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.
July means..... it's Waldo time!
51 businesses around Edmonds are hiding
stamps/signatures from at least 25 of them, and you will be
entered into the drawing for a grand prize.
Wenda is hiding
at Edmonds Bookshop this year!
The big party is July 31, 2017, 1 - 2pm.
Drawings for all kinds of prizes, games, and of course, cake!
Join us to celebrate a great month of Waldo!
All the information and instructions that you need are on the
beautiful passports, available at the Bookshop and all of the
participating businesses around town, beginning Saturday, July
WOTS online registration opens
July 20, 2017 at 9:30am Pacific Daylight Time.
The 32nd annual Write on the Sound
conference is October 6, 7 & 8, 2017.
Plan to register early. Sessions fill up quickly.
Typically, the conference sells out a few weeks after
registration opens. For the entire list of
presenters and the official conference schedule,
Summer hours, through Labor Day!
M, Tu, W :
10am - 6pm
Th, Fri :
10am - 8pm
: 9am - 8pm
Sunday : 12 - 5pm
Saturdays. 9am -
The Edmonds Summer Market!
Bell in Downtown Edmonds. Fresh produce, flowers, plants, personally created crafts and original art.
More information here.
Images of the West, a lovely coffee table
book by local author and gallery owner, Randall J. Hodges.
are thrilled to be one of the very few places to carry
Hodges' beautiful new book.
More information here, on our
Randall J Hodges Fine Art Photography Gallery is located at
317 Main Street, Edmonds.
It's that time again:
August - to - August calendars are in stock!
The colors this year are: Carnation, Sky, Licorice, Mint, and
Behind-the-scenes view from an author on a
book tour: 10 things you don't know about authors on book
tour, by John Scalzi. Funny, scary
[don't hug them - you don't know where they've been!],
The column here.
In between, or instead of! all
the cute cat videos:
here is a book-related video
that is quite awesome. Quite awesome.
"You'll never read a Llama Llama book the same
hearing Ludacris rap the words."
How to Read (a Lot) More Books This Year, According to
Bill Gates, Elon Musk, and Stephen King all
read so many books! The level of success these people have
reached definitely leads us to believe that reading books is a
really good thing. [I know! We've been saying that for years!]
Here is an
article with a few tips, and ideas about how to make more
time in your already busy life -- one really easy tip -- always
have a book with you! excellent!
Below, we have some carefully
curated lists for you to start checking. [See item #7 in the
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:
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 readling 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
July 6 & 19, 2017. The Translation of Love by
Against the backdrop of occupied Tokyo, a young
girl searches for her missing older sister, who has disappeared into the
world of bars and dance halls. In the process, her story will become
intertwined with those of others trying to make sense of their lives in
a post-war world.
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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