Sassafras on Sutton is a locally-owned, independent bookstore, gift shop, and coffee bar located on Sutton Avenue in the heart of historic downtown Black Mountain. Sassafras has over 5,000 new books in stock in every genre, an adorable kids' area, tons of gifts & greeting cards, and a full espresso bar with pastries. Come shop, read, get caffeinated and relax! Open 7 days a week. Corner of Sutton & Cherry.