Reverie Books

Indie bookstore in South Austin's '45 neighborhood with an emphasis on social justice and community building.

Open 11-7 most days (10 on weekends, close at 6 on Sundays), closed mondays.

Photos from Reverie Books's post 01/10/2024

New hardcovers that we're very excited about!! πŸ˜πŸ“š




In: supporting local bookstores, getting through our TBRs, discovering new authors and genres πŸ“šπŸ’—

Out: shopping on Amazon, being an a**hole 😁



New year, new hours! Now that the holidays have passed, Reverie Books will be closed on Mondays. πŸ’— We will be open for regular hours from 11-7 on Tuesday-Friday, 10-7 on Saturdays, and 10-6 on Sundays.

Photos from Reverie Books's post 01/07/2024

Highlighting some of our book clubs' picks for January and February! πŸ˜πŸ“š Feel free to message us if you're interested in joining any of the book clubs, and we can connect you! Plus, book club members get 20% off the chosen book at Reverie for book club! πŸŽ‰

The South Austin Book Club is reading THE LAST WHITE MAN for January and THE SHADOW OF THE WIND for February. Cynthia's Le***an Book Club is reading PIRATES OF ALETHARIA in January, and Quack's Book Club is reading THE DROWNING WOMAN in January and WHEN WOMEN WERE DRAGONS in February.


Read all of Heartstopper, and want more Alice Oseman?? We've got you. πŸ˜πŸ“š And just LOOK at the new US edition of RADIO SILENCE!! πŸ˜πŸ’—


Photos from Reverie Books's post 01/04/2024

New paperbacks released this week!! πŸ˜πŸ’—πŸŽ‰ AGE OF VICE by Deepti Kapoor, FABLE by Adrienne Young, BLACK SKINHEAD: REFLECTIONS ON BLACKNESS AND OUR POLITICAL FUTURE by Brandi Collins-Dexter, HOW TO SELL A HAUNTED HOUSE by Grady Hendrix, THAT TIME I GOT DRUNK AND SAVED A DEMON by Kimberly Lemming, and LORDS OF UNCREATION by Adrian Tchaikovsky πŸ“šπŸ₯°

Photos from Reverie Books's post 01/03/2024

Happy first of 2024! No better way to kick off your reading goal for the year than with some lovely new hardcovers. β­πŸ“š

A FRAGILE ENCHANTMENT by Allison Saft, THE BOOK OF FIRE by Christy Lefteri, THE AGE OF DEER by Erika Howsare, CUPID'S REVENGE by Wibke Brueggemann, SKY'S END by Marc Gregson, and the Contemporary Classics hardcover edition of ORLANDO by Virginia Woolf.


Photos from Reverie Books's post 01/02/2024

HAPPY NEW YEAR!! We hope everyone had a good holiday. β­πŸ’— We're back open to normal hours today, and we've got a great collection of planners, journals, and notebooks to kick 2024 off right. Come and see us!! πŸ“šπŸŽ‰


Can you believe 2024 is TOMORROW?? We've rounded up some of our favorite inspirational books to get us all ready for the new year. πŸŽ‰ We're SO THANKFUL for all of our lovely Reverie customers throughout the year. πŸ’—

We're closed today, but we'll be open on Tuesday, Jan. 2. See you next year!


Reverie Books will be closed tomorrow (12/31) for New Year's Eve and Monday (1/1) for New Year's Day. We'll be back open on January 2 with normal hours! Happy New Year!!! πŸŽ‰β­


We πŸ’— Jason Pargin, author of the John Dies at the End series and the Zoey Ashe novels!! His fantasy books are humorous, thrilling, and will have you staying up all night to see what happens. πŸ˜€πŸ“–πŸŽ



Alex's TOP 5 books he read this year!! πŸ’—πŸ˜€ This year, they loved reading books about q***r found family and growing into yourself and in relationships. And Casey McQuiston was obviously a fav, too - ESPECIALLY with the beautiful hardcover collector's editions πŸ˜πŸ“š

Their fav books were GIDEON THE NINTH by Tamsyn Muir, HELL FOLLOWED WITH US by Andrew Joseph White, RED, WHITE, AND ROYAL BLUE and ONE LAST STOP by Casey McQuiston, and MIMOSA by Archie Bongiovanni!!

Photos from Reverie Books's post 12/26/2023

New book releases that have the BookTokers sprinting to the bookstore!! πŸ˜πŸ“šπŸ’— The highly anticipated sequel to Divine Rivals, RUTHLESS VOWS by Rebecca Ross ⭐️, THE FOXGLOVE KING by Hannah Whitten out in paperback 🦊, and WHAT MOVES THE DEAD by T. Kingfisher 🐰!!

