Bookseller at Seward Park
Alba grew up in Seattle and after spending four years in New York for school is back in Seattle. She recently graduated with a degree in English and a minor in Journalism. When she isn’t reading retellings of fairy tale classics, she enjoys creative writing, baking and trying new restaurants and dessert spots around Seattle.
In the exciting fourth installment of Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children, Jacob travels across America in the hopes of following in his grandfather’s footsteps realizing he still knew very little about his grandfather’s past. As the peculiars hilariously struggle to blend into the 21st century, Jacob & his friends are thrust into perilous situations and must fend off new foes in order to save new peculiars.
Suffering from PTSD and survivor’s guilt, Tayo must turn towards his Navajo roots and as he learns more about his culture and traditions he sets out on a journey of self discovery and healing in order to complete his own ceremony.
Silko writes a moving story combining the literary trope of the soldier returning home through the eyes of a native American veteran.
Jean Rhys brings the madwoman from Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre to life through Antoinette Cosway, a young woman from the Carribean who struggles to adapt to life in England and is slowly driven to madness as she paces the floors of Mr. Rochester’s attic. Wide Sargasso Sea is a compelling prequel as Antoinette and Rhys challenge us to take a second look at both Mr. Rochester and Jane Eyre.