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Sundial Books

4065 Main St, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336-2407
+1 757-336-5825
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Cozy, beautiful store!

When stepping into Sundial, I felt like I was stepping back into another era when bookstores... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
docindigo76
Warm & Welcoming Book Store!!

Visiting Chincoteague during a blustery rainy November week, we enjoyed the warm haven of Sundial... read more

Reviewed 15 November 2017
VASAFARI
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Williamsburg, VA
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Sundial Books is a locally owned full-service bookstore on Chincoteague Island. Our inventory includes new books and best-sellers, local and regional books, used and collectible books, music CD's, gifts, cards, local art more. We have two floors of books and plenty of comfy seats so you can take your time and find your next great read. Check our website for a calendar of upcoming events including book signings, live music and more. Order new books online at when the store is closed or you are away from Chincoteague.
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  • Terrible1%
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4065 Main St, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336-2407
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When stepping into Sundial, I felt like I was stepping back into another era when bookstores provided cozy, personal experiences. The shop itself is beautiful, with rooms to explore and a lofted area where you can look down below. I just felt very at home...More

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Reviewed 15 November 2017

Visiting Chincoteague during a blustery rainy November week, we enjoyed the warm haven of Sundial Books with inviting chairs and seemingly endless shelves to explore & treasured books to uncover (which we did, several times!) Fun collection of local postcards, gifts and artwork.

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Reviewed 24 September 2017

A town without a bookstore is a town without a soul. And Chincoteague has a soul, this in the form of Sundial, which celebrates its tenth year in business. Lots of used books, but also new titles, a section just for kids, one for poetry,...More

1  Thank Caroline005
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Reviewed 11 September 2017

This is a wonderful bookstore. They have many new and used books. The people here are very friendly and helpful. They have comfy places to sit while looking at the books. They also have gifts, cards and beautiful art. I plan on returning here when...More

1  Thank nina127
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Reviewed 13 July 2017

A great independent local bookstore is a real find. This one is outstanding. Excellent selection of local art and gifts as well as new & used books. The region is well-represented in the book selection as well. You can tell the owners put a lot...More

1  Thank dcp740i2017
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

Sundial Books was a surprising find in this small resort town. This establishment contained a wide variety of books - far better than the average beach fare. Staff was both knowledgeable and helpful. I highly recommend Sundial Books.

1  Thank EdwinKelly2
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Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We just delight in the well curated books, music and gifts this lovely shop provides. Take your time, everything from the latest books reviewed on NPR to used CDs of legendary musicians, and a wealth of Eastern Shore knowledge await you. They are very low...More

1  Thank anita p
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Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

What a wonderful surprise. Used & new books galore, excellent pony books of course, gifts, friendly owners, & tons of comics! Big hit with my family all-around.

1  Thank Elizabeth D
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Reviewed 5 June 2017

We live nearby and it's a must-stop on every trip to the island. We almost always find something we have to have. With new and used books, the inventory is always fresh. Such a fun place to browse. Lots of comfy spaces to read in....More

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Reviewed 24 May 2017

Jon and Jane, the owners, were so helpful to me. As a new, local author, they gave me sage advice to help me find the right market for my book, Stuck in the Onesies. They also took copies to sell and I have scheduled a...More

1  Thank DianaMcD
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