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.
The week of September 24 2017.
Banned Books Week. For this year’s celebration,
the coalition of organizations that sponsors Banned Books Week
will emphasize the importance of the First Amendment, which
guarantees our inherent right to read.
Vote for your favorite banned book!
Not a complete or all-inclusive list, much editing was needed to fit
the list on only one page...
Lists can be printed, filled out and then
turned in the next time you are in the Bookshop.
Or take a
look at the list, choose your favorite title, and
email that title directly to Michelle!
She will share results
in store, and on facebook, and here on the web site.
Join us and celebrate your right to read -- abolutely anything you want to read!
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!
Saturdays. 9am -
The Edmonds Summer Market!
Bell in Downtown Edmonds. Fresh produce, flowers, plants, personally created crafts and original art.
More information here.
A great resource to add to your list:
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.
May 16, 2017. 15
books recommended for your summer reading pleasure — plus
a dozen paperbacks. The column in
The Seattle Times here.
Add these interesting places to your list of
resources for great book recommendations:
- NPR’s Book Concierge. Our Guide
To 2016’s Great Reads.
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.
Summer 2017 reading list, 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
September 7 & 20, 2017.
Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi.
Winner of the PEN/
This debut novel follows the
parallel paths of two half sisters born into different villages in
Ghana, and their descendants through eight
generations: from the Gold Coast to the plantations of Mississippi, from
the American Civil War to Jazz Age Harlem. Yaa Gyasi’s extraordinary
novel illuminates slavery’s troubled legacy both for those who were
taken and those who stayed—and shows how the memory of captivity has
been inscribed on the soul of our nation.
for more information.
Books for the rest of 2017,
have been chosen! See
the Bookclub page for the titles.
We are thrilled to announce a brand new
partnership with Libro FM,
first audiobook company which directly supports independent
- 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
All the information on our new
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, key chains, animal spirit flags all featuring her unique and beautiful art.
journals, trivets, eye-glass cleaning cloths, magnets,
She has a few brand new images: a
eagle, and a horned owl among them.
We have restocked with new magnets and
mugs and key chains, stop in and peruse.
New! Animal Spirit Flags
Big House Flag: 28" x 40"
Smaller Garden Flag: 12 1/2"x
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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