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Sponsored Post Author of ‘Diego the Chihuahua’ series will be at Page 2 Books this Saturday

Author of ‘Diego the Chihuahua’ series will be at Page 2 Books this Saturday

G.H. Prichard, Author of the ““Diego the Chihuahua” series, will be at Advertiser Page 2 Books this Saturday, Oct. 10, at 1 p.m. Author G.H. Prichard is back, and so is Diego the Chihuahua,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post NY Times best-sellng Author Robert Dugoni at Tin Room Wednesday

NY Times best-sellng Author Robert Dugoni at Tin Room Wednesday

New York Times best-selling Author Robert Dugoni will be giving a Presentation and Book Signing event at the Tin Room Bar & Theater this Wednesday, Oct. 7, from 5 – 7 p.m.: The Tin Room Bar... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Learn about local cop Mike Buckingham at book signing at Burien Books Sept. 26

Learn about local cop Mike Buckingham at book signing at Burien Books Sept. 26

Burien Books will be hosting a book signing and talk for “Triumph Born of Ashes: Trooper Mike Buckingham’s Story” by Ward Buckingham, on Saturday, Sept. 26, from Noon – 3 p.m. This... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Wesley Homes hosting NY Times bestselling Author J.A. Jance on Sept. 9

Wesley Homes hosting NY Times bestselling Author J.A. Jance on Sept. 9

New York Times Bestselling mystery author J.A. Jance will discuss and sign her new thriller (and 51st novel), “Dance of the Bones,” at Advertiser Wesley Homes on Wednesday, Sept. 9, from 7 –... [Read more]

True-crime Writer Ann Rule has passed away

True-crime Writer Ann Rule has passed away

Former Burien/Normandy Park-based true-crime writer Ann Rule died at age 83 at Highline Medical Center on Sunday evening (July 26), The Associated Press reported Monday. Her most famous book was a profile... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Book Signing with Tracy Weber will be at Page 2 Books this Saturday, Feb. 7

Book Signing with Tracy Weber will be at Page 2 Books this Saturday, Feb. 7

A Book Signing with Tracy Weber – Author of the “Downward Dog” series – will be held at Page 2 Books this Saturday, Feb. 7 at 1:30 p.m. Seattle-based writer and yoga instructor Tracy... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Meet Author Dave Shapiro at Page 2 Books this Saturday, Jan. 31

Meet Author Dave Shapiro at Page 2 Books this Saturday, Jan. 31

Dave Shapiro, Author of the “Terra Tempo” series, will be at Advertiser Page 2 Books at 1:30 p.m. this Saturday, Jan. 31. Follow Ari, Jenna, and Caleb through the big picture of Earth’s... [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]

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]

Highline High School grad Eliot Baker doing book signing Saturday, July 26

Highline High School grad Eliot Baker doing book signing Saturday, July 26

Highline High School grad Eliot Baker, who wrote a novel called “The Last Ancient,” will be doing a book signing at Burien Books this Saturday, July 26 from 1 – 3 p.m. “My book won my publisher’s... [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]

Burien native Eliot Baker releases debut novel ‘The Last Ancient’

Burien native Eliot Baker releases debut novel ‘The Last Ancient’

Burien native Eliot Baker has released his debut novel – “The Last Ancient” – a historical mystery/supernatural suspense tale, which is now available at Amazon.com (link above), as well... [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]

Effort to Honor Writer Margaret Ryan Kicks Off Monday Night in White Center

Effort to Honor Writer Margaret Ryan Kicks Off Monday Night in White Center

As many of our Readers know, one of our Writers/Sales Reps was brutally murdered on Tuesday (Nov. 13; read our tribute to her here), and efforts to create a memorial for her are already beginning –... [Read more]

Burien Teen Marta Stahlfeld Publishes 2nd Book in Young Adult Fantasy Series

Burien Teen Marta Stahlfeld Publishes 2nd Book in Young Adult Fantasy Series

Eighteen-year old Burien native Marta Stahlfeld, who wrote a book called Darkwoods (released last June), has published another novel – Pasadagavra – her second in a fantasy series for teens and preteens. Like... [Read more]

REMINDER: Win Dinner with Author Robert Dugoni TONIGHT!

REMINDER: Win Dinner with Author Robert Dugoni TONIGHT!

REMINDER: Tonight (Tuesday, June 12) is the night you could win a FREE dinner with New York Times best-selling Author Robert Dugoni – just drop in to his book-signing party and buy a book at BTB Advertiser... [Read more]

B-TOWN UNDERCOVER: The Life of a Sock Monkey

B-TOWN UNDERCOVER: The Life of a Sock Monkey

by Shawn Underwood He is christened Jocko and he sits on the center of dino-decorated pillow on the boy’s un-made bed. Jocko is what is known as a “sock monkey,” pieced together by his great grandmother... [Read more]

Local Teen Author Marta Stahlfeld will Speak to Students at Sylvester Friday

Local Teen Author Marta Stahlfeld will Speak to Students at Sylvester Friday

Local teen author Marta Stahlfeld, creator of Darkwoods (read our previous coverage of here here), will be speaking to students at Burien’s Sylvester Middle School this Friday, March 23…

Get A FREE Ebook of ‘Colt O’Brien Sees The Light’ By Burien’s George Cole

Get A FREE Ebook of ‘Colt O’Brien Sees The Light’ By Burien’s George Cole

We first reported on Burien Author George Matthew Cole’s book ‘Colt O’Brien Sees the Light’ in June, 2010, when we featured a profile on the author and his story, which follows... [Read more]

‘Castles In The Sand’ – A Newcomer Observes A ‘Vision For Burien’ Forum

‘Castles In The Sand’ – A Newcomer Observes A ‘Vision For Burien’ Forum

by Steve Krause I’m the new kid on the block. Kim and I just moved here from California looking for a pot of Gold at the end of the rainbow. A place where people can agree to disagree. A fun place with... [Read more]

Normandy Park ‘Geek’ Don Crawley Co-Writes New Technology Book

Normandy Park ‘Geek’ Don Crawley Co-Writes New Technology Book

Normandy Park ‘Geek’ Don R. Crawley has co-written a new book, called ‘The Compassionate Geek: Mastering Customer Service for IT Professionals,’ aimed at helping IT professionals…