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Oklahoma and Publishers Weekly best-sellers
OKLAHOMA BEST-SELLERS FICTION 1. “Big Little Lies” by Liane Moriarty (Berkley Books) 2. “A Dog's Purpose: A Novel for Humans” by Bruce W. Cameron (Forge) 3. “A Man Called Ove” by Frederick Backman (Washington Square Press) 4. “Midnight Man” by David Tomlinson (Riverhead) 5. “The Whistler” by John... Read More
Book review: 'Lucidity' by David Carnoy
Book review: 'Lucidity' by David Carnoy Read More
Oklahoma Book Awards finalists announced
Norman author-scholar George Henderson is Lifetime Achievement Award Winner, and the late Heavener journalist-author Ralph Marsh to receive Ralph Ellison Award. Read More
Book review: 'Old Bones' by Trudy Nan Boyce
Author in the know pens novel about search for killer amid a city erupting Read More
Jimmy Webb to release memoir 'The Cake and the Rain,' to be honored at Carnegie Hall show
NEW YORK, N.Y. - "America's Songwriter" Jimmy Webb, who hails from Elk City, will be honored with a special tribute show at Carnegie Hall on May 3rd. Presented by City Winery, the event will celebrate Webb's singular legacy and his timeless hit songs, including "Wichita Lineman," "MacArthur... Read More
Best-selling novelist Lisa Scottoline to speak at library fundraiser
Since Scottoline published her first mystery novel, “Everywhere That Mary Went,” in 1994, she has set a grueling pace for herself. Read More
Book review: 'What Patients Say, What Doctors Hear' by Dr. Danielle Ofri
Book review: 'What Patients Say, What Doctors Hear' by Dr. Danielle Ofri Read More
Book signings
Book signings Read More
Oklahoma and Publishers Weekly best-sellers
Oklahoma and Publishers Weekly best-sellers Read More
Comic book writers and editors have regrets, and not just a few
The slightly oversize hardback book will appeal to comics buffs and even those who only have a passing interest in superheroes and villains. It's filled with old school comic book art and funny explanations of each evildoer. Read More
Book review: 'Perfect Little World' by Kevin Wilson
Kevin Wilson's latest book explores the dynamics of group parenting, with breast feeding and nursery duty. So what in this perfect little world could go wrong? You’ll need to read the book to find out. Read More
Rob Lowe celebrates his 53rd birthday in Oklahoma
The actor talks about his memories of the house in north Tulsa where the film "The Outsiders" was shot.  Read More
'Hell or High Water,' Patrick Wayne, Alan Ladd, Harold T. Holden among 2017 Western Heritage Awards winners
The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum will host its annual Western Heritage Awards April 21-22, 2017, to celebrate the legacy of those whose works in literature, music, film, and television reflect the significant stories of the Western genre. Emceed by notable actor and writer... Read More
Best of Books in Edmond to host writing series
Classes will meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday evenings beginning March 23 and continuing to April 20. The venue will be Best of Books (hence the BOB title), 1313 E Danforth Road, Edmond, Oklahoma. Read More
Book review: 'The Impossible Fortress' by Jason Rekulak
With too simple of plot, 'The Impossible Fortress' by Jason Rekulak falls short of expectations. Read More
Cat Marnell lost her job and almost overdosed on heroin - then, she wrote a memoir
Cat Marnell's memoir opens with a joke about clubs and baby seals. Read More
Book review: 'All Our Wrong Todays' by Elan Mastai
"All Our Wrong Todays" by Elan Mastai (Dutton, 380 pages, in stores) Time travel novels have been around for over 100 years, so it's not easy to find one with something new to say. Most are just variations on a theme that has been seen hundreds of times. The debut novel from Elan Mastai, “All Our Wrong Todays,”... Read More
Oklahoma City author wins NAACP Image Award
Oklahoma City children's book author Gwendolyn Hooks was honored last month with an NAACP Image Award for her book, "Tiny Stitches: The Life of Medical Pioneer Vivien Thomas." Read More
Oklahoma and Publishers Weekly best-sellers
Oklahoma and Publishers Weekly best-sellers Read More
Conference for children's book authors, illustrators coming to Tulsa
The conference, held by SCBWI's Oklahoma chapter, will be on March 24 and 25 at the Crowne Plaza-Southern Hills in Tulsa. The cost is $160 for SCBWI members and $200 for nonmembers. Read More



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