The 6 Best Bookstores in Kansas!

Kansas’ bookstores invite us to walk in, browse the vast selection and stay for a while. Whether you’re picking up a rare print from decades past, or grabbing at the new bestselling novel, Kansas’ bookstores will keep you perusing all day long. The state has many unique and friendly local bookstores that offer a perfect place to unwind and lose yourself in a good book. Here are our 6 favorites.

Dodge City Christian Book House, Dodge City, KS

A wonderful place to find a collection of Christian and well-thought-of books for everybody. Also to be found is anassortment of Bibles in various print sizes and languages that can be personalized. On the shelves of this book store are fiction and nonfiction books, devotional books, religious reference dictionaries and study guides, and a host of children’s books. An inspiring selection of books for motivating, stimulating and encouraging the soul.

Rainy Day Books, Fairway, KS

A unique bookstore offering the best rainy day fiction and nonfiction books to its patrons and always welcomes new readers, every day in Fairway, a suburb of Kansas City. This well-knownbookstore also hosts hundreds of book authors annually, providing a way for readers to understand and delve deeper into books authored by local and national writers. The atmosphere is relaxing and the staff is helpful.

Claflin Books & Copies, Manhattan, KS

The Claflin Books & Copies bookstore in Manhattan individuallyhandpicks its book selection and has been intriguing its customers for over 20 years. This unique store has lots to offer customers who are looking for a specific book or spend their time browsing the shelves for Kansas authors or interesting local and state history.

Raven Bookstore, Lawrence, KS

Are you looking for your favorite masterpiece book collection? Then the Raven Bookstore in Lawrence can help. A unique literary spot to spend time browsing literary fiction, mysteries and regional books. A truly independent book merchant that offers readers of all ages mythical and mysterious books as similar as its namesake. Every month enjoy book reviews by known authors and share interesting novels at book club meeting.

Watermark Books & Cafe, Wichita, KS

A favorite book store in Wichita is Watermark Books & Cafe located in the neighborhood of College Hill. An enjoyable bookstore that offers a quiet place to look for a sought after new novel or let the staff entice your senses with a book that fits your favorite reading genre. Stay and appreciate the atmosphere and the enjoyable on-site café.

Rivendell Books, Abilene, KS

A great bookstore for locals and area book junkies is the Rivendell Bookstore found in Abilene. Housing new and used books on its shelves and offering customers a complete selection of categories for both the young and mature readers. The staff is accommodating and helpful, and can help patrons find the book they are looking for or give extraordinary options about any collection of books that interest their customers.

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