River House Books

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River House Books

Choose from an exciting and changing selection of new works in the humanities and sciences, bestselling fiction and nonfiction, children's classics, youth favorites, travel, foreign and domestic magazines and newspapers plus gift-worthy architecture, art, cooking, gardening, interior design, photography, sports and recreation and wine books.

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A family-owned, independent bookstore where every book is personally selected by the proprietor.


We are located on the spectacular Monterey Peninsula where Carmel-by-the-Sea and Carmel Valley meet. Our address is:

208 Crossroads Boulevard
Carmel, California 93923
(The Crossroads, Highway 1 @ Rio Road)

Some of our immediate neighbors include:
Burst & Bloom Flowers, Casa di Campagna, Consignment Carmel Ltd, Lula's Chocolates, Taste Morgan Wine Tasting, and The UPS Store.


10 a.m. - 6 p.m. (except Sundays, 5 p.m.)

Special orders, shipping and complimentary gift wrap are available.

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Our Contact Information:
Tel: 831.626.2665
Fax: 831.626.2625
E-mail: info@riverhousebookscarmel.com

Thank You.