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

"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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Celebrity Picks: Yotam Ottolenghi's Favorite Reads of 2017

What does this world-renowned chef and cookbook author read when he's not whipping up something delicious?  See Yotam's Ottolenghi's top three favorite books of 2017...

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Best Books of the Year: Dav Pilkey Drawing & Talking About "Dog Man: A Tale of Two Kitties"

Bestselling children's book author Dav Pilkey let us watch him draw and ask him questions at the same we made a video of it, of course. 

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Celebrity Picks: Leigh Bardugo's Favorite Reads of 2017

Leigh Bardugo not only writes top-notch young adult novels, she reads them as well.  Here are her three favorites of this year--one of them an early read of a book coming in January 2018...

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The Best Books of the Year: "This Is How It Always Is" by Laurie Frankel

This Is How It Always Is published back in January, but the power of Frankel's novel to stay fresh in your mind also gave it the power to secure a spot on our list of the Top 20 Best Books of 2017.

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YA Wednesday: Maggie Stiefvater on "All the Crooked Saints"

When Maggie Stiefvater visited us in Seattle we talked about her new novel All the Crooked Saints, miracles, owls, and more.

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