NewPages Guide to
Indie Bookstores in Delaware
The best list of independent Delaware bookstores
Located next door to Claymont Nails in Holly Oak Plaza. Visit for an immensely comfortable atmosphere which awakens one's cultural sensibilities.
The Hockessin Book Shelf is a new and used bookstore located in Hockessin, Delaware established in 2002. Like our state, the store, with 826 square feet of inventory space, is a small wonder. We stock a little bit of everything with our largest section being fiction, mystery, romance and children’s books.
Founded by the Crane family in 1975, Browseabout Books has expanded and reinvented itself many times while evolving into one of the nation's top independent bookstores. Browseabout is known not only for books, but a fantastic selection of toys, stationery, and unique gifts. Browseabout is open 363 days a year. It is no wonder that Browseabout is the favorite stop for residents and tourists alike!
The Book Drop is a monthly subscription program & small bookshop created & run by the independent bookstore, Bethany Beach Books! Shop our subscriptions online or come visit us in West Fenwick to shop bestsellers, staff picks, and gifts.