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Randy's Book Exchange

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Just what I needed

Great quirky little house with rooms full of books!! Good English books, loads of them. Travel... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Summer H
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Great shop for variety of books

Randy's shop is a great stop for some new books there are copies of bestsellers and also second... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Alfie N
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Randys Books is a quirky used book store. The store has many books in many languages. But the largest selection of books is in English. New, Used and copy books are available. Kindles are for sale and can some times be repaired. Ebooks are available...more
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97 Luong Nhu Bich | Cam Nam, Hoi An 560000, Vietnam
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great quirky little house with rooms full of books!! Good English books, loads of them. Travel, horror, history, fiction etc. Not bad price. Randy the owner is funny and recommended a good bar too. I also exchanged a book at got 50dong off!

Thank Summer H
aslocran, Owner at Randy's Book Exchange, responded to this reviewResponded today

Funny is good. Thanks for the good review.

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Randy's shop is a great stop for some new books there are copies of bestsellers and also second hand books. It's pretty tough to get so many English books over here so the collection he's got is fantastic. Keep it up Randy.More

Thank Alfie N
aslocran, Owner at Randy's Book Exchange, responded to this reviewResponded today

Yes, I am constantly fighting to keep books in the shop. Its not like other places in the world where I can just order what I need. Its a chore to have what the customers want. I sometimes even succeed. :) Thank you for your...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I came here with my girlfriend for my birthday and I'm really glad we found this place. Randy was super helpful and friendly! We explored the impressive upstairs library (2 rooms) and after a while chatted with Randy because he mentioned having new Kindles in...More

Thank Joseph P
aslocran, Owner at Randy's Book Exchange, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

The only place in Vietnam Joseph. Thanks for the kind words.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I think I had my expectations a little too high initially, since I was a bit spoiled by getting to go to Bookworm in Hanoi first. Most of the books are scifi/fantasy/mystery, kind of mindless books that you'd read on a beach or something. Which...More

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aslocran, Owner at Randy's Book Exchange, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Any time that the shop is referred to as a "Solid place" I'm happy. Thanks Madeline

Reviewed 9 August 2018

All in all the shop was cute and cozy, lots of books and categorized accordingly so easy to find your next read. Unfortunately, most books are either falling apart or are bad copies and not worth their labelled price. Still, this shop probably has the...More

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aslocran, Owner at Randy's Book Exchange, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2018

You obviously have no idea how hard it is to access books in Vietnam. I do have many Copy books but they are in New condition. And to say that most of my books are falling apart is just plain not true. Customers, Please come...More

Reviewed 7 August 2018

I went there looking for a couple books in English to read on the beach and I found lots of great options. An added bonus is that the place has really good AC so it was a nice place to stop by on a hot...More

Thank Maura W
aslocran, Owner at Randy's Book Exchange, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2018

thanks for the nice review Maura.... Yeah,,,, the air con does help. I used the excuse that it is to keep the books dry.... but its to keep me and the customers comfortable.

Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

After travelling around Vietnam for the last few weeks and in hunt for a Kindle with no luck at all, I discovered Randy's Book shop online. I emailed him in the morning to see if he had any available and he replied within a few...More

Thank Tom S
aslocran, Owner at Randy's Book Exchange, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

Wow, You're so kind. Thanks for the great review and I hope you just love your new Kindle.

Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

Randy has a great collection of books. Instead of going to the tourist locations you should escape the heat by exploring the book filled rooms at Randy's exchange. It would be great if all visitors could add something to his collection or trade some books...More

Thank Dez1an
aslocran, Owner at Randy's Book Exchange, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

Hey, it was a pleasure to have you. Have fun on your continuing journey.

Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

Randy’s is a must-visit. Heaps of books laid out wonderfully in his beautiful home. I was able to buy both books I wanted.

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aslocran, Owner at Randy's Book Exchange, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

Always a pleasure to actually have the books that people want. Not that easy with a used book store. Thanks for stopping bye and the great review.

Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

There was a lot of choice of books in different languages, some not in great condition but oh well, we got what we wanted !!

Thank vincent t
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Nicola W
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Response from aslocran | Property representative |
sorry that I did not get your question in time. It did not show up in my email.
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generally the answer is no. But in this instance I Helped out.
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