Seira Wilson
Seira Wilson
Seira can’t remember a time when she wasn’t infatuated with reading--19 years in the book industry later, her house is brimming with shelves upon shelves of memoirs, cookbooks, coffee table books, all manner of fiction, and an insane number of children's books and YA novels. Don’t judge, just borrow a book.

Recent posts by Seira

Celebrity Picks: Taye Diggs

Renowned actor Taye Diggs has just penned his third children's book, I Love You More Than... We asked him to tell us about a couple of books that he's enjoyed recently.

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Talking to Arthur Levine About 20 Years of Harry Potter

Two decades ago now, Arthur A. Levine introduced American audiences to an unknown author named J.K. Rowling, and her first novel, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. Earlier this year we went to his office in Manhattan and talked to him about it.

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"Whiskey in a Teacup": Reese Witherspoon's Gospel of Southern Charm

Reese Witherspoon's first book is a delightful hybrid of memoir, cookbook, and Southern lifestyle guide.  We caught up with her via email to talk about recipes, tradition, and more.

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Inside the Artist's Studio: "Dreamers"

Award-winning author and illustrator Yuyi Morales let us peek inside the studio where she created her gorgeous new picture book, Dreamers, and shares a few early sketches from the book.

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YA Wednesday: Courtney Summers' Top 5 True Crime/Podcasts

Sadie is a suspenseful novel of murder, revenge and disappearance told through dual narratives, one of them the transcripts of a podcast.  We asked the author about her favorite podcasts and stories of true crime.

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The Flight That Led to "Fly Girls"

Keith O'Brien's remarkable work of narrative nonfiction tells the story of five trailblazing women who made aviation history. In this exclusive piece for Amazon Book Review readers, O'Brien tells us how a flight of his own led to the story...

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Weekend Reading

The last long weekend of summer is here and we're spending at least some of it catching up on books from our teetering To Be Read stacks.

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"Dopesick": Beth Macy on the Opioid Crisis in America

We talked to the author of our spotlight pick for the Best Books of August about her timely and important new book.

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The Summer of Survival Stories: "I Am Still Alive"

Kate Alice Marshall's novel is one of my favorites this summer; a gritty wilderness story of survival and revenge that kept me on the edge of my seat all the way through.  Marshall shares her thoughts on what makes a character survive.

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2018 Hugo Award Winners for Science Fiction

The recipients of this year's prestigious Hugo awards were announced at the 76th World Science Fiction Convention over the weekend.  Congratulations to all! 

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August Debut Spotlight: "Meet Me at the Museum"

Our debut spotlight title this month is a charming epistolary novel called Meet Me at the Museum.  Author Anne Youngson shares the unusual source of inspiration behind her first novel. 

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Books for Getting In The Back-To-School Mood

Starting the school year can be exciting and scary.  Here are ten new books for kids to get them ready for this year's classroom adventures. 

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Let's Go to the Park: The Illustration of "National Parks of the USA"

One of our favorite new nonfiction books for kids is a gorgeous illustrated tour of America's most iconic national parks. Check out illustrator Chris Turnham's technique as he went from sketch to final stunning image, taking inspiration from silkscreen and a love of vintage 1930's WPA posters. 

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Thrills for a Thriller Writer: Gina Wohlsdorf's Top 10 List

Her debut novel was one of our favorite books of 2016, and Gina Wohlsdorf has us on edge once again with her latest thriller, Blood Highway. We asked Wohlsdorf what books have kept her up late into the night...

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Getting to the Heart of "Soul": Our Top Cookbook of 2018 So Far

Todd Richards' debut cookbook stole our hearts and appetites this year with his winning combination of creativity, style, and Soul food roots. We asked Richards what cookbooks are on his shelf, the must-have kitchen trifecta, and more...

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