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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.


September 2016.

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!

We are venturing slightly afield this month for a couple of very special authors:

cover image: Downfall

September 23, 2016. Friday at 7:00 pm. Join us at the Mukilteo Library as we welcome Seattle author and perennial staff favorite, J. A. Jance and her latest Joanna Brady novel, Downfall.


cover image: Tall Tales Dashchund coloring book!



September 29, 2016, Thursday evening from  5 - 9pm. Join us at the Edmonds Yacht Club to celebrate the launch of Kizzie Jones' new coloring book.



More information about both of these author appearances on our Events page.

August 17, 2016. This Whidbey Island couple’s backyard is for the birds — really, any and all birds. A feature article in Pacific NW Magazine about a couple of our favorite bird people, Craig and Joy Johnson!
Studying, photographing and writing about birds isn’t a hobby for Craig and Joy Johnson. It’s a mission.



Learn more about the Johnsons, and how to order the DVD “Pacific Northwest Birds and Backyard Wildlife Habitat” (which is free to educators) at their web site: PugetSoundBackyardBirds.com



garden market vegetables
The Edmonds Summer Market.

Saturdays. June 18 through October 1, 2016.
9am - 3pm

(no market August 13th)
Downtown Edmonds on 5th Street from Main at the fountain to Bell and east up Bell Street around Centennial Plaza.

More information here.



Looking for the next great recommendation? Here are a few new places to check...

Mary Ann Gwinn Lit Life Columns:

  • 10 new paperbacks to tote along this summer. The column here.
  • 16 paperbacks to round out your summer reading. The list, including brief descriptions, here.

And what about these interesting sources:

Bill Gates. Regularly reviews books he likes on his blog. His 2016 summer reading list is 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: 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. seattlereviewofbooks.com/




Bookclub news.

cover image: My Grandmother Asked  Me To Tell You

September 1 & 21, 2016. My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry by Fredrik Backman.

See our Bookclub page for more information.

Books have been chosen for the rest of 2016. See the Bookclub page for the titles.




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 and flag/pennants all featuring her unique and beautiful art.

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




Sue Coccia Wolf Toolbox

NEW!  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: September 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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