Bookstore, psychic medium open in Port Gamble

Port Gamble added two new businesses in the last few weeks.

No. 7 Books and psychic medium Ankhasha Amenti each celebrated grand openings Wednesday, according to a Port Gamble news release. Both are right at home in a town that’s recently earned a reputation for supernatural happenings as well as its rich history.

No. 7 Books

The new, used and rare bookstore is the second location opened by owners Danya Simkus and Rik Scott. The store opened in House No. 7, which was built in 1863.

blog.Owner Danya Simkus ReadingSpanning six rooms, the store carries hard-to-find books on wide-ranging topics. Staff picks and antiques are displayed in the entrance. The kitchen is stocked with cookbooks and gardening manuals. A special “Houdini” room houses titles on everything from religion to the supernatural.

A fourth room has a weighty collection of political science texts, memoirs and biographies. Lighter fare is found in a fifth room full of paperbacks. The sixth room is a writers room, where aspiring authors can practice their craft.

For more information on store hours, classes and events, call No. 7 Books at 360-881-0489.

Ankhasha Amenti, psychic medium

blog.AnkhashaAttendees of last year’s Port Gamble Ghost Conference may already be familiar with Ankhasha Amenti, who held a special seance in the Walker Ames House.

Amenti is in Port Gamble to stay, after opening her psychic business in the post office building. She offers spiritual guidance through consultations and psychic readings.

Appointments are available weekends on March 22-23, May 2-3, May 29-June 1, July 4-6, August 9-10, September 26-28, and October 24-26. Amenti will also host special events and classes. Call 425-281-3667 for information.

Her biography is available here.

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