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'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: '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: '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 Memory Painter' by Gwendolyn Womack
Debut novel is a love story and mystery spanning thousands of years. 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
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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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
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
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Oklahoma book notes: Meet 'Bachelor' host Chris Harrison, 'Hank the Cowdog' author John Erickson
Chris Harrison will debut his first novel, “The Perfect Letter,” at two events in metro Oklahoma City. John Erickson will perform at the Chuck Wagon Gathering & Children’s Cowboy Festival. Read More
8 books about women who changed the world
May is the perfect time to celebrate the wonderful women in our lives, including the influential women who have shaped the world. Pick up a book from this list to learn more about the bravery, endurance and intelligence of some famous women. Read More
'Girl Underwater' tells story of hope in the face of tragedy
Claire Kells' debut novel, "Girl Underwater," is a romanic thriller about tragedy, hope, rescue and survival. Read More
'Dangerous Deception' introduces exciting plot that changes the Caster world
Ridley Duchannes is missing, and all leads point to a kidnapping by the dangerous and twisted Silas Ravenwood. Link and his friends race against time to save Ridley before Silas takes her away from them forever in "Dangerous Deception." Read More
'Of Noble Family' tackles issues of family relationships, slavery
As Mary Robinette Kowal was writing “Of Noble Family” (Tor Books, $26.99), the fifth and concluding book in her Glamourist Histories fantasy series, finding a realistic ending proved challenging. Read More


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