New and old books with NOLA’s magical touch!
New Orleans is known for its excellent restaurants, bloc parties, and culture. But the city is also home to some fantastic indie bookstores that book worms won’t want to miss. Get ready to curl up with a fantastic book!
Here are four magical indie bookstores you need to visit in New Orleans:
1. Octavia Books
Octavia Books has books for readers of all ages, and there’s always a hidden or unknown gem in their staff recommendations section. Take a seat in one of their oversized wooden chairs and fall in love with their cozy indie bookstore!
Where:📍512 Octavia Street
2. Faulkner House Books
Faulkner specializes mainly in new books. However, they do have some unique and rare first editions. They also have an impeccable collection of Southern books classics.
Where: 📍624 Pirates Aly
3. Arcadian Books and Prints
Our favorite book store in the French Quarter. Arcadian Books has that vintage vibe of books stacked from floor to ceiling that will be perfect for your new Instagram picture.
Where: 📍714 Orleans Street
4. Garden District Book Shop
Garden District is constantly praised for its excellent customer service. If you’re a local, you’ve undoubtedly heard about it, but if you’re a tourist, you can’t leave without visiting it! You’ll find books from local authors, bestsellers, children’s books, and other trinkets.
Where: 📍2727 Prytania Street
Featured image by Daniel ZJ @setbydaniel.