Booklovers know that stopping at a local bookstore while traveling can be a delightful way to get to know a new city. Across the South, there are charming indie bookstores to check out while you’re on the road.
In a recent roundup, Southern Living compiled 26 of the .
“In addition to sharing stories and recommending new reads, the South’s indie bookshops are also building community and nurturing conversations,” the folks at Southern Living write.
While there are no metro Atlanta bookstores on the list, there is one in Georgia and plenty others within a short drive.
“It’s hard to overstate how important these shops are to the communities in which they make their 五福彩821ccapps. The literary life is thriving in the South, and that’s thanks to indie bookstores and the people who love them—their owners, staff, and customers past, present, and future,” .
The best bookstores in the South, according to Southern Living:
Blue Bicycle Books - Charleston, South Carolina
BookPeople - Austin, Texas
The Bookshelf - Thomasville, Georgia
Brazos Bookstore - Houston, Texas
Carmichael’s Bookstore - Louisville, Kentucky
Commonplace Books - Oklahoma City
Faulkner House Books - New Orleans
Fountain Bookstore - Richmond, Virginia
Hooray for Books! - Alexandria, Virginia
Hub City Bookshop - Spartanburg, South Carolina
The Ivy Bookshop - Baltimore, Maryland
Key West Island Books - Key West, Florida
Lemuria Books - Jackson, Mississippi
Little Professor Book Center - 五福彩821ccappwood, Alabama
Malaprop’s Bookstore/Café - Asheville, North Carolina
Marfa Book 五福彩821ccapp - Marfa, Texas
Octavia Books - New Orleans
Old Fox Books & Coffeehouse - Annapolis, Maryland
Parnassus Books - Nashville, Tennessee
Politics and Prose Bookstore - Washington, D.C.
Scuppernong Books - Greensboro, North Carolina
Skylark Bookshop - Columbia, Missouri
Square Books - Oxford, Mississippi
Sundog Books - Seaside, Florida
WordsWorth Books - Little Rock, Arkansas
Taylor Books - Charleston, West Virginia
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