Gulliver’s Books opened in 1985 as a used bookstore and branched out to selling new books within a couple of years. The Second Story Cafe opened in 1997 with the thought that good coffee and fresh food are the perfect complement to great books. In addition to an extensive new book selection, we have an entire floor of high-quality used books on all subjects, as well as a huge variety of gift items and an unequaled assortment of Alaska books. Stop in and see us today. Read NWBL’s interview with Gulliver’s.
Fairbanks, AK 99709-3710
907-474-9574; toll free: 800-390-8999
The Babbling Book
Haines, AK 99827
Hearthside Books, Etc.hearthsidebooks.com
Juneau, AK 99801-8090
Read our interview with Fireside’s bookseller/author Eowyn Ivey.
Palmer, AK 99645
Read our article about Rediscovered Bookshop.
Boise, ID 83702
Bonners Ferry, ID 83805
The Well-Read Moosewww.facebook.com/TheWellReadMoose
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814
Bookpeople of Moscowwww.bookpeopleofmoscow.com
Moscow, ID 83843-2917
Vanderford’s Books & Office Productswww.vanderfords.com/default.htm
Located in the heart of downtown Sandpoint, Vanderford’s has been proudly serving the community for over 35 years. We are a general bookstore, specializing in children’s, field guides and regional titles. We carry a full line of office products, art supplies, maps, globes and greeting cards.
Sandpoint, ID 83864-1474
Bozeman, MT 59715-4643
Montana Book and Toy Companymtbookco.com
Helena, MT 59601-5013
Bookworks of Whitefish
Whitefish, MT 59937-2677
Jan’s Paperbacks is an independently owned bookstore specializing in selling and trading paperback books. Jan’s is located in the Aloha Villa Shopping Center in Aloha, Oregon, a suburb on the west side of Portland. Since 1981, Jan’s has been serving it’s customers with an alternative to the big name national chain bookstores. Personal service and a knowledgeable staff keep customers returning week after week..
Aloha, OR 97003
Ashland, OR 97520-1831
Castlemere Books For Childrenwww.castlemerebooks.com
Astoria, OR 97103
Astoria, OR 97103
Baker City, OR 97814-3448
Powell’s Books at Cedar Hills Crossingwww.powells.com
Beaverton, OR 97005
Dudley’s Bookshop & Cafedudleysbookshopcafe.com
Bend, OR 97701
Bend, OR 97703
Cannon Beach Book Companycannonbeachbooks.com
Read our interview with Cannon Beach Book Company.
Cannon Beach, OR 97110
Grass Roots Books and Musicgrassrootsbookstore.com
Corvallis, OR 97333-4633
Smith Family Bookstorewww.smithfamilybookstore.com/welcome.html
Smith Family Bookstore, one of Eugene’s oldest independent bookstores, has been buying and selling used books for 35 years. Our business is simple: we buy a lot of good books and sell them for fair prices. Our two stores are big and well organized, and because we buy so many books every day, the inventory is always changing and growing. We remain committed to running interesting, profitable local bookstores that serve the diverse readers in this community. Good novels… history… children’s books… spirituality… health… literary theory… travel… whatever subject you read, we probably have a section of books for you to browse.
Eugene, OR 97401
UO Bookstore/Duck Storeuobookstore.com
Eugene, OR 97403-0176
Located in the small town of Hood River, Oregon, Waucoma Bookstore has been in business since 1976. Waucoma is a proud member of Indie Bound, and highlights new and exciting fiction and nonfiction writers. Making its home in the scenic Columbia River Gorge, Waucoma Bookstore specializes in books about Pacific Northwest cultural and natural history as well as outdoor recreation. In service to the community, Waucoma Bookstore brings authors from all over the nation to do events in the community. Read our interview with Waucoma.
Hood River, OR 97031-2054
Flourish Mercantile Books & Giftswww.flourishshoppe.com
Flourish Mercantile Books, Gifts, UPS Shipping in Junction City offers unique locally crafted items and specializes in Scandinavian, Norse, Celtic & metaphysical items as well as soaps, lotions and so much more. Our cozy shoppe hosts a unique shopping experience. We carry herbs, lotions, bath salts and candles that sooth and bring a sense of old world charm. Pick up a new or used book from our selection. We are the Independent Book Store in Junction City as well as the local used book exchange. We also special order new and used books.
