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.
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.
Our 500-square-foot shop is brimming with over 10,000 new, used, and out-of-print poetry books, as well as a selection of titles about poetry. You’ll find a broad range of volumes on our shelves, from the experimental work of Bhanu Kapil to the fragments of Sappho (in several translations), from the latest Tony Hoagland collection to the writings of John Clare. We order from publishers huge, tiny, and in between and select worthwhile used books to maintain what we hope is a continually varied and interesting stock.
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.
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!
The Quest Bookshop is a service of the Theosophical Society in Seattle, located in the Capital Hill neighborhood of Seattle, offering thousands of titles, including books, CDs and DVDs.
We are a large Indie bookstore, carrying a large selection of new & used books. With 5 restaurants and a variety of community & author events each month – we ARE your Third Place!
A collection of over 16,000 items focusing on alternative, controversial and mind-opening subjects not normally found in public and academic libraries.
Seattle’s premier independent bookshop specializing in children’s books since 1977. Reading and recommending books for everyone else, too, since 2000.
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.
We are a local company specializing in recovery literature, as well as fun jewelry and accessories in celebration of recovery!
Independent book store. Serving the UW community since 1900. Shop independent, be independent.