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Thursday, November 05, 2009

A Book for All Seasons

A couple of weeks ago, husband and I went on a little trip into the Cascade Mountains to Leavenworth, WA, a community that rather ingeniously saved their town from recession after the Great North Railroad relocated by restyling the entire town into a Bavarian village. It's an odd weekend that Leavenworth doesn't have something going on, from Oktoberfest to Maifest to the Christmas Lighting Ceremony.

Here we are in front of A Book for All Seasons, and you can tell we haven't quite emerged from the Seattle cloudcover unscathed (wow, so THAT's the sun!).

Going into the store was even better - my friends' books on display! Like...

Janet Lee Carey's Dragon's Keep:



And Justina Chen's North of Beautiful:


And Lorie Ann Grover's Loose Threads:


And Dia Calhoun's Firegold (did you know the cover is by Adam Rex?):


And Deb Caletti's The Secret Life of Prince Charming:

And lots more, too many to document! Everyone, give a shoutout to the teens of Leavenworth, who are reading some excellent books in between all of those festivals. Tag, alles!

3 comments:

  1. These were all face out? Or did you do some stealth rearranging? Either way, fantastic!

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  2. Ohhhh. How wonderful! Thank you, Holly! Can't wait to see yours there...

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  3. Martha is so suspicious. Or guilty. Something tells me she's done some stealth rearranging before. I thought I saw some pretty strategically placed "Things That Make me sic (wouldn't let me do the arrow things)" around.

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