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Bookmarked: 12 Memphis Bookstores

Photo: Burke's Books

There’s nothing better than having an excuse to escape reality and get lost in a good read. Sometimes the perfect day consists of hot chocolate, a fireside chair, and a good book.

Memphis has a variety of bookstores in and out of the city limits, and each one offers a different experience. Check them out:

And if you are familiar with the Little Free Libraries (a public box full of books where anyone may stop by and pick up a book or two bring back another book to share), you can see a map of their Memphis locations here. In addition to these options, the Memphis Public Libraries are a free resource with multiple locations. You can also spend the day searching for books at local thrift stores.

What’s your favorite local bookstore? Let us know in the comments!


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