Across the First Coast there are local bookstores that carry books by authors living in our region. San Marco Bookstore, The BookMark in Jacksonville Beach, and the Book Loft in Amelia Island all have wonderful local book sections to browse for gifts this holiday season.

Here is a list of books written by local authors that would make great holiday gifts:

Streetcars of Florida’s First Coast by Robert W. Mann & Glorious J. Johnson

Legendary Locals of Jacksonville by Laura Jo Brunson & Kendall Brunson

The Accidental Admiral by Admiral James Stavridis

Red Keds and Gray Flannels by Coleman Carengie Langshaw

Amelia Island’s Golden Years, Silver Tears by Maggie Carter-de Vries

Jetty Man Seriesby G. W. Reynolds

The Treasure of Amelia Island by M.C. Finotti

Images of America Ponte Vedra Beach by Maggie FitzRoy

Images of America Jacksonville Beach by Maggie FitzRoy

Adventures on Amelia Island: A Pirate, A Princess, and Buried Treasure by Jane R. Wood

Forgive and Forget by Heather Ashby