Authors to speak at Edmonds Bookshop’s online event

Laurie Easter will discuss her new work with fellow author Jeannine Ouelette on Jan. 27.

Laurie Easter will discuss her new work with fellow author Jeannine Ouelette at an online event sponsored by Edmonds Bookshop and set for 6 p.m. Jan. 27.

Easter’s debut essay collection, “All the Leavings,” examines what it means to love, lose and find strength in facing adversity. Living off-grid in rural Oregon, she uses imagery and experiences from her everyday life in the wilderness to help create meaning in these essentially human experiences.

As a manuscript, “All The Leavings” was a finalist for the 2018 Autumn House Press Nonfiction Prize and was well-reviewed in Hippocampus magazine. It was published in October 2021 by Oregon State University Press.

Ouelette is the author of thememoir “The Part That Burns.”

To watch the online event, go to Edmonds Bookshop’s Facebook page.



Hardcover Fiction

1. Cloud Cuckoo Land. Anthony Doerr. Scribner

2. Call Us What We Carry: Poems. Amanda Gorman. Viking.

3. The Lincoln Highway. Amor Towles. Viking.

4. Harlem Shuffle. Colson Whitehead. Doubleday

5. Beautiful World. Where Are You. Sally Rooney. FSG

6. The Midnight Library. Matt Haig. Viking

7. The Sentence. Louise Erdrich. Harper

8. Klara and the Sun. Kazuo Ishiguro. Knopf

9. Crossroads. Jonathan Franzen. FSG

10. Bewilderment. Richard Powers. Norton

Hardcover Non-Fiction

1. Atlas of the Heart. Brené Brown. Random House

2. The 1619 Project: A New Origin Story. Nikole Hannah-Jones. The New York Times Magazine, One World.

3. Crying in H Mart: A Memoir. Michelle Zauner. Knopf

4. The Dawn of Everything: A New History of Humanity. David Graeber. David Wengrow.

5. The Storyteller: Tales of Life and Music. Dave Grohl. Dey Street Books

6. The Boy. the Mole. the Fox and the Horse. Charlie Mackesy. HarperOne

7. The Book of Hope: A Survival Guide for Trying Times. Jane Goodall. Douglas Abrams. Gail Hudson. Celadon

8. Atomic Habits. James Clear. Avery

9. Northwest Know-How: Trees. Karen Gaudette Brewer. Emily Poole (Illus.). Sasquatch Books

10. A Carnival of Snackery: Diaries (2003-2020). David Sedaris. Little. Brown

— Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association


Hardcover fiction

1. The Judge’s List. John Grisham. Doubleday

2. The Stranger in the Lifeboat. Mitch Albom. Harper

3. Wish You Were Here. Jodi Picoult. Ballantine

4. The Wish. Nicholas Sparks. Grand Central

5. The Lincoln Highway. Amor Towles. Viking

6. Go Tell the Bees That I Am Gone. Diana Gabaldon. Delacorte

7. Cloud Cuckoo Land. Anthony Doerr. Scribner

8. Under the Whispering Door. TJ Klune. Tor

9. Fear No Evil. James Patterson. Little, Brown

10. The Last Thing He Told Me. Laura Dave. Simon & Schuster

Hardcover nonfiction

1. The Comfortable Kitchen. Alex Snodgrass. Morrow

2. Atlas of the Heart. Brené Brown. Random House

3. The Real Anthony Fauci. Robert F. Kennedy Jr. Skyhorse

4. The 1619 Project. Nikole Hannah-Jones. One World

5. Call Us What We Carry. Amanda Gorman. Viking

6. Will. Will Smith. Penguin Press

7. The Pioneer Woman Cooks: Super Easy! Ree Drummond. Morrow

8. Jesus Listens. Sarah Young. Thomas Nelson

9. Laptop from Hell. Miranda Devine. Post Hill

10. The Storyteller. Dave Grohl. Dey Street

— Tribune News Service

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