Welcome to the Edmonds Bookshop Web site.
Located in the heart of downtown Edmonds, Washington, we are full of books you really want to read!
A great selection of books for people with all
kinds of different interests, including the latest in fiction, mystery, biography, and general nonfiction. We also have a great selection of kids' books from picture books to young adult and everything in between.
5th Annual Scarecrow Festival
celebration of family friendly, handmade scarecrows exhibited
throughout Edmonds and south Snohomish county.
16 - November 2
Visit the Edmonds
Historical Museum website to see this year's scarecrow
map and to vote for your favorite!
The lovely and powerful "Crow Queen" is in our
October 19, 2017 is
JumpStart's Read for the Record day.
Read. Connect. Succeed.
Join us to be a part of the
world’s largest shared reading experience — bringing together
over 2 million people each year in classrooms, libraries,
community centers, and homes across the US. This annual campaign
was launched over a decade ago to highlight the importance of
building early literacy and language skills for EVERY child, so
that all children have the opportunity to enter kindergarten
prepared to succeed.
More information and links to register here.
This year’s Read for the Record book
is Quackers, by Liz
Wong, a delightful story about a kitten who grows up
believing he’s a duck, until the day he meets another kitten.
What follows is a sweet tale about understanding, acceptance,
and learning it’s ok to be whoever you want to be.
free reading guide from JumpStart with all kinds of great
tips and more information.
October 11, 2017. MacArthur Foundation Names 2017 ‘Genius’
Huge congratulations to authors, and newly
minted 'Geniuses,' Jesmyn Ward and
Viet Thanh Nguyen.
more about all of the grant winners
here in The New York Times.
Fantastic added note: both of the genius grant winning
authors will be in Seattle as part of the
Seattle Arts & Lectures series. [Huge kudos to the team at
SAL that puts together the programs every year -- always an
amazing roster of news-making and award-winning authors and
Jesmyn Ward will be here
January 17, 2018.
Viet Thanh Nguyen
will be here May 7, 2018.
More information on our Booknews
SAL website for their entire schedule.
Calendars calendars calendars!
The 2018 calendars have
started to arrive -- stop in soon for the best
selection. Art, nature, travel, food, flowers, guitars, cats,
dogs, goats [in trees!], bicycles, birds, and so many more!
A great resource to add to your list:
interactive guide to The Seattle Times' best books
recommendations from the past few years.
Here. Such a great list, and really fun to explore. You can
choose a category, whatever you may feel like reading right now,
and get fantastic recommendations.
September 15, 2017.
13 fall books that will make you think, from
If summer is the time for escape reading,
fall may be a great time to “re-engage” with thought-provoking
books about politics, identity, life after a hurricane and the
role of technology in our lives.
October 3, 2017. Ten books to read in
BBC.com Between the Lines.
Add these interesting places to your list of
resources for great book recommendations:
October 5 & 18, 2017.
Commonwealth: A Novel by Ann Patchett.
The acclaimed, bestselling author—winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award
and the Orange Prize—tells the enthralling story of how an unexpected
romantic encounter irrevocably changes two families’ lives.
for more information.
Books for the rest of 2017 are on
the Bookclub page.
We are thrilled to announce a brand new
partnership with Libro FM,
first audiobook company which directly supports independent
- Your first audiobook is only $0.99
- 70,000+ audiobooks available
- Listen on any of your devices (phone, tablet, PC) with
the free app
- All Libro.fm audiobooks are DRM-free (share among all
your devices and yours to keep forever)
- Each audiobook purchase/membership supports Edmonds
All the information on our new
Attention Sue Coccia
We are so happy to
carry the complete line of Sue Coccia cards and coloring books, as well as some
really fun gift items:
mugs, toolboxes, key chains, animal spirit flags all featuring her unique and beautiful art.
journals, trivets, eye-glass cleaning cloths, magnets,
New fantastic fun stuff, just ahead of shopping season!
Blankets, puzzles, and mugs with Edmonds
are soft, cozy 100% cotton throws ~ 69" x 52"
the highest quality, and environmentally conscious, 60%
and prices vary, starting around $90.
jigsaw puzzles are manufactured by Liberty Puzzles and
feature dozens of hand-drawn
“whimsy” pieces intricately cut into the shapes of
characters, animals, and geometric designs. The whimsy
pieces are carefully designed and crafted to match the theme
of each puzzle image. Made
Animal Spirit Flags
Big House Flag: 28" x 40"
Smaller Garden Flag: 12 1/2"x
The Edmonds Bookshop is partners with Kobo
If you already have an eReader
[iPad, iPhone, android, blackberry, Nook, Sony], or like to have eBooks, or magazines, on your laptop or desktop computer, you can buy eBooks through
the Kobo web site, and support The Edmonds Bookshop!
More information here.
News page and the great lists from
Indie Next, the current ones:
Indie Next for Reading Groups; and a
new list for kids for all kinds of great book ideas.
A treat [and maybe a prize] for our book-loving friends.
The publication booksellers turn to for news on the book industry is now publishing a version for book lovers!
Shelf Awareness: Enlightenment for Readers is a FREE emailed newsletter with reviews on the 25 best books published each week along with author interviews, book excerpts, giveaways and more. Right now they’re running a contest for new subscribers. Check out the big "button" on the left to sign up for the publication and to be entered for a chance to win a great new book!
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