There is an abundance of bookstores all over Tampa Bay and the St. Petersburg area. Providing you with the good feels of a great book, you can find places with discounts, books that have been used up and loved, or fresh pages that have never been touched. Whatever you’re into, these areas will have it. From fantasy, fiction, fresh cooking, and more, you can find it at any of these bookstores.
Book + Bottle
“A bookstore with wine. A wine bar with books.” is the most perfect and simple way to describe Book + Bottle. This bookstore offers up the coziest of areas for reading, chatting, or working. To sip some wine, snack up from their yummy menu, and mellow down with a book in hand. Not big on drinking? No worries, they offer coffee and tea too!
With one of the best selections of unused fiction and more, this little book bar has so much to offer. The only thing bigger than their book selection, however, is their wine selection! What more could you ask for?
17 6th St N | (727) 240-7448
Tampa Antiques and Books
A blast to the way past, Tampa Antiques and Books will take your breath away with all of the old and loved items they have stored inside. Everything here has been given so much love and care by their previous owners, and are looking for the same from you. For 25 years, Tampa Antiques and Books have been collecting, buying, and selling books and old antiques to keep the feels of the past alive. Everything is stored inside this old, adobe style white house sitting right on the street.
This bookstore has every genre and subgenre you could be looking for. All of the “treasures”, as the owner describes the items, have been kept in great care from wonderful hands. The shop owner knows exactly how to find what you’re looking for, as everything there has been placed by him.
1802 S MacDill Ave | (813) 254-7149
This popping, colorful, and welcoming bookstore has all the fun vibes you’re looking for. In a wonderful area of St. Petersburg, you can enjoy the hunt for a new book here. The wonderfully friendly staff is sure to help you find what you’re looking for. The best quality of this bookstore is that they carry books for all ages and the sections are separated very well.
Another great feature of Tombolo is that they do blind dates with a book. This is similar to what Mojo Book and Records do, but here you pick a book wrapped in paper with a very short description written on the front. This mystery game is a perfect way to surprise yourself with something new.
2153 1st Ave S | (727) 755-9456
Mojo Book & Records
This bookstore is ready to bring you back to the days of records, CDs, and when books were solely read on paper. Mojos is like a mini Amoeba Music, decked out with knick-knacks sitting on wooden bookshelves. This bookstore is great if you’re looking for a place to sit back, relax, read, work, or study. They have a little bar that serves coffee, smoothies, tea, and lemonade. You can either sit indoors or outdoors in their section of chairs and tables. Mojo’s is stacked with all different kinds of books and music and is sure to satisfy your taste in both.
If you’re not in the mood to shop in-store, then no worries, as Mojo’s has that all figured out for you. On their website, you can search and buy books online. With this new feature of theirs, you can even have them surprise you with books and records with their mystery bags if you’re not sure of exactly what you want. Looking to get rid of some books or records, you can also sell and trade them here!
2554 E Fowler Ave | (813) 971-9717
Book Corner Tampa Bay
Keeping it simple and well-kept, the Book Corner is sure to make it easy for you to find what you’re looking for. These books are used and ready to be used some more. Looking to sell some books you have? Well, bring them here and you can get cash back from the books they buy from you! With the prices already low on books, these prices can even get lower! A sale section is cozied up in the back just waiting to be picked through.
The Book Corner has been operating for over 30 years and is sure to provide you with exactly what you need. Also, if you’re looking for a specific book, check out their website and search to see if they have it!
728 W Lumsden Rd | (813) 684-1133