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7/6/2020: Local author Wendy Kendall

Because we have had to postpone or cancel all of our scheduled in-store author events for the last few months, we have invited our scheduled authors to create short promotional videos to highlight their recent books.


6/16/20: Alternate history novel: "Rodham"

What if Hillary Rodham had gone to Yale Law School, dated Bill Clinton and left him over his infidelity? In Curtis Sittenfeld's new alternate history novel "Rodham," Hillary Clinton does ndeed leave Bill and becomes the first female president of the United States...

6/24/20: New paperbacks: bestsellers, award winners, local authors!

The latest from Bellevue's Ted Chiang, "Exhalation," plus the earth-shattering works illuminating rampant sexual harassment in American business and society, lead this roundup of new paperback releases.

The article with mini-reviews, here in The Seattle Times.

6/16/20: Modern Scandanavian Baking, a new cookbook

In the absence of the traditional Syttende Mai parade, Daytona Strong’s new ‘Modern Scandinavian Baking’ celebrates heritage, memories and love.

6/16/2020: Seattle Times book reviews: mysteries; alternative history; and Scandinavian baking!

June 16, 2020 From The Seattle Times:
Here’s our book critic’s new favorite fictional detective: Thanks to recommendations from readers, Seattle Times book critic Moira Macdonald has a new fictional detective to love!
Blanche White from Barbara Neely’s 1992 novel “Blanche on the Lam."

6/20/2020: 6 books to consider for Father’s Day

Fatherhood changes everything for the man who can grow with the ride. Here are a few books are about such men; others are about kids. The Seattle Times column here.