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Welcome! At Cairns Books we pride ourselves on being locally owned and operated. We are an Independent bookstore specializing in promoting titles that are specific to Far North Queensland including histories, Indigenous and Animal & Nature books.

In store you'll find a wide range of book and gift lines:
  • Local interest and souvenir titles
  • Fiction, including new releases and best-sellers, chick-lit, crime and thriller as well as alternative, literary fiction and classics
  • Science fiction and fantasy
  • Manga
  • Childrens books from 0 to young adult
  • Travel guides; Lonely Planet, DK, Rough Guides
  • Foreign language books, courses and phrase books
  • A broad range of non-fiction books including Business, Humanities, Biography, True Crime, New Age, Tarot Cards, Self Development, Health and many more
  • Audio books
  • General reference, dictionaries and ESL

We are the official Paperblanks stockists in Cairns. We also carry the Mighty Bright booklights, Papyrus greeting cards and the BookSeat.

Let us help you find the perfect unique gift for family and friends, for thank-yous and any other special occasions. If in doubt, purchase a gift voucher and let them choose their own gift. Our friendly staff are only too eager to help you find the title you are after; be it local, mainstream or obscure - we love a challenge!

Ask about our special rates for our corporate customers.