Your Book Source in Magnolia
Since 1992


 We are an independent general bookstore serving the local community since 1992. We offer a thoughtfully chosen selection of books for all ages, and a surprising depth of inventory that will keep you interested but never overwhelmed.

We offer free gift wrapping, frequent buyer rewards, gift certificates in any amount, and an experienced, knowledgeable staff eager to recommend and talk about all kinds of books. We have recommendations posted throughout the store; please check out recent ones on the Recommendations page.

We don’t offer online ordering (new exception below!), but if you wish to contact us online or after-hours, please send us an e-mail, and we’ll hold the book you want, or—if it’s not in stock—let you know how fast we can get it for you (usually within a day or two). Shipping available


Want to order online?

As your local independent bookstore, with an inventory selected to serve our community, we strive to fulfill needs not met by online shopping:  the opportunity to browse, to be neither overwhelmed nor underwhelmed, to talk to staff and neighbors about books you’ve loved or hated, to dash down and pick up a book you just heard about or found out you need, to call and request a specific title that we can get quickly if it’s not on the shelf already.

But this is a different time.  We’re still here and ready to help with your requests and to offer curbside pickup or free delivery in Magnolia; but browsing is limited, and we recognize that some may feel better shopping online right now.  So we’ve joined,  a recently launched online association of indie bookstores, authors, websites, and more designed as a way to promote and sell books without driving sales to Amazon.  We’ve set up a page to highlight some of our personal recommendations as well as new and exciting titles in various genres.  Customers can search across and purchase from the entire website.  Orders are fulfilled directly from the Ingram warehouse and generally ship in a few days. Please note that gift certificates bought on Bookshop can only be fulfilled through  We are happy to sell gift certificates to be redeemed here via a phone call!

Sales made through our link  help support our store (though not, of course, as much as shopping here directly).  So please check it out as a great online ordering alternative! 

Thank you for your support of our independent bookstore!


In the heart of Magnolia Village:
3206 W. McGraw St.
Seattle, WA 98199


(206) 283~1062


M~F: 9am ~ 6pm (no longer till 7)
Saturday: 9am ~ 6pm
Sunday: Noon ~ 5pm

Photo credit to The MrMagnolia Team.