If you’re an avid reader or have one in your life, this list is for you!

As a small business myself, I love to share other small businesses with clients to help support our community. With the holidays around the corner, I thought I’d share some local, independent bookstores in the Dallas area that have a wonderful range of items!

  1. The Wild Detectives – This bookstore and bar in the Bishop Arts District features a carefully curated selection of books in both English and Spanish, as well as a full-service café and bar. They host a variety of literary events and book clubs, making it a favorite gathering spot for the literary community. Address: 314 W 8th St, Dallas, TX 75208.

  2. Lucky Dog Books – With three locations in Dallas, Lucky Dog Books is a great spot to find used and rare books at affordable prices. They offer a wide selection of genres and regularly host author events, book clubs, and writing workshops. Address (Oak Cliff): 911 W Jefferson Blvd, Dallas, TX 75208.

  3. Interabang Books – This modern, family-owned bookstore in Preston Hollow offers a unique selection of books, including new releases, bestsellers, and hard-to-find titles. They also host book clubs, author events, and offer a variety of book-related merchandise. Address: 10720 Preston Rd #1009b, Dallas, TX 75230.

  4. Deep Vellum Books – Located in the heart of the Dallas Arts District, Deep Vellum Books is a non-profit bookstore that focuses on international literature, works in translation, and literary fiction. They also have a café and bar, as well as regular literary events and book clubs. Address: 3000 Commerce St, Dallas, TX 75226.

  5. The Dock Bookshop – This Black-owned bookstore in the Cedar Hill neighborhood offers a wide selection of books, including children’s books, self-help, and religious texts. They also host a variety of cultural events, including book clubs, author signings, and spoken word performances. Address: 6637 Meadowbrook Dr, Fort Worth, TX 76112.

Kate Marie Portraiture is a family photographer with a modern photography studio located in Flower Mound, TX.

December 15, 2022

Independent Bookstores In Dallas You Need To Visit