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Winter Hours now in effect: Wednesday thru Saturday 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

(weather permitting)

Now Through April 19th

We've been finding good homes for good books since 1983, first via catalog and later internet sales to customers all over the world. In 2007 we opened a genuine brick and mortar book shop. We are Bar Harbor's only used book store. Mystery Cove Book Shop offers books in all subjects and if we don't have the book you're looking for, we'll do our best to find it for you. We have a strong collection of books by Mainers and books about Maine, especially those concerned with the people, history, flora and fauna of Mount Desert Island.

Our Summer hours are Monday through Saturday, 10 am to 5 pm. We’re located 500 feet up Crooked Road from Route 3 in Hulls Cove. We are now offering free WiFi.

We ship worldwide at reasonable rates. We not only recycle books, but almost all of our shipping materials, as well.

Order securely, we accept Visa and Mastercard through Propay. If you prefer you may use Paypal or send a check or money order.

Book Shop Canines Simon Templar & Lord Peter Wimsey

The store canines Inside of Bar Harbor Book Shop


Bar Harbor photographer Donna Just's rather sinister vision of
Mystery Cove Book Shop

New This Week
The Collected Poems of Wilfred Owen, Owen, Wilfred
The Collected Poems of Wilfred Owen
Owen, Wilfred

The Renaissance, Pater, Walter
The Renaissance
Pater, Walter

The Last Knight: The Twilight of the Middle Ages and the Birth of the Modern Era, Cantor, Norman F.
The Last Knight: The Twilight of the Middle Ages and the Birth of the Modern Era
Cantor, Norman F.

Black Reconstruction in America 1860-1880, Du Bois, W. E. B.
Black Reconstruction in America 1860-1880
Du Bois, W. E. B.

When the Song of the Angels is Stilled, Doyle, Arthur Conan   Croyle, A. S.
When the Song of the Angels is Stilled
Doyle, Arthur Conan Croyle, A. S.

Magic, Science, and Civilization, Bronowski, J.
Magic, Science, and Civilization
Bronowski, J.

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