Best Places to Live

Charlotte, NC

Population: 871,502

Courtesy of Chris Goldberg under a CC 2.0 license.

Book shopping in Charlotte, NC is a common occurrence – 48 stores cater to the reading crowd. Make a stop in Park Road Books and you're sure to leave with something great and unexpected, thanks to a staff that receives high praise for truly being helpful, friendly and obvious fellow book-lovers.

Where to go: Park Road Books

Authors from here: Harry Golden, Cheris F. Hodges, Travis Jeppesen