A university bookstore…but so much more!! Mars Hill University Bookstore, owned and operated by Mars Hill University, has been serving the university community with pride since 1856. For the visitor to Madison County, you can find local pottery as well as books about the college and the county and books written by Madison County authors. The store also has a selection of CDs by local musicians. Although, the primary goal is to provide students with course materials, the store offers a wide variety of school spirit items. Much more than a university bookstore.