The Midwest and the West Coast dominate this year's list of finalists for the 22nd annual PW Bookstore of the Year Award. Past award-winners selected five bookstores from among the 18 nominated. The winning bookstore will be profiled along with the PW Sales Rep of the Year in the pre-BEA issue of Publishers Weekly; both awards will be given at a ceremony at BEA.

Below are the 2014 finalists:
The Elliott Bay Book Company (Seattle, Wash.)
Green Apple Books (San Francisco, Calif.)
McLean & Eakin Booksellers (Petoskey, Mich.)
Prairie Lights (Iowa City, Iowa)
Women & Children First (Chicago, Ill.)