We're excited to welcome Mitali Perkins to celebrate the launch of her new book, Forward Me Back to You! The award-winning author of You Bring the Distant Near explores identity, homecoming, and the legacy of assault in this personal and ambitious new novel.
In celebration of Earth Day, join us to help launch a new topical book with a workshop on managing individual plastic waste and a signing of Julia Goldstein’s new book, Material Value: More Sustainable, Less Wasteful Manufacturing of Everything from Cell Phones to Cleaning Products.
Celebrate the launch of five-time PNW Booksellers Association Book Award-winner Pete Fromm’s new novel, A Job You Mostly Won’t Know How to Do, is a love story about family full of hope and resilience and second chances.
Our General Book Club reads books from all genres, fiction and nonfiction, and newcomers are always welcome! In February, the group read and discussed the engaging memoir Dispatches from Pluto by Richard Grant.
Join us in March for An American Marriage by Tayari Jones. Monday March 18th, 6:30-7:30pm
Our General Book Club will meet on Monday, February 18th at 6:30pm to discuss Dispatches from Pluto: Lost and Found in the Mississippi Delta by Richard Grant.
We are so excited to be hosting Ben Clanton for the launch of Narwhal’s Otter Friend! Ben is an incredible talent with a huge following. This is an unticketed event so we recommend you get here early.
Fun Fact - a customer once asked what age the Narwhal and Jelly books were for. I replied, “I love them, so one to at least forty-two.”
Help us celebrate picture book author Curtis Manley as we help him launch his new book Just Right: Searching for the Goldilocks Planet! Curtis Manley is the author of The Summer Nick Taught his Cat to Read, The Crane Girl, and Shawn Loves Sharks.
Shawn Loves Sharks is the winner of a Washington State Book Award for 2018! It was also named to the Bank Street College of Education Best Books list for 2018, and nominated for the Washington State Children’s Choice Picture Book Award for 2019!
Elise Hooper is a fantastic author and speaker. She captivated the audience at her last event for The Other Alcott. Learning to See is a gripping account of the ambitious woman behind the camera who risked everything for art, activism, and love. But her choices came at a steep price…
Meet Richard Cowdrey, New York Times bestselling illustrator of Fiona the Hippo and Bad Dog, Marley for a drawing demonstration and book signing!
Hear Django Wexler, celebrating the launch of his new YA epic fantasy Ship of Smoke and Steel, in conversation with Somaiya Daud, author of the recently released YA fantasy Mirage!
Celebrate the launch of the sequel of Ben Guterson’s Winterhouse, The Secrets of Winterhouse! Bookish puzzles, phantom mysteries, and evil curses await as the protagonist returns to a magical hotel full of secrets in this enchanting urban fantasy middle-grade series.
We’re joining forces with The Ripped Bodice, the only romance-only independent bookstore in the US, and eighteen other book clubs to all read the same book in December: Pride by acclaimed Hatian-American author Ibi Zoboi, a retelling of Pride and Prejudice in modern Brooklyn with characters of color!