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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.


February 2016!
Already! The new year is off to a quick start.

Happy Valentine's Day!

Valentine's Day is this coming Sunday! Are you ready? We can help! Below are a few good lists to start with if you need some ideas/inspiration, and we are always happy to help you choose a book, just right for that someone special! [And we gift wrap for free!]



A few good lists to start with:

Seattle Times book editor Mary Ann Gwinn has listed some great fiction and nonfiction, now out in paperback:  Wait for spring with a stack of really good paperbacks!
The column here.

And what about these interesting sources:

Bill Gates. He regularly reviews books he likes on his blog. His list for best of 2015 here.

New York Times Book Review. New reviews every week. http://www.nytimes.com/section/books/review

IndieBound. Book reviews, author interviews, and links to NPR book reviews & author interviews, all here.

Seattle Review of Books: a new 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 scene. Here.




Book award season has started!

January 11, 2016. 2016 Newbery and Caldecott winners announced.

  • John Newbery Medal for most outstanding contribution to children's literature: Last Stop on Market Street, written by Matt de la Peña and illustrated by Christian Robinson.
  • Randolph Caldecott Medal for the most distinguished American picture book for children: Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World's Most Famous Bear, illustrated by Sophie Blackall and written by Lindsay Mattick.


January 7, 2016.  2016 Pacific Northwest Book Awards announced.

  • Call Me Home by Megan Kruse.
  • Children and Other Wild Animals by Brian Doyle.
  • The Game of Love and Death by Martha Brockenbrough.
  • The Triumph of Seeds: How Grains, Nuts, Kernels, Pulses and Pips Conquered the Plant Kingdom and Shaped Human History by Thor Hanson.
  • Undermajordomo Minor by Patrick deWitt.
  • Unicorn on a Roll: Another Phoebe and Her Unicorn Adventure by Dana Simpson.

For more information about Newbery, Caldecott and PNBA winners see our Book News page.



cover image: Euphoria

We have chosen our Bookclub books for the first half of 2016!

Our book for February 4 & 17, 2016. Euphoria by Lily King.
See our Bookclub page for more information and the books chosen for the first 6 months.




Tide Guide 2016 cover

The 2016 Tide Guides are here.
The most complete and user-friendly pocket guide for Washington waters.







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, and magnets,
mugs & toolboxes! all featuring her unique and beautiful art.

New coloring book: October 15, 2015. Color Yourself to Calmness - And reduce stress with your animal spirits.

NEW! in October 2015: mugs and toolboxes!

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.


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: January 2016; 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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