5 Cool Independent Bookshops to Visit in Brisbane

Avid Books, West End
Avid Books, West End | © Avid Books
Kelly Hawke

Brisbane book fanatics are spoilt for choice when it comes to independent bookshops. From second hand classics to trendy coffee table books, there is something for every book worm here.

1. Avid Reader


Avid Reader is an institution in the West End bookstore scene. Coupled with a sweet, little cafe, it is almost impossible not to be tempted to purchase a novel to read while enjoying coffee and a delicate cake in the courtyard retreat.

2. Riverbend Books


Attracting people from all walks of life, Riverbend Books offers an extensive range of quality novels in Brisbane’s east. The shop and adjoining cafe offers an ambience that cannot be replicated. Enjoy a carefully curated cake menu to distract you from endlessly having your head in the books.

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