Following the first store in San Francisco in 1969, the New York City store in Rockefeller Center opened in 1981. It was replaced by its current location near Bryant Park on 6th Avenue in 2007. The New York store became the headquarters of Kinokuniya Book Stores of America. The company now has seven store locations in the United States, including New York City, San Francisco, San Jose, Los Angeles, Costa Mesa, Seattle, and Portland. Each store offers a large range of books in English, Japanese and Chinese, as well as CDs, DVDs, and high quality stationary. In addition to bookstores, Kinokuniya operates sales offices which provide services to business and academic institutions.
The Globe offers books of good value, new and used, in the arts and sciences. Strengths include literature, history, children’s titles, and cooking. Owned and operated by Carolyn and John Siscoe since 1979, the Globe is open from ten to six, seven days a week.
Located in the heart of Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood, The Elliott Bay Book Company is a full-service bookstore, home to over 150,000 titles, set on cedar shelves in a multi-level, inviting unique atmosphere.
We offer one of the region’s best selection of new books, as well as a large collection of bargain editions. Elliott Bay presents an unparalleled schedule of author readings and events throughout the year.
Independent book store. Serving the UW community since 1900. Shop independent, be independent.
Pegasus is a family-owned used and new bookstore in West Seattle, under its current ownership since 1983. We have large selections of mystery, science fiction/fantasy, horror, literature/classics, children’s, young adult, romance, poetry, history, gardening, crafts, spirituality, psychology, philosophy, cookbooks, health, travel and tons of other things!
Located in the historic Pike Place Market since 2003, Lamplight is one of the more eclectic independent used bookstores in Seattle.
Left Bank Books carries over 10,000 new and used books, and has close to 70 sections. We specialize in anti-authoritarian, anarchist, independent, radical and small-press titles. Our interests span the literary & scholarly spectrum. Our stock reflects the diversity in perspective of all the individuals involved in our book project. We feature various sections such as anarchism, fiction, feminist studies, immigration studies, race & culture studies, “dis”ability & Deafness, poetry, graphic novels, parenting, labor history, science fiction, sexuality, environmentalism, native studies and much more.
Need a new hobby? Head on over to Lion Heart Book Store in Seattle and try out reading.
If you are visiting Lion Heart Book Store, you can take advantage of the nearby parking options during your stay. Lion Heart Book Store makes bikers feel at ease with the multiple storage racks outside. New books are exciting and filled with adventure so pick one up today from Lion Heart Book Store in Seattle and start reading.
Since 1997, Ophelia’s Books has been an eclectic source of quality reading materials. Whether you’re a poverty-stricken student, a well-heeled collector, a frantic giftshopper, or a rabid bibliophile, you’ll find something to soothe your brain here. At the very least, you can visit our cats.
We specialize in children’s books and have an espresso café. Additionally, we carry an assortment of books for young adult to adult readers. Our café is typically stocked with cookies, cold beverages, and all the necessary ingredients for a good espresso.
We buy and sell old and rare books as well as vintage photographs, postcards, manuscript material such as old diaries and letters, etc.
We also maintain an inventory of vintage ephemera of historical interest, including prints, maps, postcards, posters and other interesting historical printed and manuscript material.
We are always interested in buying single books or whole collections.
Let us know if you have books for sale. We make house calls on short notice in Seattle and can visit other locales if the circumstances warrant. Call us today at 206 624 4100 if you have books for sale!
We are a local, independent Used and New Bookstore,Cafe, and a Performance and Community Gathering Space: New and Used Books, Homemade Baked Food, Coffee,Drinks–including Beer and Wine. Visual Art, and Open Mics, Poetry and Book Reading, Live Acoustic Music featuring original and traditional music from local musicians, and Meetings, and More!