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Discover Your Next Great Read at These Houston Bookstores

There is nothing as satisfying as curling up with a great book at the end of the day. Whether you are looking to expand your shelves or you’re looking for the perfect gift, Houston bookstores have everything you might need. Discover vast collections of novels, poetry, and more from these local bookshops near our Houston apartments.

Brazos Books

Karl Kilian opened Brazos Bookstore in 1974 out of a desire to encourage the Houston community’s passion for literature. An independent bookstore, Brazos stocks a variety of titles covering fiction and nonfiction, as well as poetry.  They are currently hosting several virtual events, such as story times and author readings. You will love being part of one of their book clubs–authors of the club’s picks regularly join the monthly discussions. Enjoy in-store shopping or order ahead for curbside pickup.

Quarter Price Books

Quarter Price Books has a large space for its wide collection of works. They specialize in nonfiction and classic literature, as well as rare books. Customers love the handwritten notes found on books throughout the store. They are open Tuesdays through Sundays in the afternoons, so stop by for a fascinating read or call ahead to pick one up.

Becker’s Books

A delightful mom-and-pop shop, Becker’s Books offers a diverse collection of used books, including out-of-print works. Here, you’ll find anything from discounted paperbacks to rare manuscripts. Stop by for the cozy atmosphere or order online to get your next read delivered right to your door.

As well as shopping at Houston bookstores, our community offers many other great intellectual pursuits. Check out the Houston Museum of Natural Science for more great discoveries.

At Monarch Medical Center, you’re never far from fun and culture. Contact us for more information about our apartments. We’d be delighted to take you on a tour.

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