Pacific Northwest Indie Bestsellers

Each week, the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association shares a list of the top titles sold in independent bookstores around the region. Curious about what your neighbors are reading now? Here are this week's hardcover fiction and nonfiction bestsellers.   PNW Indie Fiction Bestsellers Noir The Overstory A Gentleman in Moscow The Power The Great Alone…
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5 Movies to Stream on Kanopy

Movie night just got better with Kanopy. This new streaming video service offers a wide selection of classic cinema, indie films, and thought-provoking documentaries. KCLS users can sign up using their library card and watch 5 films every month. You can even download apps for Roku, Apple TV, Chromecast, and more. Looking for ideas on what to…
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Pacific Northwest Indie Bestsellers

Each week, the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association shares a list of the top titles sold in independent bookstores around the region. Curious about what your neighbors are reading now? Here are this week's hardcover fiction and nonfiction bestsellers.   PNW Indie Fiction Bestsellers These are the top-selling hardcover fiction titles at independent bookstores in the…
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Poetry for Nature Lovers

In celebration of National Poetry Month, I thought it would be fun to combine and share two of my favorite things: nature and poetry. First things first, let's just acknowledge that reading poetry can be intimidating. I remember the first time I had to read a poem out loud- it felt like I was trying…
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Shaking Up Shakespeare

Happy birthday, Mr. William Shakespeare! This famous English playwright, poet and dramatist was born around late April 1564 in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire. His works are so pervasive and historically significant that they have actually changed the English language!   I'm not surprised that such influential writing would move other creators to try some Shakespearean spin-offs. Shake up your Shakespeare with these inspired parodies and adaptations. Enjoy!  Pop Sonnets: Shakespearean Spins on your Favorite Songs What happens when Erik Didriksen turns 100 famous pop songs from artists like Jay-Z, Beyoncé, and Taylor Swift into Shakespearean sonnets? A…
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