Author Archives: Liz K. (SnoIsleLib_LizK)

Beyond Bestsellers: Western Lists

by Liz K. With the last rays of September sun setting over the horizon, our Beyond Bestsellers: Westerns month comes to a close. I hope you enjoyed this challenge and were inspired to discover some new favorites. I know I did! If you’re still looking for that new favorite or are just curious about what […]

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Beyond Bestsellers: Westerns

by Liz K. We are officially halfway through the month of September and our month of reading Westerns. I hope you are enjoying exploring this genre as much as I am! Already knowing that I enjoy the Historical/Classic Westerns, I have focused my reading this month on titles that cross over into other genres. Here are […]

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Beyond Bestsellers: Westerns

by Liz K. (SnoIsleLib_LizK) Welcome to September! The bad news: Summer is unofficially over. The good news: A new Beyond Bestsellers theme is upon us! New to Beyond Bestsellers? Not sure how to get started with our new community reading program? You can get caught up here, but it’s really pretty simple. Each month we’ll […]

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Author Spotlight: Rick Geary

by Liz K. (SnoIsleLib_LizK) A few weeks ago, I came across Rick Geary’s new graphic novel, The Black Dahlia. As a long-time a lover of all things pulp and mid-century, the art work on the cover immediately drew me in. The mystery surrounding the murder of young starlet Elizabeth Stanton has captivated authors and filmmakers […]

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Audiobooks Are The Answer!

by Liz Feeling like your “to be read” list is getting out of control? Double up with an audiobook! Looking to be entertained while doing mundane chores? Audiobooks have got you covered! Allergies got the best of you and need to give your itchy eyes a rest? Do I really need to say it? Okay, here […]

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Exploring Washington

by Liz Rain or shine, we are not at a loss for natural beauty here in Washington state. I would even go so far as to say we live in the most beautiful state in the nation. Now as a life-long Washingtonian I may be a bit biased, but seriously…have you looked outside lately? Mountains, […]

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DIY Beer…And Pretzels!

by Liz Spring is my favorite time of year. The days are noticeably longer, the birds are extra chirpy, and all the shades of green just make me happy! And I just discovered new holidays celebrating two more of my favorite things…Beer and pretzels! This past Sunday, April 23rd, marked German Beer Day. You may have celebrated without […]

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Deserted Island Books

by Liz By the time this is published, I will be mere days away from a wonderfully relaxing week in a warm, tropical setting. Sun! Sand! My shadow! My deepest apologies for the brag, but I think we can all agree this has been an especially deary winter. Ugh. As I start to plan what to […]

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Teen Fiction: Not Just For Teens!

by Liz I read teen fiction. Not religiously, but quite a bit. I know some folks (my sister!) who don’t, or maybe won’t, read teen fiction. Perhaps hung up on misconceptions that the writing quality is somehow inferior, or that the subject matter won’t pertain to them, and I have to say, I think these […]

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New Year, New Projects!

by Liz The hectic holiday season has passed us and I am in mourning…I miss the festive season! The lights, the parties, the food! But seeing as we are well into 2017, I guess it is time for me to get back to my normal-boring-no-parties-on-Wednesday-nights life. Ho-hum. A lot of folks start their quest for […]

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