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 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.
Here at the Edmonds Bookshop we are
always happy to help you select a book for that special person
on your gift list. This time of year we make a special effort to
have an extensive and varied list so we will be able to help you
find the perfect book for everyone on your list. How old are
they? Do you want hardcover or paperback? Fiction or nonfiction?
What do they like to read?
Here is a list of some of
the books that at least one of us is recommending as a great
gift idea this season, to get you started. Alphabetical by
Before the Wind: A Novel by Jim Lynch.
Born to Run by
For teen readers
Fangirl: A Novel by
Feast for Kids: Colorful Vegetarian Recipes That Are Simple to
Make by Erin Gleeson.
A Gentleman in Moscow: A Novel by
Hero of the Empire: The Boer War, a Daring Escape, and the
Making of Winston Churchill by Candice
For little kids
Mother Bruce by Ryan
by Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney.
The Nix: A Novel by
Horse: The Daring U.S. Mission to Rescue the Priceless Stallions
Kidnapped by the Nazis by Elizabeth
For ages 8 - 12
School For Good And Evil (3 Book Series)
by Soman Chainani.
Seveneves by Neal
The Terranauts: A
Novel by T.C. Boyle.
The Shepherd's Life: Modern Dispatches from
an Ancient Landscape by James Rebanks.
Wolf Haven: Sanctuary and the Future
of Wolves in North America by Brenda
Peterson and Annie Marie Musselman.
The Holiday Books catalog is here! We
have copies in the store for you to pick up whenever you are
ready to start making that list.
Visit the PNBA web site to peruse the catalog at your
leisure, then come on in and look at all the books in person.
Edmonds Saturday Holiday Market is back!
On 5th Avenue in front of City Hall. Saturdays
from November 12 to December 17. From 9a - 2p.
35 vendors will be offering their wares
at the market this year. Shoppers will be treated to a rich
selection of holiday gifts, food, wines, flowers, treats and
music – and a special Santa photo station on November 26th,
December 10, and December 17.
More information about the entire
holiday season in Edmonds, here.
More good news for readers:
The Shared Reading project suggests that
reading in groups significantly “improves self-confidence and
self-esteem, builds social networks, preserving the mental and
physical health of those who are well ...”
brings together groups of people with mental health issues,
the findings apply as well to the local book club’s monthly
gathering with added wine.
Thanks to Nancy Pearl, librarian extraordinaire, for tweeting
the things we really need to know! Link to the entire
It is calendar time once again. We
have roughly 2017* different choices of
2017 Calendars. Wall, desk, engagement, purse-size,
pocket-size, small wall size. Pretty, funny, some are even
pretty funny. Something for just about everyone. Stop in soon to
make your choice.
*an approximate count, although it certainly
seems as if we have that many in the store!
Looking for the next great recommendation? Here are
a few new places to check...
Lit Life Columns:
- November 24, 2016. Gift these 12 recently released
paperbacks to yourself.
The column here.
- 10 new paperbacks to tote
along this summer.
The column here.
- 16 paperbacks to round out your summer reading. The
list, including brief descriptions,
And what about these interesting sources:
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:
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
December 2016. As usual, no meeting in December. Way
too much fun stuff going on! Stop in to say hello, and do some
January 5 & 18, 2017.
Last Bus to Wisdom: A Novel by Ivan Doig.
Charming, wise, and slyly funny, this is a last sweet gift from a writer
whose books have bestowed untold pleasure on countless readers.
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 coloring book:
October 15, 2015. Color Yourself
to Calmness - And reduce stress with your animal spirits.
NEW! Mugs and
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.
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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