Island Bookstore
Michigan
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Island Bookstore
Mackinac Island, Michigan
(906) 847-6202


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We are open May through October.

On Mackinac Island:

Island Bookstore Main St. Centre
PO Box 1298
Mackinac Island, MI 49757 (906) 847-6202
(November - April:
call 906-847-0229)

Hours: Monday-Sunday
10:00 AM to 10:00 PM (in high season)
Close earlier in spring and fall.

In Mackinaw City:

Island Bookstore & Coffee Shop
215 E. Central Ave.
PO Box 1006
Mackinaw City, MI 49701 231-436-2665
(November - April:
call 906-847-0229)
Hours: Monday-Sunday
10:00 AM to 10:00 PM (in high season)
Close earlier in spring and fall.

Booksignings

July 30, from 1 - 3 pm, Jennifer Sulkowski will sign 'A Pony Named Napoleon'

Friday, August 1 from 1-3 pm, Mike Fornes will sign Mackinac Bridge and USCGC Mackinaw

Saturday, August 2 from 1-3, Jack Westbrook will sign Kaisa - A Novel of Michigan's Copper Mining & Oil and Gas Exploration Industries: Calumet; Holland; Mt. Pleasant; Mackinac Island and Jekyll Island, Georgia

Monday, August 11 from 1-3, Mary Jane Barnwell and Lily Porter will sign Good Night, Mackinac Island

Visit our Mackinaw Old Time Portraits in Mackinaw City!

Mackinaw Old Time Portraits

 

 

 

 
 
Ships & Shipwrecks
We love to ship watch in the Straits of Mackinac...learn about the ice breakers and other ships that pass by, as well as the tragic shipwrecks that haunt the Great Lakes.

Shipwrecks of the Straits of Mackinac
Dr. Charles E. Feltner
and Jeri Baron Feltner

Historic Mackinac and her shipwrecks presented in an interesting, informative and entertaining fashion - includes stories of 41 discovered shipwrecks and 43 undiscovered shipwrecks with detailed facts and maps - and sketches of the history of the Straits, Islands, Lighthouses, Shipwreck Statistics, Bottomland Preserve - also provides Sources, Bibliography, Glossary of Nautical Terms and an Index. Scuba divers, historians and anyone interested in Great Lakes maritime history will enjoy this book.

USCGC Mackinaw
by Mike Fornes

History of the Coast Guard Icebreaker Mackinaw, decommissioned in 2006.

 

Price $19.95
Paperback

Softcover
Price: $29.95


The Gales of November: The Sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald
by Robert J. Hemming

Immortalized in song by Canadian balladeer Gordon Lightfoot and still argued over by Great Lakes experts, the fate of the Edmond Fitzgerald and its crew has attracted more widespread attention than any of the other thousands of shipwrecks recorded on the Great Lakes. A fascinating and marvelous book regarding the Edmiund Fitzgerald.

 

Price $15.95
Paperback

 

 


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