The Elliott Bay Book Company

Seattle's Best Independent BookstoresWant to keep the kids reading this summer? Need to find a college textbook? Whatever your need, there are some wonderful independently run bookstores in Seattle that can help.
Best Independent Bookshops In SeattleWhile Barnes & Noble, Borders and online retailers may have thousands of copies for that latest best seller, Seattle also is home to many smaller independent shops which cater to readers with finer tastes. Besides Elliott Bay, there's also the Seattle Mystery Bookshop, Left Bank Books, Wessel & Lieberman and others putting a unique stamp on Seattle's reading scene.