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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.


February 2015!

“Books are a uniquely portable magic.”
                                          ~Stephen King

“The quality of your life depends on how many books you’ve read."
                                                                                       ~Sherman Alexie

Huge congratulations to Graham Moore, who took home the Academy Award for best adapted screenplay for The Imitation Game, based on the biography Alan Turing: The Enigma by Andrew Hodges.

Take a look at this brand new web site all about Downtown Edmonds!

February 3, 2015. Big author news! Harper Lee will publish a second novel this July!
Go Set a Watchman
, which Lee completed in the 1950s and then set aside in favor of To Kill a Mockingbird, will be published July 14, 2015. It is set in the 1950s and is about Scout returning to her hometown of Maycomb, Alabama to see her father, the upright lawyer Atticus Finch.
An article in The Seattle Times here. And "google" away -- all kinds of info, and controversy -- "does she really want it published?" "Is she of sound mind...?"
We are taking names for pre-orders -- give us a call [425-775-2789] or send us an email, and we will make sure we have one for you as soon as they arrive!

cover image: Pioneer GirlIt has finally arrived! A book you've been looking for since last November & December - yay!
Pioneer Girl: The Annotated Autobiography by Laura Ingalls Wilder and Pamela Smith Hill.
Follow the real Laura Ingalls and her family as they make their way west and discover that truth is as remarkable as fiction.
Hidden away since the 1930s, Laura Ingalls Wilder's never-before-published autobiography reveals the true stories of her pioneering life. Some of her experiences will be familiar; some will be a surprise. Pioneer Girl re-introduces readers to the woman who defined the pioneer experience for millions of people around the world.
It also explores the history of the frontier that the Ingalls family traversed and the culture and life of the communities Wilder lived in. This groundbreaking volume develops a fuller picture of Wilder s life and times for the millions of readers who wish to learn more about this important American author. It contains one hundred and twenty-five images, eight fully researched maps, and hundreds of annotations based on numerous primary sources, including census data, county, state, and federal records, and newspapers of the period.


Congratulations to the 2015 Newbery Medal Winner:

The Crossover by Kwame Alexander.

Congratulations to the 2015  Caldecott Medal Winner:

The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend, illustrated and written by Dan Santat.

More information about the Medal Winners, and the list of Honor Winners, on our BookNews page.

Congratulations to this year's winners of the PNBA Book Awards!

PNBA 2015 award winners

The complete list is on our Booknews page and more information on the winners as well as the rest of the nominees is on the PNBA web site.

We have chosen our Book Club books for the first half of 2015!
Staff favorites, a classic, a local [famous!] author autobiography, and bestsellers!  All great choices! See here for the list and the details.



Sue Coccia t-shirtAttention Sue Coccia fans! We are happy to tell you that we carry the complete line of Sue Coccia cards and coloring books, as well as some fun gift items: t-shirts, journals, trivets, and magnets! featuring her unique and beautiful art!

Fall 2014. Brand new art!! New coloring books: Washington Critters and Mystical Critters! With lots of magnets of the new mystical critters! fun!



kobo is here!
Big news here at The Edmonds Bookshop!

We are partnering 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: February 2015; Indie Next for Reading Groups; and a new list for kids! for all kinds of great book ideas.



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