Author Q&A: Lisa Genova on researching Inside The O’Briens

Author and neuroscientist Lisa Genova tells Booklandia.tv about what goes into researching a book like Inside the O'Briens.

Review: Cress (The Lunar Chronicles)


Oh my god. I can't stop with these books. Cress is a great, hulking beast of a young adult novel so I took it with me on my flight up to Alaska this summer (3 planes between Eugene, Oregon and Cordova). I finished…

Advice From Authors: Lisa Genova

In our newest segment, Advice from Authors, Best-selling author Lisa Genova gives advice to aspiring writers. To get more tips from Genova visit her website here.

Author Q&A: Mary Pilon on Monopoly’s secret history

Mary Pilon, author of The Monopolists, explains how she became intrigued by the storied and scandalous history of the board game Monopoly--the subject of her latest book.

Powell’s Events Preview 8.15 – Ivan Doig, The Americans, and more


While we're cruising through August, take a minute between pool-side reads and check out some of the exciting things Powell's has in store for the coming dog days of summer. August 10: Chitra Viraraghavan will be at Powell's on Hawthorne at 7:30pm to talk…

Review: Scarlet (The Lunar Chronicles)


In Scarlet, the second installment of Marissa Meyer's best-selling Lunar Chronicles series, readers meet Scarlet Benoit. Scarlet is the sharp-tongued delivery girl for her grandmother's farm in rural France.  But when her grandmother goes missing, she finds herself in a chaotic and dangerous new…

Writers on Writers: Nikki McClure

Author and illustrator Nikki McClure tells us about some of the books and authors that have influenced her work. McClure's most recent book, In, tells the story of a young boy's adventures around his home with the use of prose and paper-cut illustrations.

Review: Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles)


Linh Cinder doesn't have any memory of her life before her steel replacement limbs and implanted net-screen eye balls. Working for her step-mother as a mechanic at the local market, Cinder meets Prince Kai, the handsome yet humble man that every girl in the…

Author Q&A: Mary Pilon

Mary Pilon, author of The Monopolists, a book that delves into the surprisingly scandalous history behind the board game Monopoly, talks with us about her latest book.

Author Q&A: Gayle Forman on the popularity of YA novels

Young adult author Gayle Forman explains the potential power and the real-life importance behind many young adult novels.

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