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.
With apologies, below are some great places to find new books to add
to your 'need to read' list.
Apologies, because... we know.
We know that the stack by your bed is only slightly bigger than
the stack in your living room.
And we know that the stack in
your living room is bigger than the stack in your office, but
And somedays you just really need to
re-arrange the stacks, because, yikes!
You are totally one of us.
January 10, 2017. The year's first book
awards have been announced:
Northwest Booksellers Association Book Awards 2017.
Congratulation to all the Pacific Northwest authors! For the
list and a brief note about the award winners visit our
How many have you read?
President Barack Obama’s Secret to Surviving the
White House Years: Books!
Not since Lincoln has there been a
president as fundamentally shaped — in his life, convictions and
outlook on the world — by reading and writing as Barack Obama.
The New York Times article here. And President Obama's
reading list here.
A great resource to add to your list: An
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.
What were the best books of 2016?
Here are a few sources with their great lists:
- Jeffrey Brown recently sat down with
best-selling authors Jacqueline Woodson and
Daniel Pink to discuss their picks.
- Seattle Times book reviewers share their fiction and
nonfiction favorites from the year, from the challenging to
- The 10 Best Books of 2016. The year’s best
books, selected by the editors of The New York Times Book
Gates’ favorite books of 2016. Our neighbor in Medina is an avid
reader, and he doesn’t flinch from a challenging book.
The list here.
And add these interesting places to
your list of resources to look to for recommendations:
- wellread.org. Great in-depth
interviews and additional reading lists offered from Mary Ann
For example, Maria Semple was
the featured guest a couple of months ago:
the interview here.
She started out in the writers rooms
of some of Hollywood’s wittiest programs. As a novelist… she is
beloved by fans as much for her characters as her clever banter
and cutting humor. The related
reading list from Mary Ann Gwinn here.
- Bill Gates.
Regularly reviews books he likes on his blog. Link to his
book review page here.
- NPR book list. Lots of interesting books and author interviews
- New York Times Book
New reviews every week.
Book reviews, author interviews, and links to NPR book reviews &
- Seattle Review of Books:
an online book-review outlet for Seattle readers. Launched in July
2015, it has been featuring a lively mix of book
reviews, book news and commentary on the local and national
February 2 & 15, 2017.
The Plover: A Novel by Brian Doyle.
Declan O'Donnell has sailed deep into the vast, wild ocean,
having finally had enough of other people and their problems. He
will go it alone, he will be his own country, he will be
beholden to and beloved of no one. And as happens, complications
for more information.
Books for the first half of 2017,
have been chosen! See
the Bookclub page for the titles.
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 and flag/pennants
all featuring her unique and beautiful art.
journals, trivets, eye-glass cleaning cloths, and magnets,
New coloring book:
October 15, 2015. Color Yourself
to Calmness - And reduce stress with your animal spirits.
NEW! Mugs and
new art: New coloring books: Washington
Critters and Mystical Critters.
With lots of magnets of the new mystical critters! fun!
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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