Also, we're back to our normal hours today! We're open 11-7.


Happy holidays! Wishing everyone peace and love, from our Reverie family to yours. πŸ’—πŸŽ„πŸŽ…πŸ˜


It's Christmas Eve, and also the day to celebrate the Icelandic Christmas Eve tradition called the book flood. πŸŽ„πŸ“š The Christmas book flood is all about giving and receiving books, then getting cozy and reading them - what can get better than that?? πŸ’—πŸ˜€πŸŽ


Elle's TOP 3 FAVORITE books they read this year!! πŸ“šπŸŽ‰Obviously, HEARTSTOPPER VOL 1 is up there πŸ˜€. The SOLO LEVELING manga series is also a fav of theirs, as well as CARRY ON by Rainbow Rowell!! πŸ’—πŸ‘


Happy Holidays!! πŸ’—πŸŽ„πŸŽ… We will be closed on Christmas Eve (12/24), and Christmas Day, (12/25). We'll be open for our normal hours on Dec. 23 and Dec. 26.

As well, we'll be closed on New Year's Eve (12/31) and New Year's Day (1/1), but we'll be open for normal hours on Dec. 30 and Jan. 2.



We call her Grace Under Fire. Here are Grace’s top books she read this year!! β€οΈπŸ“š Like always, she hopped around to different genres a bunch 😁. THE GRACE YEAR by Kim Liggett, THE BEST AMERICAN POETRY 2022 edited by Matthew Zapruder & David Lehman, THE OFFICE OF HISTORICAL CORRECTIONS by Danielle Evans, CASTE by Isabel Wilkerson, YELLOWFACE by R.F. Kuang, and CLOUD CUCKOO LAND by Anthony Doerr

Photos from Reverie Books's post 12/22/2023

Need some last minute stocking stuffers?? 🎁 πŸŽ…πŸŽ„ We've got some very lovely scented candles, journals, a screaming Christmas goat 🐐 (!), wine glasses, coffee mugs, art supplies, cute pen cases, and SO MUCH more!!! πŸ’—πŸ˜πŸ˜€



One gift… two gifts… why not just put together a gift box? (Disclaimer: real Pedro Pascal not included) - sorry


Meet Jenna, our newest addition to the Reverie family! πŸ’— Plus, her favorite books she's read this year!! πŸ“šπŸ˜ Jenna's working with us while she gets her masters in library science. Come say hi!

ON EARTH WE'RE BRIEFLY GORGEOUS by Ocean Vuong, QUIETLY HOSTILE by Samantha Irby, THE VERY SECRET SOCIETY OF IRREGULAR WITCHES by Sangu Wandanna, DELILAH GREEN DOESN'T CARE by Ashley Blake, POWERLESS by Lauren Roberts, and (of course) FOURTH WING by Rebecca Yarros

Photos from Captain Quackenbush's Coffeehouse's post 12/19/2023

Everyone CALM DOWN it's HERE. πŸ’—πŸ˜€πŸ˜ Just in time for Christmas, HEARTSTOPPER VOLUME 5 by Alice Oseman is now available. And yes we have some.



ONE WEEK TIL CHRISTMAS!! πŸŽ„β­οΈ Gift cards make for a WONDERFUL holiday gift. πŸ’—πŸŽ We'll be open for all your last minute gift shopping. Come and see us!!!



How's holiday shopping going for everyone?? πŸŽπŸ˜… We've got 8 days til Christmas, and we wanted to share some of our fav romances released this year. πŸ’—πŸ˜ What was the best romance y'all read this year?? Comment below!


Our favorite kind of date? One with a book!! πŸ“šπŸ“– A blind date with a book, to be exact. πŸ’—πŸŽ Come in and pick one up at Reverie based on your favorite genre.



20% off all christmas chocolate & candy and 15% off Adult Hardcover Fiction and Memoir this weekend! Get it. ***rownedbusiness


Want to know what's in store for you in 2024?? πŸ‘€πŸ‘€ We've got you covered with SO MANY unique tarot cards, guides, and books. ⭐️ πŸ’— Plus, with 9 days til Christmas, these tarot decks make for the perfect gift for the witchy folks in your life!! πŸŽπŸŽ„πŸ˜€



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5330 Menchaca Road
Austin, TX

Opening Hours

Tuesday 11am - 7pm
Wednesday 11am - 7pm
Thursday 11am - 7pm
Friday 11am - 7pm
Saturday 11am - 7pm
Sunday 10am - 6pm

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