LIST: The best little bookstores in Texas, according to Yelp

The Lone Star State is home to some wonderful bookstores

Becker's Books (Becker's Books, Becker's Books)

There are many fine bookshops scattered throughout Texas and several are in the Houston area.

Recently, Yelp identified the most-beloved and best-reviewed bookstores in the state.

The crowd-sourced review website identified businesses in the Bookstores category, then ranked those spots using a number of factors including the total volume and ratings of reviews. The result, a list of the 25 most-popular and well-trafficked shops.

Several Houston bookstores made the list, including Kaboom Books (No. 4), Becker’s Books (No. 5), Brazos Bookstore (No. 10) and Blue Willow Bookshop (No. 11).

Yelp’s list of the Top Local Bookstores in Texas:

  1. Recycled Reads (Austin, TX)
  2. Monkey & Dog Books (Fort Worth, TX)
  3. Kaboom Books (Houston, TX)
  4. Becker’s Books (Houston, TX)
  5. BookPeople (Austin, TX)
  6. Literarity Book Shop (El Paso, TX)
  7. Book Woman (Austin, TX)
  8. Malvern Books (Austin, TX)
  9. Brazos Bookstore (Houston, TX)
  10. Blue Willow Bookshop (Houston, TX)
  11. Leaves Book and Tea Shop (Fort Worth, TX)
  12. Brave Books (El Paso, TX)
  13. Lark & Owl Booksellers (Georgetown, TX)
  14. The Wild Detectives (Dallas, TX)
  15. Lucky Dog Books (Dallas, TX)
  16. Deep Vellum Books (Dallas, TX)
  17. Front Street Books (Alpine, TX)
  18. The Twig Book Shop (San Antonio, TX)
  19. Interabang Books (Dallas, TX)
  20. Nine Lives Books (San Antonio, TX)
  21. Black Pearl Books (Austin, TX)

MORE: Get lost in the stacks: These Houston bookshops are the stuff of dreams


📚 Bookworms, which Texas bookstores do you love most and why? Share your recommendations in the comment section.


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Briana Zamora-Nipper joined the KPRC 2 digital team in 2019. When she’s not hard at work in the KPRC 2 newsroom, you can find Bri drinking away her hard earned wages at JuiceLand, running around Hermann Park, listening to crime podcasts or ransacking the magazine stand at Barnes & Noble.