Welcome to my humble bookshop! At Curious Turtle Books you will find the finest in fantastika science fiction, fantasy, horror, weird fiction, magical realism, slipstream); fairy tales, folk literature, & mythology; books on reading, writing,  and books themselves; "difficult" and experimental fiction, gathered from across the globe. Right now inventory is being added to The Stacks and The Rare Case, so check often to see what's new! If you are looking for specific titles or have a want list, contact me via email and I will eagerly assist you in your quest!

 
 
A book reads the better which is our own, and has been so long known to us, that we know the topography of its blots, and dog’s ears, and can trace the dirt in it to having read it at tea with buttered muffins.
— Charles Lamb, Essays of Elia
 
 

The Tale of the Bookshop

Here will be the story of how the bookshop came to be.

Our Philosophy

Here will be the bookshop's gentle manifesto.