Quarantine and lockdown must have gotten the better of us by now. And to tackle that, one of the favourite pastimes has been definitely reading! So what if we can't visit most of the iconic bookstores? These onine bookstores are here to help.
Forget E-commerce Giants! These Online Bookstores Are What The Book Lovers Need
Online bookstore ChapterOne Books is your answer if you favour holding a hardbound book instead of a digital one. Been searching for a book cluelessly and not getting it? ChapterOne Books is into delivering less popular yet amazing books to readers across the country.
Duo Apoorva and Shariya started Destino with just INR 500! But the brand has evolved a lot from there. Destino offers three packages, viz. white, yellow and blue, and these come with a bookmark and a postcard along with the book. The Blue pack is quite interesting given that it promotes upcoming Indian writers.
Boighar is a website dedicated solely to Bengali books. So all the probashi bangalis staying outside your hometown (including the bibliophiles staying in Kolkata) can now rejoice. This platform is trying to keep the zeal for Bengali books alive by helping the small and medium scale publishers. Think of any genre and category, and you will get all those books at the tip of your fingers — collection of essays, heritage Bengali magazines, recipe books, omnibus, adult fiction and comics, among other categories.
Second Hand Books India
Second Hand Books India is old school and plain. But that is one reason why we love it so much, because once you visit the website, you will end up browsing it for a long time. The collection is vast, consisting of romances for the sappy at heart, manga for weebs, art books (hardbound books on Matisse, Monet, Goya and more), horror, children's book, science fiction and a brilliant collection under ‘serious reading’ for literary buffs.
The thing most attractive about BookMafiya is that it offers great deals throughout the year! This online bookstore stocks classics, fiction, non-fiction, autobiographies, and categories such as Newly Added, 99 Store, 299 Store, Combos, etc. for the customers to browse more seamlessly. Now you don't have to rush to the e-commerce giants when in need of a book!