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Address: 81909 Overseas Hwy, Islamorada, FL 33036-3647
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A real local book store!

How rare to find a real local book store that not only has all the latest best sellers but also has an extensive collection of local books about The Keys. Mystery books whose... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
57ConnieC
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Bridgeton, New Jersey
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Bridgeton, New Jersey
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

How rare to find a real local book store that not only has all the latest best sellers but also has an extensive collection of local books about The Keys. Mystery books whose settings are somewhere in Florida are sold here too. From time to time, a local author will be in the store for a book talk and a... More 

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Oxford, Ohio
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37 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Great little book store. I picked up an autographed copy of Appetizing Appetizers & I want to make every single recipe in the book. Lots of local fiction & nonfiction. Great shop!

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Thank Kate W
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496 reviews
146 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Nice little bookstore. Much on the Keys and local history along with bestseller selection for vacation reading. Long live reading for pleasure. Plenty of parking.

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Thank MaryandBobontheroad
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35 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

I stopped in today, just to look around. I left with three paperbacks and a card! Great selection of books. Sections with local authors, and books that take place locally. I like crime fiction, and left with one set in Islamirada, one in Key West, and one in Monroe County. The salesperson was very helpful. And she didn't mind my... More 

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Thank Beth T
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

Great selection of new & used, hardback & paperback. Local writers from The Keys, mysteries, detective novels with local characters & locations you will recognize. The lady behind the register knows her books & local authors. She was a big help in steering me to some fun vacation reading.

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Thank Karen R
Wyandotte, Michigan
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25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

This is a great book store! They have new and used books, a fantastic YA section and lots of great kids books. They also carry some Keys souvenirs for book lovers. I'm so glad we decided to stop here on our drive through the Keys.

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Thank Jodie C
New Hampshire
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69 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2016

They have local Keys writers, Florida writers, Ocean and sea life themed books for both adult and children, post cards, stationery and a wide variety of standard new books you'd expect. This place is a goldmine for readers both adult and children. They have audio used books. The used book section has plenty of books for 50 cents and $1... More 

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Thank Diana E
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2015 via mobile

As this is my fifth visit I am always impressed with the staff and the service I get there. This is the gem for books in the keys.

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Thank Aldo0050
Oviedo, Florida
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59 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2015

My daughters and I had passed this location several times and decided to stop in one afternoon. We arrived at 5:15 not knowing that the store closed at 5:30. The clerk seemed bothered by our presence. I heard her rummaging in her purse and getting out her car keys around 5:20. She finally came up to me at 5:23 and... More 

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Chanute, Kansas
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29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 June 2013

Hooked on Books is a 'must stop' everytime I'm fortunate enough to make it to the Florida Keys. They always have a special section full of books on Florida...fiction, historical, Keys, pirates...you name it, they've got it. They also have many signed books, as Hooked on Books is a stop for many of the popular Florida authors. I was excited... More 

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