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3/1/2023: Rachel Ignotofsky Books!

So happy that Rachel Ignotofsky stopped in for a visit!
So many great books!

Many of them perfect to celebrate Women's History Month! Including new Board Book editions of the fantastic "Women in Art," "Women in Sports," and "Women in Science." Start all of the kids early!!

Elaine's March 2023 column: Historical Fiction by and About Women

The books talked about in Elaine's March 2023 column. We have added even more books by the authors mentioned! So many great historical fiction novels by and about women!

3/5/2023: Recent Memoirs + Biographies About Women

To celebrate Women's History Month we are happy to share a partial list of recently published memoirs + biographies by and/or about amazing women.

3/1/2023: The New York Times Recommends New Books for March


14 Books Coming in March. A haunting horror novel set a century ago in the American West, Eleanor Catton’s first novel in a decade, a Ukrainian war diary and much more. The column here.

3/1/2023: Washington Post chooses 10 noteworthy books for March

10 noteworthy books for March. A celebrated Spanish thriller gets an English translation, and a cult survivor documents her upbringing. The column here.

March 2023 Pre-Orders!

Just a few of the great books coming this month! Titles and authors that we are particularly looking forward to and/or that have been receiving all kinds of great early buzz and reviews.

Order/Pre-Order any of them right here!

February 2023 Seattle Times Catch Up!

January 31, 2023. Moira Macdonald's 10 new paperbacks to read this February.
From engrossing novels to charming memoirs and important Black History Month reads, these fresh paperbacks are perfect for a winter afternoon. The column here.

January 30, 2023: Youth Media Awards Announced!

The best known of the American Library Association 2023 Youth Media Awards are The John Newbery Medal and The Caldecott Medal.

2/6/2023: Ross Gay Books!

"There is no 'enough' to gratitude." On February 6, Seattle Arts and Lectures and the Marguerite Casey Foundation were delighted to host an event with Ross Gay, the essayist and poet behind "Inciting Joy" and "The Book of Delights!"

2/7/2023: Beautiful and Cute Little Books!

It is not necessarily very literary or even very definable, but here is a partial list of little books that we find Beautiful and Lovely and Cute and completely gift-able!