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About Stephanie Perry

Stephanie P. is a writer, editor, and blogger. Her secret shame is dystopian YA fiction. You can find her wherever the books and food are.

My Valentine’s Day Blind Date with a Book

I’m going on a blind date for Valentine’s Day… without my husband. From what I’ve heard, my date is tall, dark, and likes to wear black. My date also happens to be a book -- and the matchmaker was the Seattle Public Library. This February, the library is once again sparking book love by offering a Blind Date with a Book at the Central Library. Use the color-coded chart to find out a little bit about your potential match: a green heart means sci-fi romance, rainbow means LGBTQ, and red means Galentine’s Day books for ladies. I decided on black, [...]

February 11th, 2019|

Fall 2018’s Best New Cookbooks

There’s no shortage of reasons for why fall is objectively the best season of all, but let me add one more piece of evidence to the pile: Fall is when the summer heat finally fades and you can get back to the business of rib-sticking, comfort-food home cooking (and wear the forgiving layers that conceal the effects of all that hearty eating). With Thanksgiving just around the corner, these cookbooks can add some zip to your tried-and-true holiday menu, or get a head start on holiday shopping for your favorite cook. There’s even a cocktail cookbook for the home bartenders! [...]

November 19th, 2018|

Fall 2018 Book Preview

Book lovers rejoice! It’s fall, aka reading season, and that means it’s time to load up your TBR pile. And whether you’re looking for suspense, romance, science (or science fiction) or memoir, our fall 2018 book preview is full of new releases you’re sure to love. Put on a cozy sweater, pour yourself a hot beverage, and start picking out your next favorite fall book. SEPTEMBER The Dinosaur Artist: Obsession, Betrayal, and the Quest for Earth’s Ultimate Trophy (available now) Author: Paige Williams For some super-wealthy collectors, the ultimate prize isn’t diamonds or fancy cars, but dinosaur fossils. And what [...]

October 14th, 2018|