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

This week’s best-sellers from Publishers Weekly

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

Real life ‘Northern Exposure’ chronicled in new memoir

Sunriver doctor recalls his early experiences in remote Alaskan outpost

In the popular ’90s TV series “Northern Exposure,” a young doctor fresh out of medical … Read more

Bend author Nicole Meier releases sophomore novel

Meier gets personal in family drama, “The Girl Made of Clay”

Bend author Nicole Meier made a splash with her 2016 debut novel, “The House of … Read more

Best-sellers

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

After a tragic death, ‘Float Plan’ emerges

BALTIMORE — For three decades, the late journalist Rob Hiaasen devoted his nights and weekends … Read more

‘Dream Country’ tackles 5 generations of a Liberian family

“Dream Country” by Shannon Gibney (335 pages, $17.99, Dutton)

When refugees of Liberia’s civil war … Read more

Recommended reading from Central Oregon librarians

Tales for book lovers of all ages

Children’s books “Wizard for Hire” by Obert Skye The author of “Leven Thumps” and “Witherwood … Read more

Northwest best-sellers

Hardcover fiction 1. “A Gentleman in Moscow,” Amor Towles 2. “French Exit,” Patrick deWitt 3. … Read more

‘Key to Treehouse Living’ explores an independent childhood

“A Key to Treehouse Living” by Elliot Reed (Tin House Books, 226 pages, $19.95)

Why … Read more

Big changes in Longmire mystery series’ latest installment

Craig Johnson’s new novel changes setting and genre

When Craig Johnson began working on his first Walt Longmire mystery novel in 2003, he … Read more

Redmond fan’s suggestion led to Jane Kirkpatrick’s new book

Bestselling Bend author’s novel is based on life of Carrie Strahorn

Bend’s Jane Kirkpatrick is the bestselling author of 32 books, most of them historical Western … Read more

Best-sellers

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

In midst of grief, co-author continues series

At night, if the writing has gone well (and sometimes even if it hasn’t), Traci … Read more

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