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Oklahoma City University book talk to wrap up
The last session of the “Let’s Talk About It, Oklahoma” book discussion series at Oklahoma City University will be Tuesday. Read More
Oklahoma City University professor will lead tour of Germany
An Oklahoma City University professor and author is organizing a summer tour of World War II sites in Germany. Read More
Setting it straight
Setting it straight Read More
Science Museum Oklahoma offers overnight “Grossology” activity
Bright Night of Grossology begins Friday night at Science Museum Oklahoma. Read More
Biography shares the taming of Joan of Arc
Kathryn Harrison's book "Joan of Arc: A Life Transfigured" is as full and rich as the life of Joan of Arc herself. It mesmerizes and can even irritate. But it is inventive and fresh in a sea of mundane biographies of the teenager who saved France. Read More
'The Storyspinner' breathes new life into classic themes
"The Storyspinner" by Utah author Becky Wallace is a delightful tale of magic, romance and adventure. Read More
Local best-sellers
Local best-sellers Read More
Book review: 'Burned: A Fever Novel,' by Karen Marie Moning
Book review: ‘Burned: A Fever Novel,’ by Karen Marie Moning Read More
Book review: 'Trigger Warning: Short Fictions and Disturbances' by Neil Gaiman
“There are things in this book, as in life, that might upset you. There is death and pain in here, tears and discomfort, violence of all kinds, cruelty, even abuse. There is kindness, too, I hope, sometimes. Even a handful of happy endings.” Read More
Book notes
Book notes Read More
Ellie's Bookshelf: An impossibly exciting race
Ellie De Groote reviews how Chad Morris finishes his Cragbridge Hall trilogy with "The Impossible Race," an exciting book that is a lot of fun. Read More
Tulsa author takes readers on a culinary trip around the world
Sasha Martin of Tulsa is a chef, blogger and now author of a memoir that includes recipes and takes readers on a culinary tour of the world. Read More
Oklahoma's poet laureates are topic for talk at Territorial Museum
Shawn Holliday, associate dean of graduate studies at Northwestern Oklahoma State University, will lead the discussion on Paul Kroeger, Oklahoma’s second poet laureate and a former citizen of Guthrie, and Jennie Harris Oliver, Oklahoma’s third poet laureate and a former citizen of Fallis. Read More
'Defiance' continues vampire series with action, romance
"Defiance," the second book of Adrienne Monson's Blood Inheritance series, has the potential to reach out and grab and even bite you. Just don't expect a tidy ending. Read More
Book review: 'The Art of Asking' by Amanda Palmer
Musician, crowd-funding expert and TED Talks speaker Amanda Palmer shares lessons on how to connect with people. Read More
Book signings
Weekly book signings Read More
Local best-sellers
Local best-sellers Read More
Oklahom authors gather for Best of Books event
Edmond bookseller will host a group of Oklahoma authors and an editor. Read More
Oklahoma pastor debunks 'visits to heaven' in new book
The Rev. Mark Hitchcock, an Edmond pastor and Bible prophecy expert, shares his skepticism about many popular “visits to heaven” in his new book “Visits to Heaven: Are They Real?” Read More


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