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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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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.

School Books

Get the books your children need for school. Classics and books for the county school’s reading lists.

Hurricane Ike

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

The Store in 2012

Galveston Bookshop
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Saturday, November 1st
from 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Island Undertow
A Nick Hunter Mystery by
Rick Young and Tom Cox

Store Hours

Monday-Saturday 10-6
Sunday 10-4

(409) 750-8200

317 23rd Street
Galveston, TX 77550
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Gus is our resident shop cat and customer relations specialist.

With us since 2002.

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Vinyl LPs
  • Book signing this Saturday with Rick Young and Tom Cox: "Island Undertow" 2-4 p.m. at the store. ,
  • Nick Hunter is a disbarred lawyer turned surfer investigating human trafficking in Galveston: "Island Undertow" ,
  • The aforementioned racketeers are not based on anyone in particular by the way (cough cough) -- Signing scheduled Dec. 13 for Ransom Island,
  • Ransom Island is the latest thriller from Miles Arceneaux involving some 1950s Galveston racketeers. $19.95 in stock. ,
  • We've scheduled a signing in December for this new book on the Maceo family from History Press! Stay tuned. ,