Welcome to Good Books in the Woods

Good Books In The Woods is a used and collectible book store located in Spring, Texas just outside The Woodlands. We have thousands of inexpensive used books for sale in our store and we're normally open to the public 5 days a week including both Saturday and Sunday. Our used books include both paperbacks and hardbacks in nearly every genre including mystery, science fiction, and childrens books. We don't currently sell romance, but that's about the only genre we don't have. We do have a bargain books section, every book in the bargain books section is $1.89.

In addition to our used book inventory, we also offer an extensive selection of collectible books including first editions and finely bound books. Our collectible books are for sale in the store and on this website.

Please see our Contact Us page for driving directions, store hours, phone number, and email.

Our Collectible Strengths:


  • History - we currently have 34 sub-categories in History
  • Philosophy
  • Theology and Religion
  • Nature, Travel, Safari, Exploration

Literature First Editions/First Printings:

  • Ernest Hemingway
  • William Faulkner
  • John Steinbeck
  • Willa Cather
  • Charles Dickens
  • Annie Proulx
  • Martin Amis
  • Erskine Caldwell and more

Mystery First Editions/First Printings:

  • Raymond Chandler
  • Dashiell Hammett
  • Arthur Conan Doyle
  • James Lee Burke
  • P.D. James
  • Wilkie Collins and more

Literary Magazines and Journals:

  • The Paris Review
  • The Partisan Review
  • The New Yorker
  • The Atlantic
  • Collier's
  • Granta
  • The Kenyon Review and others

Finely Bound Books:

  • Limited Editions Club
  • Easton Press
  • Franklin Library
  • Heritage Press/Club
  • Folio Society
  • Library of America

We Buy Books!

Good Books In The Woods pays cash for collectible books. To learn more about what we buy and what we don’t buy, please see the We Buy Books page.

Terms of Sale

All items are guaranteed as described and are returnable within 30 days for any reason. Within the United States, all books are shipped US Postal Service media mail unless otherwise requested. Overseas orders should specify shipping preference. All postage is extra.

New clients are requested to send remittance with your orders. Libraries may apply for deferred billing. All Texas residents must add 8.25% sales tax.

We accept American Express, Master Card, Discover, and Visa, and PayPal.

All items are subject to prior sale; prices are subject to change.