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.
Monday - Friday:
10 - 8
9 - 8
10 - 5
The Holiday Books catalog was in The
Edmonds Beacon, and we have a stack left at the
counter. Stop in soon for your copy, and to look at the books in
You can also take a sneek peek at the catalog here:
PNBA Holiday Books
One more Saturday!
5th Ave between City Hall & the Edmonds
Forty vendors are registered for the
event, bringing everything from cured meats, preserved foods and
cheeses, to baked goods and sweets. From fruit, produce and
cranberries, to wine, jewelry, pottery, and gifts.
More information here.
Famed food TV personality Anthony Bourdain
brought his ‘Parts Unknown’ to Seattle, Bellevue and Vashon
Island for an episode that aired Sunday night [11/19/17]. Sorry,
Amazon, he doesn't have a lot of nice things to say about you.
brief review of the episode, and most importantly, a recap of
where he ate! Here at
The Seattle Times. [look for it in a rerun, on demand or
whatever streaming you enjoy - totally worth watching!]
"...Bourdain also crosses the
bridge to Bellevue to geek out on bread with food scientist
Nathan Myhrvold at his Modernist Cuisine lab."
So, for your wish list:
Modernist Bread: The Art and Science
by Nathan Myhrvold and Francisco Migoya.
Official publication date, November 7, 2017.
This new book —
stretching over 2,000 pages, with step-by-step images —
chronicles the history and science of bread-making in depth.
Stunning photography brings the complete story of bread to life
--uncover its incredible history, loaves from every corner of
the world, and the breath-taking beauty of scientific phenomena
at work above and below the crust. This five-volume cookbook
includes a lighter-weight binder of recipes to take into the
Using Science and History to Unlock the
Secrets of Bread. Nathan Myhrvold and Francisco Migoya’s
myth-busting new book, is a call for bakers to experiment and
A great article in The New York Times.
The Modernist Cuisine team is an interdisciplinary group
in Bellevue, Washington, founded by Nathan Myhrvold. The team
comprises scientists, research and development chefs, a full
editorial and photography department, and business and marketing
staff—all dedicated to advancing the science of the culinary
arts through creativity and experimentation.
Stop in and take a look.
November 30, 2017.
The year’s top 10 best books, selected by the
editors of The New York Times Book Review:
- Autumn by Ali Smith
- Exit West by Mohsin Hamid
- Pachinko by Min Jin Lee
- The Power by Naomi Alderman
- Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward
- The Evolution of Beauty: How Darwin’s Forgotten Theory
of Mate Choice Shapes the Animal World — and Us by
- Grant by Ron Chernow
- Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black
America by James Forman Jr.
- Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls
Wilder by Caroline Fraser
- Priestdaddy by
The editors' complete reviews of the books
Calendars calendars calendars!
2018 calendars are here! 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.
Add these interesting places to your list of
resources for great book recommendations:
No meeting in December, as usual! Stop in any time and join the
festivities! [free gift wrapping... just saying...]
4 & 17, 2018. The Nix by
It’s 2011, and Samuel Andresen-Anderson
hasn’t seen his mother, Faye, in decades—not since she abandoned
the family when he was a boy. Now she’s reappeared, having
committed an absurd crime that electrifies the nightly news and
inflames a politically divided country. The media paints Faye as
a radical hippie with a sordid past, but as far as Samuel knows,
his mother was an ordinary girl who married her high-school
sweetheart. Which version of his mother is true? Two facts are
certain: she’s facing some serious charges, and she needs
for more information.
Books have been chosen for the first part of 2018.
the Bookclub page for
the list of great titles.
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!
special items have limited styles and quantities, so choose
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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