After 20 years, a chance to catch our breath | Fresh Reads
Last updated 8/19/2021 at 9:03am
Word is out that Edmonds Bookshop is changing hands. I can confirm that, after more than 20 years of ownership, Mary Kay and I are selling the store to Michelle Bear, our assistant manager and longtime employee.
The transition has been underway for a while now, and Michelle will officially take possession of the business soon.
When we purchased the store from Barry and Susan Hildebrandt in 2001, we became the fourth owners, after founders Kathie and John Chapman, followed by the Morrow family.
Susan has continued as a valued member of our staff, including running our book clubs, since we...