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The Island Bookstore

Opens in 15 min: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Loved this bookstore

We loved this bookstore! Perfect place to explore on a rainy day or a break from the beach... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2018
Myra B

Stumbled upon this little bookstore while out exploring one evening. We assumed everything was... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2017
Natalie G
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
9 Aug 2018
“Loved this bookstore”
19 Sep 2017
“Adorable ”
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1130 Corolla Village Road, Corolla, NC 27927
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Reviewed 9 August 2018

We loved this bookstore! Perfect place to explore on a rainy day or a break from the beach. Wonderful selection of books and other items, including lots of books about the Outer Banks. Highly recommend a visit!

Thank Myra B
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

A small quaint bookstore with a reading area, but there was a worker on the second floor directly beside the reading area talking loudly on speakerphone. It did not make me want to linger and browse.

Thank Megan N
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Stumbled upon this little bookstore while out exploring one evening. We assumed everything was closed since it was after 5. We were excited to see this store was open and loved it! What a cozy little bookstore. My daughter loved it and wanted all the...More

Thank Natalie G
Reviewed 4 September 2017

This location is sort of hard to find, but it's worth it! This branch of the Island Bookstore is less cluttered than its Duck counterpart, but has the same great selection, and a hidden horse on the second floor!

Thank beachbunny49
Reviewed 7 August 2017

I love this bookstore. I was in Corolla around six years ago and remembered it, so when I was back in the area, I wanted to return. It was exactly what I remembered. Although not large, there is a good selection of books. I was...More

Thank JLB47
Reviewed 26 July 2017

I love all bookstores really but this one is super cute. Charming décor and location with a great selection of vacation reads. Staff was very friendly. Loved the "Corolla Pony" on the second floor.

Thank Stacy P
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

What a wonderful staff at the hidden gem. One staffer walked me all through the store looking for a wide selection of books for our 10 day stay. The store has an incredible selection of local books as well. The children's books section is massive....More

Thank GerardEvans
Reviewed 3 October 2016

This shop is located in Historic Corolla Village, so it's a little bit out of the way. That's a shame, because it's a treasure in Corolla. Excellent selection of new titles, especially considering the relative size of the building. I'll confess that I usually buy...More

Thank Robin C
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Wonderful independent bookstore. Well organized to be able to find things, super nice and exactly what you want in a local book store.

Thank quack20
Reviewed 20 July 2016

This is a nice little bookstore. If you always look for something to read while on vacation this place has a good selection of books in a quaint setting. While we were not impressed with Historic Corolla Village - this was a nice find in...More

Thank N R
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