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 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.
“Books are a uniquely portable
“The quality of your
life depends on how many books you’ve read."
We have been so lucky in our little corner of the world to have
spring weather early -- we will totally take it and enjoy every moment!
[and we hope that all those bulbs just flower and flower and
And what's even more fun:
Spring is a great time for books!!
Starting with this very first week we have a long list of brand
new books, and some staff favorites now in paperback! [So we
will totally make you read them!!] Check out the highlights here
on our Booknews page.
OK - sneak peak! can't resist! And this is just
the first week!
The Painter by
Peter Heller. Now in paperback. Staff favorite. His
previous book, The Dog Stars
is also one of our favorites. Read them both. Seriously.
Epitaph: A Novel of the O.K. Corral
by Mary Doria Russell. A new one from
another staff favorite author!
The Love Song of Miss Queenie Hennessy: A
Novel by Rachel Joyce. From the
bestselling author of The Unlikely
Pilgrimage of Harold Fry comes an exquisite love story
about Queenie Hennessy, the remarkable friend who inspired
Harold’s cross-country journey. Yay! a prequel - sort of!
The Buried Giant by
Kazuo Ishiguro. Kazuo Ishiguro's first novel in a decade
follows an old couple on what might be their last journey:
Hunting for memories of a son they think they had, in Arthurian
England - a land covered with memory-shrouding mists. Not the
mythic land of knights, castles, and pageants most of us are
familiar with, but a primitive and rural country likely far
closer to historical reality. We cannot wait to read this one!
Take a look at this brand new web site all about Downtown
February 3, 2015. Big author news!
Harper Lee will publish a second novel
Go Set a Watchman, which
Lee completed in the 1950s and then set aside in favor of
To Kill a Mockingbird, will be
published July 14, 2015. It is set in the 1950s and is about
Scout returning to her hometown of Maycomb, Alabama to see her
father, the upright lawyer Atticus Finch.
The Seattle Times here. And "google" away -- all
kinds of info, and controversy -- "does she really want it
published?" "Is she of sound mind...?"
We are taking
names for pre-orders -- give us a call [425-775-2789] or
send us an email, and we will make sure we have one for you
as soon as they arrive!
has finally arrived! A book you've been looking for since last
November & December - yay!
Pioneer Girl: The Annotated Autobiography by
Laura Ingalls Wilder and Pamela Smith Hill.
Follow the real Laura Ingalls and her
family as they make their way west and discover that truth is as
remarkable as fiction.
Hidden away since the 1930s,
Laura Ingalls Wilder's
never-before-published autobiography reveals the true stories of
her pioneering life. Some of her experiences will be familiar;
some will be a surprise. Pioneer Girl
re-introduces readers to the woman who defined the pioneer
experience for millions of people around the world.
explores the history of the frontier that the Ingalls family
traversed and the culture and life of the communities Wilder
lived in. This groundbreaking volume develops a fuller picture
of Wilder s life and times for the millions of readers who wish
to learn more about this important American author. It contains
one hundred and twenty-five images, eight fully researched maps,
and hundreds of annotations based on numerous primary sources,
including census data, county, state, and federal records, and
newspapers of the period.
We have chosen our
Book Club books for the first half of 2015! Staff
favorites, a classic, a local [famous!] author autobiography, and bestsellers! All great choices! See here for the list and the details.
Attention Sue Coccia fans! We are happy to tell you that we
carry the complete line of Sue Coccia cards and coloring books, as well as some fun gift items:
journals, trivets, and magnets! featuring her unique and beautiful art!
new art!! New coloring books: Washington
Critters and Mystical Critters!
With lots of magnets of the new mystical critters! fun!
Big news here at The Edmonds Bookshop!
We are partnering with Kobo eBooks!
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!
Check our Book
News page and the great lists from Indie Next, the current ones:
February 2015; 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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