We're downtown Knoxville's locally owned independent bookstore with a great selection of fiction, non-fiction, young adult, and children’s books, all chosen with you in mind. Our booksellers know books, and we can help you find the right books for you, your family, and your friends.If you don’t see what you want, we’ll order it for you! We host a variety of local, regional and nationally known authors for readings and book signings. Check out ourupcoming events and be sure to sign up for our email newsletter (sign up at the bottom of the screen). Union Ave Books has been, continues to be, and shall remain an open and safe space for people of all walks of life.
Bill Landry will talk about and sign copies of his latest book, When the West Was Tennessee. The book is a collection of historical and unusual stories about the pioneering days of the state Landry gathered through both research and what he learned during the years he did “The Heartland Series.”
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It’s our way of saying thank you for making a conscious decision to support our small business by shopping at Union Ave Books.
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You keep more money in your local economy.
You celebrate the uniqueness of your community.
You support local jobs.
You help the environment.
You encourage community.
You conserve your tax dollars.
You benefit from our expertise.
You invest in entrepreneurship.
You make this community a destination.
Thank you for SEEING it here, BUYING it here, and KEEPING us here!
Hello newly published author! We are so glad you are requesting an event with us at Knoxville's indie bookstore. Because of our community's support, we are growing fast and having a higher volume of events being curated through this space. This requires us to be a bit more selective with the authors we host to guarantee a successful and sustainable event schedule. Please follow the below steps before reaching out to us as we love supporting local authors in the best way possible!