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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.


August 2015. Already!

Summer!!Summer Hours at the Bookshop:

We are open late [until 8!] Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights -- all summer.
After dinner, before the movie, before gelato or after yogurt, or in the middle of ice cream, you will be able to stop in and pick out a new book for all of your summer weekends.




Happy Birthday Edmonds!

Tuesday, August 11, 2015.
Happy 125th Birthday Edmonds!

Join us to celebrate the City of Edmonds' Birthday!

We are holding a special sale: great bargains and one-of-a-kind treasures available for only 125 cents!

Here is a listing of some of the entertainment scheduled around town:

And join the fun on Facebook: Edmonds 125th Anniversary Celebration on Facebook.



cover image: Last Bus to Wisdom
August 18, 2015.
Official publication date of Ivan Doig's final book: Last Bus to Wisdom: A Novel, a lively and poignant coming-of-age story about a boy and his great-uncle on a cross-country odyssey. Charming, wise, and slyly funny, his last novel is one last treasure from the best storyteller of the West.

We will have the books in the store the morning of Tuesday, August 18. Let us know if you would like us to hold one with your name on it: email us or call us [425-775-2789].


There will be Ivan Doig Day Celebrations August 18, 2015 around the country, and a few in the greater Seattle area. The celebrations will feature giveaways, special guests and more. Find more information about the locations and events, and all about Ivan, here on his web site.



Sue Coccia will be our Third Thursday artist for August 2015!

Sue Coccia t-shirt
August 20, 2015. 5 - 8pm.
We are thrilled to welcome local artist extraordinaire Sue Coccia! You know and love her work: the heron mural on 4th Ave S., the cards, journals, magnets, trivets, microfiber wipes...and of course the amazing coloring books! 100% designed, illustrated, and printed in the USA since 1996.
More information here.

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: t-shirts, journals, trivets, eye-glass cleaning cloths, and magnets. All featuring her unique and beautiful art.

Brand new art!! New coloring books: Washington Critters and Mystical Critters. With lots of magnets of the new mystical critters! fun!

April 30, 2015. Fantastic front page article in The Edmonds Beacon all about Sue Coccia and her adult coloring books.



August to August 2015!

August to August Calendars. Are here. Now!




We have chosen our Bookclub books for the rest of the year. The Seattle Reads 2015 book; a Swedish author; a Norwegian author; and a favortie local author's new book. Most of them New York Times bestselling authors. See our Bookclub page for all of the details.



Garden Market!The Summer Markets are here!

Saturdays through October 3, 2015.
9:00am to 3:00pm
Downtown Edmonds on 5th Street from Main at the fountain to Bell and east up Bell Street around Centennial Plaza.

No market August 15th [Taste of Edmonds]

For all the information visit the Edmonds Museum web site.

We are lucky enough to have 2 farmers' markets in town!

Edmonds Wednesday Farmers' Market at Salish Crossing.
Every Wednesday 3pm -7pm. June until October.
Dayton and Sunset across from the ferry holding lanes. Visit the Facebook page.


Take a look at this new web site all about Downtown Edmonds!


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: July 2015; Indie Next for Reading Groups; and a new list for kids for all kinds of great book ideas.



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