Bookstore shelves

The local bookstore is not only a nostalgic photo-worthy place to wander. It is also a great way to support your local community by supporting the families who live in them. Need a suggestion? A place to meander? They have you covered. Need some suggestions? We have reviews, lists, and picks for the entire family.

Books, Comics, Games, Gifts & Eclectic

Blue Willow Bookshop (Memorial) – Opened in 1996, an indie bookstore with kid-specific activities.

Books Abound (Cypress/ Willowbrook) – Compact independent bookstore offering a selection of used hardcovers & paperbacks. Cash or checks only.

Book Attic (Tomball) – New and Used Books, a large variety of all types of books, new releases ? at 1/2 the cover price, hard to find and rare books too! Also, stock assigned reading for local schools.

Book Scene (Oak Forest/ Garden Oaks) – New and used books as well as collectibles.

Brazos Bookstore (West U/ Rice) – Established in 1974 to encourage the growth and development of the Houston literary scene.

Copperfield’s Books (Spring/Klein) – Neighborhood bookstore and gifts. Offers trade-in credit on gently pre-read books.

Dragon’s Lair (Cypress/Klein) – Offers a diverse range of comic book, game and related products in a friendly, professional, and fun atmosphere.

Elite Antiques and Books (Tomball) – Is it a bookstore or an antique shop I don’t know but there are enough of each to keep you busy for a really long time!

Glow Worm (Old Town Spring) – New and used books and book-related gifts.

Long-Lost Friends (Katy) – New and used neighborhood bookstore.

Lucia’s Garden (Upper Kirby) – A substantial bookstore with music, incense, and herbs. Also, classes such as meditation and aromatherapy.

Magick Cauldron (Montrose) – Gifts, candles, Incense, and over 3000 titles in books focusing on Wicca, Renaissance, etc.

Murder By the Book (West U/ Rice) – Mystery bookstore

Nan’s Games & Comics Too (West U/ Rice) – Comics, classic games, toys, action figures, card games, etc.

River Oaks Book Store – Neighborhood store with dedicated patrons and a focus on local authors. Complimentary cookies and coffee.

Third Planet Sci-Fi Superstore (Upper Kirby) – 8,000-sq.-ft. shop with a vast array of comics, fantasy & sci-fi books, toys & collectibles.

Winseng Books & Gifts (Chinatown/ Sharpstown) – Their book collection has a great deal of Chinese literature, you can also find the latest media entertainment from China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong. Additionally, you will find a small store with gifts and handcrafted items, and traditional Chinese medicine.

Where is your favorite local bookstore?