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love this little place

I make it a point to stop here every time I am in Ocracoke. they have an amazing selection of... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2018
ipbchlvr
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Whitehall, Pennsylvania
Amazing!!

My mom and I saw an ad for this little business, so we went in, not expecting much. We left with a... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2018
PaigeSeibert
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Clear Spring, Maryland
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34 School Road, Ocracoke, NC 27960
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Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

This is a very nice book store that sits off the road under beautiful shade trees. The atmosphere is very peaceful. I would have given it a better review, however it seems as though the employees were unaware, or didn't care, that people were still...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 3 September 2018

I make it a point to stop here every time I am in Ocracoke. they have an amazing selection of books and pottery etc

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

My mom and I saw an ad for this little business, so we went in, not expecting much. We left with a brand new bag/purse, wish bracelet, and a handmade card. The shop is small but we probably spent an hour in there just because...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 22 August 2018

Great book store! Great book selection for adults and children, and wonderful gifts as well at Books to be Red!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

Independent bookstore with good selection of current fiction and nonfiction, local and regional history, children's books gifts, etc. Set on a beautiful lot with live oaks. Friendly owner and staff. Plus this is a central Ocracoke location and a tradition that needs to be continued...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank David W
Reviewed 11 July 2018

We visit Ocracoke yearly, and we always include one or more stops at Books To Be Red. This venue is a bookstore AND gift shop. They have a good selection of contemporary fiction & best sellers, some classic literature, and some history pertinent to Ocracoke,...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Bob_Hhuwieler
Leslie L, Owner at Books to Be Red, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

Thank you so much for the kind words and many thanks for stopping in while you are on the island. I do appreciate it.

Reviewed 2 June 2018

Great stop to see all there is here. Obviously books by the tons, bath salts, candles, yarn, book bags, bookmarks, and tons more. Don't miss it!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank DDPerks
Leslie L, Owner at Books to Be Red, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2018

Thank you so much. I appreciate you stopping in.

Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Love to start my Christmas shopping here each year! Great selection of books, toys, and unique knick knacks you never knew you needed! Found a cute tea strainer and a book on sea glass identification this time!

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank CarsonsMommy
Leslie L, Owner at Books to Be Red, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2018

I seem to be late thank you. I do appreciate it and thanks for your support.

Reviewed 30 September 2017

Discovered this locally run shop over 15 years ago, and it is must stop on each visit. The book collection is varied and unique, and features local authors as well as best sellers. The children's sections carries not only seashore theme books but a varied...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank mb22727
Leslie L, Owner at Books to Be Red, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2018

Thank you so much. I sure do appreciate your support.

Reviewed 1 August 2017

I enjoy browsing through the collection of books here, both local and other. There are also a variety of other items mixed in with the books like cloth pocketbooks, art, and stationary.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Leslie L, Owner at Books to Be Red, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2018

Thank you for coming in, I certainly appreciate your support.

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