Buxton Village Books s a year-round stop offering a wide variety of reads. This is a great place to pick up a book about the Outer Banks as well as contemporary fiction, southern fiction and young adult titles. You can purchase books at the shop or even after you returned home by visiting their website. Immerse your self in a great beach read including everything from the history of whaling and confederate warships to classic and contemporary tales of salty dogs. They offer signed books including Pure Sea Glass, The Last Days of Blackbeard the Pirate and Tinker by Pulitzer Prize winner, Paul Harding. Learn how to cook Outer Banks style by picking up a cookbook. Study the history of Hatteras Island through a healthy selection of tomes. And, of course, there is fishing! They have lots of how-to books as well as the handsome – and signed – Fisherman’s Guide: Fishes of the Southeastern United States by Charles Manooch and illustrated by the incredible artist, Duane Raver, Jr. This book alone is worth a trip to Buxton Village Books! But if non-fiction is not your thing – or fishing – they stock LOTS of options for the hammock, beach chair or sofa reading!