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Welcome to the Edmonds Bookshop Web site.

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 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.

Happy Summer!

July 2017

 

Where'sWaldo?

 July means..... it's Waldo time!

51 businesses around Edmonds are hiding Waldo. CollectWenda! 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 1st. 

 

 

 




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Attention Writers!

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, visit the web site.

 

 


 

happy summer!

Summer hours, through Labor Day!

M, Tu, W : 10am - 6pm
Th, Fri :  10am - 8pm
Saturday : 9am  - 8pm
Sunday : 12 - 5pm

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

Garden Market!
Saturdays. 9am - 3pm
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The Edmonds Summer Market!
5th and Bell in Downtown Edmonds. Fresh produce, flowers, plants, personally created crafts and original art.
More information here.

 

 


 

 

cover image: Images of the West

Images of the West, a lovely coffee table book by local author and gallery owner, Randall J. Hodges.
We are thrilled to be one of the very few places to carry Mr. Hodges' beautiful new book.

More information here, on our Booknews page.

Randall J Hodges Fine Art Photography Gallery is located at 317 Main Street, Edmonds.

 

 

 

 


August to August calendars 2017

 


It's that time again:
August - to - August calendars are in stock!

The colors this year are: Carnation, Sky, Licorice, Mint, and Lavendar.


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!], eye-opening! The column here.

 

 


 

Ludacris rapping lamma Llama Red Pajama. Awesome.

 

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 way after hearing Ludacris rap the words." Here.


 

 

 




How to Read (a Lot) More Books This Year, According to Harvard Research.
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 article.]



A great resource to add to your list: An 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 Gwinn.
    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.
    And his Summer 2017 readling list, here.
  • NPR book list. Lots of interesting books and author interviews here.
  • New York Times Book Review. New reviews every week. www.nytimes.com/section/books/review
  • IndieBound. Book reviews, author interviews, and links to NPR book reviews & author interviews, www.indiebound.org.
  • 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 scene. seattlereviewofbooks.com/



 

Bookclub news.

 

cover image: Translation of Love

July 6 & 19, 2017. The Translation of Love by Lynne Kutsukake.

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.

 

 

See our Bookclub page 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,
the first audiobook company which directly supports independent bookstores.

audio books from Libro FM

The highlights:

  • 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 Bookshop!

All the information on our new Audiobooks page.




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, magnets,
mugs, toolboxes, key chains, animal spirit flags all featuring her unique and beautiful art.

Sue Coccia Wolf Toolbox

 

 

 

 She has a few brand new images: a new bald eagle, and a horned owl among them.

We have restocked with new magnets and mugs and key chains, stop in and peruse.

Sue Coccia Flag!

New! Animal Spirit Flags
Big House Flag: 28" x 40"
Smaller Garden Flag: 12 1/2"x 18"

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

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: July 2017; 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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