The Book Catapult is an independent bookstore located in the South Park neighborhood of San Diego. We opened in October 2017, offering all new books with a focus on new literary fiction, short stories, narrative nonfiction, science and nature writing, and kids picture books. But really we aim to stock those books that you didn't know you needed until you held them in your hands, thumbed their pages, and had a good conversation about them with an expert bookseller. That's really what we're all about. (Find out more about who we are and the history of The Book Catapult in the "About" section up above. And if you're looking for the old school Catapult, it's right here.)

In addition to 6000 books living in 1000 square feet, we also have two fantastic clothing & jewelry vendors mixed in among the books and in a dedicated boutique space.

2019 Catapult Bestsellers

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The Overstory: A Novel Cover Image
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The Dog Stars (Vintage Contemporaries) Cover Image
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French Exit: A Novel Cover Image
On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous: A Novel Cover Image
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Around the World in 80 Trees: (The perfect gift for tree lovers) Cover Image
The Field Guide to Dumb Birds of North America (Bird Books, Books for Bird Lovers, Humor Books) Cover Image
The Emissary Cover Image
Auntie Poldi and the Sicilian Lions (An Auntie Poldi Adventure #1) Cover Image
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Infinite Succulent: Miniature Living Art to Keep or Share Cover Image
Tin Man: A Novel Cover Image
The Tree Lady: The True Story of How One Tree-Loving Woman Changed a City Forever Cover Image
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Educated: A Memoir Cover Image
The Collected Schizophrenias: Essays Cover Image
Myth Match: A Fantastical Flipbook of Extraordinary Beasts Cover Image
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The Testaments: The Sequel to The Handmaid's Tale Cover Image
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