Reading Seattle

Flying Santa CoverThe Restless Reader’s recent post on Seattle’s literary scene gives just one great reason for living in Seattle. I was fascinated (but not too surprised) to learn that 80% of Seattlites have a library card. (It was also fun to read that Seattle was rated the country’s most literate city.)

What’s my favorite bookstore in Seattle?

I’m partial to Ballard’s Secret Garden Bookshop. It’s definitely not the city’s largest book store, but it is a wonderful place to find a meaningful gift for kids. Just tonight, we stopped by this bookshop and had a wonderful conversation with Joe and Paula McHugh about their newest Children’s book called The Flying Santa. It seems that there is always something wonderful going on at the Secret Garden…

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