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

The New Fantasy Series We've Been Waiting For: "Children of Blood and Bone"

Tomi Adeyemi's debut novel is a richly developed fantasy that we loved so much we made it our debut spotlight for March and our top pick for YA this month.  In this Amazon Book Review exclusive, Adeyemi shares the influence of her heritage on the book and the risk she took to write it.

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Hip-Hip-Hooray! It's Dr. Seuss Day!

Today we celebrate one of our all-time favorite children's book authors with Read Across America Day! Check out these sketches with Seuss' notes and changes from The Cat in the Hat.

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The Fairy Tale Roots of Melissa Albert's Bewitching "The Hazel Wood"

Melissa Albert reveals her favorite fairy tales and how they inspired her gritty, contemporary fantasy.

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Inside the Magic of Winnie-the-Pooh

In photos, sketches, and letters, we see how the collaboration between A.A. Milne and E.H. Shepard created a most beloved cast of childhood characters.

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Now Hear This

What have you been listening to lately?  The Audie award finalists are out, and I've got a handful of my own favorites to recommend.

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YA Wednesday: 2018 Printz Award Winners

See which five books won this year's Michael L. Printz award for the best in young adult literature.

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2018 Children's Book Award Winners

Today we finally learned which books from 2017 received the most coveted and recognizable awards in children's books.   

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Fashion Forward

New York Fashion Week has already got tongues wagging about the latest styles, so why not glam it up at home these gorgeous fashion tomes.

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The Best Cookbooks of February

Our picks for the top ten cookbooks of the month include food exploration, easy to follow knife skills, baking from a popular blogger, and new ideas for introducing meatless meals into this year's diet. 

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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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