March is National Reading Month, a perfect time to buy yourself a new book. In Flint & Genesee, local, independent bookstores can be found in many towns and cities. That’s good news for book lovers who can browse the aisles to find their favorite novel – or maybe something new.

Here is where you can shop for your next book in Flint & Genesee:

Flint

Home to three of the seven local bookstores, Flint is a great place for avid readers. At the Flint Farmers’ Market, A Bit of Earth sells books, toys and a bit of whimsy.

Right down the road from the Market, Totem Books on Court Street is a community-oriented store that sells used books and vinyl. The bookstore also has a café selling coffee drinks and sandwiches.

The newest bookstore in Flint is Comma Books & Social Hub which is a progressive bookstore that specializes in books from Black and Indigenous authors and authors of Color or authors who write about BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) issues.

Linden

Downtown Linden’s bookstore Beloved Books features new and used books for all ages, however, the store primarily specializes in children’s books. With a wide variety of literature, Beloved Books is a great spot for kids to find their new favorite book.

Goodrich

Tucked away in Goodrich, Cottage Used Books is a locally owned bookstore with over 11,000 books for sale. The local store also hosts book clubs and book folding classes and allows patrons to trade in their used books for credit.

Fenton

In the historic Dibbleville district of Fenton, the Fenton's Open Book is a bookstore that specializes in local authors and features Michigan-made products and gifts. It is a great place for those who love the Mitten with a variety of books on the state’s history.

Grand Blanc

R&B Used Books in Grand Blanc is perfect for niche genre book lovers. With 12 rooms books and an inventory featuring mystery, sci-fi/fantasy, history, romance, western, adventure and much, much more. The local bookstore is a family-owned business devoted to meeting any reader’s needs.

 

Beloved Books

Beloved Books is an independent bookseller, featuring new and used books with a focus on children's... Read More

Comma Bookstore & Social Hub

Located in Flint's Downtown Entertainment District, this progressive bookstore rooted in the... Read More

Cottage Used Books

Tucked away in Goodrich, Cottage Used Books is a locally owned, small business with over 11,000... Read More

Totem Books

Totem Books is a community-oriented, independent bookstore located in downtown Flint, Michigan... Read More

A Bit of Earth

Located in the Flint Farmers' Market, and open year around on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, A Bit... Read More

R & B Used Books

R & B Used Books is a family owned business devoted to meeting your reading needs. Catering to... Read More

Fenton's Open Book

Fenton's Open Book is a full-service, independent book store that specializes in local authors and... Read More