​Customer parking in back

                              Owners: Leo Romero & Elizabeth Cook-Romero 

tiLeo Romero & Elizabeth Cook-Romero opened their first Santa Fe used bookstore in 1988, and since then Books of Interest has become a destination for locals as well as visitors to Santa Fe.

Books of Interest is a browser's bookstore. We do not sell online, so our store is not picked over by people shopping online. Our inventory is priced competitively with the internet, but it is reserved for those adventurous enough to browse our shelves. Those who come into our bookstore have the chance of finding some unexpected gems or at least a lot of good books. 


Books of Interest is Leo and Elizabeth's fourth bookstore since 1988, all of them in Santa Fe. They have sold two bookstores and retired twice, but a love for books keeps bringing them back into the business. They have seen the book business at its peak and at its nadir. Even during the worst of times Leo and Elizabeth keep trucking along, thanks to the customers who appreciate quality books in excellent condition.

We get frequent calls to buy books from various estates. Santa Fe draws people from across the country, and many bring their books with them. Over the years, we have purchased many excellent and unique libraries.

As of April 2014, Books of Interest has been in business for five years.





Above is a corner of the Books of Interest art room, which holds one of the finest collections of art books in the United States. Art is not the only area in which the bookstore excells. It is also known for poetry, literature, cooking and Southwestern history.


Books of Interest

311 Aztec St.,  Santa fe

(505) 984-9828

​Open: ​Mon.-Sat. 10-5; Sun. haphazardly








Fine & reasonably priced books on art -

photography - the Southwest & New Mexico - Native-American arts & culture - poetry - literature - Eastern & Western religion - cooking - nature - science - world history - art technique - and more.