2023 Washington State Book Awards – Adult Winners & Finalists Selected by the Washington Center for the Book and The Seattle Public Library, the WSBAs honor books published by Washington authors in 2022. A winner in each category was announced on Sept. 26.
A Sense of Place: Audio There’s nothing like a strong sense of place to take a story to the next level. In these audiobooks, the setting is just as much a character as any of the people. Sink into one of these unique worlds for an absorbing listening experience.
Read by the Author: Celebrity Memoirs What’s juicier than a celebrity memoir? That same memoir brought to life by the celebrity’s own voice! Check out these glimpses at life in the limelight, read by their famous authors, for a fascinating listening experience.
Wedding Season Romances During wedding season, romance isn’t just for the bride and groom. Guests, wedding planners, and members of the bridal party all have a chance at love in these romantic comedies.
Oppenheimer and the Atom Bomb Curious to learn more after watching the Christopher Nolan film? Read these books about Oppenheimer, Hiroshima, and nuclear fission for a more complex understanding of atomic history.
Summer of Barbie It’s shaping up to be a very Barbie summer! The new movie directed by Greta Gerwig and starring Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling lands in theaters July 21. In the meantime, learn more about this iconic doll and her influence on pop culture with these resources.