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
had spring weather early -- let's hope out good fortune
continues, and that all our lovely flowers keep on doing their
happy flower thing!
And what's even more fun:
Spring is a great time for books!!
Check out the highlights here
on our Booknews page.
OK - sneak peak! can't resist!
2015 Newbery Medal Winner, just
published March 17, 2015! For ages 9 - 12,
The Crossover by
Epitaph: A Novel of the O.K. Corral
by Mary Doria Russell. From the
bestselling, award-winning author of Doc, comes a richly
detailed novel of the infamous gunfight at the O.K. Corral and
the making of the mythology that surrounds it to this day.
Great! new [3/22/15] review in
The Seattle Times.
Chosen for IndieNext.
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....
We are the lucky recipients of a few signed first editions!
Available to you while they last!
A Dangerous Place: A Maisie Dobbs Novel
by Jacqueline Winspear. A new Maisie
Dobbs novel! [woohoo!]
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.
Completely different and both so so good!
Breaking news! The
Washington Center for the Book at The Seattle Public Library
announces the 2015 featured work, AKA, Seattle Reads
The Painter by Peter Heller!
Peter Heller will visit Seattle May 14-17, 2015.
See the schedule of events with the author, here.
Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the
Lusitania by Erik Larson. From
the bestselling author and master of narrative nonfiction comes
the enthralling story of the sinking of the Lusitania.
a story that many of us think we know but don’t, and
Larson tells it thrillingly, switching
between hunter and hunted while painting a larger portrait of
America at the height of the Progressive Era. One of the
"Most Anticipated Books of Spring" chosen by Publisher's Weekly.
Chosen for IndieNext.
New [3/1/2015] review in
The Seattle Times. And, even more
importantly, Ron thinks it's his best book to date!
The Goldfinch: A Novel
by Donna Tartt.
The 2014 Pulitzer Prize Winner for
Fiction, coming in paperback
April 7, 2015!
And even more sneak peaks! Mary
Ann Gwinn chooses 30 books for spring reading! Spring
used to be a quiet time for publishing, but not anymore; there
are plenty of meaty reads coming out between now and July 1.
new LitLife column here.
We will do our best to have these books in as soon
as they are published -- let us know if you would like us to
hold one for you -- that way you know for sure we'll have one,
[just for you!] on the very day it is published!
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!
Book Club list for the first half of the year is fantastic! [as
favorites, a classic, a local [famous!] author autobiography, and
many of them, 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:
March 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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