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Western Heritage Awards celebrate timeless values of Old West
More than 800 patrons, wearing cowboy boots and tuxedos or silk and sequins, denim and beads, attended the 55th annual awards banquet Saturday at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City. Read More
Oklahoma native and Olympian Shannon Miller writes memoir about gymnastics, cancer battle
Edmond native Shannon Miller adds author to her impressive list of accomplishments. Read More
Book review: 'Into a Raging Blaze' by Andreas Norman
Political thriller pits innocent woman against a global conspiracy. Read More
Book review: 'It's Not About Perfect' by Shannon Miller
Shannon Miller’s new memoir is inspiring, enlightening Read More
Book review: 'The Fifth Gospel' by Ian Caldwell
Ian Caldwell’s follow-up to “The Rule of Four” is a fascinating religious thriller. Read More
Oklahoma best-sellers
Oklahoma best-sellers Read More
Picture books with animal plushes available through Kohl's Cares this spring
Four books with coordinating plush toys from the author/illustrator team Philip C. Stead and Erin E. Stead are available at Kohl’s stores through June 27 as part of the Kohl’s Cares program. Read More
A Fortunate Cookie: Hollis couple share tales and tastes from chuck wagon trail in new cookbook
Kent and Shannon Rollins of Hollis have a new cookbook called “A Taste of Cowboy,” highlighting the flavors and flair of life on the trail. Read More
Recipe: Cowboy sushi
Recipe: Cowboy sushi Read More
Recipe: Hearty Hodgepodge Soup
Recipe: Hearty Hodgepodge Soup Read More
A book about gay penguins is one of the most disputed titles in the U.S.
A book about two male penguins raising a baby penguin is the third most complained about book in U.S. libraries, Mashable reports. "And Tango Makes Three" is one of the publications on the American Library Association's annual list of books that people have formally complained about to a school or a library,... Read More
Two books spotlight the continuing relevance of the Civil War era
The American Civil War ended 150 years ago this April, but historians A.J. Langguth and Harold Holzer remind us that the trials and errors of America's bloodiest conflict remain relevant today. Read More
Spotlight: 'A Season on the Brink'
A look back at a perfectly timed basketball book that’s almost as good now as it was in 1986. Read More
Book review; 'Wonder at the Edge of the World'
Nicole Helgert’s children’s book is a good starting point for discussions about race and inequality. Read More
Oklahoma book signing
Olympic gymnast and cancer surivor Shannon Miller to sign advance copies of her memoir Saturday at Full Circle Bookstore in Oklahoma City. Read More
Book review: 'The Friendship of Criminals'
Debut novel by Robert Glinski is a maze of plots and counterplots. Read More
Local best-sellers
Oklahoma City-area best-sellers Read More
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Oklahoma religion briefs for April 11
Religion briefs for April 11 Read More


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