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

  • The Hidden Life of Trees (Illustrated Edition)

    In his international bestseller, The Hidden Life of Trees, Peter Wohlleben opened readers' eyes to the wonders and amazing processes at work in the forest ...

    5+ in stock - ships Wed 24th!
  • BumbleBunnies: The Pond (BumbleBunnies, Book 1)

    Wuffle the puppy, Lou the kitten and Billington the duck are playing happily in the garden.But when disaster strikes, who will save the day ...

    5+ in stock - ships Wed 24th!
  • Modern Baking

    Donna Hay, Australia's bestselling, favourite and most trusted cook, brings you one of her most beautiful books yet: Modern Baking, with over 250 mouthwatering ...

    5+ in stock - ships Wed 24th!
  • The Fifth Risk: Undoing Democracy

    "The election happened," remembers Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall, then deputy secretary of the Department of Energy. "And then there was radio silence." Across all departments, similar stories ...

    5+ in stock - ships Wed 24th!
  • Melmoth

    Twenty years ago Helen Franklin did something she cannot forgive herself for, and she has spent every day since barricading herself against its memory. But ...

    5+ in stock - ships Wed 24th!
  • Likely Stories

    From Hugo, Eisner, Newbery, Harvey, Bram Stoker, Locus, World Fantasy, and Nebula award-winning author Neil Gaiman and Eisner award-winner Mark Buckingham (Fables) comes a striking ...

    5+ in stock - ships Wed 24th!
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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)