Upcoming Events


Gail Tremblay: "Farther from and Too Close to Home"

Saturday, November 1st at 3pm

Orca is proud to welcome Olympia poet Gail Tremblay to the store on this November afternoon.  Gail will be reading from her new collection of poems, Farther From and Too Close to Home.




Chris Dixon: "Another Politics: Talking Across Today's Transformative Movements"

Tuesday, November 4th at 7pm

Orca Books is thrilled to welcome author Chris Dixon to the store on this November evening.  Chris will be talking about his new book: Another Politics: Talking Across Today's Transformative Movements.



October Reading Group Selections

Three great reading groups meet at Orca each month to discuss their latest selections. Have a look at what they're reading this month.  All our in-store groups are open to the public and are always looking for new members.  Please join us!

The Orcapod Book Group is the original Orca-led reading group. We meet on the second Sunday of every month at 2:30pm. This month we're reading Wild, by Cheryl Strayed. Read More =>
The Fireside Book Group meets on the first Thursday of every month at 7:00pm. This month the group will be reading and discussing Songs of Willow Frost, by Jamie Ford. Read More =>
The M3 (Murder, Mystery & Mayhem) Reviewers is our resident mystery book club, hosted by Linda, the former owner of Whodunit Books in downtown Olympia. The M3 Reviewers' selection this month is The Bookman's Tale: A Novel of Obsession, by Charlie Lovett. Read More =>
Click here to see selections from the other groups that register their picks with us each month!  


Orca's Current Bestsellers

Have a look at what people around town were reading this week.

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