Featured Block Island Books

 

We offer a wide range of Block Island-themed books for readers young and old. Explore the various categories and call us to inquire about any of these books, or come in and browse! Please call us at 401-466-8878 for availability.

 

History

 

 

 

 Block Island Lore and Legends
Ethel Colt Richie

Images of America: Block Island
Donald A. D’Amato 

 

 

 
 
 

Block Island History of Photography: Volume 1 1870-1910's
Robert M. Downie

 

Block Island History of Photography: Volume 2 1917-1960’s
Robert M. Downie

   

Summer by the Seaside
Bryant F. Tolles, Jr.

Wetherbee's Block Island: Paintings from the 1940's
Jack Lynch & Meg Lynch Doyle

 

 

Palatine Ship: Ghost Ship of Block Island
Robert W. Carlson

Bell Tolls: Shipwrecks & Lighthouses (BI Volume 1)
Henry Keatts and George Farr

   

 

Tristram Dodge and His Decendants in America: With Historical and Descriptive Accounts of Block Island and Cow Neck, L.I., Their Original Settlements
Robert Dodge

Livermore's History of Block Island
Written by: Reverend S.T. Livermore
   
 

Nature

 

 

On This Island: The Block Island Trail and Nature Guide

Keith Lang and Scott Comings
The Nature of Block Island
Scott Comings
   
 
Ecology of Block Island

Natural History Survey of Rhode Island
Nature Conservancy Postcard Collection
   

Block Island Geology: History and Field Excursions
Les Sirkin

The Outerlands: A Natural History Guide to Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard, Nantucket, Block Island and Long Island
Dorothy Sterling

   
   
Public Access to the Rhode Island Coast

Rhode Island Sea Grant, University of Rhode Island
 
   
 

Fishing

 

 

Fishing up the Moon: Block Island Fishing Guide
Jack Lynch

Striper Chronicles: East Coast Fishing Legends and Adventures

Leo N. Orsi, Jr.
   

Sword
Jack Lynch

Salt of the Sea
Cindy Follett Guldemond

   

Island Stripers
Capt. Al Anderson

Surfcasting Around the Block
Dennis Zambrotta

 
 

Cooking

 

 

 
   A Taste of Salt Air & Island Kitchens
Ladies Auxiliary of the Block Island Volunteer
   
 

Childrens'

 


Colorful Block Island
Sid and Helen Frank 
Good Night Rhode Island
Adam Gamble
   
 

Arts & Photography

 

 

Block Island: One of the Last Great Places
Gerard Closset

Block Island: Rhode Island's Jewel
Malcolm Greenaway

Flying Above the New England Coast
Jake McGuire

Block Island An Artist's Journal
By: Kate Knapp

   
 


 

Block Island Fiction

 

 

Stone Wall Freedom
David Lee Tucker
 
Stone Wall Freedom: Islander
David Lee Tucker
   
Stone Wall Freedom: The Slave
David Lee Tucker
   
 
  Long Kate: A Tale of Block Island

R.W. Carlson

 

Miscellaneous

 

The Dawn of the Seamonster and Other Wonders of Block Island
By: Jim Stevenson

Block Island Trivia: A Quiz for a Rainy Day
Robert Ellis Smith
   
Ghosts of Block Island
Fran Migliaccio
More Ghost of Block Island
Fran Migliaccio
   
 

Letters from the Labyrinth: at the Turning Point

Barbara MacDougall 
The Monkey’s Fist
J.V. Houlihan, Jr.
   

 
 

Poetry

 

Days of Dogs and Driftwood

Lisa Silverberg Starr
This Place Here

Lisa Sliverberg Starr
   
 

Mad with Yellow
Lisa Sliverberg Starr

Where Beach Meets The Ocean
Block Island Poetry Project

 

Stationery

 

Visions of Block Island in Photographs and Words
Keith Lang

Block Island Cards
Charlotte Herring

 

 

Block Island Notecards
Jane Strone

Block Island Postcards
K.C. Perry

   
 
 

Block Island Cards
Kimberly Todd

Block Island Notecards
K.C. Perry