Top Affordable Bookstores in Singapore

Anna Quindlen once said: "Books are the plane, the train, and the road. They are the destination and the journey. They are home." The magical nature of books made people all over the world including the Singaporeans fall in love with them even more.

A proof of that are the crowded libraries and bookstores filled with diverse selection of books. Worry not about the bookstores that offer the best prices, as we got it covered for you! Here is the rundown of the Top Affordable Bookstores in Singapore

 

  1. BRAS BASAH COMPLEX

 

Bras Basah Complex is not only the perfect place for cheap printing services but also for cheap bookstores. These bookstores store a variety of fiction books, magazines, textbooks, children's books, graphic novels, and more. Patronize the Evernew Bookstore’s book fairs that offer second-hand books for as low as S$2! With a price as low as that, how can a bookworm ever leave?

 

Although it is used, it does not mean that you cannot get one in mint condition! Furthermore, the existence of used books serve as a gentle reminder that regardless of its age, that does not alter its meaningful contents.

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  1. POPULAR BOOKSTORE

POPULAR Bookstore is by far the most notable bookstore chain in Singapore with 29 outlets spanning the nation. This bookstore is well stocked with reference, fiction, nonfiction, and children's books in various languages such as Chinese, English, and Malay. Their bestsellers including "The Time Keeper by Mitch Albom" and "LEE KUAN YEW by Alex Josey" are priced at S$5-40 only.

Do want to get more amazing deals? All you have to do is to apply as a POPULAR Member and be at least 7 years old to enjoy 10% off on all POPULAR and UrbanWrite stores.

Aside from books, they also sell an assortment of stationery, electronics, and accessories. Find the nearest POPULAR Bookstore at https://www.popular.com.sg/store-locator

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  1. THE GROOVY GIRAFFE

The Groovy Giraffe is an online bookstore specializing on children's books and early learning resources. What separates The Groovy Giraffe from the rest is that they sell books lower than the recommended retail prices. In fact, you can save up to 80% off!

Currently, they offer sale on Puzzle books (S$3.90), Coloring books (S$3.90), and various Storybooks with prices ranging from S$2.90 to S$9.90. You may either have your books shipped or self-collected with no minimum order at their Yishun warehouse.

For more information visit: http://www.thegroovygiraffe.com.

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  1. KINOKONIYA

Kinokuniya, originally from Japan, is a bookstore known for its well-crafted collection of books sold at budget-friendly prices. You can find almost any title here including English reference books, French novels, Japanese Mangas, and Taiwanese magazines. Aside from books they sell adorable and quality lifestyle products and stationeries that are imported from Japan.

For a unique experience of sipping a coffee or grabbing a bite while you read your new book then, visit their Ngee Ann City outlet now! Too busy to drop-by this outlet? It is okay, as they had just revamped their online bookstore at https://singapore.kinokuniya.com. So, you can shop within the comforts of your own home.

Kinokuniya has 4 outlets nationwide, visit: http://www.kinokuniya.com.sg/ourstores.php

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  1. SELECT BOOKS

Aside from the affordable cultural books available at Amazon (http://www.amazon.com/b?ie=UTF8&node=4911), you can widen your historical knowledge by purchasing books from Select Books.

Select books, an online bookstore established Singapore, consider themselves as the Asian Book Specialist and that is exactly what they are. If you are looking for school or personal resources on Buddhist architecture of Southeast Asia, Gerontological Counselling, and Expats living in Myanmar then, this is the perfect bookstore for you.

With their rich selection of culture and history books, Select Books sells and publishes some of the important works in South-East Asian history including "An Alternative Vision For Malaysia" (S$12.16) and “Korean Wave In Southeast Asia, The: Consumption And Cultural Production" (S$17.10). Payment by credit cards and PayPal are easily accepted. Order now at http://www.selectbooks.com.sg.

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  1. MPH BOOKSTORE

MPH Bookstore, established in Singapore since 1890, is a premier chain of bookstores with three outlets (http://www.mph.com.sg/store.html) located in Raffles City Shopping Centre, Robinson Road, and Parkway Parade. Its location accessibility helps the office crowd and the neighboring vicinities to indulge on the beauty of printed literature.

They offer a huge variety of books, stationeries, magazines, greeting cards, and gifts that are sold in modest prices. Would you believe that MPH Bestsellers books namely "Jodi Picoult's Leaving Time" and "Stephen King's Mr Mercedes" retails for as low as S$15.95 (inclusive of GST)?

Aside from this, they offer 20% off Lat's Comics and Cookery titles. For more information, visit: http://bq.sg/mall/mph-bookstore-singapore.

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Books take us in a wild adventure with our imagination as the limit. Fortunately, you need not to spend much to indulge in a good book! For a comprehensive list of ongoing book sales in Singapore, there is only one place to go: BQ.sg (http://bq.sg/?s=books).

BQ.SG is dedicated to provide the most comprehensive deal, sale, promotion news for people who live in Singapore. We have source diectly from more than 2000 online and offline retailers (Singapore and Oversea) to deliver the best deals to you everyday. We varify that each deal is valid, and from a reputable retailer. It is a place where you find great singapore sale everyday!