Junction City, OR 97448
Bob’s Beach Booksbobsbeachbooks.net
Sister store to Robert’s Bookshop, we’re open 10-5:30 everyday. Bob’s Beach Books is in a little blue building with a mermaid painted on the side, on the ocean-side of Hwy 101 in the Oceanlake area of Lincoln City. Feel free to call for directions. We carry new and used books, including regional interest, mysteries, fantasy, graphic novels, cookbooks and much more. Bob’s also features an extensive selection of books on Oregon and the Pacific Northwest, including: hiking, places of interest, field guides, travel, camping, hauntings, regional history and picture books. Each summer we host one of the largest literary festivals in the Northwest (check out the Events page on our website for more details) with something for everyone, and it’s FREE. Come by and see us. We’d love to find you something to read!
Lincoln City, OR 97367
Third Street Booksthirdstreetbooks.com
Third Street Books is located in the heart of historic downtown McMinnville, an area rich with some of the best Oregon wineries, restaurants, art galleries and shopping available. At Third Street Books, we pride ourselves in being an active part of our community by supporting schools and literacy programs in the area. We’re a general interest bookstore with mostly new, but some used books as well. A great selection of magazines, cards, and other unique gift items await your discovery. We welcome your special orders. We are also happy to offer an out-of-print book search for that elusive title! We host regular events at our store, from storytime to writing workshops. Check our website for the most up-to-date information. Read our interview with Third Street owner Sylla McClellan.
McMinnville, OR 97128-4729
Books by the Bay
North Bend, OR 97459-3417
Audubon Society of Portland Nature Storeaudubonportland.org/support-us/nature-store
Portland, OR 97210
Broadway Books, Incwww.broadwaybooks.net
Read our interview with the owners of Broadway Books.
Portland, OR 97232-1428
Green Bean Booksgreenbeanbookspdx.com
Read our interview with Green Bean Books.
Portland, OR 97211
Powell’s Books at PDXwww.powells.com/locations/powells-books-at-pdx
We’re not a magazine stand carrying a few books; we’re a full-service bookstore offering all the amenities and services found at other Powell’s locations. Powell’s has three locations at Portland International Airport: our main store in the Oregon Market, and satellite stores in the C and D concourses. All three branches offer an eclectic mix of the latest bestsellers, popular fiction and non-fiction, choice used books, games, toys, and a wide range of gifts. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff offer quick recommendations for long flights, all-day business trips, vacation reading or journeys involving long hours with restless children. Travelers in the know have even called ahead and put a book on hold, to be picked up upon their arrival.
Portland, OR 97218-1009
Powell’s City of Bookspowells.com
We’re a book lover’s paradise, the largest used and new bookstore in the world. Located in downtown Portland, and occupying an entire city block, we stock more than a million new and used books. Nine color-coded rooms offer something for every interest, including an incredible selection of out-of-print and hard-to-find titles. Each month, the Basil Hallward hosts a new art exhibit, as well as dozens of author events featuring acclaimed writers, artists, and thinkers. Our Rare Book Room gathers autographed first editions and other collectible volumes. Watch a video about Powell’s.
Portland, OR 97209
Powell’s on Hawthornewww.powells.com/locations/powells-books-on-hawthorne
From appropriately funky beginnings in a slightly funky neighborhood, we’ve grown into the largest used and new bookstore on Portland’s east side. We now cover more than 10,000 square feet and offer more than 200,000 used and new books. The atmosphere is relaxed, but the store is big enough to warrant a map. Not as extensive as the labyrinth at the City of Books, we’re divided into just three rooms. The Fresh Pot, an inviting corner of the store, serves delicious homemade pastries and other sweet delights, along with some of the best coffee in town. And just across the street is McMenamins historic Bagdad Theater, where we host events.
Portland, OR 97214
Adelina Film & Art Bookswww.adelinabooks.com
Inspired by the spirit of post-war Italian cinema, the New Hollywood era of the late 1960s/early 1970s, and the artistic potentials of cinema in general, Adelina Books is a home for titles that explore film and the arts in a stylish and informative fashion. We especially value books that balance text and visuals in ways that slow down time, allowing readers to explore ideas, deepen their understanding, and draw their own conclusions.
