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


What Can Be Sweeter? Theo Chocolate Love...

When I say that Seattle has one of the premier chocolate makers in the country, of course I’m referring to Theo Chocolate. Their gorgeous cookbook might have you opting to make dinner (and definitely dessert!) at home this Valentine’s Day.

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YA Wednesday: Ruta Sepetys on "Salt to the Sea"

Our spotlight pick for the best young adult books of February is another exceptional and emotionally stirring work of historical fiction from Ruta Sepetys. Sepetys answers our questions about the book and questions apropos of nothing except curiosity....

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Mind Your Manners

Some picture books defy a childhood expiration point and this applies to the recently released "Miss Moon: Wise Words from a Dog Governess."...

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Not Your 1950s Housewife...

Besides having one of my favorite book covers in recent memory, "American Housewife" is funny, smart, and one of the best short story collections I've read in a long time...

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Recipe Road Test: Chiles Rellenos Casserole from "Eating Clean with a Dirty Mind"

Pastry chef Vanessa Barajas has a host of inspired desserts and confections for those living a paleo lifestyle, but she also rocks a Chiles Rellenos Casserole that's out of this world...

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"Killing Monica" with Candace Bushnell

Candace Bushnell talks about her book, "Killing Monica," her "Harriet the Spy" tool belt, and how she feels about Carrie Bradshaw.

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Sneak Peek: A Clip From "The 5th Wave"

Still thinking about all those Oscar noms that began as books? This weekend "The 5th Wave" joins the page-to-screen pack and we have an exclusive clip to share:

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Just Add Magic

Finding TV shows for kids in the middle grades (ages 8-12) that are either A) not totally insipid or B) do not feature characters (usually girls) who are sassy to their parents and way too full of themselves, can be difficult...

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YA Wednesday: 2016 Printz Awards

2015 was another great year for Young Adult, so when the Printz awards were announced this week I expected to see a handful of titles on the list again. But somehow it was not to be.

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2016 Children's Book Award Winners

The announcement of the American Library Association's children's book awards may not sound that exciting but believe me, it is. These are the oldest and most respected of them all, and this morning we found out this year's winners...

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2016 National Ambassador for Young People's Literature

The first graphic novelist to be selected for this very prestigious appointment, Gene Luen Yang will be taking the reins from Kate DiCamillo as the 2016-2017...

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