Portland author pens provocative near-future novel

Leni Zumas’ “Red Clocks” often compared to “The Handmaid’s Tale”

Portland author Leni Zumas’ best-selling second novel, “Red Clocks,” has been dubbed “The Handmaid’s Tale” … Read more

Local bookseller Brad Smith dies

Smith owned Paulina Springs Books in Sisters and Redmond

The co-owner of Paulina Springs Books in Sisters, Bradford “Brad” Smith, died May 20 at … Read more

Best-sellers, week ending May 27

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

Bend artist publishes illustrated children’s book

Kristen Riggle transforms doodles into characters and a book

When Kristen Riggle relocated to Bend with her husband Jacob about 18 months ago from … Read more

Free literary festival in Bend

One day event features readings, panel, workshop and reception

Oregon State University-Cascades, Deschutes Public Library and the Echo Fund will host a one day … Read more

Best-sellers

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

Scottoline writing book inspired by Roth

NEW YORK — Lisa Scottoline, the best-selling crime writer, has a new publisher and is … Read more

Best-sellers

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

‘Stray City’ is poignant tale of identity in Portland

“Stray City” by Chelsey Johnson (Custom House, 416 pages, $25.99)

It’s 1998 in Portland, and … Read more

See nature differently by journaling

Sketching, notes may increase outdoor enjoyment

Many people live in or visit Bend because of the abundant outdoor recreational opportunities. As … Read more

Waterston Desert Writing Prize winner announced

Patrick Mondaca wins desert literature award founded in Central Oregon

Patrick Mondaca of Montclair, New Jersey, has won the 2018 Waterston Desert Writing Prize that … Read more

Best-sellers

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

Adventure mystery ‘Skyjack’ soars

“Skyjack” by K.J. Howe (Quercus, 400 pages, $26.99)

K.J. Howe proves she owns a sub-genre … Read more

‘Mr. Flood’ mixes magic with intrigue

“Mr. Flood’s Last Resort” by Jess Kidd (Atria, 340 pages, $26)

As strange as it … Read more

Recommended reading from Deschutes Public Library

Tales for book lovers of all ages

Children’s books “Terrific Tongues!” by Maria Gianferrari, illustrated by Jia Liu What type of tongue … Read more

Northwest best-sellers

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Author Rakesh Satyal to speak in Bend

Monthlong series of events for A Novel Idea concludes

The 15th annual A Novel Idea … Read Together community reading program has included book … Read more

Best-sellers

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

Memoir recounts landmark gay rights case

Margie Witt to speak in Sunriver and Bend

Throughout her eight years on active duty and the following nine years of reserve service … Read more

Best-sellers

)Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Sunday, April 15, compiled from data … Read more

Age no obstacle for Redmond novelist

Milree Latimer publishes debut novel at 78

Milree Latimer always loved to write, but with a busy and fulfilling career in Ontario, … Read more

Recommended reading from Deschutes Public Library

Tales for book lovers of all ages

Children’s books “Martin Rising: Requiem For a King” by Andrea Davis Pinkney, illustrated by Brian … Read more

Northwest best-sellers

Hardcover fiction 1. “ To Die But Once,” Jacqueline Winspear 2. “Little Fires Everywhere,” Celeste … Read more

This week’s best-sellers from Publishers Weekly

Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Sunday, April 1, compiled from data … Read more

Jenna Goldsmith to read experimental poetry in Bend

Teacher and poet celebrates National Poetry Month

Along with the emerging crocuses and daffodils, poetry is in full bloom in April for … Read more

A Novel Idea returns

2018 reading program features “No One Can Pronounce My Name” by Rakesh Satyal

In its 15th year, the Deschutes Public Library’s community reading program, A Novel Idea … … Read more

Best-sellers

Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Sunday, March 25, compiled from data … Read more

Family drama set in shadow of Rwandan genocide

Haupt’s characters seek grace when forgiveness isn’t possible

When former journalist Jennifer Haupt decided to visit Rwanda for a month in 2006, she … Read more

New owner for Herringbone Books in Redmond

Brandon Weimer purchased the store in February

Brandon Weimer purchased Herringbone Books (422 SW Sixth St., Redmond), from former owner Kaci Aslamov … Read more

New York Times best-selling author to speak in Sisters

J. A. Jance’s mysteries still fresh after 59 novels

Don’t make Tucson-based mystery series author J. A. Jance mad unless you want to show … Read more

Best-sellers

Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Sunday, March 11, compiled from data … Read more

Fairy tales get remixed in ‘Merry Spinster’

Mallory Ortberg, co-founder of the dearly departed feminist website The Toast, Slate’s “Dear Prudence” and … Read more

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