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'The Boardwalk Antiques Shop' presents charming trio of romances
"The Boardwalk Antiques Shop," the second installment in the Tangerine Street Romance series, presents three distinct but intertwined romantic tales for readers of any age. Read More
Slightly spooky 'Rock With Wings' is an enjoyable read
Navajo Nation police officers Jim Chee and his wife, Bernie Manuelito, are headed for a timeout from work, but their vacation is short-lived and involves dangers as they work on a couple of puzzling cases while apart in "Rock with Wings." Read More
Country singer Jimmy Wayne tells his painful story to help foster children
Released last fall, Wayne’s autobiography “Walk to Beautiful” details his turbulent and tragic childhood with an abusive, bipolar mother and a series of violent stepfathers as well as the saving grace he found in the elderly couple who took him in as homeless teen. He will perform Thursday at “Songs & Stories... Read More
Historical romance 'A Hope Remembered' is a fun battle of wits
Romance author Stacy Henrie ties Christian themes with feisty, strong characters in a battle of wits in the fun, romantic and beautiful novel "A Hope Remembered." Read More
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Book review: 'The Doomsday Equation' by Matt Richtel
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist pens techno-thriller about a genius, a conspiracy and the end of the world. Read More
Oklahoma book notes
Notable items for readers and writers. Read More
Book review: 'Old Three Toes and Other Tales of Survival and Extinction'
John Joseph Mathews’ short story collection is part of the American Indian Literature and Critical Studies series. Read More
Oklahoma religion briefs for April 25
Religion briefs for April 25 Read More
9 mystery novels for middle grade readers
From Venice, Italy, to outer space to the circus, these novels that have crossed our desks share adventures and mysteries for middle grade readers. Read More
'The Ravenous Gown' is a clever collection of tales on self-worth, inner beauty
Steffani Raff brings a collection of clever, humorous, thought-provoking tales that teach readers to look at life in a different light in "The Ravenous Gown and 14 More Tales About Real Beauty." Read More
'Jack' shares 'true' story of beanstalk adventure
Liesl Shurtliff's "Jack" is a new, creative twist on the traditional tales of "Jack and the Beanstalk" and "Jack the Giant Killer." Read More
Western Heritage Awards celebrate timeless values of Old West
More than 800 patrons, wearing cowboy boots and tuxedos or silk and sequins, denim and beads, attended the 55th annual awards banquet Saturday at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City. Read More
Oklahoma native and Olympian Shannon Miller writes memoir about gymnastics, cancer battle
Edmond native Shannon Miller adds author to her impressive list of accomplishments. Read More
Book review: 'Into a Raging Blaze' by Andreas Norman
Political thriller pits innocent woman against a global conspiracy. Read More
Book review: 'It's Not About Perfect' by Shannon Miller
Shannon Miller’s new memoir is inspiring, enlightening Read More
Book review: 'The Fifth Gospel' by Ian Caldwell
Ian Caldwell’s follow-up to “The Rule of Four” is a fascinating religious thriller. Read More
Oklahoma best-sellers
Oklahoma best-sellers Read More
Picture books with animal plushes available through Kohl's Cares this spring
Four books with coordinating plush toys from the author/illustrator team Philip C. Stead and Erin E. Stead are available at Kohl’s stores through June 27 as part of the Kohl’s Cares program. Read More


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