Amelia Island is brimming with stories, and writers for that matter too. One of Florida’s most fascinating historic destinations, there are many wonderful books on what makes it truly unique. Here is just a sample of titles available at The Book Loft on Centre Street in Fernandina Beach, a local bookstore that boasts two floors of fantastic reads.

The Book Loft is located at:

214 Centre Street, Fernandina Beach,


Yesterday’s Reflections II: Nassau County Florida: Fabulous photos and fascinating history fill the pages of this tomb. $39.95

Tidewater Amelia: The Interiors of Historic Homes & Buildings of Amelia Island – Cumberland Island – St. Mary’s – Fort George: Take a glimpse into some of the First Coast’s most beautiful historic homes in this coffee table book. $49.95

Amelia A to Z: A great children’s book makes a fun souvenir for an Amelia Island family staycation. $17.99

Fernandina’s Lost Island: There is nothing like a good mystery, and this one is a page turner steeped in local lore. $12.95

The Golden Age of Amelia Island: It was once thought that Amelia Island would bring the same hustle as Manhattan. Intrigued? Then this is the book for you. $17.95