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Address: 207 S Royal Ave, Front Royal, VA 22630
Phone Number: (540) 635-7070
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This is Not Amazon

In this day of Amazon online book ordering and mega bookstore chains, what is the hope for a small personal, locally focused, caring bookstore that has books that you can't find... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
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Front Royal, Virginia
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46 reviews 46 reviews
26 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

In this day of Amazon online book ordering and mega bookstore chains, what is the hope for a small personal, locally focused, caring bookstore that has books that you can't find elsewhere and actually Thumb Through Them to decide before purchasing? This is the place that Amazon can not touch.

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Front Royal, Virginia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

This book store has been in Front Royal many years. It is small and jam packed inside. Half is dedicated to new books and half to used books. They are willing to order any book not in the store.

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Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

We stopped at Royal Oak Bookshop on our overnight stay in Front Royal. We arrived at 5:30 pm so did not have long to look. Lots and lots of used books in excellent condition. I could have spent hours browsing thru the multiple rooms of books. I picked up 3 books to take to the beach to read. Fun!

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Seattle, WA
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42 reviews 42 reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2010

Big used bookstore, terrific selection in (as far as I could tell) all categories including sci-fi, and a friendly cat named Willa, just across the street from a great bistro and restaurant (Element, and Apartment 2G respectively).

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Ontario, Canada
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193 reviews 193 reviews
68 attraction reviews
173 helpful votes 173 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2009

The Royal Oak Bookshop is a wonderful store that sells used and new books. The shop went on forever, and all the books are nicely laid out and finding different subjects was a breeze. The price of the used books we thought were very reasonable. A must stop if you love books.

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