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Oklahoma writer Michael Vance's novel is based on long-lost comic-book synopsis
“Snake: Nest of Vipers” features a deadly masked avenger in the early 1950s. The book is based on a six-page synopsis by comics writer and editor Richard Hughes, who was the editor of the American Comics Group from 1943 to 1967. Read More
Acuff's 'Do Over' helps readers build their dream jobs
Author Jon Acuff's latest book, "Do Over," encourages and helps anyone experiencing a life or career transition with his steps on how to intentionally build a career that is enjoyable and meaningful. Read More
Poetry project ends with spring event at Highland West Junior High in Moore
Oklahoma teens turn weekly assignments into book of original poems. Read More
'Find Momo Coast to Coast' shares road trip photos, adventures
"Find Momo Coast to Coast" is similar to a Where's Waldo? book as readers search for an adorable border collie named Momo in pictures from around the U.S. and Canada. Read More
Book review: 'Microfarming for Profit' helps gardeners take their hobby into a small business
Dave DeWitt's "Microfarming for Profit: From Garden to Glory" shares the basics of microfarming, from crop types to tools to marketing. Read More
Carson Ellis' picture book 'Home' depicts dwellings both realistic and fantastic
Carson Ellis is the author and illustrator of the picture book “Home,” which depicts about two dozen types of homes ranging from the realistic to the fantastic. Read More
'Trial of Intentions' has trio trying to save world
Tahn must save his world from the evil beyond the Veil in "Trial of Intentions," the second book in the Vault of Heaven series. Tahn's best friend, sister and a young woman named Mara try to help as best they can to keep the Veil from coming down. Read More
Book review: 'All Fall Down — Embassy Row' by Ally Carter
Oklahoma native and best-selling author Ally Carter begins series of books for teen readers. Read More
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Book review: 'The Jesus Cow: A Novel' by Michael Perry
Harley Jackson knew trouble was coming as soon as he saw an outline of Jesus on the side of his new calf. Read More
Book review: 'Halina' by Halina Bratkowna Johnson
“Halina,” written by a Polish native who became an Oklahoman, is a memoir of life under Nazi occupation. Read More
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Book review: 'The Memory Painter' by Gwendolyn Womack
Debut novel is a love story and mystery spanning thousands of years. Read More
Harold Fry's unlikely pilgrimage continues with Queenie's 'Love Song'
"The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry" begins with two letters from Harold to Queenie Hennessy: one telling her he was very sorry and the other asking her to wait for him. She did, and "The Love Song of Miss Queenie Hennessy" shares her story. Read More
'Crossroads of Should and Must' inspires pursuit of meaningful life
Elle Luna's "The Crossroads of Should and Must: Find and Follow Your Passion" is a easy-to-read, thought-provoking collection of ideas on finding one's life mission. Read More
'Liam Darcy, I Loathe You!' modernizes 6 Jane Austen stories
"The Jane Journals of Pemberley Prep: Liam Darcy, I Loathe You!" brings classic Jane Austen stories into modern times without losing the lessons in love, passion and being true to yourself at all times. Read More
'The Lost Art of Ladyhood' is a dynamic, instructive book for girls
Through witty wordplay, engaging stories and instructive tools, Jessie Funk teaches girls and women the 12 essential skills of true modern confidence and power in her new book, "The Lost Art of Ladyhood." Read More
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Superheroes who failed
Forget Thor, Iron Man, Batman and Superman. Jon Morris’ upcoming book shares the stories of obscure superheroes you probably don’t know. Read More
Book review: 'Warriors on Horseback' by John Carter
Book about jockeys and horse racing stumbles due to its emphasis on British racing history. Read More


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