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Who We Are

ISLAND BOOKS is a locally owned independent bookstore serving Newport County since 1993.  Our centrally located store in Wyatt Square in Middletown proudly serves both the year-round and seasonal communities of Aquidneck Island.  Rhode Island Monthly has named us the best independent bookstore in Newport County every year since 2006!

Our Favorites in New Fiction

The Maze at Windermere: A Novel Cover Image
Tin Man: A Novel Cover Image
Warlight: A novel Cover Image
American by Day Cover Image
You Think It, I'll Say It: Stories Cover Image
Alternate Side: A Novel Cover Image

Our Favorites in New Non-Fiction

Educated: A Memoir Cover Image
Tip of the Iceberg: My 3,000-Mile Journey Around Wild Alaska, the Last Great American Frontier Cover Image
The Soul of America: The Battle for Our Better Angels Cover Image
Natural Causes: An Epidemic of Wellness, the Certainty of Dying, and Killing Ourselves to Live Longer Cover Image
How Democracies Die Cover Image
How to Grill Everything: Simple Recipes for Great Flame-Cooked Food Cover Image