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Welcome to the Edmonds Bookshop Web site.

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 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.



October 2017


Crow Queen!


5th Annual Scarecrow Festival
A celebration of family friendly, handmade scarecrows exhibited throughout Edmonds and south Snohomish county.

Voting October 16 - November 2
Visit the Edmonds Historical Museum website to see this year's scarecrow map and to vote for your favorite! here.

The lovely and powerful "Crow Queen" is in our window.





October 19, 2017 is JumpStart's Read for the Record day. Read. Connect. Succeed.
Join us to be a part of the world’s largest shared reading experience — bringing together over 2 million people each year in classrooms, libraries, community centers, and homes across the US. This annual campaign was launched over a decade ago to highlight the importance of building early literacy and language skills for EVERY child, so that all children have the opportunity to enter kindergarten prepared tocover: Quackers succeed.

More information and links to register here.

This year’s Read for the Record book is Quackers, by Liz Wong, a delightful story about a kitten who grows up believing he’s a duck, until the day he meets another kitten. What follows is a sweet tale about understanding, acceptance, and learning it’s ok to be whoever you want to be.

A free reading guide from JumpStart with all kinds of great tips and more information.






October 11, 2017. MacArthur Foundation Names 2017 ‘Genius’ Grant Winners.
Huge congratulations to authors, and newly minted 'Geniuses,' Jesmyn Ward and Viet Thanh Nguyen.
Read more about all of the grant winners here in The New York Times

Fantastic added note: both of the genius grant winning authors will be in Seattle as part of the Seattle Arts & Lectures series. [Huge kudos to the team at SAL that puts together the programs every year -- always an amazing roster of news-making and award-winning authors and poets.]

Jesmyn Ward will be here January 17, 2018.
Viet Thanh Nguyen will be here May 7, 2018.

More information on our Booknews Page.
Visit the SAL website for their entire schedule.




Calendars calendars calendars!
The 2018 calendars have started to arrive -- stop in soon for the best selection. Art, nature, travel, food, flowers, guitars, cats, dogs, goats [in trees!], bicycles, birds, and so many more!


2018 Calendars!



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.

September 15, 2017. 13 fall books that will make you think, from PBS NewsHour.
If summer is the time for escape reading, fall may be a great time to “re-engage” with thought-provoking books about politics, identity, life after a hurricane and the role of technology in our lives.

October 3, 2017. Ten books to read in October, from BBC.com Between the Lines.


Add these interesting places to your list of resources for great book recommendations:


Bookclub news.



cover: homegoing
October 5 & 18, 2017. Commonwealth: A Novel by Ann Patchett.

The acclaimed, bestselling author—winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award and the Orange Prize—tells the enthralling story of how an unexpected romantic encounter irrevocably changes two families’ lives.


See our Bookclub page for more information.

Books for the rest of 2017 are on the Bookclub page.




We are thrilled to announce a brand new partnership with Libro FM,
the first audiobook company which directly supports independent bookstores.

audio books from Libro FM

The highlights:

  • 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 Bookshop!

All the information on our new Audiobooks page.

Attention Sue Coccia fans!Color Yourself to Calmness, Sue Coccia


We are so happy to say: we carry the complete line of Sue Coccia cards and coloring books, as well as some really fun gift items:
journals, trivets, eye-glass cleaning cloths, magnets,
mugs, toolboxes, key chains, animal spirit flags all featuring her unique and beautiful art.



Octopus Throw!

Fall 2017. New fantastic fun stuff, just ahead of shopping season!
Blankets, puzzles, and mugs with Edmonds Bookshop logo!

The blankets are soft, cozy 100% cotton throws ~ 69" x 52"
Made with the highest quality, and environmentally conscious, 60% recycled cotton.




Crab puzzleWooden Puzzles
dimensions and prices vary, starting around $90.
These wooden 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 in USA.


Sue Coccia Flag!

Animal Spirit Flags
Big House Flag: 28" x 40"
Smaller Garden Flag: 12 1/2"x 18"



Sue Coccia Wolf Toolbox









kobo is here!

The Edmonds Bookshop is partners 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 2017; 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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