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Big Book Sale by Friends of The Seattle Library

With prices ranging from $1 to $4 based on the type of book or media selected you cannot go wrong visiting the Exhibition Hall at the Seattle Center to secure rare finds. They have graphic novels, movies in DVD, audiobooks, old and rare collections, and even never used or lightly used books! Thanks to social […]

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QuirkBooks: Keeping Nerd Awesome One Book At A Time

During the Emerald City Comic Con I had the idea of swinging by the QuirkBooks booth about an hour before the convention ended and walked into a frenzied discounted product sale! Woop woop! Their add in the event’s program guide piqued my interest because they carried a book called Wonder Women and once I got […]

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Stories from Females in The Table Top Game Industry 

When I was about 10 years old I wanted to design and manufacture toys and games. Because of my ever expanding and diverse hobby list, my mentors recommended that I pursue a career path that would allow me to transition to such industries if I ever felt compelled to revisit my desire to join the […]

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Casted by Izzy Clarke

Young 12 year old Izzy Clarke decided to become a writer. Her goal, to empower girls and show that they can be the heroes of their own stories; that love, compassion, kindness and intelligence are traits that make one beautiful and strong regardless of what outsiders may think. I had the pleasure of meeting this […]

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The Art of Not Giving A F@#$

Sara Knight became my hero. Her words resonated with me in ways I would never imagine especially since I had started to give 0 f’s about things like weddings and other’s good news. This book gives pointers to be able to do this and not come acros as an asshole, which is the key here: […]

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The Princess Diarist (Book Review)

Carrie Fisher penned this memoir/excerpt of her diary during the filming of Star Wars to make sure fans understood a very important part of her life: her affair with a very married Harrison Ford back in 1976. To ensure that the tale didn’t fall flat, she added pages of the actual scribbles which end up […]

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Thirteen Reasons Why, 10th Anniversary Edition

I picked up this book at my local Costco because it had a sticker that read “Netflix Original”. My goal was to devour it before it hit the screen. If the masters at Netflix manage it well, this adaptation should become an instant hit. Why? It is a tale about suicide, the people that pushed […]

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A Dog’s Purpose (Book)

When I picked this book up I misunderstood the premise. I thought it was about the multiple lives of one dog with many families. Turns out the story was rather about reincarnations of the same canine soul into different doggies! To be fair, the concept of reincarnation is not novel and has been around for […]

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Four Goodreads To Ring in the New Year

Need something to read during your Christmas to New Year’s winter break? These four reads are good all year round and have a little bit for everyone*: Blink, Malcolm Gladwell What would you do if you knew your first impressions and judgements are almost always right? Would you be able to trust your instincts or […]

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Comparative Oncology Research: How Human’s Best Friend is Paving the Way for Cancer Research

Arlene Weintraub takes us on a behind the scenes look of the world of comparative oncology research and the many benefits cancer drug therapies have gained by exploring how delivery systems and side effects manifested and are treated in both humans and canines. Melanoma, lymphoma and osteosarcomas, to name a few, have all been detected […]