6 Books For Adults-In-Training (Hello, Graduates!)


Hey, you! Yeah, you. You’re graduating, congratulations. Well, shucks, you say. What now? Welcome to the bright and confusing adult horizon of your post-grad life. Technically you never have to read another book again, but as the fabulous late great Oscar Wilde once…

BookSmarts: Heft by Liz Moore

This Eugene "soccer mom" tells us why she's been reading Heft, a novel by Liz Moore about two people who forge a powerful connection in spite of very different circumstances.

Kid’s Corner: Tea with a rhino

What happens when you hang out with a silly Rhino? You get even sillier, of course. Find I Know A Rhino by Charles Fuge at Powell's Books.

Author Q&A: Listening for Coyotes by William Sullivan

Author William Sullivan regales us with tales from his 1,361-mile, 65-day solo hike across Oregon. More stories can be found in his book, Listening for Coyote.

BookSmarts: Fables at any age

Digital Artist Brynn Konkle tells us about what's on her nightstand--Aesop's Fables! Watch Brynn tell you why she loves these classic stories.

Review: Yes Please


From the Back Cover:  In a perfect world . . . We'd get to hang out with Amy Poehler, watching dumb movies, listening to music, and swapping tales about our coworkers and difficult childhoods. Because in a perfect world, we'd all be friends…

See highlights from our launch events

Emerald Media Group came out to help celebrate our launch on Monday, April 6th. We were proud to partner with the Duck Store, a big supporter of local authors, for this event. Fun activities of the day included a photobooth and a Harry Potter-themed raffle. Two lucky winners…

Review: Behind The Beautiful Forevers


Kathleen Boo slams you with a dose of gut-punching reality in Behind The Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, And Hope In A Mumbai Undercity. Documenting daily life in impoverished parts of Mumbai, the book is required reading for anyone looking to better understand poverty in India's slums.

Review: The Girl On The Train


The Girl on the Train is Paula Hawkin's first mystery novel. It centers around Rachel, a depressed alcoholic who rides the train to and from work every morning. From that train she glimpses into the lives of a seemingly normal husband and wife who…

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