Our story

The Bookshelf is a Southern independent bookstore with staying power — she's been a staple in downtown Thomasville for over 30 years. In 2016, The Bookshelf was listed in the top 10 of the Independent Small Business of the Year awards, and in 2017, she was recognized as Small Business of the Year by the Thomasville-Thomas County Chamber of Commerce. 

Never been to the store? Follow our escapades online, plan a trip to Thomasville, listen to our podcast. or shop with us long-distance. We're devoted to and grateful for readers near and far who love our indie bookstore. Your support helps us keep the legacy of The Bookshelf alive. Thanks for coming along for the ride.

Our Staff

Annie B. Jones


Annie's Favorite Books
Olivia Schaffer
Olivia's Favorite Books
Erin Fielding
Erin's Favorite Books
Caroline Weeks
Caroline's Favorite Books
Kyndall Stone
Kyndall's Favorite Books
Keila Cone

Packaging/Shelf Subscription Coordinator

Keila's Favorite Books
Nancy Courtney


Nancy's Favorite Books
Mallory Singletary