a conscious curation of contemporary literature 

independent online bookstore

Book Shelf

Your go-to bookstore for handpicked literary fiction & non-fiction from diverse authors

We select titles that speak to our key themes, choosing from the best independent publishers


Shop indie.

Shop from our current curation or choose something tried-and-tested from our past curations. Or if you're looking for a book that's not featured on our website, we can get it to you with a personal book order!

Book pages

Current Curation

Find your next read in our latest curation of quality contemporary literature. We choose titles from diverse authors and independent publishers and we refresh our curation every 3 months so you can always find something new to read.

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Past Curations

Looking for even more reading inspiration? You can always shop our past curations and you'll even find book reviews of some of our past picks, on our blog, to help you decide. Click below to shop past curations.

Open book pages

Looking for a book that's not listed on our website? No problem. You can order books from us by providing us with the title and author of the book you're looking for and we'll get it to you. Don't worry: we'll confirm all the details and prices with you before finalising the order.

Our favourites

We put together a curation of 20 contemporary titles, making it easier for you to choose your next read

We refresh our curation every 3 months, so you'll always find something new