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After We Die – An Extraordinary Description of the Afterlife By: Colin Ingram Robert D. Reed Publishers P. O. Box 1992 Bandon, Oregon 97411 Reviewed by Richard R. Blake, A Fascinating Consideration of Man’s Existence in the Afterlife Meditation teacher and prolific writer Colin Ingram considers answers to specific basic

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Review of “My Piece of the Sky” by Oregonian, Anna Louise Flynn Monkiewicz, a WWII aviator. Review by Naomi Inman, Anna Louise Flyyn Monkiewicz grew up outside of Boston, MA in the smaller town of Natick, MA. She had two sisters and a brother. Anna remembers the day she first wanted to fly. She was […]

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BOOK REVIEW: “Driftwood Forts of the Oregon Coast” by author James Herman Review by By Patrick Newson (Watch out!) The rain washes timber downstream, through the forests and seaward to churn and polish construction material for James Herman’s new book, Driftwood Forts of the Oregon Coast. Within, beach detritus, as a

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By Michal Ann McArthur, Bend Author of Choking on a Camel Her blog Book Review: “Delights & Shadows,” a collection of poetry by Ted Kooser I had never heard of Ted Kooser, but he intrigued me one night as I listened to him read his poetry on National Public Radio. His poems were gritty, homespun, […]

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Michelle Barnhart reviews “Killing Jesus” by authors Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard. How in the world did a working class kid from a mediocre town in an obscure corner of the Roman empire end up getting himself executed for treason? In this book, Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard look at the historical settin

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Dan Rehwalt reviews “Fish in a Bird’s Nest” By author F. Elizabeth Hauser Lizzard Press 2014 A Mormon girl of fifteen and an Apache boy of nineteen were less than desirable marriage partners in the early 1900′s, especially in the Gila Valley of Southeastern Arizona. F. Elizabeth Hauser weaves a tale

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“Come Fly with Us” by Mary Jane Tenerelli, Poet, legal writer and Mom Come Fly with us book Publisher: AilemoBooks This beautiful book is full of gorgeous historical photos and fun and informative text. This is the story of the flight attendant, from her very beginnings to the present, and what a fascinating sto

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A book review of “The Middle Ages” By author Morris Bishop I’m a fan of history and have generally been interested in most time periods—with the exception of the Middle Ages. The era’s very title implies a period of time between more important periods of time. Ancient history of Greece and Rome fascinates

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By Erika Weisensee, booklover Milwaukie writing mom, “If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.” -Cicero This quote combines two of my favorite things, reading and being outside in my garden. In fact, I love to read outside. I have written before in this column about my love of good [R

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Astoria; John Jacob Astor and Thomas Jefferson’s Lost Pacific Empire: A Story of Wealth, Ambition, and Survival by Peter Stark Reviewed by by Michelle Barnhart When I was little, my grandparents occasionally took me to visit the Astor Column in Astoria. I didn’t pay much attention to the faded murals ringing the tower;

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Review of “Life After Death: The Evidence” by author Dinesh D’Souza Modern science not only makes life after death plausible, the idea that we may survive beyond physical death is consistent with the most cutting-edge scientific discoveries. This bold idea is just one of the thought-provoking topics that Dines

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By “Miss Nelson”, Salem Elementary Teacher, As a teacher, I try not to spend too much of my own money on my classroom, but when it comes to new books that the kids are dying to read, I find it hard to resist. One particularly challenging demographic is the reluctant, below-grade-level, male reader. Lots of […]

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Book review by Michelle Barnhart of “The Cuckoo’s Calling” by author Robert Galbraith J. K. Rowling = Harry Potter. Everybody knows that. And that’s why I was so surprised when, part way through Robert Galbraith’s “The Cuckoo’s Calling”, I glanced at the author bio inside the back cover and r

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By Erika Weisensee, Oregon Writer A few years ago, I remember saying I would never read e-books. Well, things change. Yes, I will soon be buying myself an e-reading device. I’ve written many times on this site about my love for books. It’s not just that I Iike reading. . . I mean, I REALLY […]

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Tawna Fenske Oregon romance writer Believe it or Not Blog “Don’t pet me, I’m writing” Being the lone romance writer on a book tour of 28 Oregon authors is an odd experience. If anyone sees you smiling, they assume you’ve been doing something torrid. They may have a point. I’ve had a great time being […]

