Changing Hands Bookstore is one of The 9 Best Bookstores in Phoenix.

1. Changing Hands Bookstore

300 W Camelback Rd (at N 3rd Ave), Phoenix, AZ
Bookstore · Pasadena Orangewood · 17 tips and reviews

Cory K.Cory Kincaid: Fantastic local bookstore with great staff, great books and great drinks! Wine, beer, coffee and more. Great for gifts!

Kerry M.Kerry Melcher: Grab a beer and shop. Unique items and great books plus great beer and kind humans. ENJOY!!

Julie C.Julie Collins: Great re-use of a historic building. Please patronize them, a wonderful addition to our "hood"! 🎉😎👍👏

Barnes & Noble is one of The 9 Best Bookstores in Phoenix.

2. Barnes & Noble

21001 N Tatum Blvd Ste 42 (Desert Ridge Marketplace), Phoenix, AZ
Bookstore · Desert Ridge · 17 tips and reviews

Wade B.Wade B: Always nice and quiet, fantastic selection of new and best sellers, good place to sit down relax and read a good book.

Derek Z.Derek Z.: Don't read the fiction section. None of the books are true.

Andrew G.Andrew Garner: It's like a library with starbucks if you just stay and read!

Half Price Books is one of The 9 Best Bookstores in Phoenix.

3. Half Price Books

2102 E Camelback Rd (at 21st St.), Phoenix, AZ
Bookstore · Camelback East · 13 tips and reviews

Jeffrey L.Jeffrey Lansing: Books, books, books!!!! And cheap music, DVD's, etc. Great selection, great prices, clean and neat store.

Phoenix New TimesPhoenix New Times: Best of Phoenix 2011 Winner: Bet Used Bookstore! Well-lit, well-organized place, which offers new and used books, CDs, DVDs, and record albums for next-to-nothing prices! Read more.

David H.David Hensley: Keeps true to the original feel of a "used book store". Though the area around the business changes, the feel remains the same. I your are looking for a nostalgic bookstore, this is the place.

Half Price Books is one of The 9 Best Bookstores in Phoenix.

4. Half Price Books

4322 E Cactus Rd (at Paradise Village Pkwy.), Phoenix, AZ
Bookstore · 11 tips and reviews

Sam C.Sam Cohen: Of course check out the great selection of used books! But don't forget to check out their amazing collection of vinyl, cd's, and dvd's!

Jennie C.Jennie Carleton: Great for the book lover! Very helpful staff!

SaLi Z.SaLi Z.: Sign up on their mailing list & get coupons in the mail & alerts to upcoming sales!

Barnes & Noble is one of The 9 Best Bookstores in Phoenix.

5. Barnes & Noble

10235 N Metro Pkwy E (Metro Center), Phoenix, AZ
Bookstore · North Mountain · 10 tips and reviews

Jeff J.Jeff Jeff: Seriously the wifi is great. Just get your double chocolate chip frappe-chino, and your laptop and chill.

Petey P.Petey Pablo: There's a Starbucks inside! Grab a latte to read with your new book!

Petey P.Petey Pablo: I you frequently by books it might benefit you to get a B&N membership.

Bookmans is one of The 9 Best Bookstores in Phoenix.

6. Bookmans

8034 N 19th Ave (at Northern Ave), Phoenix, AZ
Bookstore · North Mountain · 44 tips and reviews

David H.David Hensley: Another Great, nostalgic used media store. Can find classic N64 and PS1 games, along with more recent games. Also has a large variety of books and music.

Phoenix New TimesPhoenix New Times: 2012 Best of Phoenix Winner: Best Used Bookstore! This is our favorite place to browse, to buy and to sell back our own gently used goods! the magazine rack alone is reason to check it out! Read more.

Phoenix New TimesPhoenix New Times: Best of Phoenix Winner 2011: Best CD Store & Magazine Rack. Better known for used books, movies, and music, the magazine rack at Bookmans is just divine. The mags cost next to nothing. Read more.

VNSA Booksale is one of The 9 Best Bookstores in Phoenix.

7. VNSA Booksale

Bookstore · 4 tips and reviews

Shilpa A.Shilpa A: So many wonderful books , so little time . And v nice prices

🌵Andrew K.🌵Andrew Kolikoff🌵: One of my favorite events of the year! More than a million titles fill the room in every category. All CHEAP! If you have never been you absolutely have to go. People camp out in line for days! FUN

Justine B.Justine Brewer: It's amazing how you can be in your own little corner with no one around you and all of a sudden someone will come up and completely get all up in your business just to look at a book in front of you.

Jesse James Comics is one of The 9 Best Bookstores in Phoenix.

8. Jesse James Comics

10620 N 43rd Ave #1, Glendale, AZ
Comic Shop · North Mountain · 12 tips and reviews

Shelby R.Shelby Robertson: Tons of comics and great selection of back issues!

William L.William Lindahl: The cheap old school comics are great and they are adding about 1000 more

Raven G.Raven Gregory: Check out the Zenescope titles. Some of the best comics being published today.

First Draft Book Bar is one of The 9 Best Bookstores in Phoenix.

9. First Draft Book Bar

300 W Camelback Rd, Phoenix, AZ
Bar · 7 tips and reviews

JordynJordyn: Books + coffee + beer = the best place ever. The book selection is good, and they have great beer. Try the stout.

Andrew C.Andrew Casper: Love the play on words... friend bought my drink but just looking at bar, seems like any fully stocked drinking establishment!!! It's really cool you can walk around the bookstore with your drink!

Anya P.Anya Pratskevich: Ohmygod. From local crafts and wine & books concept to handsome bearded baristas and pou-pourri spray in the women's bathroom, this place is a little Portland in Arizona. And they have a fireplace.