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Welcome to The Edmonds Bookshop!


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.


September 2014!
Wow! How does that sneak up on us every year?!
The days have still been lovely! But, boy, we can feel the change of season coming in the air! We will enjoy all the sun we get and take advantage of a few more days of eating [and reading!] outside! Enjoying every last minute!


Edmonds Art Studio Tour 2014!September 20 & 21, 2014. Edmonds Art Studio Tour. The 9th annual Edmonds Art Studio Tour! This free, self-guided, tour is a once a year opportunity to visit 23 private studios displaying the work of 42 local artists in the scenic Edmonds area. You can purchase finished work, see new art being created, or just visit and ask questions. Everyone is welcome!
We have the brochure/map at the Bookshop. All kinds of information is available online.

Banned Books Week 2014!September 21−27, 2014. Banned Books Week: Celebrating the fREADom to Read!
Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read. It highlights the value of free and open access to information. Banned Books Week brings together the entire book community - librarians, booksellers, publishers, journalists, teachers, and readers of all types - in shared support of the freedom to seek and to express ideas, even those some consider unorthodox or unpopular.

Celebrate your FREADOM! Read a banned book!
For more information about the history of Banned Books week, and to find out more about books hat have been banned, and why, visit these web sites: American Library Association, and the brand new Banned Books Week site.

And check out our window! Lots of great books to read just because you can!
We have stickers, buttons, and bookmarks to celebrate Banned Books Week -- all free to readers of books of any kind!

Ready or not! 2015 Calendars are here! Something for just about everyone! Wall, desk, engagement, page-a-day! Art, of all kinds; travel, to all the beautiful places; animals, cute, fuzzy, winged [and in trees!]; nature; calls of nature [outhouses!]; shoes; guitars; the list goes on....!
And don't forget some of our local favorites: Pike Place Market; and the WalterColors line of Seattle and  Washington desktop calendars.
Come in and choose yours soon!


WOTS October 3-5, 2014
Plan Ahead! The 29th Annual Write on the Sound Writer's Conference: October 3-5, 2014.
Featuring keynote speaker: Robert J. Sawyer, Science Fiction author, winner of Hugo, Nebula and the John W. Campbell Memorial Awards.
The schedule is online, with registration and keynote tickets available starting July 28th:

Garden Market!Edmonds Summer Market.
Saturdays, June 28 through October 4, 2014. 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Downtown Edmonds on 5th Street from Main at the fountain to Bell and east up Bell Street around Centennial Plaza.



We have chosen our Book Club books for the rest of 2014! Award winners, staff favorites and bestsellers!  All great choices! See here for the list and the details.


Sue Coccia t-shirt

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!



kobo is here!
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: September 2014; Indie Next for Reading Groups; and a new list for kids! for all kinds of great book ideas.



Subscribe to Shelf Awareness and enter to win a free book!

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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