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20 - 28 Feb 2017 NTUC Warehouse Club: Open to All Renovation Clearance Sale Up to 90% OFF

NTUC Warehouse Club: Open to All Renovation Clearance Sale Up to 90% OFF
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Warehouse Club (WHC) is a membership based warehouse retail club. Opened in December 2014, It is the first and only warehouse club in Singapore for groceries and household consumables. WHC members enjoy greater savings through bulks buys, value packs and exclusive access to direct import products.

Before they undergo renovation, they are having a Open to All Renovation Clearance Sale with up to 90% off storewide! No membership required so hurry down now! Sale ends on 28 February 2017.

 

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Timberland: Online Exclusive Sale - 40% OFF Footwear +Additional 15% OFF with Coupon Code!
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Grab a pair of quality boots from Timberland now online with their 40% off footwear sale! Limited sizes available while stocks last so hurry! Also get additional 15% off when you spend min. $150 with this coupon code!

 

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Dining Coupons – Feb/Mar 2017

Dining Coupons - Feb/Mar 2017
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BQ knows how important every little saving is, that's why dining coupons are so important! Especially when fast food and restaurants are getting more and more expensive. Here's all the latest dining coupons for February and March 2017 consolidated for your easy access! Remember to stay updated on the latest coupons at BQ.sg and at our Facebook page!

 

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Book by 25 Feb 2017 FlyScoot: Coupon Code for 20% OFF 22 Destinations with Citibank Cards!

FlyScoot: Coupon Code for 20% OFF 22 Destinations with Citibank Cards!
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Scoot off to more new destinations and enjoy 20% off exclusively with your Citi Credit Card. Valid from 22 – 25 Feb 2017. T&Cs apply.
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Cathay Cineplexes: Grab A Pair of Tickets @ $15 Only!

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Don't miss out on Cathay Cineplexes' limited period offer! Buddy up and catch a movie with your friend at only $15 for a pair of tickets from Monday to Thursday. Top up $5 for a large popcorn & 2 soft drinks at the box office! You can now save up to $11.80 easily - grab it before it’s gone!

 

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Updated with Prices! Starbucks: NEW Petal Parade Collection

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This season's soft pink hues and tender blooms have gathered on Starbucks' mugs and tumblers!

 

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Book by 26 Feb 2017 AirAsia: Airfare Promotion to Bali, Cebu, Penang, Phuket and more from just $5!

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Embark on your new adventures to Bali, Cebu, Penang, Phuket and more from just $5 on AirAsia! Book before 26 Feb!

 

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From 22 Feb 2017 Starbucks: NEW Limited Edition Starbucks Siren’s Tail Set

Starbucks: NEW Limited Edition Starbucks Siren's Tail Set
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Coffee in one hand, clutch in the other.

This Starbucks Siren's Tail Set comes with one envelope clutch (available in 2 colors) and a limited edition Siren's Tail Starbucks Card (with $10 value). Yours for $25. Available while stocks last, T&Cs apply

 

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From 22 Feb 2017 Starbucks: NEW Tahitian Vanilla Macchiato and Valencia Orange Cocoa Cappuccino

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Time to try Starbucks' new drinks Tahitian Vanilla Macchiato and Valencia Orange Cocoa Cappuccino from 22 February!

 

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20 - 21 Feb 2017 BQ’s Daily Top Deals: $6 OFF GrabTaxi Ride, NTUC Warehouse Club Renovation Sale, $5 OFF Movie Tickets, Courts 22.2 Online Sale, Esprit 25% OFF & More!

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This week get up to $6 off your GrabTaxi ride with this coupon code as well as discounts off movie tickets from Cathay Cineplexes!

Head to NTUC Warehouse Club for their Open House to All Renovation Sale and enjoy up to 90% off your grocery shopping!

Other offers include: AirAsia airfare promotion from $5, Courts 22.2 Febulous 1-Day Online Sale, New Starbucks drinks and Esprit sale with 25% off storewide!

 

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Till 26 Feb 2017 Esprit: Spring New Arrival Promotion – 25% OFF Storewide + Extra 10% OFF Sale Items (Min. 2)

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Exclusively for Esprit Friends, enjoy new arrivals and everything else at 25% off and sale items (min. 2pcs) at extra 10% off!

If you are not an Esprit Friend yet, just sign up free online when you check out! Sale ends 26 February 2017.

 

*Terms and conditions applied, please refer to ESPRIT official website for reference. In case of any dispute, the decision of ESPRIT shall be final.

 

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Till 31 Dec 2017 Cathay Cineplexes: Enjoy $5 OFF Movie Tickets with Your Pet Lovers Centre Card!

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Flash your Pet Lovers Centre card to enjoy $5 off a pair of movie tickets from now till 31 December 2017 at Cathay Cineplexes!

 

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23 - 26 Feb 2017 Watsons: 4-Day Members’ Sale with 20% OFF Storewide In Stores & Online!

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Enjoy STOREWIDE 20% OFF with minimum $38 spend in a single receipt or shop online at watsons.com.sg! 4 days only from 23 - 26 February 2017. Don’t forget to start collecting stamps to redeem your very own Lock & Lock container sets! On top of that, get 3% CASH REBATE when you use your POSB Everyday Card*!

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