Whidbey Reads 2017: A Darker Side to Island Life

By Kaley It’s official! You have likely seen or heard from our Island library staff that we have chosen Ashley Ream’s​ The 100 Year Miracle​ as our title for Whidbey Reads 2017. If you’ve never participated or heard of it before, a team of staff and community members pore over books for weeks until one is selected. Then it’s […]

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Write Now: Write, Revise, Publish, and Find an Audience

We know that writers almost always start out as big readers – and that readers often want to be writers. Between October and December, Sno-Isle Libraries is hosting over two dozen Write Now classes aimed at aspiring and published writers. Whether you’re struggling with page one or you have a full manuscript in your hands, be it fiction, […]

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Thrills & Chills: Mysteries to Die For with Waverly Curtis

Author Q & A Featuring Waverly Curtis by Marie Oak Harbor Library presents Thrills & Chills, a series of four programs featuring authors of mystery and suspense (September 28-October 18). A different author will appear each week and will sign books following their program. Wind & Tide Books will provide book sales at each event. Fans will […]

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Thrills & Chills: Mysteries to Die For with Martha Crites

Author Q & A Featuring Martha Crites by Marie Oak Harbor Library presents Thrills & Chills, a series of four programs featuring authors of mystery and suspense (September 28-October 18). A different author will appear each week and will sign books following their program. Wind & Tide Books will provide book sales at each event. Previously, […]

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Thrills & Chills: Mysteries to Die For with Ingrid Thoft

By Marie Oak Harbor Library presents Thrills & Chills, a series of four programs featuring authors of mystery and suspense (September 28 – October 18). A different author will appear each week and sign books following their program.  Wind & Tide Books will provide book sales at each event. Last week J.A. Jance was interviewed on […]

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Writers Unite!

by KP I like to fancy myself a writer. My style is more along the lines of dark fantasy and urban fantasy, but I do have a soft spot for YA, horror, and science fiction. Whether you’re an established writer or just starting out, Sno-Isle has several resources to assist you with your craft–no matter the genre. This […]

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Meet the Author Next Door: Lenita Sheridan

(by Lenita Sheridan) Though Lenita Sheridan was born in Seattle, she spent most of her growing up years in Fairbanks, Alaska, particularly the Goldstream Valley. She loved to play in the Alaskan woods. The forest was a source of imagination and inspiration for her. She became a Christian at age eleven. Her Christianity has influenced […]

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Meet the Author Next Door: Margaret Bendet

(by Margaret Bendet) Margaret Bendet, author of Learning to Eat Along the Way, is a free-lance editor and memoir writing teacher. After helping hundreds of people find the voice to tell their stories, Margaret decided that every story can be told—even one as thorny as her own. It became a personal challenge to do this; […]

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Meet the Author Next Door: Garr Kuhl

Garr Kuhl is a retired teacher/administrator for the Los Angeles Unified School District. He has been writing for over twenty years. His short stories have been published in AIM Magazine, Lace Magazine, Hob Nob, and Dream International Quarterly. In addition to these, he has published educational material and newspaper articles and written for television. His […]

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Meet the Author Next Door: Dan Pedersen

  Dan Pedersen and his artist-wife Sue live in the woods of Whidbey Island where Dan writes, and studies and photographs wildlife, and explores the world before dawn with his canine partner, Duncan. A lifelong journalist, Dan finds his best stories today in the quirky joys of rural living and small-town people.       […]

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