Whether you enjoy reading armchair travel books or thrillers that keep you up at night, bookstores near Chapel Hill offer these genres and more. When you’re ready to find a new read, explore these three bookshops with curbside pickup near our Chapel Hill apartments at Southern Village:
1. Flyleaf Books
A Chapel Hill gem, Flyleaf Books features an array of new and used books. A special section is even devoted to North Carolina authors. With an ever-changing selection, there’s always something new to discover. The friendly staff boasts years of experience. They enjoy making recommendations and are currently offering suggestions by phone 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Some of their favorite authors include John le Carre, Vera Brosgol, and Stephen King.
2. Golden Fig Books
Located in nearby Durham, NC, Golden Fig Books is one of the newest bookstores around. UNC-Chapel Hill alum David Bradley started Golden Fig Books in 2019. The shop’s name relates to a quote from his favorite novel. Bradley focuses on used books because he appreciates their affordability and sustainability. Genres include biography, mystery, and historical romance. The inventory is updated daily, and you can order online for curbside pickup.
3. The Regulator Bookshop
When The Regulator Bookshop opened on a cold day in 1976, a working textile mill stood across the street, and Ninth Street featured “mill shops” and grills that served breakfast and lunch. While much has changed over the years, the store’s unparalleled book selection and service remain the same. Their inventory features nearly every genre. You’ll find both the classics and the latest bestsellers, and are sure to discover favorite new authors. Order online for pickup or delivery, but note there is a two-book minimum per order.
As you enjoy a novel from one of your favorite new bookstores near Chapel Hill, try some local coffee from a nearby cafe. To learn more about Southern Village, contact us today. We would love to schedule a virtual tour so that you can see firsthand all that our apartments in Chapel Hill, North Carolina have to offer.