15 Best Bookstores in Singapore

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Embark on a literary journey through Singapore with our guide to the 15 best bookstores. From quaint independent shops to expansive stores with diverse collections, these havens for book enthusiasts promise a world of literary delights. Whether seeking the latest bestseller or a hidden gem, these bookstores offer a haven for every bibliophile, creating a vibrant literary landscape in the heart of Singapore.

Book Treasure

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Address: 35 Selegie Rd, #01-31 Parklane Shopping Mall, Singapore 188307



Book Treasures welcomes you to a haven of quality new and second-hand books at affordable prices. Conveniently located near key MRT stations such as Bencoolen, Dhoby Ghaut, and Little India, it offers a diverse collection for book enthusiasts. Whether you’re seeking the latest releases or timeless classics, Book Treasures provides a welcoming space for literary exploration. Enjoy the pleasure of discovering your next read in a location easily accessible from various parts of the city.

ResearchBooks Asia Pte Ltd

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Address: 10 Sinaran Dr, #03-22 Square 2, Singapore 307506

Tel: +65 6252 5575



The biggest and most extensive medical, nursing, and allied health bookstore in Singapore. Check us out on Facebook or give us a direct WhatsApp at +65 96443488. Littmann stethoscopes skeletons Models of bones Organ replicas mental models Models of skulls models of spines Models of skin Models Anatomical Wall Diagrams. Adjusting Forks Hat Pins in Red Pins with White Hats Glow Sticks Tendon Tape Measures Majesty Hammers Squared Pen Lights Hammers Neuro eye diagrams Snellen Measurement Tourniquet with tape scissors for nurses EMT watch Lapel watch nursing watch Cutlery Goniometers Sanford Guide Pocket Medicine Algorithms by Nigel Fong for Differential Diagnosis Denise Goh, Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine, Pediatric Differential Diagnosis Easy ECG for Babies Bear Book BNF for Harrison’s Internal Medicine.

Wardah Books

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Address: 58 Bussorah St, Singapore 199474

Tel: +65 6297 1232




Located on Bussorah Street, at the center of Singapore’s Malay/Muslim literary history, Wardah Books was founded in 2002. Islamic culture has traditionally placed a high value on books, which are still the finest medium for expressing and conserving ideas over long distances. As long as people are dedicated to discovering purpose in life, there will always be something to read. Alternatively, reading is not history, as we prefer to conceive of it.

Maha Yu Yi 友谊书斋

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Address: 231 Bain St, #03-07/#03-11/#02-15, Singapore 180231

Tel: +65 6336 5222





The Chinese bookshop offers a wide range of books on traditional Chinese medicine, philosophy, ancient Chinese literature, Chinese history, and Chinese language reference (for both novices and experts) that are rarely found in other bookstores. Being one of Singapore’s primary providers of Chinese books to schools and National Libraries, it is simple to locate books covering a wide range of subjects that appeal to kids with various interests.

Faithworks Bookstore

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Address: 11 E Coast Rd, #02-22 The Odeon, Singapore 428722

Tel: +65 6346 0262





Faithworks Bookstore is your go-to destination for Bibles, Christian books, and meaningful gifts. Explore a vast selection of titles covering prophetic, healing, and prayer topics, as well as resources on parenting and more. Whether you’re on a spiritual journey or searching for thoughtful gifts, Faithworks Bookstore provides a diverse range of literature to cater to your needs. Discover inspiration, guidance, and faith-based content at this bookstore committed to serving the Christian community.

SKS Books Warehouse

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Address:  315 Outram Rd, #09-03 Tan Boon Liat Building, Singapore 169074

Tel: +65 6227 9700





For the past 20 years, SKS Books Warehouse has consistently served the Christian community by offering both people and churches one of the largest selections of Christian resources. Whether you are a church leader or a new convert, there is something here for everyone thanks to the region’s largest selection of Christian media, Bibles, and books!

Basheer Graphic Books

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Basheer Graphics is a Specialised Bookstore for design books and magazines related to Architecture, Interior Design, Landscape Design, Graphic Design, Animation, Product Design, Fashion Design, Art & Craft, Typography, and Photography.

Hook On Books 童言童语

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Address: 114 Neil Rd, Singapore 088852

Tel: +65 6734 8298




Hook On Books 童言童语 is a Chinese bookshop in Singapore that caters specifically to young readers. Children can create cards and notebooks in addition to purchasing children’s creative picture books, Chinese picture books for kids from both domestic and international publishers, music CDs, peripheral items by local author A Guo, local creative products, stationery, and traditional kids’ toys! To give the soul a place for a personal trip, the bookstore’s manager has also carefully set up an adult reading nook.

