergen Pkwy, Ste. D118
  • Phone (303) 670-4549
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest, Children's, Regional, Science Fiction/Fantasy
  • Sidelines Artwork, Coffee/Tea, Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards, Toys/Games

Book Lover's is a locally owned, used book store. We sell and trade used books. Bring us some books and we'll see if we can give you some store credit.

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  • City Title Fort Collins
  • Address 1 2925 S. College Ave #8
  • Phone (970) 207-9453
  • Type Used books
Named after the historic building we call home, Old Firehouse Books is a local, independent bookstore in Fort Collins, Colorado. We sell both new books and used books, which helps us have the best selection of titles in town. On the chance we do not have the book you are looking for here in the store we also special order new books. We take pride in being a part of both the Fort Collins community, and the independent bookselling community. For that reason we are members of the Better Business Bureau, Mountains and Plains Independent Booksellers Association, American Booksellers Association, Indie Bound, and Be Local Northern Colorado.

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  • Address 1 232 Walnut St.
  • Phone (970) 484-7898
  • Type Primarily new with some used books
  • Specialty Children's, Literary, Mystery, Science Fiction/Fantasy
  • Sidelines Coffee/Tea, Greeting Cards/Postcards, Toys/Games

The Next Page Bookstore is located in beautiful Frisco, Colorado on “The Main Street of the Rockies.” At The Next Page, we strive to keep our focus on the traditional strengths of an independent bookseller—a great selection of books, personalized and friendly service, a knowledgeable staff, and a deep commitment to the community that we serve.

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Books by, for, and about the West. Visit us for author events, storytimes, and more.

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  • Address 1 533 Main St.
  • Phone (970) 986-8086
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest, Regional
June 24, 2014

Gunnison - Bookworm

Retail Bookstore in Downtown Gunnison. We sell books, maps, games, greeting cards, puzzles, moleskine journals, journals, local author books, and much more!

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  • City Title Gunnison
  • Address 1 211 N. Main St.
  • Phone (970) 641-3693
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Sidelines Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards, Toys/Games

Inklings and More is a small independent bookstore in Northeastern Colorado that boasts old book charm with a fresh, clean atmosphere that is also cozy and inviting. We believe that books are magical and we love what we do! Thank you for your support and for you business!

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  • City Title Holyoke
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  • Address 1 221 N. Interocean Ave.
  • Phone (970) 854-3153
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest, Children's, Regional
  • Sidelines Gifts, Toys/Games
Barbed Wire Books is Longmont's largest book store (5800 square feet!). Our award-winning store is a favorite of all ages. We carry both new and used books and our specialty is locating rare and out of print books for our clients. We can help appraise your collection, as well. We carry artisan works of local people, vintage jewelry, music and more. We host live music, book signings, intellectual groups and book clubs. Barbed Wire Books has something for everyone!

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  • City Title Longmont
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  • Address 1 504 Main St.
  • Phone (303) 827-3620
  • Type Primarily new with some used books
  • Specialty General Interest, Regional
  • Sidelines Artwork, Curiosities, Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards

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  • Address 1 346 Main St.
  • Phone (303) 776-6561
  • Type Used books

Covered Treasures Bookstore, one of the only area independents carrying primarily new books, is a great place to sip a cup of coffee and take in the charm of downtown Monument. It carries a satisfying selection that encompasses hiking guides and regional favorites, current and classic fiction and nonfiction, as well as children's books, greeting cards and journals, and also hosts events throughout the year.

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  • City Title Monument
  • Address 1 105 Second St.
  • Phone (719) 481-2665
  • Type Primarily new with some used books
  • Specialty General Interest, Children's, Regional
  • Sidelines Greeting Cards/Postcards

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An indie bookstore, coffeehouse and bakery in glorious Steamboat Springs, Colorado. 

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  • City Title Steamboat Springs
  • Address 1 68 9th St.
  • Phone (970) 879-6830
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Sidelines Café/Food, Coffee/Tea

Books, Magazines, Newspapers. Maps, Cards, Journals, Gifts, Events. Cozy cafe in back with Wi-Fi. Website sells eBooks. Floors creak like a lonesome violin.

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  • City Title Telluride
  • Address 1 224 W. Colorado Ave.
  • Phone (970) 728-4504
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Sidelines Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards, Magazines/Newspapers

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  • City Title Wheat Ridge
  • Address 1 10840 W. 44th Ave.
  • Phone (303) 425-4960
  • Type Used books

Washington Depot's local independent bookshop for over 60 years! The Hickory Stick Bookshop has a great selection of books, music, calendars, greeting cards, book accessories, and gift items.

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  • City Title Washington Depot
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  • Address 1 2 Green Hill Rd.
  • Phone (860) 868-0525
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Sidelines Gifts

Since 1948, Whitlock's Book Barn has offered quality used and rare books in all price ranges (25 cents to $500+) and areas of interest. The Lower Barn offers thousands of better books for scholars, collectors, and readers, as well as all of our CT/New Haven/Yale material, children's books, ephemera, postcards, and LP records. In the Upper Barn, 20,000+ paperbacks and hardcovers in a range of subjects are all under $5.00, and a second floor contains old prints and thousands of nineteenth-century town maps (viewable by appointment). Please come and browse!

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Byrd's Books is your local independent bookstore. We carry only new titles with a specialty in Connecticut authors, illustrators, poets, and publishers. We host regular events, including author talks, writing workshops, and more.

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  • City Title Bethel
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  • Address 1 178 Greenwood Ave.
  • Phone (203) 730-2973
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Sidelines Magazines/Newspapers

We are a vegetarian restaurant and bookstore with a seasonal local and organic menu.

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Founded in 1939, Barrett Bookstore is a community-supported independent bookstore that offers a curated collection of books, cards, puzzles, and gift items. Author events and literary discussions are hosted both in-store and in partnership with local nonprofits and businesses.

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  • City Title Darien
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  • Address 1 6 Corbin Dr.
  • Phone (203) 655-2712
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest

Diane's Books of Greenwich has the largest selection of family books in the country. We specialize in family books for all ages and offer free gift wrapping.

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Breakwater Books, an independent bookstore located on the historic Guilford Green, has been assisting generations of readers since 1972.

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