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Amazon Announces Top Books of 2012

Seattle based Amazon.com announced their top selling books of 2012. Interestingly, E.L. James’ Fifty Shades trilogy, based in the Northwest, made the number one spot in print and Kindle sales for Amazon.

12/14/2012

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‘Three Cups Of Tea’ Co-Author Relin Dies At 49

David Oliver Relin, the co-author of the best-selling book “Three Cups of Tea,” died in Oregon, authorities said. He was 49.

12/03/2012

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Author Richard Bach Remains In Serious Condition After Crash

Author Richard Bach remains in serious condition at a Seattle hospital Tuesday with injuries suffered when his small plane crashed on San Juan Island in Washington.

CBS Seattle–09/04/2012

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Son Says Author Richard Bach Improving After WA Plane Crash

Best-selling author Richard Bach suffered a head injury and broken shoulder after his single-engine amphibious aircraft clipped power lines Friday afternoon about three miles west of Friday Harbor Airport in Washington state.

09/03/2012

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Guide to Issaquah’s First Film Festival ‘A History of Musicals’

The City of Issaquah’s Arts Commission proudly presents the first ever Issaquah Film Festival! It’s “A History of Musicals” theme, with a VIP reception, special guest speaker and more September 14 – 16

08/30/2012

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Ann Rule’s Upcoming Book Looks at Susan Powell Case

Seattle True Crime author Ann Rule’s next book, Fatal Friends, Deadly Neighbors, will take a close up look at the case of Susan Cox Powell, a missing Utah woman, whose husband Josh Powell eventually moved himself and his two young boys to Washington state. In a horrific tragedy on February 5, 2012 Josh Powell killed himself and his two boys in a house fire in Graham, WA.

08/29/2012

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Guide to ’50 Shades’ Places in the NW

Whether you live in the Northwest, or are planning a visit, if you’re a fan of E L James’ Fifty Shades of Grey series, you might want to check out these places where Christian and Ana shared some steamy scenes.

08/24/2012

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‘Fifty Shades’ Author to Visit Seattle

The “Fifty Shades of Grey” author E L James will soon make her first visits to two hotspots featured in her erotic trilogy: Seattle and Portland.

08/02/2012

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Guide to Washington’s Lilac Days April 21 – May 13

Fragrant lilacs, an 1800s original farmhouse, and Victorian gardens are waiting for you to tour during Lilac Days in Woodland, WA, April 21 – May 13.

04/09/2012

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Former Seattle Librarian Has Amazon Deal

Author Nancy Pearl, a former Seattle librarian, has picked up a national following and is a regular commentator on NPR. And now she has a sweet deal from Amazon.

01/11/2012

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