As an enthusiastic book-lover, finding your favorites to read from the bookstores around, might be stressful especially when you are new to the place. Listed here are three famed bookstores to reach out while at Mercer Island.
Island Books is the most acclaimed bookstore in Mercer Island set there for over 45 years, since 1973. The store has uniquely hand-picked items to eat and gift, and showcase a wide variety of books by authors, both established and emerging. They have story times in their schedule, along with book club programmes, author events etc., making the place a healthy gathering spot for the reading community. Check out their website to get in touch with their facilities if you are unable to make it to their place.
The Barnes & Noble, one of the leading booksellers with over 600 stores all over the U.S., will not let you down, when you are in Mercer Island. Their store in Bellevue, Washington, is just around a 20 minutes drive-away from Mercer Island. Apart from offering bundles of knowledge in forms of new and used books, they have an exquisite collection of videos and music. Their NOOK eBookstore lets the users access millions of books available online. Their New NOOK 10" HD Tablet collaboratively designed with Lenovo, “offers endless entertainment with over 3.6 million NOOK eBooks and Google Play”, as Lenovo said in its press news. Click here to visit Barnes & Noble now.
An independent bookstore at Seattle’s Capitol Hill, which you can reach from Mercer Island in about 15 minutes. The pleasant experience you gain in their serene atmosphere is certainly worth that journey. Alongside the classic collections, they include the best of those newly published titles in their shelves, also in the form of audiobooks. More than just reading, the store is home to plenty of club activities like story time on Saturday mornings, etc. You shall browse their ‘virtual shelves’ here for a deeper look.
Go on and grab one! Don't let the pleasure of reading fade away!