A camp misadventure haunts women for the rest of their lives

In the early pages of Seattle author Kim Fu’s haunting second novel, “The Lost Girls … Read more

A damaged family braves the last frontier

“The Great Alone” by Kristin Hannah (St. Martin’s. 440 pages, $28.99) Kristin Hannah’s new novel … Read more

Best-sellers

Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Sunday, Feb. 4, compiled from data … Read more

Recommended reading from Deschutes Public Library

Tales for book lovers of all ages

Children’s books “Room Love: 50 DIY Projects to Design Your Space” by Heather Wutschke It’s … Read more

Central Oregon authors among Oregon Book Awards finalists

Gary Leiser and Mike Lankford recognized for nonfiction writing

Two Central Oregonians finalists for 2018 Oregon Book Awards — Mike Lankford of Bend and … Read more

Northwest best-sellers

Hardcover fiction 1. “Sing, Unburied, Sing,” Jesmyn Ward 2. “A Gentleman in Moscow,” Amor Towles … Read more

2018 Waterston Desert Writing Prize

Submissions due by April 1

Waterston Desert Writing Prize deadline — Applicants for the 2018 Waterston Desert Writing prize have … Read more

Library launches umbrella writing program

Write Here presents free offerings for writers of all genres and levels

New library program for writers — Deschutes Public Library has announced Write Here, a new … Read more

Author will speak about experiences as an illegal immigrant

Former Wall Street executive tells her story

Julissa Arce was 11 years old when her parents brought her on a tourist visa … Read more

La Seur switches genres in second novel

Montana author pivots from crime fiction to family drama

William Shakespeare’s “Hamlet” might not be the most obvious inspiration for a story about Montana … Read more

Author! Author! presents Mary Roach in Bend

Writer uses formula of science and humor in her books

Best-selling writer Mary Roach will be the first to admit that a bachelor’s degree in … Read more

Stories throughout history intertwine in one New England town

“The Maze at Windermere” by Gregory Blake Smith (Viking, 339 pages, $27)

Lacing a corset … Read more

After reality TV, dating may be even harder

NEW YORK — Once you’ve been on “The Bachelor” and “The Bachelorette,” dating without cameras … Read more

Best-sellers

Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Sunday, Jan. 7, compiled from data … Read more

Recommended reading from Deschutes Public Library

Tales for book lovers of all ages

Children’s books “Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow” by Jessica Townsend Move over Harry Potter, … Read more

‘This Could Hurt’ makes small cut of office satires that work well

“This Could Hurt” by Jillian Medoff (Harper. 375 pages, $26.99)

Office life feels like it … Read more

Best-sellers

Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Sunday, Dec. 31, compiled from data … Read more

‘Gone Girl’-esque thriller pulls from classics

“The Woman in the Window” by A.J. Finn (427 pages. William Morrow, $26.99) The rocket … Read more

Literary look ahead: What’s in store for 2018

Plenty of reading material awaits book lovers in 2018

It’s time to turn the page on 2017 and see what we have to look … Read more

A gratuitous, and grating, men’s guidebook to ‘style’

“The Gentleman’s Guide to Grooming: The Quintessential Handbook for the Modern Man” by Capt. Peabody … Read more

A daughter chronicles Molly Keane’s life

“Molly Keane: A Life” by Sally Phipps (Virago, 338 pages, $26.99)

On a summer afternoon … Read more

Borrowed lines build a narrative in novel ‘Wonders Will Never Cease’

“Wonders Will Never Cease” by Robert Irwin (Arcade, 351 pages, $25.99)

Does the adjective “centoesque” … Read more

Best-sellers

Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Sunday, Dec. 24, compiled from data … Read more

Redmond author Frank Scalise has released nearly two dozen novels

Nine of his novels have been co-written with other authors

When author Frank Scalise’s short stories began to be published in anthologies and magazines, and … Read more

Explore Christmas commercialism’s history

“Christmas: A Biography” by Judith Flanders (Thomas Dunne. 256 pages, $24.99)

As Bing Crosby, Johnny … Read more

‘Book of Dust’ returns to world of ‘His Dark Materials’

“The Book of Dust: La Belle Sauvage” by Philip Pullman (Alfred A. Knopf, 464 pages, … Read more

Best-sellers

Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Sunday, Dec. 17, compiled from data … Read more

Holiday gifts for book lovers

Recommended books for the reader(s) in your life

If your plans for an organized and methodical campaign of early holiday shopping have not … Read more

This week’s best-sellers from Publishers Weekly

Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Sunday, Dec. 10, compiled from data … Read more

‘Black Dahlia’ presents old information on the murder in a new format

“Black Dahlia, Red Rose” by Piu Eatwell (Liveright Publishing, 350 pages, $26.95)

After investigating the … Read more

Recommended reading from Deschutes Public Library

Tales for book lovers of all ages

Children’s books “A Hundred Billion Trillion Stars” by Seth Fishman, illustrated by Isabel Greenberg If … Read more

Northwest best-sellers

Hardcover fiction 1. “Artemis,” Andy Weir 2. “A Gentleman in Moscow,” Amor Towles 3. “Lincoln … Read more

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