The 10 best books of 2023 recommended by the book staff at The Washington Post.
8 New Books Coming in December
A landmark biography of Ella Fitzgerald, memoirs from David Mamet and Liz Cheney, a new historical novel from Ariel Lawhon and more. The column with mini-reviews is here.
Staff favorites! Always really tough to narrow it down -- so this is quite an extensive list!
Any of these titles would make a great gift -- if the genre is of interest to your person, of course!
[Alphabetical by title....]
Some great books coming this month -- just in time for gifting season!
Order/Pre-Order here, or give us a call [425.775.2789] and we will be happy to save a copy for you!
November 6, 2023
This year's committee of independent booksellers from Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana and Alaska chose the following 12 finalists, crafted by Northwest authors, from a list of nearly 300 nominated titles published in 2022-2023.
PNBA will announce the six winners of the 2024 Pacific Northwest Book Awards in early January 2024.
Michelle was the guest star on one of our favorite book pod casts: The Ten Minute Book Talk!
National bestselling authors Marie Bostwick, Rachel Linden, and Katherine Reay host The 10 Minute Book Talk and gather with friends weekly to chat all things bookish for 10 short and sweet minutes.
More information about the 2023 winners, the finalists and the entire longlist is here. So many great books.
The National Book Awards is an annual literary prize that recognizes the best books of the year written by American authors. The awards are presented in five categories: Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Translated Literature, and Young People’s Literature.
As seen in Elaine's column on My Edmonds News, so many great new memoirs and autobiographies! Listed here in [roughly] the order mentioned in the column...
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So many amazing memoirs and autobiographies have been published in the last few months.
A question we often get asked – what’s the difference between biographies, autobiographies, memoirs…? One answer is easy: biographies are about a person written by someone else. Sometimes ‘authorized’ [i.e. with the cooperation of the subject and their people]; sometimes really not [i.e. no one willing to go on the record with anything, but usually really great stories! Believe what you will!]
NYT recommends 16 New Books Coming in November
Barbra Streisand’s mammoth biography, Stephanie Land’s follow-up to “Maid,” Sigrid Nunez’s new novel and more.
All here with reviews.
10 noteworthy books for November and December to help solve your gift-giving conundrums.
The column, with reviews, here.
So many great books being published this month!
Pre-order right here and we will let you know as soon as the book is ready to pick up!
Seattle, WA — The Filipino American National Historical Society (FANHS) is pleased to share the Filipino American History Month 2023 theme:1898: Recognizing 125 Years of Philippine-American History
So much amazing information and links to all kinds of further information. All here.
Coming January 30, 2024! Crescent City #3: House of Flame and Shadow -- the Indie Exclusive Edition!
We are one of the lucky Independent Bookstores that will be receiving a few of the Special Indie Exclusive Editions!
In the Crescent City series half-Fae and half-human Bryce Quinlan seeks revenge in a contemporary fantasy world of magic, danger, and searing romance.
18 New Books Coming in October. Buzzy new novels from Jesmyn Ward, Tananarive Due and Daniel Clowes; biographies of Madonna and Sam Bankman-Fried; John Grisham’s sequel to “The Firm...” and so much more. More information here.
10 noteworthy books for October, including historical fiction, fantasy, contemporary romance and, just in time for the spooky season, a gothic tale with a haunted house. Recommended by The Washington Post, here.
8 fresh paperbacks to kick off fall reading season: from an essay collection by award-winning author Margaret Atwood, to the first two books in over a decade from Cormac McCarthy... link to the column with mini-reviews from Moira Macdonald here in The Seattle Times.