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.
Summer Hours! Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights we are
open until 8pm. All summer long!
As many other
independent booksellers have done, we are partnering
the American Booksellers Association to offer a
simple but robust online store specific to Edmonds
Bookshop. Our IndieLite site offers desktop and
mobile users an easy way to browse, search and
discover new books and quickly find a great read.
On our homepage
you'll find Staff Favorites, Book Club Selections,
New + Notables, Indie Picks, and Bestsellers, as well
as a complete list of upcoming events. Through the
search function you can choose from over nine
million titles in print, place your order and either
pick up at the Bookshop or have your order shipped
directly to you.
We would love your feedback
(positive or negative!) and any suggestions you
might have for how we can make this new feature
better. Send an
email here. Or, click on the "Contact Us"
link on the bottom of any page of the new web site.
And, thank you!
Words of Refugees.
Great window, so many great books from, by, and about refugees of all descriptions.
A list of books featued in the
Banned Books Week 2018.
The annual celebration of the freedom to read is
September 23 - 29, 2018. The 2018 theme,
“Banning Books Silences Stories,” is a reminder that
everyone needs to speak out against the tide of censorship.
Give us a call, or send an
emailand we will save you a copy of the brand new
novel from Murakami, to be published
October 9, 2018.
Brief blurb from the publisher:The
much-anticipated new novel from the internationally acclaimed,
best-selling author of "1Q84" and "Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and
His Years of Pilgrimage," "Killing Commendatore" is an epic tour
de force of love and loneliness, war and art—as well as a loving
homage to "The Great Gatsby"—and a stunning work of imagination
from one of our greatest writers.
October 5, 6 & 7, 2018.Write on the Sound writer's conference [WOTS].
2018 Keynote speaker
is Cara Black, the New York Times best-selling author of
the Aimée Leduc series.
Registration opens Wed., July 18th at 10:00am (Pacific
Daylight Time), and is only available online:
All of the contact Information: Write on the Sound City of
Edmonds Arts Commission 700 Main St. Edmonds, WA 98020
425-771-0228 Office Hours: Mon-Fri, 8:30AM-5:00PM (PT) email@example.com
In what's become an annual tradition, Bill Gates has
announced his five favorite books for Summer Reading 2018 -- one novel
and four nonfiction works.
A fantastic video with a bit of his commentary on the books
he has chosen. [featuring cute
puppies! and books!] [we knew he was smart...]
Leonardo da Vinci by
Everything Happens for a Reason and Other Lies I’ve Loved by
Lincoln in the Bardo by
Origin Story: A Big History of Everything by David Christian.
Factfulness: Ten Reasons We’re Wrong About the World — And Why
Things Are Better Than You Think by Hans Rosling, with Ola
Rosling and Anna Rosling Ronnlund.
He's got a separate You Tube video about
here. [no puppies. but still, fascinating!]
6 & 19, 2018.Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in
J. D. Vance.
This is a passionate and personal analysis
of a culture in crisis—that of white working-class Americans. The
disintegration of this group, a process that has been slowly occurring
now for more than forty years, has been reported with growing frequency
and alarm, but has never before been written about as searingly from the
inside. J. D. Vance tells the true story of what a social, regional, and
class decline feels like when you were born with it hung around your
A deeply moving memoir, with its share of humor
and vividly colorful figures, this is the story of how upward mobility
really feels. And it is an urgent and troubling meditation on the loss
of the American dream for a large segment of this country.
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
"Now Read This" A Book Club from PBS NEWSHOUR and the New York
The author of the selected book is invited in for a fascinating Q + A and there
are interesting discussion questions posted. What a great way to
"join" a bookclub!
What It Means When a Man Falls from
the Sky: Stories by
Lesley Nneka Arimah.
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:
journals, trivets, eye-glass cleaning cloths, magnets,
mugs, toolboxes, key chains, animal spirit flags all featuring her unique and beautiful art.
New fantastic fun stuff, just ahead of shopping season!
special items have limited styles and quantities, so choose
Blankets, puzzles, and
*new* mugs with Edmonds
are soft, cozy 100% cotton throws ~ 69" x 52" Made with
the highest quality, and environmentally conscious, 60%
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
Animal Spirit Flags Big House Flag: 28" x 40" Smaller Garden Flag: 12 1/2"x
We are thrilled to announce a brand new
partnership with Libro FM, the
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
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!
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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