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Sponsored Post Book Signing by ‘Burien’ Author Virginia Wright will be Saturday at Page 2 Books

Book Signing by ‘Burien’ Author Virginia Wright will be Saturday at Page 2 Books

A Book Signing by Virginia Wright, Author of “Burien,” will be held at Page 2 Books this Saturday, Dec. 20 at 2 p.m. Arcadia Publishing’s series of photographic histories of local communities... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Meet the Author of ‘Marijuana Nation’ at Advertiser Page 2 Books Saturday

Meet the Author of ‘Marijuana Nation’ at Advertiser Page 2 Books Saturday

Meet Roger Roffman, the Author of ‘Marijuana Nation’ at Advertiser Page 2 Books this Saturday, Dec. 13 at 2 p.m. Roffman, professor emeritus in social work at the University of Washington,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Meet the Author of ‘Pacific Northwest Garden Tours’ at Page 2 Books Friday

Meet the Author of ‘Pacific Northwest Garden Tours’ at Page 2 Books Friday

Meet Donald Olson, Author of ‘Pacific Northwest Garden Tour,’ who will be at a book signing at Advertiser Page 2 Books this Friday, Dec. 12 from 6 – 8 p.m. Olson’s book is full of... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Meet Young Adult Author Julie Bragonier Minnick at Page 2 Books this Saturday

Meet Young Adult Author Julie Bragonier Minnick at Page 2 Books this Saturday

Julie Bragonier Minnick, Author of “Trinity Heart: Snow Angel”, will be at Advertiser Page 2 Books this Saturday, Nov. 22, at 2:30 p.m. Minnick is an author of young adult novels who loves to explore... [Read more]

Best-Selling Author Robert Dugoni doing book signing at Tin Room Thursday

Best-Selling Author Robert Dugoni doing book signing at Tin Room Thursday

A Book Signing for Burien’s favorite local mystery (and New York Times best selling) Author Robert Dugoni will take place Thursday, Nov. 20, starting at 4:30 p.m. at The Tin Room Bar. “Come... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Page 2 Books to host 10 local Authors in one day on Nov. 29

Advertiser Page 2 Books to host 10 local Authors in one day on Nov. 29

Advertiser Page 2 Books will be celebrating Indies First on Small Business Saturday by hosting 10 local authors in its store on Saturday, Nov. 29, to meet customers, talk about their writing and sign copies... [Read more]

Resident Virginia Wright celebrates ‘Burien’ in new book, coming out Dec. 8

Resident Virginia Wright celebrates ‘Burien’ in new book, coming out Dec. 8

Burien resident Virginia Wright has completed her first book – “Images of Burien” – a compilation of photos and anecdotes about B-Town that will be released on Dec. 8…

Sponsored Post Children’s Author Sid Shapira visits Advertiser West Seattle Montessori

Children’s Author Sid Shapira visits Advertiser West Seattle Montessori

Children’s Author Sid Shapira recently visited Advertiser West Seattle Montessori. “West Seattle Montessori had a wonderful visit from Author Sid Shapira and his dog Danny. A wonderful story... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Page 2 Books holding Book Launch event this Thursday, Nov. 6

Advertiser Page 2 Books holding Book Launch event this Thursday, Nov. 6

Advertiser Page 2 Books will be holding a Book Launch event during this Thursday night’s B-Town Beat Art Walk, from 6 – 9 p.m. at their store at 457 SW 152nd Street in downtown Burien. This... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Meet Author Blair Stocker at Page 2 Books Saturday, Oct. 25 at 10:30 a.m.

Meet Author Blair Stocker at Page 2 Books Saturday, Oct. 25 at 10:30 a.m.

Advertiser Page 2 Books will be holding a talk and book signing with Blair Stocker on Saturday, Oct. 25 at 10:30 a.m. at their store at 457 SW 152nd Street. Blair will also present some fabulous treasures... [Read more]

Here are the September events for your Burien Library

Here are the September events for your Burien Library

Here are the September Events for your Burien Library: Please click on the links below to view the programs for each age group. Children & Families Teens Adults Children & Families September... [Read more]

Local Author/Artist Virginia Wright seeking photos for new book about Burien

Local Author/Artist Virginia Wright seeking photos for new book about Burien

Three Tree Point resident Virginia Wright is putting together a new book on the history of Burien, and is seeking photos. “The book will focus primarily on relatively recent history, and will feature... [Read more]

Meet the 3-generation team behind ‘Ack & Zak’ book this Saturday, May 10

Meet the 3-generation team behind ‘Ack & Zak’ book this Saturday, May 10

Meet the 3-generation team behind the story of mischievous ghosts “Ack and Zak” at a book signing at Page 2 Books this Saturday May 10, from 1 – 3 p.m. Burien authors Lori and Max (8-years... [Read more]

