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Brisbane's Best Secondhand Bookshops

In our increasingly fast-paced world where technology rules the roost, the simple act of losing one's self in a good book can be a blissful experience. Fortunately, there are still some fantastic secondhand book shops dotted around the greater Brisbane area for those who appreciate just how magical reading - the old-fashioned way - truly can be:

This not-for-profit bookshop is one of Brisbane’s best kept secrets, boasting wall to wall books of every genre; from children's books and Young Adult fiction to romance novels, fantasy, sci-fi and
It's almost impossible to walk past this brightly-coloured West End bookstore, and why would you want to? They've got practically every book under the sun, plus an owner ready and willing to help with
Readers of all ages will get a kick out of this not-for-profit bookstore in an industrial southside estate. Housed in an old Salisbury grenade factory, this cute store houses a huge collection of books including
The name says it all really. This Hillcrest store is so fantastically jam-packed with titles that unearthing a new read can be an exciting adventure in itself
Hidden down an industrial side street, Lawnton Book Stop carries over 30,000 titles including high quality new and secondhand books, as well as a unique book exchange system
Gigglefit Grammar, previously known as Bayside Books, is the oldest bookstore in Wynnum, selling second-hand books, vinyl records, DVD movies and
Over a million fine old books from all genres and eras are crowded into the ceiling to floor dusty shelves of Archives
Book lovers will be over the moon when they discover The Cupboard Under the Stage, a hidden gem of Paddington

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

From phone boxes to retro fridges and a whole lot in between, street libraries of all shapes and sizes are literally popping up all over the place, and chances are there's one near you

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