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Royal Oak Bookshop

207 S Royal Ave, Front Royal, VA 22630-3205
+1 540-635-7070
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I am amazed that this town is awash in books. This is a nice store with lots of books organized... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Alzor S
Lots of little rooms and a variety of titles

Nice selection of books of local interest plus a lot of other things. We got one book about... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2017
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10 Aug 2017
“Lots of little rooms and a variety of titles”
1 week ago
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207 S Royal Ave, Front Royal, VA 22630-3205
+1 540-635-7070
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I am amazed that this town is awash in books. This is a nice store with lots of books organized into groupings.

Thank Alzor S
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Nice selection of books of local interest plus a lot of other things. We got one book about Shenandoah National Park, a novel, and a couple of random nonfiction books. A cat was hanging out in one of the rooms but he stayed where he...More

Thank travelwithkids2016
Reviewed 12 December 2016

This bookstore takes me back. They seem to have every kind of thing you could want, including a great kids section. It looks small from the front, but there are actually two buildings with full shelves. I found a bunch of cute activity books for...More

Thank CarlyVO
Reviewed 1 June 2016

A great place to browse and find that prize book or video. Reasonable prices. Helpful and Friendly service. And the cats lounging among the books are no extra cost. We visit at least once a month.

Thank bgrewe22
Reviewed 1 April 2016

We've been coming to this bookstore for years. It is a perfect place to browse for bargains in books. I have found great books on their "Bargain Porch" for a quarter. They offer mostly used books, but also new. They have a great local section...More

Thank spetersen86
Reviewed 24 December 2015 via mobile

I always stop by and look around when I'm in town. A great old time book store tons of used and new books. Be sure to visit with the store cat, she's a sweet heart.

Thank Christa L
Reviewed 12 November 2015

This great bookstore has a bit of everything, and a lot of a lot of things. Lots of romances, history (especially Civil War), mysteries, biographies, fiction, good literature, science, gardening, collectibles... The staff are very helpful and know where to find things in this jam-packed...More

Thank Susan D
Reviewed 11 September 2015

Located right along a main road in Front Royal - this can be easy to miss if you're driving by too fast. However, once you get inside the front door, you won't want to leave if you're a book lover. It has all of the...More

Thank Gail D
Reviewed 22 April 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...More

Thank 882Traveler
Reviewed 22 April 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.

Thank Debbie N
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