Frog Creek

BooksSpecializing on West Virginian and Central Appalachian literature, Frog Creek Books is the book store to hit when you want to delve into West Virginia’s colorful history. It is Frog Creek’s goal to share the culture and history of Appalachia and West Virginia with the community and the country.

Apart from books about the state, there are also books about lifestyle, African-American studies, biographies, history, cultural studies, travel, folklore, poetry, fiction and children’s stories. Frog Creek also sells music CDs of old-time and bluegrass music, as well as the best selection of Appalachian music in the entire state.

If you’re in Charleston and interested in this unique bookstore, head on down to the Capitol Market, where the bookstore is located, amidst the freshest produce and delectable foodstuff. You can also order books through their online store at

Frog Creek
Capitol Market
800 Smith Street, Charleston, WV 25301-1234
Phone: (304) 346-5222 or 800-395-7074