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Mystery Cove Book Shop

On Crooked Road at Dewey Street, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME
+1 207-288-4665
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Don't let the size fool you.

Located on Crooked Road in Bar Harbor, this small but mighty used book store completely meets the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Racmos
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East Providence, Rhode Island
Great find!

We stopped at this place just to browse. I fell in love with all of the books and the variety; my... read more

Reviewed 15 November 2016
lwaddell30
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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  • Very good18%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
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1 week ago
“Don't let the size fool you.”
15 Nov 2016
“Great find!”
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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On Crooked Road at Dewey Street, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME
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+1 207-288-4665
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Located on Crooked Road in Bar Harbor, this small but mighty used book store completely meets the needs of all of the most avid book lovers and collectors. In addition to the usual offerings of used paperbacks, cookbooks, DVDs, etc., you will find a nice...More

Thank Racmos
Reviewed 15 November 2016

We stopped at this place just to browse. I fell in love with all of the books and the variety; my friend fell in love with the old dog that snoozes at the shop all day. There is a nice section of books devoted to...More

1  Thank lwaddell30
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

A quaint little used book store stocked with very old to very new books. Literature, popular fiction, science fiction/fantasy and mystery/crime. Old movie posters adorn the walls. A quiet cozy place to spend some time.

1  Thank slp54me
Reviewed 28 August 2016

I think these are all used books, but they have a pretty extensive selection. There are plenty of books about Maine, as well as all kinds of fiction and non-fiction.

1  Thank msmor
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Great find in Hulls Cove. FYI the store has summer hours from 10-5 but it's definitely worth a visit.

1  Thank Ericka D
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Just needed a book to fill time during quieter moments during the week, and this place did the job. It's not a huge selection, and the vast majority of the books are older, but it's a nice spot and the owner is willing to help.

Thank Dan O
Reviewed 6 March 2016

I have visited this book shop in October '15' & February '16' during vacations to Acadia Nat'l Park. What a great find. A couple blocks from major artery yet beautiful setting where I was inspired to take a walk to the water & stoney beach....More

1  Thank Ceeberneeber
Reviewed 15 October 2015

This is a book store off the main road. Very nice store and very nice owner as well...so was the dog. My son loves books and this was on the top of his list of things to do. He found a nice assortment of books...More

1  Thank Tina z
Reviewed 21 July 2015

Don’t let their name mislead you. Besides a wide collection of mystery novels for a store of its size, it has many books from other genres as well--both new and used. And I would love to go through their rare books collection as well if...More

1  Thank zendude
Reviewed 2 August 2014

Probably the best used book shop on Mt. Desert Island. The owner was friendly and, for such a small shop, his selection was quite extensive. Found a few gems for the bookshelf at home. If you're a book-lover, be sure to stop by on your...More

3  Thank James W
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