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Address: Southwest Marin, 3455 California 1, Stinson Beach, CA 94970
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Great Little Bookstore

Located in Stinson Beach, this quaint little bookstore offers something for everyone. Owner was very friendly and helpful and book selection was wonderful.

Reviewed 22 October 2015
Saint Louis, Missouri
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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Reviewed 22 October 2015

Located in Stinson Beach, this quaint little bookstore offers something for everyone. Owner was very friendly and helpful and book selection was wonderful.

Thank beerstl
San Luis Obispo, California
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Reviewed 3 September 2015

If you enjoy the old fashioned style of book store, this is your place. Quirky, old repurposed house on the main street, this place has a delightful ambience and great selection of good book varieties. Very friendly proprietor, and lots of local books to go with their cross section of paperbacks and hardcovers. Not a huge selection, its not Barnes... More 

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Reviewed 12 May 2015

I bought three books, two greeting cards, and a ladybug flash drive over 2 days. Loved this little place and like to support local book stores against the faceless corporate giants.

Thank Raymond C
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Reviewed 31 October 2014 via mobile

Interesting selection (I had a hard time picking just one) and an easy walk from the beach or the market. Make sure you check out the children's section! It's a cozy little area tucked into the back of the store.

Thank debePa
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Reviewed 11 October 2014

We stopped at Stinson Beach on our way to Point Reyes. Weather was great with a bit foggy. Would recommend to check this secluded beach if you have the time. Flat, spacious and sand is powder like. Large park g lot and surrounded by restaurants on the main street. Nothing Great otherwise.

Thank sorabh
Temple, Georgia
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Reviewed 10 September 2014

Excellent beach just 45 minutes north of San Fran. Very wide like FL beaches. Nice breakers too! An old fashion beach town of Stinson Beach with local eateries only----no commercial joints!

Thank Bamabutler
Lucknow, India
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Reviewed 18 August 2014

We went on the afternoon of 16th Aug. on this beautiful beach. We were lucky to have a sunny day with cool breeze! As we were basking the sun on the beach we spotted a couple of Dolphins very close to the shore and they were there moving around for about an hour, which indeed made our day. There are... More 

Thank vipul61
Sacramento, California, United States
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Reviewed 2 August 2014

Stinson Beach is a 3+ mile stretch of beautiful, flat beach set against the backdrop of Mt. Tamalpais. It is part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area. It is one of the most popular beaches on the north coast but during summer months you can expect lots of overcast and fog, just like San Francisco. Expect a 45-minute drive... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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Reviewed 14 May 2014

We were pleasantly surprised by the size of this bookstore, and the great selection - especially the kids area at the back! They also have a nice selection of cards, notepaper, and Folkmanis puppets. Definitely worth a stop, particularly if you're travelling with children.

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Litchfield, OH
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Reviewed 25 January 2013

While visiting San Francisco this past August our daughter and son took us to Stinson Beach. It's about an 1-1 1/2 hours north of the city. I had no idea what I was in for. We headed out for an afternoon outing. We had to traverse over Mt. Tam to get there. Being from the flat midwest area of the... More 

1 Thank M0mmalu

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