Need a Book?

Some of our popular titles are now available to purchase online. See the list.

While the Galveston store is closed to traffic we ARE monitoring emails, so if you need anything, have concerns, would like to find a book, etc. please email us and we will get back to you ASAP. We can take your payment by phone and ship your order or arrange for your pick-up.


Our sister store in Port Neches offers online sales with prompt shipping. You can search inventory and place an order here:

Fleur Fine Books

We appreciate your patronage and support!

Temporary Closing

Due to the current developments with the COVID-19 situation, and out of an abundance of caution for the safety of our customers, employees and all the residents of Galveston, we will be closing the store for 15 days and then reassess and reopen when the situation allows. We will be back, bigger and better than ever! Be well and stay safe, all of you.

Events Postponed

Saralyn Richard’s event this Saturday is now being postponed.
Mark Lardas’ event on Saturday the 28th is also postponed for now. Stay tuned…


Established in 1991, Galveston Bookshop is located in downtown Galveston’s historic Strand shopping district, and offers the area’s greatest selection of used and out-of-print books.

Galveston Bookshop

Books Used & New, Vinyl LPs, Comics
317 23rd Street – Galveston, TX 77550


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Galveston Bibliography Database

The Store

More than 70,000 used books organized by category. Read more about our stock and services.


Find the store on Google Maps. We are in the Strand shopping district, downtown Galveston, Texas.


Check out our local author events. Keep abreast of new local books and come meet the authors.

Hurricane Ike

See what 7 feet of water can do to a book store.

We Were on C-SPAN’s Book TV

Book TV visits Galveston and interviews the store’s owner.

Galveston Bookshop
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