Books Kinokuniya Singapore Main Store

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Address: 391 Orchard Road 04 – 20 / 20A / 20B / 20C / 21 Takashimaya S.C., Ngee Ann City, Singapore 238872

Tel: +65 6737 5021




The amazing 38,000 square feet of retail space on one level of the Kinokuniya Singapore Main Store are home to a vast collection of over 500,000 high-quality titles from all over the world, available in multiple languages such as English, Japanese, Chinese, etc. In addition to books and magazines, we now carry a growing selection of carefully chosen non-book things like games, novelties, collectible toys and figurines, CDs, Blu-ray/DVDs, and stationery!

Grassroots Book Room

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Address: 25 Bukit Pasoh Rd, Singapore 089839

Tel: +65 6337 9208




Grassroots Book Room, located at 25 Bukit Pasoh Rd, Singapore 089839, is a cultural hub that celebrates literature and community. This independent bookstore offers a curated selection of books, including literary works, cultural studies, and thought-provoking reads. Beyond being a bookstore, Grassroots Book Room serves as a space for cultural events, discussions, and gatherings. Immerse yourself in the world of literature and engage with the vibrant community at Grassroots Book Room.

Littered with Books

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Address: 20 Duxton Rd, Singapore 089486

Tel: +65 6220 6824




Littered with Books, situated at 20 Duxton Rd, Singapore 089486, is an independent bookstore housed in a charming conservation shophouse. This literary haven offers a thoughtfully curated selection of books, providing a diverse range of reading options for book enthusiasts. The cozy and inviting atmosphere of Littered with Books makes it an ideal spot to explore new literary finds and engage with the rich world of storytelling. Visit this unique bookstore to discover hidden gems and embrace the joy of reading in a quaint setting.

Media Ministry of Cru Singapore

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Address: 18 Verdun Rd, #02-01 Cru Centre, Singapore 207280

Tel: +65 6589 9660




We are book lovers! Since 1975, we have been a distributor, publisher, and a committed Christian gift and bookstore in Singapore. We provide Christian materials to churches and mission organizations in the area so they can assist in completing the Great Commission. We are well-known thanks to our online and physical stores. Winning Souls: Christians have a duty and an honor to evangelize; we provide the church with resources to help it reach the unreached. Saving Minds: By providing Christ-centered resources, we hope to strengthen Christians’ faith and help them get closer to God and His Word. Our wish is that “The right book, for the right person, at the right time.” Our goal is to become your go-to Christian bookshop.

Books Ahoy!

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Address: 583 Orchard Rd, #02-03/04 Forum The Shopping Mall, Singapore 238884

Tel: +65 6684 0138





Established in 2009, Woods in the Books is a stand-alone bookstore in Singapore that specializes in picture books and other illustrated literature. Enter through our green door to find a world of tales to satiate the funny bone or touch the heart of readers of all ages. For young, self-sufficient readers, Books Ahoy!, our second branch, has picture books and chapter books to pique their interest. Young readers will be able to embark on new journeys with Books Ahoy! for years to come, from wonderful flights of fancy to natural wonders and novels that explore the inner landscape of the heart. Flip through the pages of the books on our shelves to discover a universe of narratives bursting with vibrant hues.

The Bookstore by Books Beyond Borders

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The Bookstore by Books Beyond Borders is more than just a bookstore; it’s a purpose-driven space with a mission to empower girls in Nepal. As an independent bookstore, it goes beyond selling books and makes a meaningful impact by dedicating 5% of its sales to scholarships for girls in Nepal. By choosing to shop here, customers contribute to the education of these girls, helping them pursue their dreams and access opportunities they might not have otherwise. Every purchase becomes a step towards positive change and supporting education for a brighter future.

Comics World

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Address: 35 Selegie Rd, B1-22, Park Lane Shopping Mall, Singapore 188307

Tel: +65 6339 6413



Comics World, located at 35 Selegie Rd, B1-22, Park Lane Shopping Mall, Singapore 188307, offers a haven for comic enthusiasts. Nestled in the heart of the city, this store provides a diverse collection of comics, catering to a wide range of tastes and preferences. Whether you’re a seasoned collector or a casual reader, Comics World welcomes you to explore its shelves filled with captivating stories and vibrant illustrations. Dive into the world of imagination and storytelling at Comics World, where the magic of comics comes to life.

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