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If You Paid Full Price, You Didn't Buy It At Crown Books!

We buy * sell * and trade books.

Variety Of Books

Escape Into Stories With Bargain Books

Delve into a new fictional story or learn from a biography or reference book. With the savings you will find at Crown Books, you can afford to buy a wide assortment of discounted books. Come by for incredible sales on all types of books, calendars, posters, gifts and greeting cards.

Discount Books

Let us help you find a great new read.

About Us

Crown Books is a Independant retailer of new and used books in Southern California.  We are a general bookstore with a full line of catigories from classics to comics, history to current events.  Our dedicated booksellers are committed to service and to bringing bargain books  to you at great prices.

As a family-owned business, we offer a personal touch to all of our sales and transactions. If you need to make room on your bookshelf for new reads, donate, sell or trade your books to us at one of our locations and peruse the shelves for an exciting new book.  Come explore our stores to find a wonderful selection of affordable books and a friendly and personal sales staff.


Thank you for your interest. Please reach out with questions or comments using the information below. We look forward to hearing from you.

Service Area
San Diego, CA
Southern California

Our Locations


Store Locations

260 N. El Camino Real
Suite G (Next to Vons)
Encinitas CA 92024

Phone: (619) 379-2815

Monday-Saturday: 10 a.m.-8:00 p.m.
Sunday 11:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.

Woodland Hills:
6100 Topanga Canyon Blvd. #1340
Woodland Hills, CA 91367

Phone: (818) 404-2291

Monday - Thursday: 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m., Sunday: 11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Horton Plaza:
407 Horton Plaza, Forth Floor
San Diego, CA 92101

Phone: (619) 947-5741

Monday - Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Sunday: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Chula Vista Center:
555 Broadway #1016
(Next to The Burlington Coat Factory)
Chula Vista, CA 91910

Phone: (619) 316-5970

Monday - Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Sunday: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.