willow books toronto

Willow Books

Willow Books is an unassuming kind of place you frequently walk by (it's right beside the Bata Shoe Museum), assuming it's not worth looking into. That would be a terrible assumption to make, as this bookstore is like a miniature, messier version of NYC's The Strand or Portland's Powell's . With new, used and rare books at extremely reasonable prices, it turns out this is a book browser's paradise.

The original location used to be on Bathurst, but it moved to Bloor a few years ago. This space is a labyrinth of half-levels, with a huge selection of poetry and plays and a great little children's nook as well. The store buys and sells used U of T textbooks and also has a textbook rental program.

There is also an ongoing "buy one book, get the second at half price" deal that started off as temporary but seems to be sticking...

Latest Videos

Latest Reviews

Indigo at The Well Toronto

The Beguiling

Glad Day Bookshop Church

West End Comics

Sellers & Newel

Bakka Phoenix