Armchair Books

The best way to: search, browse, purchase

We bring the bookstore to you.  No matter where you are in the world, we are just “one-click” or “swipe” away.  It’s the ultimate in book shopping – variety and convenience at your fingertips.

Who We Are:

Our founder registered himself with a book wholesaler to be able to order books that he knew he’d never be able to find at his local bookstore.  At first, this was just for himself.  This was followed by a blog which he published to advertise an exclusive, hand-picked list of cookbooks for sale.  Having identified a clear demand for this service, he took the next step and officially founded Armchair Books.

Armchair Books sold our first book on the 3rd of May 2012 - Ross Dobson’s Wholefood Kitchen. We stocked a very limited range of books and were still operating as and selling only in the UK.

Fast forward to 2019 and between the three founders, years of ecommerce experience and above all a love for books, especially cookbooks, has been brought together to form Armchair Books, your favourite independent online bookstore.

Initially, Armchair Books specialised in cookbooks – but today we have expanded our inventory to over 2.5 million titles across a selection of genres, all that is close to our heart and above all which we are passionate about.

We absolutely love books and helping people to find and read more books, that is our Live’s purpose.

Working in conjunction with an extensive network of local and international warehouses, Armchair Books pride ourselves on being able to source that special title you just can’t seem to track down locally. Or maybe we can help you discover a new author that you’ve never heard of.  Our online store ships internationally and can source and supply books to almost anywhere in Europe, Africa, and the Middle East.

Our website is conveniently integrated with our warehouses’ inventories, allowing clients to know exactly which titles we have available and where they are being sourced from.   This ensures that Armchair Books offer book lovers a huge selection of books to choose from.  Courier shipping delivers your order directly to your doorstep, and we’ll update you on your order’s progress every step of the way.   It’s the ultimate in book shopping – variety and convenience at your fingertips.

Welcome to our website – we look forward to providing book lovers with all things literary.