Nestled in the heart of Kansas City, Under the Cover is not just a bookstore—it's a dream come to life for romance enthusiasts. Carley Morton, transformed her passion for romance novels into a warm, inviting space that honors the genre.
At Under the Cover, we celebrate romance in all its forms. Our carefully curated selection includes everything from the trending sensations of "BookTok" to hidden gems from self-published authors.
We take pride in providing a platform where the genre is not only respected but revered. Our diverse collection ensures representation for queer authors, people of color, and marginalized voices, aligning with our commitment to inclusivity and empowerment.
Beyond the pages of steamy and sweet tales, we also offer an array of locally-sourced bookish goods to complement your reading experience.
Under the Cover is your local romance hub, where every story—and reader—finds a place to belong.