National Bestsellers

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

In ‘The Reckless Oath We Made,’ an unlikely fairy tale unfolds in real-world Kansas

The Reckless Oath We Made By Bryn Greenwood Putnam. 448 pp. $26

Everyone wants to … Read more

The buzz of humans helps Bend poet write

OSU-Cascades’ interim MFA program lead has manuscript in circulation

Writing instructor Jenna Goldsmith was named the interim director of the low-residency MFA in creative … Read more

national bestsellers

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

New novel imagines untold details of a stranded wagon train

Bestselling author Jane Kirkpatrick to discuss her latest novel in Sunriver, Redmond and Bend

The Stephens-Murphy-Townsend wagon train with 50 men, women and children became stranded in the Sierra … Read more

National Bestsellers

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

New book is a hybrid of memoir and Western history

Debra Gwartney to discuss “I Am a Stranger Here Myself” in Sunriver

Award-winning author and writing instructor Debra Gwartney’s new memoir, “I Am a Stranger Here Myself,” … Read more

National Bestsellers

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

New book revisits newspaper’s Supreme Court battle

“Justice in Plain Sight” explores legal fight over First Amendment rights

It’s easy to take for granted that members of the public can learn the details … Read more

National Bestsellers

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

Ruth Ware adds new wrinkle to the nanny-in-distress novel

The Turn of the Key By Ruth Ware Gallery/Scout. 352 pp. $27.99

Ruth Ware’s latest … Read more

Recommended reading from Central Oregon librarians

Tales for book lovers of all ages

Children’s books “My Great Outdoors Book: The Kids’ Guide to Being Outside” by Josie Jeffery, … Read more

Northwest best-sellers

Hardcover fiction 1. “Where the Crawdads Sing,” Delia Owens 2. “The Nickel Boys,” Colson Whitehead … Read more

National Bestsellers

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

Bend writer highlights Oregon’s flower power

“Wildflowers of Oregon,” field guide by Damian Fagan was released April 1

Every wilderness fanatic or casual day hiker enjoying Oregon’s nature trails has noticed a beautiful … Read more

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Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Saturday, July 20, compiled from data … Read more

Author blurs line between fact and fiction in his novels

OSU-Cascades faculty member, Christopher Boucher’s, latest novel was released in June

Christopher Boucher is an associate professor of English at Boston College, managing editor of the … Read more

National Bestsellers

Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Saturday, July 13, compiled from data … Read more

Nonprofit book sale rebounds after disaster

Friends of the Bend Libraries’ book sale relaunches Saturday and Sunday in new location

The quarterly book sales run by nonprofit Friends of the Bend Libraries will be reborn … Read more

National Bestsellers

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

How American music became both a reflection, instrument of change

“Songs of America: ­Patriotism, Protest, and the Music That Made a Nation” By Jon Meacham … Read more

Recommended reading from Central Oregon librarians

Tales for book lovers of all ages

Children’s books “A Big Mooncake for Little Star” by Grace Lin Enchanting illustrations in this … Read more

Northwest best-sellers

Hardcover fiction 1. “Where the Crawdads Sing,” Delia Owens 2. “City of Girls,” Elizabeth Gilbert … Read more

Open mic contest provides a stage to poets, writers and spoken word artists

Open mic contest boosts poets, writers, spoken word artists

The Deschutes Public Library’s Words on a Mic contest Saturday aims to bring poets and … Read more

National Bestsellers

Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Saturday, June 22, compiled from data … Read more

Bend’s Mirror Pond becomes murder central in local author’s latest novel

Ted Haynes pens a series of murder mysteries set in Central Oregon

Local author Ted Haynes shares his love of Central Oregon through his writing with four … Read more

Recommended reading from Central Oregon librarians

Tales for book lovers of all ages

Children’s books “Small Spaces” by Katherine Arden Ollie is dealing with the death of her … Read more

National Bestsellers

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

Northwest best-sellers

Hardcover fiction 1. “Where the Crawdads Sing,” Delia Owens 2. “City of Girls,” Elizabeth Gilbert … Read more

OSU-Cascades expands literary festival in second year

Event in Bend offers workshops, lectures, discussions, art and more over three days

The Bend literary festival launched in 2018 by the Oregon State University-Cascades Master of Fine … Read more

In Shreve’s ‘More News Tomorrow,’ a woman takes her family on a harrowing adventure

More News Tomorrow By Susan Richards Shreve W.W. Norton. 208 pp. $25.95

Susan Richards Shreve … Read more

Author reveals a threatened, nomadic way of life in the Himalayas

Michael Benanav will discuss true story of “Himalaya Bound” in Bend

New Mexico-based author, photographer and travel writer Michael Benanav has been fascinated with nomadic people … Read more

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