Find your next favourite read at Queen Books.
Found in Leslieville, Queen Books is located at 914 Queen St. East. Surrounded by picture-perfect restaurants and trendy clothing stores, you’ll have a hard time trying to leave this beautiful neighbourhood.
Queen Books is an independent bookstore that carries picks from all different genres, so no matter what your interest is, you will find a great read.
Whether you are looking for fiction or non-fiction, a light and fluffy read, or a hard-hitting pick, you will find it all here.
The shop first opened in 2017, and although still fairly new to the Leslieville community, the shop has been embraced with open arms due to the sheer excellence of its products. The bookshop aims to carry works that appeal to the diverse Leslieville community. Along with the range of genres, Queen Books also carries books focused on and created by LGBTQ+ and BIPOC authors.
Queen Books is also know for the fun events that it puts on.
The shop tries to have a storytime session every weekend. There are also special events such as book signings, as well as panels featuring groups of authors focussing on specific issues within the writing community. Be sure to check out the shop's website and socials to stay up to date on what's to come.
When you step into the store you’ll see why they were so quickly welcomed to the community. Not only do they have an amazing range of novels, but the store itself is straight out of every book lover's fantasy. You'll find top hits in the middle, adults and young adults reads along the walls, a section in the back dedicated to kids.
Covered with ceiling to floor bookshelves, lining the entire store with amazing picks, and warm brown hardwood interior, the store is a little nook for all bookworms to get lost in while browsing.
Go check out the store for yourself and see why it is so widely loved by Torontonians.
914 Queen Street East, Toronto, ON, Canada