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By Erika Weisensee Welcoming a new baby into one’s home can cost a pretty penny. Baby gear can quickly take over one’s home. Stores market a whole lot of cute, color- coordinated things that we become convinced baby needs. We want our children to get off to a great start, but do we really need […]

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Book reveiw by Michelle Barnhart, Review of “The Art Forger” by B. A. Shapiro. Published 2012 by Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill It isn’t a crime to paint a copy of the Mona Lisa. It’s only a crime if you paint a copy of the Mona Lisa and then sell it as Da Vinci’s own […]

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By Michal Ann McArthur, Bend Author of Choking on a Camel Her blog   Book Review: “The Reason for God: Belief in an Age of Skepticism” by Timothy Keller Being an apologetics enthusiast, I have read countless books on the topic of the existence of God, but I think Keller’s “The Reason for God” is […]

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Book reviewed by Lynn Leissler Eagle Point “Friday’s Daughter” by Patricia Sprinkle I used to think when someone mentioned the sins of the fathers being visited on future generations that some divine zap targeted innocent children on down the line. Now I believe those children are the unwitting heirs of poor c

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Welby O’Brien, Oregon writer Love our vets blog When we attempt a daunting task and huge undertaking, such as writing a book to help others, sometimes it is the miracles along the way that keep us going. One such miracle just happened! The day after I signed on with the publisher for Love Our Vets: […]

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Sherry Meyer, Milwaukie writer Her blog, Found between the covers Book Review of “The House Behind the Cedars” by Charles W. Chesnutt Helping my husband locate a book on an adjacent library shelf, I saw this book and loved every page of “The House Behind the Cedars” by Charles W. Chesnutt (1858-1932)

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By Michal Ann McArthur, Bend Author of Choking on a Camel Her blog Book Review: “The Gift of Years” by Joan Chittister Genre: Self-Help/Spirituality For an attitude adjustment on aging, read Joan Chittister’s “The Gift of Years.” Before I read this book, aging was something I dreaded. I worried about all the negat

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By Michelle Barnhart Reviewing the book, “Invisible Girls”, by Sarah Thebarge. The Invisible Girls is a double helix of a memoir, two stories spiraling around each other. One strand relates her struggle with breast cancer which she contracted in her 20’s, and the other narrates her relationship with a Somali i

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Audrey Sauble Lake Oswego check her blog Review of book “Oregon: Then & Now” Even the permanent changes sometimes—trees grow up, roads change, old buildings disappear and new ones take their places. Often, after the landscape changes, the old view vanishes completely. “Oregon: Then & Now” r

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By Michal Ann McArthur, Bend Author of Choking on a Camel Her blog Book Review: “Olive Kitteridge” by Elizabeth Strout Olive Kitteridge is an unsentimental curmudgeon (think of the cartoon character “Maxine”) who will steal your heart. For all her glaring faults, her deep compassion and humanity forced me to fall in

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By Chrstina Rainey, Portland writer Reviewing “Gone Girl” by Gillian Flynn gone It is the morning of Amy and Nick Dunne’s fifth wedding anniversary and Amy abruptly goes missing.  “Gone Girl”, written by Gillian Flynn, creates a story of a missing woman with delightful and tangible detail that dra

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Christine Webb Beaverton, Choosing a favorite historical novel written by an Oregon based author was not a difficult  task at all.   Hands down, my favorite novel in this category is “Land Sharks,” written by S.L. Stoner.  With a writing style that keeps the story and action moving very quickly, Ms. Stoner h

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By Sheila Smith Corvallis Writer Her blog Clicking UU Life Book review of “The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined” by Steven Pinker The Better Angels of Our Nature by Steven Pinker combines the enjoyment of a sudoku puzzle and a Grafton thriller: seeing patterns and finding out how the patter

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Evelyn Donnell, La Grande Poet since Childhood Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol has been around, over a hundred years. It was made into Hollywood movies, scripted for stage plays, copied on CDs, appeared in comic strips; read in elementary schools, in college classes, and most impressive, laid in state in West M

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Christine Webb Beaverton book lover “Favorite Book” Writing Contest Winner. $50.00 Mystery Category Prize. Reviewing the book Gothic Spring, by Portland Author Caroline Miller. My favorite book? It is, without a doubt the mystery, Gothic Spring, by Portland based, Oregon Author, Caroline Miller. I’ve read this nov

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