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Brisbane's Best Book Shops

From top quality indie bookstores, to second-hand bookshops piled high to the rafters, a dedicated sci-fi bookstore in a retro arcade, fantasy children's bookshops, bookshop under a theatre stage and charming suburban bookstore dedicated to all things food, here's 22 of the best bookshops in Brisbane:

Quick Brown Fox Bookshop specialises in children's & young adult books, with an emphasis on inclusivity
Baffies Oan Books is a charming cottage bookshop nestled in the beautiful Samford Valley
Scrumptious Reads in Red Hill is not only a cute suburban book nook, it’s also an event space and a private dining room.
Cystic Fibrosis Queensland Bookshop is one of Brisbane’s best kept secrets, boasting wall to wall books of every genre
Housed within a primary coloured colonial cottage at the busy intersection of Boundary and Vulture Streets is a second hand book collector’s dream
This gem of a bookshop can be found in Stones Corner's leafy Logan Road cafe and shopping strip
A bookshop that hits all the right pages with locals and visitors alike, Avid is a gem of a place.
Little Gnome is Wynnum's independent bookstore/café where cups of coffee are served alongside literary classics & new novels
Over a million fine old books from all genres and eras are crowded into the ceiling to floor dusty shelves of Archives
Hidden down an industrial side street, Lawnton Book Stop carries over 30 000 titles across all genres
It’s hard to say what takes centre stage here – the book shop or the bamboo and sheer-screened cafe on the deck.
In the heart of Merthyr Village lies this one stop emporium for books, gifts, trinkets, kidstuff and lovely things for the home.
This cute little bookshop by the bay is a wonderland of delightful surprises and has big kids and little kids alike completely enchanted.
The Really Good Bookshop is a reader’s paradise, practically bursting at the seams with a huge range of books, book-related gifts,
Gigglefit Grammar, previously known as Bayside Books, is the oldest bookstore in Wynnum
Bright & Early Books is a beautiful, independent bookstore that specialises in children's books and early childhood literacy
Upstairs in the quaint retro Blocksidge & Ferguson Arcade is the go-to bookstore for everything sci-fi, fantasy, horror, crime

One of Brisbane's best secondhand book stores, the Mount Gravatt Bookshop is a local institution and well worth a browse if in the neighbourhood

Here is one of those places that is so many things to different people.

The little indie bookstore in Paddington has a carefully curated selection of books for all ages and a knowledgeable owner

Book lovers will be over the moon when they discover The Cupboard Under the Stage, a hidden gem of Paddington
Salisbury Community Bookshop is a treasure trove of bargain books for all ages, housed in a former grenade factory in the heart of Salisbury

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