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As local authors, published and unpublished, look ahead to 2019, some are considering attending a … Read more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

Deschutes Public Library announces 2019 A Novel Idea selection

“Rocket Men” by Robert Kurson is the third nonfiction title in the program’s history

Deschutes Public Library director Todd Dunkelberg announced “Rocket Men: The Daring Odyssey of Apollo 8 … Read more

Poets explore womens’ roles and erode stereotypes in new work

Judith Montgomery and Carol Barrett to read in Bend from new collections

Award-winning Bend poets Judith Montgomery and Carol Barrett believe poetry should not be limited to … Read more

Best-sellers

Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Saturday, Dec. 1, compiled from data … Read more

This week’s best-sellers

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

Bend author becomes publisher

Kim Cooper Findling takes the reins at Dancing Moon Press

Bend author, journalist and editor, Kim Cooper Findling, didn’t expect her family vacation at the … Read more

Bend blogger and author promotes a life of luxury

For Shannon Ables, luxury means simple things that bring contentment

The day after Christmas 2009, high school teacher Shannon Ables was house-sitting for her parents … Read more

This week’s best-sellers from Publishers Weekly

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

The ‘Incredible’ Sarah Vowell headlines Author! Author!

Historical nonfiction author also voices Violet Parr in “Incredibles” films

Not often is an award-winning journalist, essayist and author of historical nonfiction also a successful … Read more

Recommended reading from Central Oregon librarians

Tales for book lovers of all ages

Children’s books “Flower Moon” by Gina Linko Twins Tally Jo and Tempest are months away … Read more

Northwest best-sellers

Hardcover fiction 1. “Unsheltered,” Barbara Kingsolver 2. “The Reckoning,” John Grisham 3. “Killing Commendatore,” Haruki … Read more

National best-seller list

Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Saturday, Nov. 3, compiled from data … Read more

Best-sellers

Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Saturday, Oct. 27, compiled from data … Read more

Rick Steber’s new novel examines choices

“Fall Down Angel” is a Great Depression-era coming of age story

Popular Western author Rick Steber started his latest novel, “Fall Down Angel,” more than 40 … Read more

Bend teacher pens dystopian young adult novel

“Dark Tomorrow: Rise of the Crow” is the first book in trilogy

For Bend author Jeremiah “Jerry” Jimenez, one of the biggest obstacles to completing his debut … Read more

Award-winning Western author is a man of many talents

Jared McVay changes focus from screen to page

Award-winning Powell Butte author Jared McVay has lived a life just as colorful and adventurous … Read more

Best-sellers for the week ending Oct. 6

Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Saturday, Oct. 6, compiled from data … Read more

Recommended reading from Central Oregon librarians

Tales for book lovers of all ages

Children’s books “Monster Boogie” by Laurie Berkner, illustrated by Ben Clanton Children can wiggle around … Read more

Northwest best-sellers

Hardcover fiction 1. “Transcription,” Kate Atkinson 2. “An Absolutely Remarkable Thing,” Hank Green 3. “Lethal … Read more

Best-sellers

Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Saturday, Sept. 29, compiled from data … Read more

Maria Semple kicks off new Author! Author! season

Novelist and TV writer headlines opener for popular literary speaker series

The seventh season of the Deschutes Public Library Foundation’s Author! Author! speaker series will kick … Read more

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