Welcome!

Welcome to the e-commerce website of Skylark Bookshop, an independent bookshop in the heart of downtown Columbia, MO. We’re thrilled that you’re here.

While we'd much rather see you in person or talk on the telephone, now you can order your books from us online. Feel free to browse the site - if you can't find what you're looking for, call us at (573) 777 6990 or drop us a line if you have any questions! We love to make recommendations (see out Staff Recommendations tab in the menu) and we love a challenge!

Authors Appearing at Skylark

100 Things to Do in Columbia, Mo Before You Die By Stephen Paul Sayers Cover Image
Heroine By Mindy McGinnis Cover Image
Not a Drop to Drink By Mindy McGinnis Cover Image
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We Are the Light: A Novel By Matthew Quick Cover Image
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Sister Novelists: The Trailblazing Porter Sisters, Who Paved the Way for Austen and the Brontës By Devoney Looser Cover Image

New and Notable

The Winners: A Novel (Beartown Series) By Fredrik Backman Cover Image
The Golden Enclaves: A Novel (The Scholomance #3) By Naomi Novik Cover Image
Best of Friends: A Novel By Kamila Shamsie Cover Image
The Genesis of Misery By Neon Yang Cover Image
On Her Wings: The Story of Toni Morrison By Jerdine Nolen, James E. Ransome (Illustrator) Cover Image

Staff Favorites

Still Life By Sarah Winman Cover Image
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The Phone Booth at the Edge of the World: A Novel By Laura Imai Messina Cover Image
The Book of Delights: Essays By Ross Gay Cover Image
Time Is a Mother By Ocean Vuong Cover Image
This Will Not Pass: Trump, Biden, and the Battle for America's Future By Jonathan Martin, Alexander Burns Cover Image