13 Obscure Online Bookshops for Bibliophiles in the Philippines


Scrounging through the thousands of books in secondhand bookstores requires talent, patience, and a lot of luck to chance upon a true gem. Unfortunately, not all of us have enough hours in the day to allot to book hunting, which is why obscure online bookshops in the Philippines are the hidden heroes of the country’s bibliophiles.

From literary classics to weird and wonderful novels, these online bookshops bank some of the best finds in literature. Many of these online bookstores curate their shelves, so you’re guaranteed a good read no matter what book you order. So, if you’re in the mood for a dog-eared, pre-loved book, here are 13 online bookshops to follow.

We’ve also taken the time to pick a few recommendations from each shop. After all, a bookstore is only as good as the books it holds. Happy reading!

1| Wise Guys’ Bookshop

2| Halika Books

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3| Heteronymous Books


4| Mpcurious

5| You Need More Books

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6| Bangketa Books

7| Murangbooks

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8| Tsundoku Books

9| Roel’s Bookshop

10| Boos Around the Corner

11| Bookpile.ph


12| Mimilyblue Books

13| My Online Bookshelf

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