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

Suspense in Seattle: When Ruth Ware Came to Town

We caught up with bestselling mystery-thriller author Ruth Ware on the Seattle leg of her book tour for The Death of Mrs. Westaway.  And now we can't wait for her to return.  

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Cue It Up. Barbecue, That Is

Outdoor cooking has never looked so good.  From the best new barbecue books to a welcome trend in camp cuisine that looks better than what I made last night in my kitchen, here are some favorites for Father's Day or just summer inspiration...

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Anthony Bourdain 1956-2018

Remembering Anthony Bourdain, the internationally renowned and much loved chef, author, and television personality.

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Weekend Reading

We seem to be on a nonfiction tear this weekend: from biographies to the art of conversation with a wildly fraudulent biotech company in between...

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2018 Lambda Literary Award Winners

And the Lammy goes to... this year's winners for the best in LGBTQ literature.

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YA Wednesday: Carolyn Mackler Wants More. For All of Us.

Carolyn Mackler has returned to the characters of her Printz Honor winning book, The Earth, My Butt, and Other Big Round Things , and in this exclusive piece she tells us why.

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YA Wednesday: 5 Favorite Sequels from Stephanie Garber

With her follow-up, Legendary, releasing next week, the author of Caraval, one of our favorite young adult books of 2017, talks about her personal five best sequels list. 

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Celebrity Picks: Giada De Laurentiis' Favorite Recent Reads

Celebrity chef and author of the bestselling cookbook Giada's Italy, Giada De Laurentiis shares her favorite recent reads. 

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The Dogs of the Story: Jeanne Birdsall on The Penderwicks

As with many families, we remember the dogs as well as the people.  In an Amazon Book Review exclusive, Jeanne Birdsall writes about the dogs in her life and in the lives of her beloved characters, the Penderwicks. 

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An Excerpt from Markus Zusak's "Bridge of Clay"

A brief excerpt from one of the biggest books coming out this fall...

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A Sex Money Murder Exclusive

Jonathan Green spent years researching one of the most powerful and ruthless gangs of the crack-fueled '80s and '90s that is still referenced in rap songs decades later.  In this exclusive piece, Green talks about the cultural power of Sex Money Murder.

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"Be Our Guest!" at Gray Malin's Hotel Circus Extravaganza

What do a lion, an elephant, and a monkey have to do with comfy beds, a turquoise swimming pool, and perhaps a game of croquet?  The answer lies in Palm Springs...

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Make Room, Grumpy Cat, Juniper the Fox Has Arrived...

A 600-pound house pig named Esther? Check.  A grumpy feline with two million Instagram followers? Check.  Now meet Juniper...

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A Mother's Day Recipe from Stephanie Izard's "Gather & Graze"

A sumptuous dish to make for mom on her special day, courtesy of Top Chef and James Beard award winner, not to mention Chicago restaurant icon, Stephanie Izard and her latest cookbook, Gather & Graze.

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It's a Bird, It's a Plane, It's a Box of Children's Books!

"Reading is like magic."  From the mouth of a young person straight to my heart. Today we celebrate the launch of Amazon's Prime Book Box with a helping hand from kids who love books.

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