Portland, OR 97205
Redmond, OR 97756
Whether you’re in Seaside on vacation or you live on the North Coast, we hope to be your bookstore. We love to put just the right book in your hands, so we’ve put tags on some of our favorites. But, if you can’t find the book you’re looking for, we gladly special order and often get it to the very next day. And, if you live or are staying in Seaside or Gearhart, we’ll even bring it to your door.
Seaside, OR 97138
Paulina Springs Bookswww.paulinasprings.com
Read our interview with Paulina Springs’ owner Brad Smith.
Sisters, OR 97759-3500
Sunriver Books & Musicwww.sunriverbooks.com
Read our interview with Sun River Books’ co-owner Deon Stonehouse.
Sunriver, OR 97707
Watermark Book Co.watermarkbookcompany.com
Anacortes, WA 98221-1731
Eagle Harbor Book Companyeagleharborbooks.com
Read our interview with long-time Eagle Harbor bookseller Mary Gleysteen.
Bainbridge Island, WA 98110-2425
Since 1995, The Traveler has been a traveler’s resource for Bainbridge Island, Kitsap County and beyond. Owners Susan Taylor and Barbara Tolliver have put together an extensive selection of maps, guidebooks and travel literature. We sponsor travel talks, travel-related seminars and a popular Language for Travelers series. Our travel resources extend into the social network sphere with frequent posts on Facebook and Twitter. We also have an excellent selection of luggage, travel accessories and clothing.
Bainbridge Island, WA 98110
Village Books & Paper Dreamsvillagebooks.com
Chuck and Dee Robinson established Village Books in 1980 in the historic Fairhaven district of Bellingham. It has been awarded the Tourism Business of the Year and honored as the 2008 Outstanding Philanthropic Small Business in Washington State. Since 2007, the store has produced a monthly radio variety show called The Chuckanut Radio Hour. Another new feature: an on-demand Espresso Book Machine, which prints out-of-print or self-published books, among them It Takes a Village Books: 30 Years of Building Community One Book at a Time, Chuck Robinson’s book commemorating the store’s 30th anniversary. Read Northwest Book Lovers’ feature about the store and our interview with Village bookseller Christina Claassen.
Bellingham, WA 98225-7015
Western Associated Students Bookstorewww.bookstore.wwu.edu
Bellingham, WA 98225
The Neverending Bookshop was started in October or 2015 by Annie Carl and has been flourishing in downtown Bothell since. The mission of the bookshop is to help every book lover find their next favorite read and that anyone and everyone can find the perfect book to fall into. Read more about The Neverending Bookshop in this Shelf Awareness article and this NW Book Lovers article.
Bothell, WA 98011
Chehalis, WA 98532
At Riverwalk Books, our mission is to be the quintessential community bookstore. A family-owned store established in 1994, we strive to bring knowledge, passion and character to the art of bookselling in the Lake Chelan Valley. We offer special orders, hard-to-find book services, gift wrapping, easy parking, and fine espresso. Owner Libby Manthey takes great pride in handselling each book—making sure that the book fits the reader. Manthey has served as the President of the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association and is active in her community. Listen to her podcasts about books on Chelan’s local radio station, KOZI. Many long-time customers will remember our son, Seth, as the child who slept in the windows on warm days. Daughter Kate now works at Western Washington Bookstore.
Chelan, WA 98816-0686
…and Books, too!www.andbookstooonline.com
…and BOOKS, too! is a full-service used and new book and gift store located in downtown Clarkston, Washington. We have customer book trading accounts and wish lists. We do custom orders and ship throughout the world.
Clarkston, WA 99403
P.O. Box 166
Eastsound, WA 98245
Pearl Street Books & Giftspearlstreetbooks.com
Ellensburg, WA 98926
Griffin Bay Bookstoregriffinbaybook.com
Friday Harbor, WA 98250
Time Enough Bookswww.yelp.com/biz/time-enough-books-ilwaco
P.O. Box 682
Ilwaco, WA 98624
Kennewick, WA 99336
Welcome to Seaport Books. A tiny bookstore with a big heart and a mighty purpose. We sell the best in new titles and a great selection of local artwork and cards. In addition, we strive to be a community hub. A place to inspire diverse conversation. A venue for enriching workshops and interesting events that broaden the mind and engage the funny bone. A vehicle for connection – much like a good book.
