Books by Delaware Authors to Read While at Home

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If you’re like me, at this point into self-isolation you’ve told yourself, “maybe I should read more.”

While every episode ever made of the Real Housewives franchise are interesting, they’re not exactly teaching me anything. So, with that, it was time to look into things that would be a little bit more constructive to consume.

Delaware Today reached out to Browseabout Books, located in Rehoboth Beach, to give us some suggestions of books to check out either written by Delaware-based authors or about the First State.

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Want more options for things to do during quarantine? Check out our list of things to stream here and our roundup of Delaware movies to binge here.

If you’re looking to learn more about the past…

Lee is Trapped and Must be Taken: Eleven Fateful Days After Gettysburg
By Thomas J. Ryan & Richard R. Schaus
$32.95, order here

Tubman Travels: 32 Underground Railroad Journeys on Delmarva
By Jim Duffy
$21.95, order here

If your vacation was canceled…

Eastern Shore Road Trips (Vol. 2): 26 More One-Day Adventures on Delmarva
By Jim Duffy
$21.95, order here

If you’re dreaming of when the boardwalk reopens…

Land of Fun: The Story of an Old-Fashioned Amusement Park for the Ages
By Chris Lindsley
Call for details, 226-2665

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If you want an escape through photographs…

Working on the Water
By Jay Fleming
Call for details, 226-2665

If you’re an animal lover…

Sandy Paws: Dogs and Cats on Delmarva
By Nancy Sakaduski, Cat & Mouse Press
$15.95, order here

If you want to find something fun for the kids…

The Sloppy Okapi
By Keith Bosco
Call for details, 226-2665

The Lost Locket of Lewes
By Ilona Holland
$14.39, order here

Brave Ballerina: The Story of Janet Collins (Who Did It First?)
By Michelle Meadows
$17.99, order here

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