The Paper Peddler serves its purpose best as a place to pick up daily local and national newspapers as well as magazines. The shop also sells lottery tickets and has a decent selection of mostly new paperback and hardback books. The limited space available means that the book selection is marginal at best, and one should not go here expecting to find less-popular releases. As many seashore shops do, this store sells some vacation essentials like beach games and t-shirts. The staff could be more friendly and usually seems to be unwilling to help customers do much besides check out. Prices ar egenerally set at retail with no discounts on most books. There are some children's books, but be careful with kids because they keep adult magazines at the top row of the magazine racks (out of reach but not necessarily out of sight of small children).