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Oklahoma City philanthropist shares tips on living a 'joy-filled life'
Oklahoma City businesswoman and philanthropist Mo Anderson, known for her kind heart and generous spirit, shares wisdom and "Mo-Mentum Builders" in her new book, "A Joy-Filled Life: Lessons From a Tenant Farmer's Daughter ... Who Became a CEO" (Tate Publishing). Read More
Video: Charlie Wilson releases memoir 'I Am Charlie Wilson'
Oklahoma native and R&B legend Charlie Wilson released today his long-awaited memoir “I Am Charlie Wilson" via Simon & Schuster. The book covers the nine-time Grammy nominee and former Gap band frontman's music career, including  his recollections of collaborating with fellow artists such as Stevie... Read More
Book review: “Make Something Up: Stories You Can’t Unread” by Chuck Palahniuk
Book review: “Make Something Up: Stories You Can’t Unread” by Chuck Palahniuk Read More
Oklahoma best-sellers
Best-selling books in Oklahoma. Read More
Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park goes beyond The Bard with 'You Never Can Tell'
Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park will continue its 31st summer season in July with Shaw’s “You Never Can Tell,” opening Thursday on the Myriad Gardens Water Stage in Oklahoma City. Read More
Oklahoma book signings
Oklahoma book signings Read More
New release from a King
If you can’t wait to get your hands on horror writer Stephen King’s latest work, you’re going to have to read with your ears. Read More
SoonerCon 2015 - Friday report
MIDWEST CITY -- SoonerCon kicked off with what felt like a large crowd for a Friday, with author Rachel Caine, actor Chuck Huber, and dozens of other guests mingling with hundreds of fans.  The multi-genre convention SoonerCon runs through Sunday June 28 at Reed Conference Center, 5800 Will Rogers Rd. in... Read More
Oklahoma City-area community briefs
Oklahoma City-area community briefs Read More
Word Balloons: Robert Picardo among headliners for SoonerCon
SoonerCon, the Oklahoma City metro area's sci-fi/fantasy convention that dates back to 1986, is Friday through Sunday at the Reed Conference Center in Midwest City. Read More
Chuck Huber Q&A: SoonerCon spotlight
In advance of SoonerCon, I talked with actor/producer/writer Chuck Huber. He's perhaps best-known for his voice acting in "Dragonball Z" and "Yu Yu Hakusho," but he has a long list of credits in a variety of roles.  He stars in the third episode of the popular fan web series "Star Trek Continues" as Doctor... Read More
Rachel Caine Q&A: SoonerCon spotlight
I got the opportunity to talk to author Rachel Caine ahead of her SoonerCon appearance as the Young Adult author guest of honor at the convention this year. Caine writes the best-selling "Morganville Vampires" series, among many other works.   She recently adapted "Morganville: The Series" as a web series... Read More
‘Royal Date’ is clean, fun romance
When a poor college student finds herself pursued by a handsome prince, clean fairy-tale love is the result in this delightful romance in "Royal Date." Read More
Join the Dark Side with 'Star Wars: Lords of the Sith'
"Star Wars: Lords of the Sith" is a new adventure novel from Paul S. Kemp. When Darth Vader and Emperor Palpatine visit a remote world, rebels soon target them for assassination. Read More
'Heir to the Jedi' is an adequate 'Star Wars' adventure
Kevin Hearne's "Star Wars: Heir to the Jedi" is a competent Star Wars adventure centering on Luke Skywalker's adventures after the Battle of Yavin. The story sees Luke attempting to help an Imperial codebreaker defect to the Rebel Alliance. Read More
Book review: 'Aiko'
In his latest novel, “Aiko,” Oklahoma author Stephen Swartz has traveled from Oklahoma City to Ishikawa, Japan. But unlike last year’s vampire novel set in OKC, Swartz tackles a very different (although equally complicated) subject: fatherhood. Read More
5 new romance stories set in historical times
These five historical love stories span from late medieval times to the 13th century when what would become the Western U.S. was under Spanish rule, and through the Tudor and Regency eras in England. Read More
Comics writer moves to prose
A 12-year-old is given a miraculous cape that turns him into a superhero in “Miles Taylor and the Golden Cape: Attack of the Alien Horde.” This middle-grade novel features prose by author Robert Venditti that shifts to comics, illustrated by Dusty Higgins, whenever Taylor becomes the superhero known as Gilded. Read More



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