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Amazing secondhand book store that has an incredible range of books; you really could spend all day here. Ordered a mystery book bundle due to the Sydney lockdown and received 5 great books that all look really exciting to read. Highly recommend a visit

Allie Harris

Thank you for filling Neo’s bucket, Gavin!!

Jane Chan

Lovely little store. Heaps of choice

Lita Luly

Such a great idea! So many books to choose from. Sadly, they don't buy books anymore or sell Uni Textbooks as mentioned on there Facebook page. Only downside was all the book I looked at didn't have prices on them at all, how do you know how much they are? I may have missed something. I will certainly be coming in to buy some books when I need some new ones to read.

Jade Hancock

A great selection of books and a very homely feel. I found lots of hidden gems here and the owners are very nice and welcoming. A wonderful place to visit, so go support a great local business I will certainly be coming in to buy some books when I need some new ones to read.


What an incredible adventure I had at The Bookplate today. Very knowledgeable owner and the young man browsing in the store was a wiki of knowledge. We shared stories, but mostly books. Now, I have more places to go, people to see, photos to take and books to read! A must stop for anyone looking to locate the unique. Get the owner to share his copy of the kid's book called: It's A Book. Such a cute story about two characters and the dichotomy between technology and the real thing!

Liz Vanderwater

A fantastic bookshop of pre-loved books. The smell of books will make you nostalgic. Wide range of books for an affordable price. A must visit book shop in Sydney. Street parking available in front of the shops. And no, I didn't get paid for this review. 😂 Just an amazing bookshop.

Sabit Reza

This is the greatest bookshop ever!!!!!! Although, I am slightly biased because I own it ... But anyway, we have every single genre you can think of, a reading room at the back with free wifi and comfy chairs, occasional events on a weekend (check our facebook page) and we (my dad & I) are basically huge nerds that are obsessed with books, so we're sure to be able to help you find what you're looking for. Come visit! <3 the bookplate

Tanya Natalie

Fantastic selection of pre-read books. Can't get everything, but then again, where can you? Great sci-fi aisle.

Craig Montgomery

Really great selection of books, lots of esoteric sorts of things, too. Prices are very reasonable as well.

Christopher Packham

Great find! I love used book stores but usually they are a bit of a mess. This one is so well organized so you can really feel like you can search for things properly. I found tons of great books. The owner was so helpful also. Highly recommend.

Elizabeth Nolf

I've been to the bookplate on a number of occasions to big up some reads. The owner is very knowledgeable and the bookstore boasts a collection across a vast array of topics. On previous visits I've picked up books from biography, popular science and physiology. There is something for everyone here and I couldn't recommend it enough.

Central West Academy

I can find 90% of the books I am looking for in a good condition and price. It has friendly and knowledgeable staff to answer any questions you have Highly recommend it

Azita Bokan

A beautiful, unique, little store with a wide range of second hand books. A peaceful environment which was a perfect escape from the storm outside. Wonderful service would highly recommend!

Courtney Cameron

Wonderful place with a large collection of awesomely priced second-hand books!! The owners are very friendly and up for a chat 🤗 it's calm and cosy

Juniper Tan

Seriously cool shop, they have the most amazing selection of books! The owner is so helpful, I wanted some books for gifts and she had lots of suggestions I would never have thought of. My kids love her books too. This is now the first place I go when I need a book! Love it!

Rachel Sutton

I was looking for some rate and quirky books and lone and behold, I found them here! The shop lady made me a cup of tea and gave me a discount. I’m thrilled as I’ve finally found the instructables for knitting with llama hair and I can cook with fish fry. Thanks team!

WATTS jasonw

Excellent book shop. Found a book on here I'd been looking for for a long time. The owner also has great taste in music.

Dan Robins

This bookshop has a really warm atmosphere & I am always greeted so nicely by the owner. I know they have workshops and events you can attend which is a great way of getting to know the store and people in the area. They have a great selection of books and I love coming in here and grabbing a bargain. I've nearly finished this book I bought off you last week.. So i'll be Seeing you very soon for my next purchase!

Nat H

I think Tanya knows every book in the store and the collection is pretty amazing. Coverage of nearly any topic you'd care to name. And prices are competitive.

Laurie Power

Tanya is such a beautiful woman, always such amazing service whenever I go to the store. She always gives the best advice, wouldn't get my books anywhere else! Would recommend to anyone!

Sarah King

I had often crossed this bookstore and finally found sometime to spend a few minutes inside. The book collection is great - they cover a variety of subjects and are thoughtfully organised. I found some hard to find books on the shelves. This is the sort of a bookshop where you can spend a few hours away from the bustling shopping centres. I hope to be visiting them more often. Can't say much about the friendly staff with the very limited interaction I had with the lady. Though in my limited experience of manning a bookstore, people who maintain such excellent bookshops know their books and are super at advice.

Aditya Kumar

Old books are sold . Huge stocks of books is there. Prics is resonable.

S.M.Khorshed Alam

Fantastic range with very helpful and knowledgeable staff. Always something good to read here and so convenient to the train station for a good reason my way to work .

Scott Tedmanson

What a quaint little store with some real gems! Very kind staff as well, will definitely stop by more regularly 🙂


Friendliest service and huge range of books. Very well read and helpful owners and staff too! I love the cosy ambience.

Katherine Szabo

Run by a father-daughter team, this quaint bookshop has a sizeable selection that will prove an enjoyable rummage through. Be mindful of the opening hours as they sometimes open later than other shops, but they are friendly and helpful and you never know what book treasures you may find there.

Ben Lee

The bookshop is a special place that I like to visit. In a world of hustle and bustle the shop offers a quiet space where I can find solace and tranquility among the many shelves hosting a variety of genres. Sometimes it's the only place in the world that I want to be.

Gavin Mccormack

Great selection of books. Reasonable prices, with an owner who loves books, and was a great help in finding suitable reads.

Ruth Oslington

My favourite bookshop in Sydney. I've found some amazing reads there. Highly recommended

Mitchell McCormick

Well organised store with a wide variety. Lots of character!

Delaney Harrison

Great second hand book store with the friendliest of staff. They also catalogue making your search a little easier.

Lukeandkat Sheridan

Went in today looking for a specific Book - he had the book I was looking for that the other big book stores did not. for a third of the price Great selection Repeat customer

Chris Gennusa

Great variety of books & very friendly, knowledgeable owners

Mark Smith

Cool bookstore and sometimes they run events as well. Good prices too!

K. H

An amazing range of books with an even more amazing owner!

Louisa Rio

Cheap books and soft jazz.

Graham Cattley

Always helpful service. And they let you have all the time you want, to browse around.

Erik Handlos Andersen

The cutest book shop. Great service and good finds.

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