5) "Unburied: The Secrets of a Deadly Mount Baker Avalanche" by Allison Williams
A snow slide on a Cascade volcano engulfed four young men in a torrent of ice and snow. Almost 30 years later, the mountain gave something back.
4) "Crazy Freaking Castoffs: An Oral History of the Mariners' 1995 Season" by Matthew Halverson
The untold story of the season that saved Seattle baseball
3) "Tony Wheat Has Been Sorry for So Long" by James Ross Gardner
A three-time murderer happens to be the most reformed prisoner in the system. Can we forgive Washington's longest incarcerated inmate?
2) "Dick Cantwell's Beer Is Immortal" by Allecia Vermillion
He was the sole nay vote in Elysian Brewing's sale to Anheuser-Busch. Now the brewer's legacy is at the center of the battle for the soul of Seattle beer.
1) "The Brief, Extraordinary Life of Cody Spafford" by Allecia Vermillion
Cody Spafford found both solace and redemption in the kitchen of Seattle's most celebrated restaurant. What turned a promising chef into a bank robber?