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Sundial Books

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Great bookstore and has lots on local history and the ponies. I wish we had more time to browse... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Reston, Virginia
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Wonderful little shop

While walking the Main St. my son and I discovered Sundial Books. The shopkeepers were friendly... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2018
Kerri W
Lebanon, Pennsylvania
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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...more
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4065 Main St, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336-2407
+1 757-336-5825
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great bookstore and has lots on local history and the ponies. I wish we had more time to browse and sit for a spell and read a book. I wish more book stores like this existed!

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

While walking the Main St. my son and I discovered Sundial Books. The shopkeepers were friendly and the store was full of new and used books.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Kerri W
Reviewed 23 September 2018

We can't spend time on the island without our trip to Sundial Books to see whats new. A vast selection of books, new and used, also a nice selection of gifts some hand crafted. The shop is laid out in rooms and 2 floors so...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank mpirosjr
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

The building, with two whole floors of books was beautiful. The store has a wide variety of books for adults and children, but not a lot of young adult books. There were not many new books and the used books were dated and pricey. Sundial...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Pgh_Sue5548
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Very nice collection of books, calendars, magnets & music! We spent about an hour looking though the very organized collection of books. They have a collection of books about the local area, as well.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Eclectic mix of new and used books aling with tourist postcards. Loved meandering through the rooms to explore the nooks and crannies. Good local history section.

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Marcia W
Reviewed 8 August 2018

I like to stop in here each time and check for new art in the back room. They have a nice little selection of unique art

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank KathFW
Reviewed 4 June 2018

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

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank Mary K
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.

Date of experience: November 2017
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

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Caroline005
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