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

Children's Books for Celebrating African American History Month

As we head into African American History month, here are a handful of our favorite new children's books that celebrate the achievements of the men and women who broke boundaries and stood for equality.

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Ready for the Big Game? A Recipe from "The Culinary Bro-Down"

A group of friends + a big football game + a smoking hot grill = a good time in the making. 

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Hugs & Kisses: Valentine's Day Books for Kids

A fresh batch of children's books to celebrate the holiday of the heart.  Some of them are sweet, some are funny, and some remind us that love is all around us, every day of the year. 

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Inside the Lab: "Modernist Bread"

Take a peek inside the mad-scientist-meets-home-ec kitchen where this bread baking masterpiece was born.

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Things You Might Not Know About "The Outsiders"

In the wake of an epic anniversary, S.E. Hinton talks about getting The Outsiders published, and what happened after.

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"SWEET" Talking Yotam Ottolenghi and Helen Goh

What's the best cookie for falling in love?  The authors of SWEET answer this question and others in a video conversation from their visit to Seattle.

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Film Noir and "The Woman in the Window"

If you love classic suspense films from Alfred Hitchcock or something more recent like Dead Calm, and you also have an affinity for a top notch psychological thriller, put The Woman in the Window on the top of your to-read list...

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Jacqueline Woodson: New National Ambassador for Young People's Literature

Jacqueline Woodson embarks on a two-year journey to instill hope in young readers as the newly appointed National Ambassador for Young People's Literature.

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Celebrity Picks: Valerie Bertinelli’s Favorite Reads of 2017

Valerie Bertinelli has played many roles on and off screen, and when it comes to books, she doesn't stick to just one thing.  Check out her top three reads of 2017.

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Best Kids' Books of January

See what January has in store for kids of all ages...

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Celebrity Picks: Sheryl Sandberg's Favorite Reads of 2017

After reading Option B you might guess Sheryl Sandberg would be after funny novels and light topics this year.  Be prepared to think otherwise when you check out her picks. 

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Five Don't-Miss Graphic Novels for Kids

A fistful of recent--and one upcoming--graphic novels for kids that we think are worth paying attention to...

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Celebrity Picks: Ian Falconer's Favorite Reads of 2017

Besides illustrating children's books, Falconer is also active in designing for the theater, and chose an eclectic trio for his favorite reads of the year.

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Celebrity Picks: Jason Reynolds' Favorite Reads of 2017

Jason Reynolds writes award-winning books for kids and young adults, and his favorite books of the year include one of this year's National Book Award winners.  See all three of his picks and why he chose them.

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Holiday Baking Home Stretch

Four recipes from some of our favorite new cookbooks to keep the holiday baking--and eating--going strong.

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