Our favorite bookstores – by city

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Here’s the ever-growing list of my favorite local, independent bookstores, organized here by city & state (to see an alphabetical list, click here).

 

Asheville, North Carolina …

Battery Park Book Exchange  |  828-252-0020  |  website 

The Captain’s Bookshelf  |  828-253-6631  |  website 

 

Cincinnati, Ohio …

Downbound Books  |  513-541-1394  |  website

 

Columbus, Indiana …

Viewpoint Books  |  812-376-0778  |  website

 

Frankfort, Kentucky …

Poor Richard’s Books  |  502-223-8018  |  website

 

Greenville, South Carolina …

M. Judson Booksellers  |  864-603-2412  |  website

 

Knoxville, Tennessee …

Union Ave Books  |  865-951-2180  |  website

 

Lexington, Kentucky …

Black Swan Books  |  859-252-7255  |  website

Joseph-Beth Booksellers  |  website

 

Louisville, Kentucky …

Carmichael’s Bookstore  |  502-896-6950  |  website

 

Madison, Indiana …

Village Lights Bookstore  |  812-265-1800  |  website

 

New York City …

Argosy Book Store  |  212-735-4455  |  website

The Corner Book Store  |  212-735-4455  |  website

Three Lives & Company  |  212-741-2069  |  website

 

 

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I’m Jennifer: reader of fiction, cat whisperer, nerdy introvert. Possessor of a vivid imagination, a massive streak of curiosity, and a love of puzzles. Firm believer in — and ready to help you discover — the health-and-happiness benefits of reading and quiet time, whether indoors or out; “everyday” mindfulness; gardening; and walks in nature. Artist, writer, and founder of the Read. Purr. Collective.