10 novels set in bookstores

Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin
A. After a few days, Clay discovers that the store is more curious than either its name or its gnomic owner might suggest. When you sell a man a book, says Roger Mifflin, the traveling bookman at the center of this novella, you don’t sell him just 12 ounces of paper and ink and glue, you sell him a whole new life. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore. John Dunning, who still owns an antiquarian bookselling business in Denver (Old Algonquin Books), created an entire series of crime novels about a detective who loves books. A romantic comedy. The Bookshop by Penelope Fitzgerald
In a small East Anglian town, literature-loving widow Florence Green decides, against polite but ruthless local opposition, to open a bookshop. Romance, mysteries, and tales about life-changing events seem to be the main themes. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan
Clay Jannon has left life as a San Francisco web-design drone and into the aisles of Mr. J. Probably the best book about a bookstore is 84 Charing Cross Road, but what about fiction? There is actually a mini-genre of novels set in bookstores dating back 100 years to the books of Christopher Morley. This romantic comedy is a valentine to readers, librarians, and book-lovers the world over. Determined to make a new life for herself, Nina moves to a sleepy village and buys a van, which becomes a mobile bookshop. The first in a series of crime novels featuring Janeway, the others are The Bookman’s Wake, The Bookman’s Promise, The Sign of the Book, and The Bookwoman’s Last Fling. Parnassus on Wheels by Christopher Morley
Published in 1917. Fikry lives alone, his bookstore is experiencing the worst sales in its history, and now his prized possession, a rare collection of Poe poems, has been stolen. But can she write her own happy-ever-after? J. After a local book scout is killed on his turf, Janeway is on the (book)case, while also opening a small bookshop. When Luca Campelli dies a sudden and violent death, his son Jon inherits his second-hand bookshop, Libri di Luca, in Copenhagen. The Bookstore by Deborah Meyler
A witty, sharply observed novel about a young woman who finds unexpected salvation while working in a quirky used bookstore in Manhattan. The Bookshop on the Corner by Jenny Colgan
Nina Redmond has a gift for finding the perfect book for her readers. A bookselling drama of small town politics. From his floating bookstore in a barge on the Seine, he prescribes novels for the hardships of life using his intuitive feel for what the reader needs. Booked to Die by John Dunning
Denver homicide detective Cliff Janeway is an avid collector of rare books. Mr. The Library of Shadows   by Mikkel Birkegaard
A Danish literary thriller. Not a ghost story, the title refers to the ghosts of the past in the form of dead authors and old books that can be found in a bookstore. The Storied Life of A. An arson attempt follows and Jon is forced to explore his family’s past. But then a mysterious package appears at the bookstore. The Haunted Bookshop by Christopher Morley
A 1919 suspense novel that continues the story of   Roger Mifflin. The Little Paris Bookshop by Nina George
Monsieur Perdu calls himself a literary apothecary. Unbeknownst to him, the bookshop has for years been hiding a remarkable secret.
10 novels set in bookstores