Seaport Books specializes in topics of interest about the Pacific Northwest. Its legends, its beauty and its adventures await your discovery. Come visit us soon!
La Conner, WA 98257
Third Place Booksthirdplacebooks.com/node
Read our interview with Third Place bookseller René Kirkpatrick.
Lake Forest Park, WA 98155
P.O. Box 105
Langley, WA 98260-0105
A Book For All Seasonsabookforallseasons.com
Leavenworth, WA 98826-1354
Village Books & Paper Dreams – Lyndenwww.villagebooks.com
Lynden, WA 98264
Island Books Etcmercerislandbooks.com
Mercer Island, WA 98040-2899
University Book Store – Mill Creekwww.ubookstore.com
Mill Creek, WA 98012
Port Angeles, WA 98362
Liberty Bay Bookslibertybaybooks.com
An article in Business News Daily has cited Liberty Bay as an example of how businesses can best promote themselves by using social media. Read NWBL’s interview with Liberty Bay owner Suzanne Droppert. Check out the store blog: Big Books, Small Town.
P.O. Box 1396
Poulsbo, WA 98370
Seattle, WA 98199-320
Queen Anne Book Companywww.qabookco.com
Queen Anne Book Company, founded in 2013, is a neighborhood independent bookstore specializing in literary fiction and the best of current releases, including travel, mystery and books for children, all in an intimate setting and with an excellent staff. Our books are all new – and we think they’re all great. Special orders welcome. Gift certificates, free gift wrap, loyalty program rewards, and personalized recommendations available.
Seattle, WA 98109-2833
Ravenna Third Place Booksravenna.thirdplacebooks.com
Seattle, WA 98115
Secret Garden Bookshopsecretgardenbooks.com
Seattle, WA 98107-2304
University Book Storeubookstore.com
Read our interview with long-time bookseller Nick DiMartino.
Seattle, WA 98105-1009
Seattle Mystery Bookshopwww.seattlemystery.com
Seattle, WA 98104
Open Books: A Poem Emporiumwww.openpoetrybooks.com
Our 500-square-foot shop is brimming with more than 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. We order from publishers huge, tiny, and in between and carry a wide array of used books to maintain what we hope is a continually varied and interesting stock.
Seattle, WA 98103
Third Place Books – Seward Parkwww.thirdplacebooks.com
Seattle, WA 98118
2nd Look Books, LLCwww.2ndlookbooks.com
Spokane, WA 99223-4809
Auntie’s Bookstore is located at the riverfront in the heart of Spokane, and features 15,000 square feet of new, used and collectible books. Voted Best Bookstore by Inlander readers ever since the award was conceived some fifteen years ago, Auntie’s offers readers a quaint atmosphere that harkens back to a time when the earth was made entirely of bookshelves and comfy chairs. New and used books peacefully co-exist in Auntie’s paper utopia, including a legendary children’s section. For loose-cannon customers who refuse to play by the book, Auntie’s also sells a number of non-chaptered items, including magazines, greeting cards, book accessories, and Out of Print T-Shirts. Read our interview with Aunties’ staff.
Spokane, WA 99201-0249
A Good Book Cafewww.agoodbookcafe.com
Sumner, WA 98390
University Book Store – Tacomawww.ubookstore.com
Tacoma, WA 98402
Vintage Books, an independent family owned bookstore, has served book lovers and auto enthusiasts for 35 years. We’ve always put our priority where our hearts are: the best new and used book selection we can offer and the most knowledgeable, dedicated staff. You’ll find Vintage to be pretty low key: pine bookcases, two cats, old rugs, old chairs and a small couch near the children’s area. Vertical surfaces are covered with old ads, sayings, booklists and displayed books. We hope you will visit us (Mon-Fri 10-6, Sat 10-5, and Sun 11-5). Used and automotive books at vintage-books.com. And see the store blog, ourgoodstore.blogspot.com. Read NWBL’s feature about the store.
Vancouver, WA 98661-7457
Vashon Island, WA 98070
Book & Game Companywww.bookandgame.com
Walla Walla, WA 99362 -1949