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OKG Newsletter


Topic: books

A new chapter


News

Clifton Adcock
The Metropolitan Library System’s newest library location in the Almonte Shopping Center officially opened today, with a larger grand opening scheduled for Feb. 19.
 
Monday, February 4, 2013

'Whole' living

In a new book, Dr. Murali Krishna seeks to de-stigmatize mental health issues while empowering self for healthier living.


Nonfiction

Marisa Mohi
Dr. R. Murali Krishna is the president of the Oklahoma State Board of Health, Integris Mental Health and the James L. Hall Jr. Center for Mind, Body and Spirit.
 
Wednesday, March 20, 2013

The reading dead

Zombie actor IronE Singleton shuffles to OKC.


Features

Alyssa Grimley
Being dead doesn’t seem to bother IronE Singleton one bit.
 
Friday, April 12, 2013

Fast Company / Fast and Loose / Fast and Furious

We detect a book-smart mystery series.


Comedy

Rod Lott
In tacking the word “fast” onto each of these three comedy-minded mysteries, MGM wasn’t joking. Not only are the running times of the films brief, but its lead characters rattle through their dialogue like a teenager to pizza.
 
Monday, April 29, 2013

Read instrument


Features

Alyssa Grimley
Five years ago, retired schoolteacher Mary Surbeck saw the need to further literacy.
 
Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Parker

Stark raving average.


Action

Rod Lott
While it's admirable that Parker is dedicated to the memory of Donald E. Westlake, the legendary crime author who wrote two dozen novels about the character under the Richard Stark pen name, this Parker is not his Parker. It's Taylor Hackford's, and the director continues to apply his nondescript, workmanlike touch to average material (see Love Ranch, Ray, Proof of Life, etc.). He neither improves it nor harms it; he simply keeps it afloat.
 
Tuesday, May 14, 2013

'Poodle' power

A local therapy dog provides inspiration for a book that helps kids make better decisions.


Children's

Christina Nihira
Judy Savage was babysitting at her Oklahoma City home last spring when a conflict erupted between her grandchildren.
 
Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Teen ghost

With Elegy, local novelist Tara Hudson concludes her spirited trilogy.


Fiction

Sarah Lobban
Tara Hudson
3-4:30 p.m. Saturday
Full Circle Bookstore
1900 Northwest Expressway
fullcirclebooks.com
842-2900


 
Wednesday, June 5, 2013
 
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