Specializing in Memories

“When people come to our bookstore, I want them to feel like they’re coming home to some part of who they were while growing up.  I want them to feel the magic that they felt at some point in their lives.”

– Betsy Hoit-Thetford

Located in the Historic District of downtown Savannah, Georgia

Books on Bay offers a great selection of vintage books that will bring back good memories and create new ones. Whether you want to solve mysteries with Nancy Drew and the Hardy Boys, ride the range with the Lone Ranger and Zane Grey, explore the world with Shakespeare and Uncle Remus or travel to Oz with Dorothy, we have what you’re looking for!

  • Adventure

  • Biography & Autobiography

  • Children’s Books

  • Dick & Jane

  • The Civil War & The South

  • Gone With the Wind

  • Hardy Boys, Chip Hilton & Tom Swift

  • Literary Greats

  • Nancy Drew, the Dana Girls & Cherry Ames

  • Poetry

  • Religion

  • Schoolbooks & Readers

  • Scouting

  • Uncle Remus

  • Westerns

  • Whodunits

  • Wizard of Oz

We also have a nice selection of gently read current and vintage paperbacks!

Open seven days a week including holidays.