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Address: 81909 Overseas Hwy, Islamorada, FL 33036-3647
Phone Number: (305) 517-2602
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A Great Book Store

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2016
Beth T
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 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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Thank Mrchanute
New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

Was surprised at how many books were available at this location. Both used and new books lined the shelves. Also, some small games for the kids.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2012 via mobile

I have passed this store during several trips to the keys and finally got my husband to stop. I am happy we did. They carry new and used books. I liked the section with local authors and keys themes. Next time I plan to stay a little longer.

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Thank fins4me
Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2012

One of the best books stores in the Keys. There are new best seller list books, children's books, and used books. My favorite section is the Keys Florida section. There are fiction and non-fiction books that take place in the Keys or are written by authors that live in the Keys.

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