Pete Townshend’s rock novel out in November

NEW YORK — The Who’s Pete Townshend, the man who helped invent the rock opera, … Read more

Springfield author’s young adult novels combine history, mythology and adventure

William Ritter joins six other writers for YA festival in Bend

A setback in William Ritter’s teaching career had a positive side. It led to the … Read more

This week’s best-sellers

Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Saturday, Feb. 23, compiled from data … Read more

Experience the terror of the IRA in Northern Ireland

Jean McConville was a widowed mother of 10 children in Belfast when the IRA came … Read more

Busy author has no time to waste

Kate Dyer-Seeley writes four different mystery series

Ashland mystery author Kate Dyer-Seeley has been writing multiple series almost from the start of … Read more

This week’s best-sellers

Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Saturday, Feb. 16, compiled from data … Read more

Recommended reading from Central Oregon librarians

Tales for book lovers of all ages

Children’s books “Wolf in the Snow” by Matthew Cordell This wordless picture book won the … Read more

Northwest best-sellers

Hardcover fiction 1. “Black Leopard, Red Wolf,” Marlon James 2. “Where the Crawdads Sing,” Delia … Read more

This week’s best-sellers

Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Saturday, Feb. 9, compiled from data … Read more

It’s all about the journey for author McCann

National Book Award winner Colum McCann to speak at Author! Author! in Bend

When author Colum McCann sits down to write a novel or short story, he’s never … Read more

Pam Houston is a writer in motion

New memoir chronicles the healing effects of nature and her rural home

Writer Pam Houston is well known for her peripatetic lifestyle. She divides her time among … Read more

A harmonious bond between authors, audiobook narrators

Jonathan Maberry, a fiercely prolific author of often frightening novels, hears voices rattling in his … Read more

This week’s best-sellers

Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Saturday, Jan. 26, compiled from data … Read more

The hell of war shaped Crooked River Ranch veteran’s life

Stuart Steinberg’s memoir, “This Is What Hell Looks Like,” recounts his time as a bomb disposal specialist in Vietnam

In 1966 at 18, Stuart (Stu) Steinberg volunteered to join the U.S. Army and spent … Read more

This week’s best-sellers

Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Saturday, Jan. 19, compiled from data … Read more

Bend writer pens guide to help women achieve goals

Marcia K. Morgan defines four steps to accomplish dreams

Bend author Marcia Morgan worked in law enforcement before becoming a national consultant specializing in … Read more

Books to improve health and well-being

Cookbooks and nutrition guides can help with 2019 resolutions

If you’re one of the millions of Americans who made a New Year’s resolution to … Read more

This week’s best-sellers

Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Saturday, Jan. 12, compiled from data … Read more

4 books inspired by the American West

Here’s a look at new and noteworthy titles on the theme of the American West … Read more

This week’s best-sellers from Publishers Weekly

Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Saturday, Jan. 5, compiled from data … Read more

Recommended reading from Central Oregon librarians

Tales for book lovers of all ages

Children’s books “The Truth About Elephants: Seriously Funny Facts About Your Favorite Animals,” by Maxwell … Read more

Northwest best-sellers

Hardcover fiction 1. “There There,” Tommy Orange 2. “Kingdom of the Blind,” Louise Penny 3. … Read more

In 27th book, Picoult explores gun violence

Jodi Picoult has tackled, as she once ticked off for an interviewer, “neonaticide, the death … Read more

Central Oregon literary happenings in 2019

A look ahead at the local book scene

As we close the book on 2018, there’s plenty to look forward to on the … Read more

Writing retreats inspire Central Oregon authors

Central Oregon writers gain technical skills, contacts and camaraderie at intensive writing events

As local authors, published and unpublished, look ahead to 2019, some are considering attending a … Read more

Novel examines pain left behind by terrorism

North of Dawn by Nuruddin Farah 373 pages, Riverhead, $27 When Nuruddin Farah writes fiction … Read more

The holidays are a lonely time for those who have lost. These books can help.

The holidays are a thorny time for people who are recently bereaved. On the one … Read more

best-sellers

Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Saturday, Dec. 15, compiled from data … Read more

Recommended reading from Central Oregon librarians

Tales for book lovers of all ages

Children’s books “Do You Believe in Unicorns?” by Bethanie Deeney Murguia Step into the land … Read more

Northwest best-sellers lists

Hardcover fiction 1. “Kingdom of the Blind,” Louise Penny 2. “Unsheltered,” Barbara Kingsolver 3. “The … Read more

Bestsellers

Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Saturday, Dec. 8, compiled from data … Read more

Cai Emmons to discuss her atmospheric new novel in Sunriver

In ‘Weather Woman’ a woman discovers she can control the weather

Eugene writer and 2003 Oregon Book Award winner Cai Emmons has been fascinated by weather … Read more

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