Sometimes all we need is to dive into a good book and get lost in the story. Whether you’re a fan of sci-fi, history, thrillers, romance, or telling tales of superheroes at night, you’re in luck! Our city is packed full of great reads old and new. So, check out these great book stores in Jacksonville the next time you’re in need of a read!
Chamblin Bookmine & Chamblin's Uptown
If you’re a lover of the written word, then chances are you’re going to love getting lost in the aisles of Chamblin’s Bookmine and Chamblin’s Uptown. Chamblin’s Bookmine is located off Roosevelt Blvd. on the West side of Jacksonville and Chamblin’s Uptown is in downtown Jacksonville. These book storse are exactly what they sounds like – a mine of books – old new, and everything in between. Come in and get lost when you visit Chamblin’s and leave with a new book (or 2).
Friday-Saturday | 10:00am–9:00pm
Sunday | Closed
📍4551 Roosevelt Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32210
Chamblin’s Uptown & Cafe
Monday | 8:00am-5:00pm
Tuesday-Wednesday | 7:00am-5:00pm
Thursday | 8:00-5:00pm
Friday | 7:00am-5:00pm
Saturday | 9:00am-4:00pm
Sunday | 12:00pm-4:00pm
📍215 N Laura St, Jacksonville, FL 32202
San Marco Books & More
When it comes to book stores in Jacksonville, you can’t go wrong with San Marco Books & More. Located in the historic neighborhood of San Marco, this locally-owned bookstore has been operating since 1972. Offering a wide stock of classic fiction, both hardback and softback, as well as children’s books, leather bound books, non-fiction and literary gifts, this book store quite literally has it all! So, if you’re looking for your next favorite read, we’re sure you’ll find it here.
There’s just something comforting about a cozy and intimate bookstore located near a coffee shop. Right? Located in Neptune Beach, Bookmark is one of the best book stores in Jacksonville, with a wide selection of genres and even live readings from various authors, there’s always something new to discover. The best part? Bookmark is located just a few steps away from fan-favorite Southern Grounds, so you can head over and enjoy a cup of coffee on the patio with your new book!
Gotham City Limit
Calling all comic-lovers! Gotham City Limit is a must-visit when it comes to book stores in Jacksonville. Though heavily focused on comics, we believe a good read is a good read. So, why not check it out? With an array of comics to choose from, you can get lost in your favorite stories or discover something new! This is a whole new world, with nothing quite like it.
Coliseum of Comics
Located in Riverside, Jacksonville Coliseum of Comics is a vibrant comic store offering everything for those who love to get lost in the story. Head inside and spend a few minutes wandering, or a few hours exploring, either way you won’t be bored. And better yet, you’ll probably even find your next favorite read!