Book Shops

Harvey's Tales

216 James Street, Geneva
(630) 232-2991

  • Everything in the shop is inspired by the Geneva owners' Burmese Mountain dogs, Harvey and Hazel. This historic home has been beautifully remodeled and reimagined!

  • New books, puzzles, gifts, cafe, work space, and a quaint little outdoor patio will make this one of your favorite shops in town.


Republic of Letters

1 W State Street Suite 103, Geneva
(630) 360-1902

  • A literary center, bookstore, AND publisher that provides space for writing classes and discussion groups.


The Book Shop Batavia

15 N. River Street, Batavia
(630) 447-8780

  • The only used bookstore in the tri-cities, the owners have a LOVE for literature and the adventure a good story can take you on. Ask them for a suggestion and they will gladly help!


Town House Books

105 N. Second Avenue, St. Charles
(630) 584-8600

  • Independent bookstore in the heart of downtown with a sweet little ambiance and even has a cute cafe with made-from-scratch recipes.

St. Charles

Anderson's bookshop

123 W Jefferson Avenue, Naperville
(630) 355-2665

  • With a history of selling books dating back to 1875, this little family-owned bookshop has grown to several locations, but they have kept the shop in the family and in the same area for over a century!

  • Several "big time" authors often frequent Anderson's for Author Visits and Book Signings!


Graham CrackerS Comics

1271 Rickert Drive, Naperville | 962 Unit A S. Randall Rd., St. Charles | 1207 E. Butterfield Rd., Wheaton | 901R Lucinda Ave., DeKalb

  • Owned and operated by Jamie Graham and John Robinson, Graham Crackers Comics has been providing comic fans with affordable collectibles for over 25 years now. You can rest assured that Graham Crackers Comics is not another fly by night internet operation here to take your money and run.


elgin books & coffee

66 S. Grove Avenue, Elgin
(847) 695-2680

  • Elgin Books and Coffee is home to the largest selection of Used, Hard-to-find and Out-of-print books in the Fox Valley with over 50,000 titles in stock!


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