• Lake City

    Lake City

    Kohnstamm, Thomas B.

    After a fall from grace, Lane Bueche returns to his childhood home in Lake City and is pulled into a dubious scheme to regain what he has lost.

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  • Truth Like the Sun

    Truth Like the Sun

    Lynch, Jim

    Roger Morgan, running for Seattle Mayor in 2001, risks having past misdeeds made public when journalist Helen Gulanos probes Morgan’s shady dealings during the 1962 World’s Fair in Seattle.

    Format: Book

    Availability: All copies in use

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  • No-no Boy

    No-no Boy

    Okada, John

    Sent to prison for refusing the World War II draft, Japanese American Ichiro returns to Seattle after the war and faces hostility from family and community. A reprint of Okada’s 1957 classic.

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  • Devil's Chew Toy

    Devil's Chew Toy

    Osler, Rob

    A teacher turned amateur investigator, a missing go-go dancer, a bulldog, and Seattle’s gay community combine in this cozy mystery.

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  • Grave Reservations

    Grave Reservations

    Priest, Cherie

    Psychic travel agent Leda Foley saves detective Grady Merritt from boarding a plane that explodes, inspiring Grady to ask for Leda’s help with a case.

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  • Where'd You Go, Bernadette

    Where'd You Go, Bernadette

    Semple, Maria

    Emails and school reports chronicle Bernadette’s descent into agoraphobia, fights with fellow private-school mothers, exasperated disdain for Seattle, and disappearance in this humorous novel.

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  • The Ex Talk

    The Ex Talk

    Solomon, Rachel Lynn

    Jumping at a chance to be on air, public radio producer Shay Goldstein and hotshot rookie journalist Dominic Yun fake a relationship for a new show giving dating advice, only for real sparks to start flying between them.

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  • Find more local reads on the library's blog, Shelf Talk.

    Find more local reads on the library's blog, Shelf Talk.

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  • Seattle Picks: Seattle Nonfiction

    Seattle Picks: Seattle Nonfiction

    Take a trip through the many stories of Seattle with these adult nonfiction books selected by our librarians, primarily published in the past five years plus some contemporary classics. (September 2022)

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