Burien Author to teach ‘Self-Publishing 101′ at Burien Library April 17

Burien Author to teach ‘Self-Publishing 101′ at Burien Library April 17

Burien Author George Matthew Cole will be teaching ‘Self-publishing 101′ for FREE at the Burien Library at 2:15 p.m. on Thursday, April 17. Cole is an area resident who has self-published three... [Read more]

Burien native Rob Ketcherside releases his first book: ‘Lost Seattle’

Burien native Rob Ketcherside releases his first book: ‘Lost Seattle’

Burien native Rob Ketcherside has released his first book – called “Lost Seattle” – and as big supporters of local Authors and Artists we thought we’d share his good news. Like Eliot... [Read more]

Here are the October Highlights at the Burien Library

Here are the October Highlights at the Burien Library

Check out these free programs happening at the Burien Library! Everyone is welcome: To celebrate the traveling exhibit, Hope In Hard Times, hosted by the Highline Historical Society October 15, 2013 –... [Read more]

B-TOWN BIZ: Page 2 Books sold, will move to new location on SW 152nd

B-TOWN BIZ: Page 2 Books sold, will move to new location on SW 152nd

Page 2 Books – owned and operated by Gayle Collins for nearly 12 years – is getting new owners and a new home on SW 152nd Street in downtown Burien. The bookstore, currently at 15706 First Ave. South,... [Read more]

Burien Library News for September

Burien Library News for September

September Highlights at the Burien Library: The New Job Search in the New Economy Presented by WorkSource South Seattle Community College If you are starting a job search, have been laid off or want to... [Read more]

Your Empress of Information says ‘forget the world with a book’

Your Empress of Information says ‘forget the world with a book’

by Marilee A. Cogswell Manager, Burien Library “Betsy returned to her chair, took off her coat and hat, opened her book and forgot the world again.” – from ‘Betsy and Tacy Go Downtown’ by Maud... [Read more]

B-TOWN BIZ: Page 2 Books – in business for 24 years – is For Sale

B-TOWN BIZ: Page 2 Books – in business for 24 years – is For Sale

Longtime Burien business Page 2 Books – in business for 24 years – is for sale, as co-owner Gayle Collins has decided to retire. “Make your dream of owning a bookstore a reality,” reads... [Read more]

Your Empress of Information: <i>‘The more you read, the more things you will know’</i>

Your Empress of Information: ‘The more you read, the more things you will know’

by Marilee A. Cogswell Manager, Burien Library “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more you learn, the more places you’ll go.” — Dr. Seuss, “I Can Read... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Burien Books hosting book signing with local Author T.M. Franklin May 11

Burien Books hosting book signing with local Author T.M. Franklin May 11

Advertiser Burien Books will be hosting a book signing and reading for local author T.M. Franklin’s exciting young adult novel called “More” on Saturday May 11th from 1 – 3 p.m. More is... [Read more]

Your Empress of Information says ‘Check out a good book for Mom!’

Your Empress of Information says ‘Check out a good book for Mom!’

by Marilee A. Cogswell Manager, Burien Library “You may have tangible wealth untold; Caskets of jewels and coffers of gold. Richer than I you can never be – I had a mother who read to me.”  –... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Burien Books hosting Book Signing for local Author Carol S. Hervin Saturday

Burien Books hosting Book Signing for local Author Carol S. Hervin Saturday

Burien Books will be hosting a local community event in the form of a book signing and reading for local author Carol S. Hervin’s children’s book about an adorable kitten called “Boots... [Read more]

Leigh Newman still Facing North – an Interview with the Author

Leigh Newman still Facing North – an Interview with the Author

by Sharisse T. Smith “Just because you’ve written a memoir doesn’t mean you’ve resolved everything,” author Leigh Newman said recently about her debut memoir, “Still Points North” (The Dial... [Read more]

Your Empress of Information Says ‘Libraries are not made; they grow’

Your Empress of Information Says ‘Libraries are not made; they grow’

by Marilee A. Cogswell Manager, Burien Library “Libraries are not made; they grow…” – Augustine Birrell DID YOU KNOW? The King County Library System is now offering ‘ ZINIO ‘ the world’s... [Read more]

Author Leigh Newman to Read from her new Memoir at Burien Library April 21

Author Leigh Newman to Read from her new Memoir at Burien Library April 21

Author Leigh Newman – deputy editor and head of books coverage for Oprah.com – will read from her new memoir Still Points North: One Alaskan Childhood, One Grown-up World, One Long Journey Home at... [Read more]

‘Little Free Library’ Pops Up in Burien

‘Little Free Library’ Pops Up in Burien

A new “Little Free Library” has popped up in Burien around 1228 SW 150th Street (between 12th and 13th; map below), and residents are invited to participate by borrowing a book or dropping... [Read more]