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Summer Book Bingo Update

Summer Book Bingo is in full swing here in Seattle! I was able to log some serious vacation reading time recently, so I’ve been making progress on my summer book bingo card. (But don’t be too impressed — I also scribbled in books-in-progress that aren’t finished yet.)  Here’s what I’ve got so far, including books I’m haven’t finished yet (marked with an asterisk): Recommended by a librarian: Marrow Island Cookbook: Korean Food Made Simple You’ve been meaning to read: City of Mirrors We Need Diverse Books: Homegoing Prize-winner: The Good Lord Bird* Banned: Julie of the Wolves* Translated from another [...]

July 14th, 2016|

Summer Book Bingo 2016 Is Here

Good news for book lovers: Summer Book Bingo is back! This summer reading program for adults (ages 15 and up) gives you the chance to win some great prizes from the Seattle Public Library and Seattle Arts & Lectures. Download your book bingo card and start playing today! How Can I Play Summer Book Bingo 2016? Step 1: Read lots of books! Then fill in bingo squares with book titles as you finish them. Go for a bingo and you could win a $30 gift card to an independent bookstore. Get the full blackout and you could win a library of books by 2016–17 [...]

June 9th, 2016|Tags: |

Seattle’s Edible Book Festival Will Make You Hungry

I’ve been wanting to visit the Seattle Edible Book Festival for a while now — any event that combines books and food sounds ideal to me. Kids and adults create “books” out of edible materials and enter to win prizes, while attendees vote on their favorites and get to eat the entries after the judging. Last weekend, I finally got a chance to see it at Third Place Books! The unique literary festival is put on by the Shoreline – Lake Forest Park Arts Council, a community-based arts organization. But this free, all-ages event is strictly for fun (although donations [...]

April 7th, 2016|