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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Wimps and Wizards

It's an exciting day for fans of Jeff Kinney's Diary of a Wimpy Kid and J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter with announcements for both series in today's news...

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YA Wednesday: Breaking Down the Walls: Gayle Forman & Nova Ren Suma

The Walls Around Us is the fourth book from Nova Ren Suma, an author Gayle Forman describes as something of a best kept secret--only with all the chatter and excitement this book is getting (including a spot on our own Best YA Books of March list), the secret is out...

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The Spy (Novelist) Who Loved Me: Olen Steinhauer's Top 4 Fictional Spies

Hollywood has seen its share of spy stories turned into blockbuster spy films--consider Ian Fleming's incredibly popular James Bond franchise, multiple novels by John le Carré, the Bourne series based on Robert Ludlum's books, and now Hollywood has come a callin' for one of our Top 10 Books of March: Olen Steinhauer's thriller, "All the Old Knives."...

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YA Wednesday: The Musical Stylings of David Levithan

Authors and song writers are really two of a kind, and music often finds it's way into novels as a means of giving readers insight into characters or as a prelude to the start of a new chapter. With "Hold Me Closer: The Tiny Cooper Story," David Levithan is both author and song writer of this novel-as-musical...

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The Polls Are Open--Children's Choice Book Awards

Let the voting begin! The quest for the winners of the 2015 Children's Choice Book Award begins today as kids across the country cast their ballot for one of the five finalists in each category...

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Foodie Favorites: IACP Award Finalists

It used to be that a copy of the Betty Crocker Cookbook was all you'd really need in the kitchen, but why limit oneself to a single volume when there are cookbooks on everything from haute cuisine to booze popsicles? The International Association of Culinary Professionals are here to help winnow it down with their finalists for the 2015 ICAP awards...

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YA Wednesday: If You Were a Superhero...

Last week I told you a little bit about my favorite YA book this month, "The Unlikely Hero of Room 13B," but one of the things I didn't mention is how Batman and Robin, Thor, and Wonder Woman fit in...

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Recipe Road Test: "Lighten Up, Y'All" Stovetop Apple Pie

I have a weakness for pretty much any and all desserts, and for that reason (maybe just one more slice...okay, really, just one more...) I rarely make them at home. But thanks to the Stovetop Apple Pie in Virginia Willis' new cookbook, Lighten Up, Y'All, the homemade dessert is back on my plate...

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A Jury of Your Peers: The Golden Kite Award

The only children's book award voted on by other authors and illustrators, the Golden Kite Award recognizes a single winner and honor title in four categories that this year span an age range from picture book readers to young adult...

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YA Wednesday: Best Books of March

This month our five-book selection of the best YA titles includes amazing debuts and new books by established YA authors that I've been waiting to see (get ready Will Grayson, Will Grayson fans)...

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Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!

Today is Theodore Seuss Geisel, a.k.a. Dr. Seuss' birthday (he would have been 111 today) and the second day of National Reading Month. I would venture to say that Dr. Seuss is the most beloved and lasting children's book author of our time...

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