Ravenna Third Place Books

A small independent bookstore located in the Ravenna neighborhood of Seattle.

Haruki Murakami’s Metaphysics Of Food


On the (usually appetizing, deliberately assembled, and frequently occurring) food in Haruki Murakami's novels:

"The amount of space given over to food in Murakami’s novels is unusual. In Dance Dance Dance, not a day goes by in the narrator’s life that he doesn’t tell the reader what he ate. Food has nothing to do with the plot, though: the book is about a guy searching for a prostitute he once loved."


theawl.com How meals and cooking are his most deeply intimate subjects.

The 12-Year-Old Founder of #1000BlackGirlBooks Is Writing a Book of Her Own


In #actuallygoodnews, Marley Dias (the 12-year old creator of 1000 Black Girl Books) has a book deal! It's a non-fiction book for ages 10 and up, and in it Marley "tells how she’s turned her passion into a literacy crusade that has captured the attention of the media, policymakers, and young people throughout the world". More of this, please!


nymag.com The kids are all right.

When you finally reach the end of your snow day commute...! We're open, Vios is open, books and coffee are available.

We are offering up three pairs of tickets to see Ben Fountain on 3/1 @ Benaroya Hall from our friends at Seattle Arts & Lectures . Like this post and be automatically entered to win, drawing will be held on Friday, February 24th. http://ow.ly/VKSm308JLnA

[02/04/17]   Hey friends, unfortunately our event with Sarah Jio on February 7 has been canceled. We hope to reschedule with Sarah soon, and we'll let you know if that happens!

[02/03/17]   ** The giveaway is now over! **

We have an advance copy of the newest book in the Maisie Dobbs series, IN THIS GRAVE HOUR, and we want to give it to you! Comment below with the title of your favorite book in the series, and we'll randomly select a winner from the comments on 2/10.

New Arrivals : It's a Book!


Any Marissa Meyer fans?

blog.thirdplacebooks.com Wires and Nerve by Marissa Meyer, illustrated by Douglas Holgate Like many people, I devoured the Lunar Chronicles series . They had ...



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6504 20th Ave NE
Seattle, WA

Opening Hours

Monday 8am - 10pm
Tuesday 8am - 10pm
Wednesday 8am - 10pm
Thursday 8am - 10pm
Friday 8am - 10pm
Saturday 8am - 10pm
Sunday 8am - 9pm
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