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They always have a fresh supply of Civil War books. They are so friendly and helpful. I got 10... read more

Reviewed August 4, 2018
Chicago, Illinois
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Great little book store in historical district

While visiting family in Fredericksburg my brother who is huge reader like my self recommended that... read more

Reviewed July 12, 2018
Paul T
New York
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805 Caroline St, Fredericksburg, VA 22401-5805
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Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

They always have a fresh supply of Civil War books. They are so friendly and helpful. I got 10 books at $7 each. My fave in the Burg.

Thank Kimo688889
Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

While visiting family in Fredericksburg my brother who is huge reader like my self recommended that we stop into some local book shops in the area. Riverby Books was the first on our stop list. The book store is located in the historic area of...More

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Reviewed May 25, 2018 via mobile

What a great find! So many delightful books and gifts. We found a wonderful selection. Perfect for presents or a rainy day.

Thank Nidan M
Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

Used selection is very diverse. Prices are reasonable. Some on street parking. Nice to browse and look around. They have some hard to find titles.

Thank MaryandBobontheroad
Reviewed June 26, 2017

This is such a fun book store in downtown Fredericksburg. The decor is so colorful and you're surrounded by so many books floor to ceiling on multiple levels that it just makes you feel so happy to be inside. Every downtown needs a little bookshop...More

Thank Mandy_Annie
Reviewed April 16, 2017

As a resident of Fredericksburg and an avid reader, I stop in Riverby's on a regular basis. It's three floors of used books and constantly changing inventory provide hours of browsing fun and wonderful discoveries to take home. Comfy chairs are tucked here for those...More

Thank Michael L
Reviewed April 15, 2017 via mobile

In this age of technology, kindles, iPads etc I still am holding onto the hope that traditional book stores will not go by the wayside. This book store, in particular, should be preserved forever. Visiting here was a unique pleasure and I was compelled to...More

Thank JY5150
Reviewed November 2, 2016

When my family and I travel, my favorite spots to go are museums with a history focus... and used bookstores. When you travel, you have no idea what kind of bookstore you'll come across. While traveling from Washington, DC back to North Carolina, we stopped...More

Thank Zach D
Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

Spend some time here searching for those treasured books. Sit in a comfy couch and browse through a few pages. Very charming and worth the stop in.

Thank rocknryry
Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

This is a cozy, cheap, second hand bookstore with sofas to grab a book and relax. Only thing is that it doesn't have a coffeeshop and it should

Thank 1mariela1
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