Indie Bookstores Thrive in Talbot County

September 7, 2018 by Cassandra

It’s no wonder that independent bookstores flourish in Talbot County, the cultural center of the Eastern Shore. If you’re looking for knowledgeable staff who loves a good read, here are a few of the finest stores.

Crackerjack’s, Easton: A well-curated corner in this old-school toyshop offers a strong selection of books for children from pre-school through elementary school.

Chesapeake Bay Trading Company, St. Michaels: Tucked amid clothing, housewares, and jewelry you’ll find fashionable coffee table books, as well as literary paperbacks.

Crawford Nautical Books, Tilghman Island: This repository of all things maritime offers novels, textbooks, practical navigation guides, not to mention tomes on the Chesapeake Bay.

Mystery Loves Company, Oxford: Here you will find a serious stash of mysteries, along with an owner passionate about all things suspenseful.

Unicorn Books, Trappe. Stacked to the rafters, this is one of Maryland’s largest used bookstores with more than 30,000 volumes, including rare editions.

Vintage Books and Fine Art, Easton. A handsome shop stocked with a superb Maryland collection, along with first editions and vintage maps.

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