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10/4/2021: 2021 Finalists for National Book Awards announced.

10/4/2021. The twenty-five Finalists for the 2021 National Book Awards for Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Translated Literature, and Young People’s Literature have been announced. All the finalists on the website here. Fiction + Nonfiction finalists listed here.

10/10/2021: a week of Seattle Times book reviews

October 5, 2021. Dave Grohl lived in a haunted Shoreline house: 10 surprising Seattle stories from the musician’s new memoir.
Stuck at home in 2020 due to the pandemic, Dave Grohl, of Nirvana and Foo Fighters, took up writing, resulting in his new memoir: "The Storyteller: Tales of Life and Music."

9/29/2021: Recommended October books from The New York Times

14 New Books Coming in October
Novels from Jonathan Franzen, Amor Towles and Tiphanie Yanique; histories of Black cinema and music in America; and plenty more.
The column with great reviews here.

October 2021: Witchy + Spooky books that we love!

Happy October!

Books from Elaine's column on My Edmonds News [here] and even more fun/scary/spooky/seasonal books for all ages!