The 38th Annual New World Festival of the Arts is taking place on August 14 and 15 throughout Downtown Manteo... world class artists in a wide variety of mediums will spread throughout the downtown area in a juried show that is an absolute August must- do on the Outer Banks! At Downtown Books we will be hosting a book signing by renowned photographer Bruce Roberts who has recently released, along with his wife Cheryl Shelton-Roberts, North Carolina Lighthouses: The stories behind the beacons from Cape Fear to Currituck Beach.
You have reached the online home of Duck's Cottage Coffee & Books and Downtown Books. Two very independent bookstores located on the beautiful Outer Banks of North Carolina. In our virtual store you'll find our popular artisanal roasted coffee that we ship within the 48 contiguous states; upcoming events at both stores; Outer Banks titles ranging from fiction to history to children's books; directions to our stores; a link to our newsletter and blog and .. the ability to search for and order not only the books we currently have in stock, but anything available through our warehouses as well. And, as always, books ship for just .99 each! Tip- if you're viewing this on a mobile device, just click on the Peace. Love. logo at top anytime you want to return to this home page!