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Unique characters, setting create entertaining new novel

The writing team of Win and Meredith Blevins has created a new novel, The Darkness Rolling, featuring a unique hero, Yazzie Goldman. This is to be the first in a series that features Yazzie, who is...

DATE: June 25, 2015 | CATEGORY: Books

Herald contributor Gulliford wins Colorado Book Award

Fort Lewis College professor and Herald contributing writer Andrew Gulliford was awarded a Colorado Book Award prize for his essay collection “Outdoors in the Southwest” on Sunday, June 21, at the...

DATE: June 22, 2015 | CATEGORY: Books

Judd Apatow reflects on a life in comedy in new book

NEW YORK (AP) – The comedy education of Judd Apatow began with unusual access to great comic minds, which he pried for straightforward instruction: How do you tell a joke? Growing up on Long Island...

DATE: June 16, 2015 | CATEGORY: Books

50 shades of theft: Copy of upcoming ‘Fifty Shades’ novel stolen

LONDON – A copy of the upcoming “Fifty Shades of Grey” sequel has been stolen, just over a week before publication day, publisher Penguin Random House said Wednesday. The publisher said Kent Police...

DATE: June 10, 2015 | CATEGORY: Books

George RR Martin overseeing ‘Game of Thrones’ coloring book

NEW YORK – George R.R. Martin is joining the adult coloring book game. Bantam announced Monday that Martin will be overseeing the release of the “Game of Thrones Coloring Book,” featuring 45 new...

DATE: June 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: Books

Hillerman stands alone in spotlight of new novel

Anne Hillerman continues her father’s legacy while forging her own literary path with the release of her second novel, Rock with Wings. She will sign and read excerpts from her book Saturday...

DATE: May 28, 2015 | CATEGORY: Books

Franzen talks around his new novel, Purity

NEW YORK – Writing has become no easier for Jonathan Franzen, whose fifth novel comes out this fall. And neither, apparently, have interviews. “I hope never to become glib,” the prize-winning and...

DATE: May 28, 2015 | CATEGORY: Books

Local’s book explores West’s mining history

Mountain Rampage, the second installment in local author Scott Graham’s National Park mystery series published by Torrey House Press, takes readers to majestic Rocky Mountain National Park for...

DATE: May 18, 2015 | CATEGORY: Books

James Patterson increases grant to school libraries to $1.5 million

It’s starting to look like James Patterson can’t give his money away fast enough. Just two weeks after the bestselling writer announced that he planned to donate $1.25 million to school libraries,...

DATE: March 23, 2015 | CATEGORY: Books

Literary Hub wants to bring together everything literary on the Internet

NEW YORK – Listening to Morgan Entrekin is a shot of adrenaline for anybody concerned about literary culture. “Independent publishing is the healthiest I’ve ever seen it,” said the president and...

DATE: March 23, 2015 | CATEGORY: Books

Ellen Conford, popular children’s author, dead at 73

NEW YORK – Ellen Conford, an award-winning children’s writer whose comic tales about everything from the travails of high school to a girl’s summer camp crush made her a favorite for at least one...

DATE: March 23, 2015 | CATEGORY: Books

Biography sheds light on first lady’s Chicago years

A new book about Michelle Obama reveals little-known details about the first lady and more fully outlines the ways her relationship with her husband shaped both their lives. In the biography,...

DATE: March 23, 2015 | CATEGORY: Books

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