7 Bookstores In Singapore That Will Want You To Read More!

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If you find reading boring, you are probably not doing it right. I have been reading for a long time and i cannot imagine a life without it. Here we present bookstores that are sure to stir the book lust in you! You may even find a genre that may attract you that you did not know existed.

1. Books Actually

BooksActually sells books that are published by many local authors. They mainly specialise in Fiction and Literature. Here you can pick up rare finds that are hard to find even on amazon or any large companies.





9 Yong Siak Street Singapore 168645

Sunday & Monday: 10 am – 6 pm
Tuesday – Saturday: 10 am – 8 pm

2. Basheer Graphic Books

Basher Graphic Books is an independent bookstore, selling unique art, graphic, and design books. They have been around longer than quite a few international advertising agencies.



Basher Graphic Books

Bras Basah Complex # 04-19, 231 Bath St, Singapore 180231

Mon-Sat: 10AM – 8PM

Sun: 11AM – 6.30PM

3. Booktique

Booktique Writers Shop is an independent bookshop that was founded in 2013 by a freelance writer for aspiring writers. He started out having book fairs and have now successfully opened a permanent store. The aim of the owner was to fill in the gap between the small market for writers and book retailers.





CityLink Mall, #B1-17A, 1 Raffles Link, Singapore 039393
Monday – Sunday: 11.30AM-9.30PM
Except for Fri & Sat: 11.30AM-10.30PM

4. The French Bookshops

The French Bookshop charms its audience with indie french books. The place also hosts art exhibitions and events. Moreover they sell their books online making it convenient for consumers.



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The French Bookshop

5 Tiong Bahru Road, 01-53, Singapore 160055

Wed – Sat: 11am – 6pm
Sunday: 11am – 3pm

Closed on Monday & Tuesday

5. Woods In The Books

Woods in the books is an independent bookstore that offers picture books for young readers and for those whom are young at heart. The place is ideal for moms to hang out with their tiny ones.



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Woods in the Books

No. 3 Yong Siak Street, Singapore 168642

Mon: Closed
Tues – Fri: 10.00AM – 7.00PM
Sat: 10.00AM – 8.00PM
Sun & Public Holidays: 10.00AM – 6.00PM

6. All Script Magazines

Allscript was founded in 1991 to bring good, eye-opening content to the hands of readers.  They sell over 3000 titles and are constantly expanding.




Allscript Magazines

For a full list of outlets, please visit here

7. Littered With Books

Littered with Books is yet another independent bookstore that sells curated literary, non-fiction, crime, thrillers, sci-fi, fantasy books, travel narratives and award winning children’s books. The place is a spacious two-storey building shophouse turned into a bookstore. The titles they carry are also relatively more affordable than most bookstores in Singapore.



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Littered with Books 

20 Duxton Road S(089586)

Mon-Thurs: 12pm-8pm

Fri: 12pm-9pm

Sat: 11am-9pm

Sun: 11am-8pm 

Reading is food for the soul and there is nothing quite like delving into a good book!

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