Bookstore Bucket List: 12 Unique Bookstores You Need to Visit

Bookstore Bucket List: 12 Unique Bookstores You Need to Visit

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Unique Bookstores

We can spend hours in a bookstore while we peruse the shelves and figure out how to afford all of the books we want to buy. And that’s in a regular bookstore. Unique, iconic, and famous bookstores are even more enticing. Fellow bookworms, be warned: You’ll lose hours (happily!) in these gorgeous bookshops.

The Second Shelf – London, England
This bookstore celebrates International Women’s Day every day because they only sell books written by female-identifying authors.

 

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The Strand – New York City, New York
Get lost in the stacks at one of NYC’s oldest and most iconic bookstores.

 

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The Last Bookstore – Los Angeles, California
This magical bookshop is more than a retailer; it’s a work of art!

 

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Shakespeare & Company – Paris, France
This famous store has an open reading library. Here is Bookish’s editor reading The Little Prince!

 

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The Ripped Bodice – Culver City, California
Romance lovers rejoice! There’s a bookshop just for you filled to the brim with mass market paperback treasures.

 

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Books of Wonder – New York City, New York
Take your kiddos (or kids at heart) to this whimsical children’s bookstore.

 

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The Power Plant (Barnes & Noble) – Baltimore, Maryland
This steampunk Barnes & Noble was once a power plant and now it powers people’s love for books.

 

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Powell’s Books – Portland, Oregon
Their mission is to be the world’s best destination for readers!

 

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Housing Works – New York City, New York
Buying books and supporting a great charity at the same time? Count us in! 100% of the proceeds go to helping the homeless of NYC living with HIV and AIDs.

 

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El Ateneo Grand Splendid – Buenos Aires, Argentina
This theater, now a magnificent bookstore, is indeed splendid.

 

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Zhongshuge Bookstore – Hangzhou, China
No, those aren’t the moving staircases of Hogwarts but in fact a bookstore you can visit in China.

 

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Mysterious Bookshop – New York City, New York
There’s a lot of murder in this bookshop, but it’s all fictional! This shop only carries mysteries and thrillers.

 

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Dana Cuadrado
Dana Cuadrado is the Social Media and Administrative Assistant at Bookish.com. She manages all of Bookish’s social channels, spends a lot of time taking bookstagram pictures, and specializes in finding the perfect gif. When she’s not working, she’s probably baking cookies, binge watching a show on Netflix, and attempting to read all of the books on her TBR pile.

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