Local Interest

Books About Our Area

Visitors and residents are fascinated by the history of Punta Gorda and the Charlotte Harbor area. These local interest books are available in the store or on our website:

 The Ladies of Punta Gorda Our Fascinating Past: Charlotte Harbor, The Early YearsOur Fascinating Past: Charlotte Harbor, The Later Years   Englewood Lives

In addition, you will find a great selection of books and folding guides about the birds, animals, and natural attractions of our beautiful area. One outstanding guide is The Living Gulf Coast: A Nature Guide to Southwest Florida by Sanibel author Charles Sobczak.

The Living Gulf Coast  Birds of Florida Field GuidePaddles in Paradise coverMore Paddles in Paradise

Birds of Florida's Gulf CoastShells and Beach Life of Florida’s Gulf Coast


Books By Local Authors

Charlotte County, Florida is home to dozens of authors and we are pleased to support them by offering to carry their books. Local history, fiction, mysteries, science fiction, memoirs, poetry -- you name it, they write it! Their books are available in the store or here on our website.

If you are a local author and are interested in placing your book in our store, please see our Local Author Consignment Program page.