These are books about or based in Seattle.  If you are purchasing books while you are in Seattle please visit a local independent bookstore. I don’t receive a kickback. They are just great Seattle finds!

Here are a few I love.

Queen Anne Book Company 1811 Queen Anne Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109 (206)284-2427

Elliott Bay Book Company 1521 10th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122 (206)624-6600

Eagle Harbor Books 157 Winslow Way E, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110 (206)842-5332

Half Price Books – Multiple locations



The Beaumont Series by J.A. Jance (20+ murder mysteries)

Where’d You Go, Bernadette: A Novel by Maria Semple

Truth Like the Sun by Jim Lynch

Snow Falling on Cedars by David Guterson

Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford

Fifty Shades Trilogy by E.L. James

Twilight Saga by Stephenie Meyer

With Me in Seattle series by Kristen Proby

The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein

Firefly Lane by Kristin Hannah

Boneshaker by Cherie Priest

Madison House by Peter Donahue

Terroryaki by Jennifer K. Chung

Non Fiction

The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown

Seattle Past to Present by Roger Sale

Skid Road: An Informal Portrait of Seattle by Murray Morgan

Sons of theProfits: there’s No Business Like Grow Business. The Seattle Story by William C. Speidel

Native Seattle: Histories from the Crossing-Over Place by Coll Thrush

I’m Down: A Memoir by Mishna Wolff



Wheedle on the Needle by Stephen Cosgrove (personal favorite)

Wheedle and the Noodle by Stephen Cosgrove

Larry Gets Lost in Seattle by John Skewes

Larry Loves Seattle! by John Skewes

Seattle ABC: A Larry Gets Lost Book by John Skewes

Count to Sleep Seattle by Adam Gamble

Good Night Seattle by Jay Steere

A Day at the Market by Sara Anderson

123 Seattle by Puck

Let’s Go Seahawks! by Aimee Aryal

Three Bears of the Pacific Northwest by Richard Lee Vaughan

The Boxcar Children #111 The Seattle Puzzle by Gertrude Chandler Warner

Hannah West Mysteries by Linda Johns: In Deep Water, on Millionare’s Row, and In the Belltown Towers