Books, a companion of lifetime that does not demand anything in return, just gives off everything to the reader who reads it with passion. Books provide a perfect time and space travel tool that enables our mind to back or forth in time or to get glimpse of a character’s life, almost in person, depending on the topic it covers. Bookstores, be it a reservoir of old, used books or new ones, either way they provide just the kind of material we need for spending nice and calm alone time in a serene evening. It doesn’t matter whether you live in a busy metropolitan city or a small town, every human colony appears to have at least some of them to satisfy the demand of the resident people. Here we consider the busy city of Maine in the United States of America and top 7 bookstores present there that offer a bit more than just books.
Here Are The 7 Top Bookstores In Maine:
Nautical Scribe Books
Located in 132 Church St., Belfast, Maine, United States of America, this bookstore is primarily dedicated to selling used along with a vast collection of new books too. Apart from specializing in maritime themed books, different maritime art collectibles including photographs, Nautical Scribe Books also features sophisticated ship models, boating themed toys and books for children at discounted low prices, often at prices lesser than $10.
Gulf of Maine Books
The bookstore, opened in 1979 by Beth Leonard and Gary Lawless, specializes in collections that include books concerning general wide interest areas ranging from literature, poetry of regional and international value to those involving alternative practical topics including environmental issues. The independent alternative store in 134 Main St., Brunswick, Maine, United States of America, also features a wide array of greeting and post cards for various occasions.
Devaney, Doak & Garrett, Booksellers
Starting in 1991, the award winning bookstore of 193 Broadway, Farmington, Maine, United States of America, harbors a huge collection of books covering a vast array of subjects ranging from general interest topics, literature, regional collections and children books to those belonging to Sci-Fi, fantasy and mystery genre. Apart from these, the store also features Post and greeting cards, gifts like games and toys, magazines and news dailies and also various artworks. Being a bookstore of famous repute, it also stages famous author on their book premieres for book readings and signings.
Mystery Cove Bookshop
Situated in 1, Dewey St., Hulls Cove, Maine, United States of America, the genuine brick and mortar bookstore overlooks the wonderful scenic beauty of coastline and also the Acadia National Park. Opened in 2007, the store besides having a collection of books on the local scenic assets, features old as well as new books on general topics, regional and international literature, mystery, sci-fi fantasy etc.
The Mustard Seed Book Store
It is not just a bookstore but something far more than that. Located at 74, Front Street, Maine, United States of America, the bookstore provides a perfect homely environment to try looking into some brand new books while taking a relaxing sip in a warm cup of tea or coffee. In this place you can also connect friends with same kind of taste as yours and enjoy the music of silence while experiencing the addictive fragrance of new book’s untouched pages.
Old Professor’s Bookshop
Located at 99, Main Street, Belfast, Maine, United States of America, the bookstore harbors an intriguing selection of books collected and organized by an incredibly knowledgeable Professor and proprietor Dr. George Siscoe, on whom the store “Old Professor” is actually named after. Besides having a brilliant collection books, it provides the perfect cozy ambiance to study and through it travel in an amazing wonderland.
The Owl and Turtle Bookshop
It is an independent bookstore located in 33, Bay View Street, Camden, Maine, United States of America, that collects mainly marine and nautical based and also local Maine and New England themed books. Apart from these it also holds a wide collection of US based and internationally acclaimed best sellers. Apart from providing cognitive treats to book loving people of all ages, recently it has also opened a café place to enjoy different coffee delights.
Apart from the ones mentioned above, Maine is absolutely overwhelmed with many noteworthy bookstores that, through its intriguing old or new book collections, will satisfy your reading thirst and mesmerize your soul with its myriad enthralling topics. Along with the satisfactory collection of almost every book, these book stores also provide a great ambiance where you can sit quietly and read along with the cup of coffee and some snacks. So, don’t forget to visit these bookstores during your visit to Maine.