Upcoming Events


Marilyn Sewell: "Raw Faith"

Sunday, October 19th at 4pm

Orca Books is delighted to welcome author and spiritual leader Marilyn Sewell to the store on this October afternoon. Marilyn has edited and authored numerous books on spirituality.  Her most recent is the memoir Raw Faith: Following the Thread.


Heather Lockman: "The Indian Shirt Story"

Friday, October 24th at 7pm


Orca Books is thrilled to welcome Olympia author Heather Lockman to the store on this October evening.  Heather is the author of the new novel, The Indian Shirt Story.


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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