OKGazette.com - Features http://www.okgazette.com/oklahoma/articles.sec-125-1-features.html <![CDATA[Hot Summers - Jody Summers sizzles with his acclaimed Dark Canvas series. Part two, The Mask Maker, was released in March, and a third is on its way.]]> When local author Jody Summers met former supermodel-actress Denice Lewis, she was using the ashes of her clients’ departed loved ones to create commemorative paintings. Lewis, whose most notable role was in Arnold Schwarzenegger’s End of Days, simply mixed the ashes with her paints and used the mixture in her composition. ]]> <![CDATA[Meaty reading - 'Texas Monthly' barbecue editor Daniel Vaughn has no beef with meat in the Lone Star State.]]> Daniel Vaughn
3-4:30 p.m. Friday
Full Circle Bookstore
1900 Northwest Expressway
fullcirclebooks.com
842-2900

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<![CDATA[The reading dead - Zombie actor IronE Singleton shuffles to OKC.]]> Being dead doesn’t seem to bother IronE Singleton one bit.
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<![CDATA[Heroic hangover - Local comic book creators launch ‘Knuckleheads,’ a series about an unlikely superhero.]]> A comic book shop is more than just a place to buy the latest gotta-have graphic novel. It also can be the start of a creative partnership. ]]> <![CDATA[Novel ideas - Eight Oklahoma authors offer suggestions for curling up with a good book when it’s cold.]]>
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<![CDATA[Crossing over - Local author Kent Anderson releases another Oklahoma-centric thriller in Silver Cross. ]]> B. Kent Anderson
6:30 p.m. Thursday
Full Circle Bookstore
1900 Northwest Expressway
fullcirclebooks.com
842-2900
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<![CDATA[Spooky scribes - ‘Tis the season for zombies and hauntings, according to two local authors. ]]> Gena Showalter and P.C. Cast
7 p.m. Tuesday
Barnes & Noble
6100 N. May
bn.com
843-9300
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<![CDATA['Time' bandit - Fantasy novelist Sherrilyn Kenyon sets OKC visit to sign her latest surefire best-seller.]]> Sherrilyn Kenyon
7 p.m. Wednesday
Barnes & Noble
6100 N. May
843-9300
bn.com
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<![CDATA[Feel the Bern - he latest novel by local writer Lou Berney, Whiplash River, delivers slam-bang action. ]]> Lou Berney
7 p.m. Tuesday
Barnes & Noble
6100 N. May
Oklahoma City
843-9300]]>
<![CDATA[Brace for 'Impact' - A retired teacher compiles Oklahoma’s black history.]]> Inspired by a dearth of black history education in the Sooner State, Rochelle Stephney-Roberson wrote her first book, Impact: Blacks in Oklahoma History. ]]> <![CDATA[Making Sense - Historian, author and Cars sheriff Michael Wallis knows what it means to be an Oklahoman.]]> Michael Wallis
3 p.m. Sunday
Full Circle Bookstore
1900 Northwest Expressway
fullcirclebooks.com
842-2900
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<![CDATA['Cat' lady - The cat’s out of the bag with the release of 'The Big Cat Nap,' Rita Mae Brown’s 21st novel in a popular mystery series.]]> Rita Mae Brown
6:30 p.m. Wednesday
Full Circle Bookstore
1900 Northwest Expressway
fullcirclebooks.com
842-2900
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<![CDATA[Storied speaker - The ‘queen of suspense’ shares intrigue and inspiration at a Metropolitan Library System fundraiser.]]>

Mary Higgins Clark
6:30 p.m. Tuesday
Oklahoma City Golf & Country Club
7000 N.W. Grand
supportmls.org
848-5611
$150

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<![CDATA['House' and home - Tulsa native and reality TV star Taylor Armstrong makes two Oklahoma stops on a book tour.]]> Taylor Armstrong
2 p.m. Saturday
Barnes & Noble
13800 N. May
755-1155
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<![CDATA[Frontier cookin’ - Ree Drummond, the ever-popular Pioneer Woman, returns with a new book and an appearance in OKC.]]> Oklahoma’s own Pioneer Woman, Ree Drummond, will make her way to the capital city Saturday to promote her latest book, The Pioneer Woman Cooks: Food from My Frontier.]]> <![CDATA[Conspiracy theory - Sen. Inhofe’s first book continues his attack on views of man-made climate change.]]> James Inhofe
4 p.m. Friday
Full Circle Bookstore
1900 NW Expressway
fullcirclebooks.com
842-2900]]>
<![CDATA[Fact and fiction - Novelist Tracy Daugherty honed his nonfiction skills in the wake of the 1995 federal building bombing.]]> Tracy Daugherty
7 p.m. Tuesday
Pegasus Theatre, Liberal Arts Building
University of Central Oklahoma
100 N. University Dr., Edmond
uco.edu]]>
<![CDATA[Telling his side - Former Gov. David Hall pens a memoir that contends he was wrongly convicted of bribery and extortion.]]> David Hall
12 p.m. Saturday
Full Circle Bookstore
1900 Northwest Expressway
fullcirclebooks.com
842-2900]]>
<![CDATA[How to date your dragon - Best-selling and award-winning OKC authors release parody nonfiction.]]> Dating can be trying, at best. Maybe, just maybe, you’ve been dating the wrong kind of man — like, the living kind.]]> <![CDATA[The Oklahoma book holiday gift guide - Here’s a novel idea: Give the pleasure of state-related reading this holiday season.]]> As Full Circle Bookstore owner Jim Tolbert told me last year, “At Christmas, people come back to books. A book is a gift.”]]>