What does Lemuria mean?

According to myth, the lost continent of Lemuria was once home to an advanced human civilization. These so-called Lemurians possessed vast knowledge and great power, as well as the uncanny ability to communicate with one another through mental telepathy.

How do I contact Lemuria?

You may contact Lemuria (the main store) by phone at (800) 366-7619 or fax at (601) 366-7784. You may also contact either store by email at info@lemuriabooks.com.

Where is Lemuria located?

Lemuria Bookstore (the main store)
202 Banner Hall
4465 I-55 North
Jackson, MS 39206

LemuriaBooks.com (website store, just across the parking lot)
4465 Office Park
Jackson, MS 39206

How is Lemuria organized?

The store is organized John-Shui. The layout of the store is conducive to browsing. The clutter is supposed to encourage customers to explore and hopefully find a book that perhaps was not sought after initially.

What does Lemuria emphasize?

We help customers discover new books. Lemuria’s staff has a varied taste in books, from the The History of Warfare to Zen Flesh, Zen Bones.

Does Lemuria sell children’s books?

Lemuria has an entire section of the store, OZ, devoted to kids. It is staffed by a full time children’s book buyer assisted by two kids able to recommend books to their peers.

How do I buy books I see on the website?

LemuriaBooks.com features secure credit card processing as well as an online cart that allows you to add books and continue shopping.

To purchase a book, click on “Add to Cart” below the book image. When you are ready to complete your purchase, click on “Check Out” in the Shopping Cart, and fill out the required fields with your information. Confirm your information and place the order, and you will receive a confirmation email. You will receive another email with tracking information after your order has shipped.

Does Lemuria host author events?

Lemuria holds regular events with local and national authors. Check our events calendar for upcoming events.

What are Literary Brews?

Literary Brews refers to any reading event we have in the Lemuriabooks.com space. The Literary comes from the authors who come to share their words with us. The Brews comes from the fact that we sell $1 domestic and $2 import beers at the Lemuriabooks.com store. Two great tastes that taste great together.

Can Lemuria reserve signed copies for customers unable to attend signings?

In most cases, yes we can. We often hold and ship signed copies. For more information, call us at (800) 366-7619.

What are the store hours?

Lemuria (the main store) is open for business Monday through Saturday 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. On Sundays we are open from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

LemuriaBooks.com (the website store) is open by appointment, and also opens at 4:30 p.m. on days that feature readings in the Lemuriabooks.com space.

Does Lemuria gift wrap?

Yes! There is no charge for this service. We can gift wrap while you wait or, if you’re in a big hurry, give us a call in advance and we can have the book ready and wrapped when you arrive (except during the holiday rush).

Does Lemuria ship books?

Lemuria ships books nationally via UPS at a cost of $10 per book, $1 per each additional book. If the customer wishes, we can gift wrap the shipment. We do frequently ship internationally. The cost varies with the method of shipment and the destination.

What other services does Lemuria provide?

We have strong staff members to help carry purchases to your car.
We hold books for later pickup.
We offer suggestions.
We promote favorite and local authors.
We host author signings and readings.
We do out of print book searches.
We are dog friendly.
We give opinions to customers on all issues.
We have a staff age ranging from 12 to “not allowed to say”.
Most importantly, we love books and it shows!