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Read Local: 2017 Washington Book Award winners

Here’s to the finalists and winners of the 2017 Washington State Book Awards, celebrating books and their creators that speak to the creative talent and literary legacy of our state. More than 200 books were considered for this year’s awards. … Continue reading

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New books from Washington authors: September 2017

We are thrilled to share some of the latest books published by authors in Washington state! First up, three novels for adults, beginning with one from a former SPL librarian: George & Lizzie by Nancy Pearl: From “America’s librarian” and NPR … Continue reading

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Library Reads: 10 top picks for September 2017

Extra celebrating this month with the Library Reads Top Ten list — because two local authors are shining bright on this selection of books that librarians across the U.S. are loving! Our beloved Nancy Pearl, former librarian at The Seattle … Continue reading

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#BookBingoNW2017: Washington State Authors

Not to brag too much about the Evergreen state (clearly bragging here), but it’s not actually much of a challenge to ask someone to read a local author. If you’re playing Summer Book Bingo with us, you have hundreds — … Continue reading

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Books for Giving: Nonfiction by Washington authors

Keep it local this season by reading (and giving) books by Washington state authors. Here’s a selection of  local authors’ nonfiction titles — a biography of the Romanov family confidante (Rasputin),  a look at some pivotal  feminists (Dead Feminists), an … Continue reading

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Two Nonfiction books about the Pacific Northwest: ‘The Boys in the Boat’ and ‘The Boy Who Shot the Sheriff’

I must confess–every year I tell myself that I will try to read more nonfiction and ever year I read a bit more but perhaps not as much as I had intended. Last year I happened to read two nonfiction … Continue reading

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Where It’s At: New books by local authors

This fall brings a particulary good bumper crop of new books by local authors. There must be something in the air/water/mountains/evergreens/coffee to generate this much awesomeness in one place. Here are some new and upcoming releases to kickstart your fall … Continue reading

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