Voracious readers know that you can never have too many books. If you’ve read everything in your Redmond apartment and are still looking for more, here are some Redmond bookstores that may have your next favorite book.
Madison Books, located near Madison Park, is a brand new store that opened in 2019. You can sign up for their email newsletter for book recommendations, upcoming events, and information on new releases. Their website offers specific book lists to browse, such as "Best Crime and Thriller Novels of 2020." You can also check out their staff picks, or even join their brand new book club. Madison Books is currently offering appointment-only browsing, front door pick up, or mail delivery.
Another excellent local bookstore is Brick & Mortar Books. This shop loves to support local authors! It’s located in the Redmond Town Center and is a quick 10-minute drive from the Parkside apartments. Brick & Mortar Books offers curbside pickup (call or email first) as well as delivery. They also host several book clubs and other events, so be sure to check their website for updates and virtual happenings.
We can't talk bookstores and not mention Elliott Bay Book Company! This bookstore has been around since 1973 and has been in its newer location in Capitol Hill since 2010. Elliot Bay offers book club groups you can read along with, or you can browse through their staff picks online. Currently, Elliott Bay Book Company is offering curbside pickup by appointment and free media mail shipping.
If you're looking for reading material that's a little more unique, then you might like Open Books: A Poem Emporium. This bookstore carries out-of-print books, poetry, journals, and more. They're also open to recommendations and special orders if you're looking for something specific to add to your collection. Open Books hosts virtual poetry readings, and they also offer a subscription service and staff recommendations online.
These are just a few of some of the best Redmond area bookstores. If you would like to learn more about our community, please read our blog and feel free to contact us for more information about our apartments in Redmond, WA.