Tag Archives: Seattle author

Nightstand Reads: Jane Wong

Our guest blogger today is Seattle poet Jane Wong, visiting Assistant Professor at Pacific Lutheran University and author of Overpour, shares with us her current project and a few books of inspiration. She will be at MadArt at 7pm on Nov. … Continue reading

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Nightstand Reads: Seattle author Sharon H. Chang shares from her bookpile(s)

Our guest blogger today is Sharon H. Chang, author of Raising Mixed Race: Multiracial Asian Children in a Post-Racial World. Sharon H. Chang is a writer, scholar and activist who focuses on racism, social justice and the Asian American diaspora … Continue reading

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Nightstand Reads: Seattle mystery novelist Ingrid Thoft shares some favorites

Our guest blogger today is Ingrid Thoft, author of the Fina Ludlow mystery series (now in development as a series for ABC Studios) about a private investigator working with her three attorney brothers for her father’s maybe-shady Boston law firm. Brutality, … Continue reading

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Nightstand Reads: Seattle author Bridget Foley shares some favorites

We are thrilled to have Seattle novelist and screenwriter Bridget Foley, author of Hugo & Rose, here today to share a few favorites from her nightstand pile. Eleven years ago when I moved in with my husband I insisted that we … Continue reading

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YA author Martha Brockenbrough picks 5 books to give teens this year

Looking for ideas for books to give teen readers in your life? We think Devine Intervention by Seattle author Martha Brockenbrough makes an ideal gift. An L.A. Times review compared it to Libba Bray’s Beauty Queens; others have said Brockenbrough is a … Continue reading

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Do you have an emerging reader in your family?

When kids enter elementary school, their brains are just ready to learn how to read. Some kids seem to get it right off the bat, but others need more practice. But how can we help our children when they seem … Continue reading

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Nightstand Reads: Seattle author Mary Jane Beaufrand on Ivan the gorilla

We asked Seattle author Mary Jane Beaufrand, author of the  young adult mystery Dark River (a finalist for the Edgar award for best mystery) to tell us about notable books she’d recently read. She submitted this blog post before the sad news … Continue reading

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