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.
Summer Hours have begun! Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights we are
open until 8pm. All summer long!
Calendar/Organizers are here! This year's colors:
Azure, Lemon, Licorice, Plum, Scarlet [colors in real
life may differ from on screen representation...]
Seattle Arts + Lectures and the Seattle
Public Library present: Summer Book Bingo!
Download the Bingo Boards here:
for adults and a different one
for the kids. We will have Bingo boards for you to
pick up any day now.
Keep track of the books you read between now and September 4th
and fill out your Bingo board.
Get a Bingo [a complete row in
any direction] and you'll be entered into a drawing for a gift
card to a fabulous independent book store.
Complete all 25
squares -- a blackout! -- and you'll be entered into a drawing for
the grand prize: a library of books by 2018/19 SAL speakers and
2 tickets to the entire SAL 2018/19 season. Fantastic! [
Here are a couple of book columns from The Seattle Times that
have more great suggestions:
May 24, 2018.So,
what are you reading this summer?Mary
Ann Gwinn -- Lit Life. Local booksellers and librarians and an author
share the new books and classics they're looking forward to
The column here.["recommended by a librarian"
is one of the squares!]
dark, for the bright season? All the best new crime
fiction for summer 2018 by Adam Woog.
His column here.["mystery or thriller" and
"written by an author from another country" are both squares
to be filled in...]
And see below, for more great lists of fantastic books to
read this summer! Links to lists from Bill Gates,
NPR, and the
new PBS NewsHour Book Club.
In what's become an annual tradition, Bill Gates has
announced his five favorite books for Summer Reading 2018 -- one novel
and four nonfiction works.
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
"Now Read This" A Book Club from PBS NEWSHOUR and the New York
The author of the selected book is invited in for a fascinating Q + A and there
are interesting discussion questions posted. What a great way to
"join" a bookclub!
We are so happy to
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.
New fantastic fun stuff, just ahead of shopping season!
special items have limited styles and quantities, so choose
Blankets, puzzles, and
*new* mugs with Edmonds
are soft, cozy 100% cotton throws ~ 69" x 52" Made with
the highest quality, and environmentally conscious, 60%
and prices vary, starting around $90. These wooden
jigsaw puzzles are manufactured by Liberty Puzzles and
feature dozens of hand-drawn
“whimsy” pieces intricately cut into the shapes of
characters, animals, and geometric designs. The whimsy
pieces are carefully designed and crafted to match the theme
of each puzzle image. Made
Animal Spirit Flags Big House Flag: 28" x 40" Smaller Garden Flag: 12 1/2"x
We are thrilled to announce a brand new
partnership with Libro FM, the
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
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!
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!
It's true: You can find us on Facebook. Click on the graphic to the left or log in to your account and then search
Edmonds Bookshop. Join a conversation about books, start a new discussion, and just keep up with what's going on!
And, of course, we know you "like" us.
And on Instagram... you can see
some of what's going on!