About us

Licorice Bookshop is a family owned bookstore founded by Maela Dynasty, offering a carefully curated selection of books for young readers and adults. Discover the sweet texture of words at Licorice Bookshop. From classics to bestsellers, our
diverse collection promises a satisfying journey. Browse today and discover your next favorite book.

Maela is a native New Yorker who spends her weekends in Litchfield County, CT. Before establishing Licorice Bookshop, she produced fundraising galas and special events for notable cultural institutions such as the Guggenheim Museum and Brooklyn Museum. She currently resides in Manhattan with her husband, two sons and her fox red lab, Runner.