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Romance or romance subgenre specialists

Booktopia (online)

Dymocks Melbourne
Lower Ground Floor, 234 Collins St, Melbourne VIC 3000

Ever After
Shop 2, 124 Crown St Mall, Wollongong NSW 2500

Galaxy Bookshop (sff)
Level 1, 131 York Street, Sydney NSW 2000
Monthly paranormal book club

Intrigue (online)

The Ripped Bodice
3806 Main St, Culver City CA USA 90232

Robinsons Bookshop
3/11 Station Street, Frankston VIC 3199

Rosemary’s Romance Books (online)
144 Adelaide Street, Brisbane QLD 4000

Secondhand romance books

Abebooks (generalist)

The Book Shop (generalist)
26 Griffith Street, Coolangatta QLD 4225

Ever After (romance)

Girrlit’s Books (romance)

Second Chance for Romance (romance)

Other bookshops

Amazon — Australia | Canada | US | UK

The Book Depository (UK-based, but with free delivery to Australia)

The Bookshop Darlinghurst (lgbtq; Australian)

Bookworld (Australian)

Boomerang Books (Australian)

Dymocks (Australian chain)

Elizabeth’s Bookshops  (Australian)

Fishpond  (NZ-based with an Australian shop)

Infinitas Bookshop (sff, horror; Australian)

Kinokuniya (Japan-based with an Australian shop)
Level 2, The Galeries Victoria, 500 George Street, Sydney NSW 2000

The Nile (Australian)

QBD The Bookshop (Australian chain)

Other secondhand bookshops

Gould’s Book Arcade
32 King Street, Newtown NSW 2042

Elizabeth’s Bookshops

Sappho Books & Cafe
51 Glebe Point Road, Glebe NSW


Barnes & Noble

Booktopia (Australia)

Bookworld (Australia)

Dymocks (Australia)


iTunes — Australia | US

Kindle — AustraliaCanadaUKUS

Kobo — Australia | US

Ebook readers

iPad — Apple | JB Hi-Fi | Myer

Kindle — Amazon | JB Hi-Fi

Kobo — Bookworld | JB Hi-Fi | Myer

Nook — Barnes & Noble


Audible — Existing customer | New customer (two free audiobooks and 30-day free trial)

iTunes — Australia | US