Open Book Chocolates

Les Misérables

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We're thrilled to announce we have a new flavor coming soon. Our Les Misérables chocolate bar will be black cherry in dark chocolate. It will become available on our online store late March/early April. You can preorder it now here!

Our Les Misérables chocolate bar is inspired by the character Fantine. In her youth, Fantine goes on an outing with her lover Tholomyès, her friends and their lovers. The four men and four women take a stroll through nature, enjoying the flowers and eating cherries. This outing soon turns sour when the four men “play a trick” on their mistresses and abandon them. Our chocolate bar contains the cherry of Fantine’s happy innocence and naiveté as well as the dark chocolate that represents her downfall.

We are collaborating with River-Sea Chocolates, for our Les Misérables bar. They are a bean-to-bar chocolate maker who uses organic and ethically sourced ingredients. The chocolate bar will contain 70% dark chocolate originating from Vietnam.

Pick Up Your Chocolate Order

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Live in Montgomery County, Maryland? Don’t feel like paying for shipping? You can now pick up your Open Book Chocolates order! Arrange a pick-up by sending us an email to Just let us know the details of your order (flavors and number of bars) and what date/time you’d like to pick up your order!

The Family Room

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Our chocolate bars are now being carried at The Family Room in Laytonsville, Maryland!

The Family Room is all the best things in life. Coffee, ice cream and home decor & gifts. Guests can spend the day shopping, grabbing a bite to eat, getting work done at our community table or the comfy couch, or work on the community puzzle. There's a place for everyone at The Family Room.

A Christmas Carol

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We're thrilled to announce we have a new flavor coming soon. Our Chirstmas Carol chocolate bar comes in either dark chocolate or white chocolate with hazelnuts, pears, and nutmeg. It will become available on our online store within the coming weeks. Just in time for the holidays!

Pride & Prejudice

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We're thrilled to announce we have a new flavor coming soon. Our Pride & Prejudice chocolate bar contains dark chocolate, blackcurrant tea, and cinnamon. It will become available on our online store in the coming weeks. Janeites rejoice!

Mall in Columbia Christmas Market

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Open Book Chocolates is excited to announce that we will be exhibiting at the Mall in Columbia Christmas Market!

The Christmas Market will be held from November 30th to December 2nd, 2018. The Mall in Columbia is located at 10300 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia, Maryland 21044.

We hope to see you there!

Book Bags

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Look what we've added to our online store! Our Open Book Chocolates book bags are perfect for carrying around your favorite books and chocolates. These 100% cotton tote bags are 11.5 inches (width) by 13.5 inches (height) by 1 inch. Fill a book bag with our chocolate bars for an amazing gift!

Farmer's Markets

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Open Book Chocolates is excited to announce that we will be exhibiting at Derwood Farmer's Market and Shady Grove Farmer's Market! 

Derwood Farmer's Market is located in the parking lot in front of Derwood Alliance Church, 16501 Redland Road, Rockville, Maryland 20855. This market is every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. until September 29th, 2018.

Shady Grove Farmer's Market is located at Johns Hopkins University's rear parking lot, 9605 Broschart Road, Rockville, Maryland 20850. This market is every Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. until September 12th, 2018.

We hope to see you there!

D.I.Y. Fest

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We are excited to announce we will be exhibiting at the 11th Annual Baltimore D.I.Y. Fest on October 6th, 2018! This event is free to attend and will take place at St. Johns Church (2640 St. Paul Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21218) between 12 p.m. and 6 p.m. For more information, please visit We hope to see you there!

Wrapped & Ready to Send

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We are excited to share with you the first image of our four chocolate bar flavors wrapped and ready to send. We've been busy mailing out Kickstarter rewards as well as orders from our online store. What's more, we're receiving a lot of positive feedback from our first batch of customers. We can't wait to send these beautiful and delicious bars to you too!

First Look

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Today, we're tasting sample bars! They look beautiful and have a wonderful aroma. Each flavor may need a tweak or two, but they're almost there. We're well on our way to fulfilling our Kickstarter rewards!