6 Of The Best Bookstores In Singapore To Pick Up Your Next Thrilling Read

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6 Of The Best Bookstores In Singapore To Pick Up Your Next Thrilling Read

Books galore in Singapore!

During these strange and uncertain times we live in, sometimes the only thing that’ll help you forget is to transport ourselves to another universe. And, what’s better to (kind of) achieve that than by digging into a wonderful book. [Featured Image: Susan Yin, Unsplash].

Or, maybe you just want to wonder around some stores and feel enveloped by the aesthetics and smells of books, new or old. Either way, you’ll need some recommendations for book stores around Singapore. We’ve picked out six of the best for you.

1. Littered With Books

Well, you’d hope Littered With Books lives up to the name, given it’s a bookstore and all. And, we’re pleased to report that it most definitely does.  This is one of the top independent bookstores in Singapore, loved for its quaint, relaxing atmosphere and great spot to pick up your next read.

📍 20 Duxton Road, 089486

2. Kinokuniya Books

This is a wonderful spot to pick up some rare finds you might not find elsewhere. The megastore in Ngee Ann City is Singapore’s biggest bookstore, stocking up to 400,000 books at a time. It’s also the number one spot to buy rare Japanese books, magazines, and more.

📍 391 Orchard Road #04 – 20/20B/20C/20E Takashimaya Shopping Centre Ngee Ann City, 238872

3. GOHD Books


GOHD has been open in Singapore for over a decade, and thrives by selling rare and obscure titles. On top of the great books, GOHD will often double-up as an event space. Think book launches, art exhibitions, flea markets, talks and more.

📍  01-37 Burlington Square, 175 Bencoolen Street, 189649

4. Woods In The Books

This is an adorably-designed little spot complete with a smiling rainbow in the window. Over at Woods In The Books, you’ll find a great selection of children’s books galore. Whether you’re treating your little ones or diving into a nostalgia trip, this is the spot for the bright and colourful pages in Singapore.

📍 No. 3 Yong Siak Street, 168642

5. Basheer Graphic Books 

Basheer Graphic Books are top of the pile when it comes to design books and magazines. Whether you want the latest titles on architecture, graphic design, fashion, art, photography and much more — Basheer has you well and truly covered.

📍 231 Bain Street, #04-19, Singapore 180231

6. Ana Book Store

Ana bookstore is the go to spot for all your second-hand book needs. You’ll have a hefty selection of all types, from classic to the obscure.
📍 Far East Plaza #05-01, 14 Scotts Road (S)228213, 228213

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