Welcome! You've arrived at Boffins, an independent bookshop in Perth, Western Australia. Since 1989, we've delighted readers with our eclectic range: from technical manuals to sumptuous cookbooks to the latest fiction and children's bestsellers. Whatever your passion, there's a book for you at Boffins.

Recommended new releases and bestsellers

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    "It is said that fact is sometimes stranger than fiction, and nowhere is that more true than in the case of black holes. Black holes ...

    5+ in stock - ships Thu 28th!
  • Punderdome: A Card Game for Pun Lovers

    From the daughter-father duo that created Brooklyn's beloved live pun competition comes Punderdome, the "Punderful card game [that] will replace Cards Against Humanity at ...

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  • Truly Madly Guilty

    IF ONLY THEY'D SAID NO...Clementine is haunted by regret. It was just a barbeque. They didn't even know their hosts that well ...

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  • Van Gogh's Ear

    This compelling detective story presents exclusive revelations about the greatest mystery surrounding one of the world's most famous artists. On a dark night in ...

    5+ in stock - ships Thu 28th!
  • The Bone Sparrow

    'A special book.' Morris Gleitzman Sometimes, at night, the dirt outside turns into a beautiful ocean. As red as the sun and as deep as ...

    3 in stock - ships Thu 28th!
  • Tarkine Trails / Takayna Makuminya

    Across mountains, down rivers, along coasts, through forests: Tarkine Trails / takayna makuminya, with its splendid photographs and maps, is the definitive guide for adventurers to ...

    5+ in stock - ships Thu 28th!

What our customers think

Greatest book shop in Perth by far. [The staff] seem to all have an infinite repertoire of knowledge they are happy to serve out.
— Michael Wilson (Google)
Best bookshop...the only reason to train into Perth
— Evelyn Wheeler (Facebook)
The staff are unfailingly friendly, helpful, and professional, and have an uncanny knack of knowing what I need...
— Google user
Great store. All your books you need, if your TAFE bookshop doesn't have what you need, they DO.
— Matthew Davie (Facebook)