Whether you’re searching for a cosy nook to get lost in, a novel or seeking the latest bestseller, Perth’s bookstores have something special to offer.

From cosy corners tucked away in historic buildings to contemporary spaces brimming with literary wonders, Perth boasts a diverse tapestry of bookish havens waiting to be explored.

Whether you’re after the newest romance sensations or looking to catch up on the latest superhero comics, we’ve traversed through the nooks and crannies of the city to uncover the best bookstores Perth has to offer!

So, get your bookmarks ready and start exploring these literary wonders!

<strong>Bodhi Tree Bookstore Cafe</strong>
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Bodhi Tree Bookstore Cafe

Known as Perth’s most unique bookstore cafe, Bodhi Tree is a vibrant literary hub stocking purposeful and uplifting books. Their philosophy to ‘feed your soul’ is not just a reference to their books, but also to their delicious vegetarian-friendly cafe serving fair-trade organic coffees and traditional herbal teas. With a healthy selection of bagels, salads and more, Bodhi Tree Bookstore Cafe is the place to feed your mind, body, and soul.

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416-418 Oxford St, Mount Hawthorn, WA 6016

<b>Crow Books</b>
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Crow Books

Calling all bookworms, Crow Books is your dream destination. Whether literary classics to pulp perfection, this small bookstore in Victoria Park has shelves jam packed with the sights and smells that make bookstores so intoxicating. And with a lovely and attentive staff, Crow Books is a shiny hidden gem in Perth literary scene any crow would love! One of the best bookstores in Perth you need to visit in 2024!

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1/900 Albany Hwy, East Victoria Park, WA 6101

<strong>Diabolik Books & Records</strong>
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Diabolik Books & Records

Marrying great music and stunning reads, Diabolik Books & Records in Perth is definitely worth a visit. Diabolik offers an eclectic selection of fiction and non-fiction books, as well as an extensive range of vinyl records, a paradise for music collectors. This little gem in Mount Hawthorn is also a pop culture hive, featuring comic books, graphic novels, art tomes, and even games and unique gifts. So, head down to Diabolik Books & Records for a hidden gem of culture’s past!

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149 Scarborough Beach Rd, Mount Hawthorn, WA 6016

<strong>Millpoint Caffe Bookshop</strong>
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Millpoint Caffe Bookshop

A gem of South Perth, Millpoint Caffe Bookshop is the perfect blend of great coffee and a sensational range of interesting reads. Housed in an assuming suburban cafe, walking inside you’ll be excited and delighted with a bookshop featuring all the newest and trendiest books to browse and read between sips of a delicious brew. And for those after something a little heartier, check out their delicious brunch menu including breakfast bowls, grilled halloumi salad and a tender steak sandwich.

254 Mill Point Rd, South Perth, WA 6151

<strong>Planet Books</strong>
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Planet Books

One of the most iconic bookstores in Perth, Planet Books is a brilliant place to find your next favourite read. Every shelf has been carefully curated with selection of interesting, unusual, or must-read books, including plenty of Australian novels. Not sure where to read? Just ask one of the knowledgeable staff members for a recommendation of little-known greats. And with locations at Mt Lawley and Northbridge, you don’t need an interstellar journey to find a great read at Planet Books!

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