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.

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YA Book Club: John Green Answers Your Questions

John Green's "Paper Towns" is our book club read for August and he answered some questions from our readers. See what he has to say about his characters, Walt Whitman, and more, and vote for the September YA book club pick at the same time...

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Recipe Road Test: "Dinner Solved!" One-Skillet Beefy Enchilada Noodle Casserole

Katie Workman is a busy mom with a great sense of humor who knows how to create recipes that totally work for the rest of us. The recipe below is from the "I Need a Big Fat Hug" chapter in her latest cookbook, "Dinner Solved!" and it's gotten rave reviews across the board...

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The Crayons Are Back...

Have you ever found crayons buried in between the couch cushions or covered in dog hair under a bed? The crayons who've been left behind have something to say about it in this follow-up to "The Day the Crayons Quit"...

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Let's Lunch: Robert Sietsema's New York

"...if I go into a restaurant and the food sucks I get so depressed I just want to carve it in my wrist with the butter knife." Lunch with food critic and author Robert Sietsema...

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YA Wednesday: Best Books of August

Get ready to flex those reading muscles this month, August has a half-dozen top new releases on our Best YA Books list, and we have a literary road trip to take with the new YA book club pick chosen by our readers...

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The Last (?) Dr. Seuss

After months of waiting and speculation readers have been weighing in on Harper Lee's "Go Set a Watchman" and now we've finally cracked another much-discussed manuscript curiosity, Dr. Seuss' "What Pet Should I Get?"...

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YA Book Club: What to Read in August...

It's time to choose next month's YA book club read and we've got three great contenders--which one will you vote for?

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YA Wednesday: The Best Books of July

This month we chose four very different novels for our best young adult books list including high society crossed with ancient legend, the treachery of love, a new sci-fi thriller series, and a strange and unique sequel...

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Meatless in Seattle: America's Test Kitchen's Jack Bishop

In a crowded field, "The Complete Vegetarian Cookbook" is a standout (it's our #1 cookbook of 2015 so far) and talking to author Jack Bishop gave me a whole new outlook on dinners sans meat. Here is some of what I learned about vegetarian cooking, America's Test Kitchen, and tofu's bad rap...

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Best Kids' Books of July, Part One

This month we chose the top four books coming out in each age group. Of course there are also some high runners-up, but these are our favorites...

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Best Books of 2015 So Far: "An Ember in the Ashes"

It takes something pretty special for a debut novel, classified as Young Adult no less, to hold the number two spot on our list of editors' picks for the Top 10 Best Books of the Year So Far. "An Ember in the Ashes" really is that special and I met author Sabaa Tahir over lunch here in Seattle...

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