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Naming your baby can be a lot more involved than most parents initially think. Have fun with it; consulting a baby name book can be a good way to get the conversation started and the name game flowing. Check below for related information, products and services.

Barnes & Noble
(509) 736-3116
Suite 700, 1321 N. Columbia Center Blvd.
Kennewick, WA
Services
Complimentary Wi-Fi
Hours
Sun-Sat 9:00AM-10:00PM

Barnes & Noble
(509) 375-3246
2710 University Dr
Richland, WA

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Earthlight Books
(509) 525-4983
321 East Main Street
Walla Walla, WA

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Barnes & Noble
(253) 983-0852
Lakewood Mall, 5711 Main Street SW
Lakewood, WA
Services
Complimentary Wi-Fi
Hours
Sun-Sat 9:00AM-10:00PM

Borders
(360) 891-2060
811 S.E. 160th Avenue
Vancouver, WA
Hours
Monday - Saturday09:00 am to 10:00 pm
Sunday10:00 am to 07:00 pm

Far West Books & Gifts
(509) 735-1402
8508 W Gage Blvd Ste A101
Kennewick, WA

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Last Earth Distro
(360) 427-1896
100 E. Strong Road
Shelton, WA

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Borders
(360) 352-3438
2415 4th Ave. West
Olympia, WA
Hours
Monday - Saturday09:00 am to 10:00 pm
Sunday10:00 am to 07:00 pm

Borders
(360) 757-3500
345 Cascade Mall Dr
Burlington, WA
Hours
Monday - Saturday10:00 am to 09:00 pm
Sunday11:00 am to 06:00 pm

Barnes & Noble
(206) 575-3965
300 Andover Park W Ste 200
Tukwila, WA
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Complimentary Wi-Fi
Hours
Sun-Sat 9:00AM-10:00PM

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Unusual Baby Names, Parents are Thinking up Unique Names

Unusual Baby Names

Parents, increasingly, are thinking up unique names for their children. An exotic association apart, there is at  least    one constructive advantage to this. An unusual name helps to confer exclusivity, helping the owner to stand out and  be recognized more easily. Think about how easy it is to remember a 'Terranova' from a crowd of Marys and Janes.

However, choosing an unusual baby name requires some care. How can you choose a name that is distinctive, yet does not end up sounding ridiculous? Of course, you don't want your child to be at the receiving end of all the Waynes and Dylans in his school. Here are a few tips:

  1. Check what's out there. Start by looking up popular baby names listed in parenting books and websites. Along with the more familiar ones, you will also find some unusual baby names that you have rarely heard before, and that will catch your fancy.
  2. Old is gold. Many old names that were quite popular until recently have now fallen out of favor. Research names in historical archives or literature, or dig up some of the unusual names from your own family records.
  3. Read the glossies. Celebrity baby names are another good source for distinctive names. The advantage here will be that though the name will be unusual, it will have built up some level of familiarity and acceptability because of the media coverage. The disadvantage, of course, will be that the ...

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