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.
Happy Spring! We did it! We survived
winter. There have already been a couple of amazing full-on
sunny days. Fantastic! And, of course, the rain is definitely
warmer. I recommend celebrating with a new book!
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 Blood Donors!
Special Donate & Dine Blood Drive in Downtown
Edmonds on Tuesday, April 4, 2017.
In Partnership with
Edmonds Chamber Commerce
Bloodmobile at 502 Main St, Edmonds
[yes, in front of Starbuck's]
All registered donors will receive a complimentary $7-$10 gift
card or gift certificate to a local restaurant while supplies
Click here to make an appointment
or call 1-800-398-7888
Huge "Thank You!" to all the supporting Edmonds restaurants
Salt & Iron, Red Twig, Walnut Street Coffee,
Las Brisas, Cheesemonger's Table, Pancake House, Revelations
Yogurt, Cafe Louvre, Harry's Hamburgers
March 16, 2017. The National Book Critic Circle Awards for
publishing year 2016 have been announced. A couple of the
- Autobiography. Hope Jahren.
- Nonfiction. Matthew Desmond.
Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the
- Fiction. Louise Erdrich.
- The winner of the 2016 John Leonard Prize
which honors an author's first book in any genre:
Yaa Gyasi for
The entire list of winners on our
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.
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.
- 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
April 6 & 19, 2017. Go Set a Watchman: A
Novel by Harper Lee.
Written in the mid-1950s, and set two decades
after her beloved Pulitzer Prize–winning masterpiece this novel imparts
a fuller, richer under- standing and appreciation of
for more information.
Books for the first half of 2017,
have been chosen! See
the Bookclub page for the titles.
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 and flag/pennants
all featuring her unique and beautiful art.
journals, trivets, eye-glass cleaning cloths, and magnets,
New! Key chains!
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.
NEW! Mugs and
Toolboxes and Key chains!
new art: New coloring books: Washington
Critters and Mystical Critters.
With lots of magnets of the new mystical critters! fun!
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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