Buy Early, Buy Local

Our publishers and wholesaler and trade association are warning booksellers that there could be some big hiccups in the holiday supply chain this year. This is due to:

--several printer bankruptcies this spring

--an ongoing paper shortage

--a large number of titles were pushed from Spring/Summer to Fall/Winter.

All of this will put much pressure on printing facilities.  Social distancing requirements in production/fulfillment facilities mean fewer workers and longer processing times. In addition, a significant increase in online ordering will put extra pressure on UPS, Fedex, and the USPS.

In other words, this holiday season will be typical of 2020!

Curbside Delivery

Curbside delivery for prepaid purchases always available! Just give us a call when you are out front at the corner and we will run out your purchase. 

New Hardcovers

The Sentinel: A Jack Reacher Novel Cover Image
Where I Come From: Stories from the Deep South Cover Image
Apollo's Arrow: The Profound and Enduring Impact of Coronavirus on the Way We Live Cover Image
Memorial: A Novel Cover Image
Joe Biden: The Life, the Run, and What Matters Now Cover Image
The Cold Millions: A Novel Cover Image
The Rise: Black Cooks and the Soul of American Food: A Cookbook Cover Image
Catching the Wind: Edward Kennedy and the Liberal Hour, 1932-1975 Cover Image

New Paperbacks

Me: Elton John Official Autobiography Cover Image
Vanity Fair's Women on Women Cover Image
The Tower of Fools (Hussite Trilogy #1) Cover Image
Crazy Stupid Bromance (Bromance Book Club #3) Cover Image
College Admissions During COVID: How to Navigate the New Challenges in Admissions, Testing, Financial Aid, and More (College Admissions Guides) Cover Image
Just Watch Me: A Novel Cover Image
Sapiens: A Graphic History: The Birth of Humankind (Vol. 1) Cover Image
The Sustainable Economy: The Hidden Costs of Climate Change and the Path to a Prosperous Future Cover Image

Pre-order Today!

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A Promised Land Cover Image
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The Best of Me Cover Image
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The Little Mermaid Cover Image
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We Keep the Dead Close: A Murder at Harvard and a Half Century of Silence Cover Image
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Light for the World to See: A Thousand Words on Race and Hope Cover Image
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Wuhan Diary: Dispatches from a Quarantined City Cover Image
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Ready Player Two: A Novel Cover Image
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Dark Tides: A Novel (The Fairmile Series #2) Cover Image

Buy Early - Support Your Local Bookstore!

About Us

Prince Books, open since 1982 in downtown Norfolk, is located on the corner of Main Street and Martin's Lane in the Towne Bank Building one block from Town Point Park and the Elizabeth River, conveniently situated between Waterside and Nauticus.

We offer an intelligent selection of fiction in hardcover and paperback, sections on poetry, history, biography, boating, travel, and a complete children's section. You may also enjoy perusing our books on home design, cookbooks and spirituality. Current events is one of our strengths!

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