Tag Archives: BOOKS

Now More Than Ever, Reading is Power

This book you are now reading is a manifesto of sorts–my manifesto, a manifesto for readers. Because I think we need to read and to be readers now more than ever. Every January I struggle to decide what I want … Continue reading

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Our Top 10 Novels of 2016

… according to Seattle Public Library’s Reader Services department. As Reader Services librarians, we spend our days at the Central Library talking to people about books and suggesting reading we think they might enjoy next. Of course, we’re readers too. … Continue reading

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Bus Reads for April

First off, I moved to Tacoma. I gotta say I never thought I’d move from Seattle, but life happens and between rent increases and a boy I made the plunge to the sassy sister to the south! One of the … Continue reading

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Top 10 Families More Dysfunctional Than Yours (Probably)

~posted by Andrea G. The extended holiday season, from Thanksgiving through Hanukkah and Christmas to the end of Kwanzaa and into the New Year, is often a time full of family – and the unique frustrations that family can bring. … Continue reading

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Top 10 Novels of 2015

…according to Seattle Public Library’s Reader Services department As Reader Services Librarians, we spend our days at the Central Library talking to people and suggesting books we think they might enjoy. Of course, we’re readers too. With the end of … Continue reading

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All in the Boat

By Di Z. Eddie Huang is a brash, early-30s restaurateur and TV personality who’s been making waves in pop culture for the last half decade, which in today’s world seems like a lifetime. Those who have followed Huang can instantly recognize … Continue reading

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Begin the Poem

~posted by Library Staff Let’s get down to business, the business of beginning to enter the poem. It will cost you, you know, time and more time that you can imagine.  But, if you allow yourself the journey, if you … Continue reading

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