Cosy, friendly, independent bookstores abound in the Blue Mountains, with well-read staff and shelves teeming with everything from bestsellers to rare finds.
Pop into one of these beautiful bookshops or visit their websites to find your next treasured read.
MEGALONG BOOKS – LEURA
Where: 183 The Mall, Leura NSW 2780
When: Mon-Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 10am-5pm
Phone: (02) 4784 1302
Visit Megalong Books’ website.
THE LITTLE LOST BOOKSHOP – KATOOMBA
Where: Shop 10 Hapenny Lane, 181 Katoomba Street, Katoomba, NSW 2780
Phone: (02) 4778 0100
Visit The Little Lost Bookshop’s website.
READ ON BOOKS – KATOOMBA
Where: 103 Katoomba St, Katoomba, New South Wales
When: Seven days 10am-5pm (except Christmas & Boxing Day).
Phone: (02) 4782 2340
Visit Read On Books’ website.
THE TURNING PAGE – SPRINGWOOD
Where: Shop 1, 125 Macquarie Rd, Springwood NSW 2777
When: Mon-Fri 9:30 am-5pm, Sat 9:30am-2:30pm
Phone: (02) 4751 5171
Visit The Turning Page’s website.
GLEEBOOKS – BLACKHEATH
Where: Shop 1, Collier’s Arcade, Govetts Leap Road, Blackheath NSW 2785
When: Wed-Sun 10am-3pm
Phone: (02) 4787 6340
Visit Gleebooks’ website.
It would be remiss of the editor of this website to post about Blue Mountains bookshops and not mention her own children’s books! Leonard the Lyrebird and Lilah the Lyrebird are set in the Blue Mountains, are written and illustrated by Blue Mountains locals and feature so many of the landmarks and animals visitors and residents inevitably encounter here. Check it out at one of the above-mentioned stores or online here.