Political lightning rod Chris Buttars tries his hand at science

The Tribes

There’s really only one thing to be said for a science fiction novel written by one of the more polarizing figures to come out of the Utah Legislature: “Wow, wow and wow!”’...


He hated history but now loves it and writes for young adults

LAYTON – It’s a classic story of trial, error, and some failure that led author Steve Sheinkin to his award-winning success with his young adult books...


North Ogden pioneer paid for land with a cat

NORTH OGDEN — The Jones family paid a steep price for their home in North Ogden — one cat. Richard Jones, and his wife Naomi Parson, emigrated...

Movies & TV

JK Rowling's surprise new Harry Potter story for Halloween

Just in time for Halloween the beloved J.K. Rowling will release a brand new Harry Potter story following a tormenting wait for fans with #PottermoreTrick...


Local authors to sign books at church bazaar

OGDEN — Eight local authors will be signing copies of their books at the First United Methodist Church Fall Craft Bazaar. The participating authors are Annie...


TV's 'Twin Peaks' headed to bookstores as a novel

NEW YORK — The eerie TV town of Twin Peaks will soon be available between covers. Flatiron Books says its Macmillan division will publish “The Secret...


'Slave Management,' the Roman way

NEW YORK — These days, nannies and personal assistants do what they can, but in the golden days of Rome, life required slaves. Lots of them. How and where to...


TV pioneer and sitcom king Norman Lear pens a book

NEW YORK — From the moment Norman Lear began writing his memoir, he knew what the first line would be: “When I was a boy I thought that if I could turn...


Darth Vader highlights Star Wars Reading Day

WASHINGTON TERRACE — The Jedi training for this particular group of padawans involved some rather unusual combat instructions for fighting with their...


The Candy Bomber's book tour

Lt. Col. Gail S. Halvorsen, the retired U. S. Air Force pilot known as “Uncle Wiggly Wings,” is starting a book tour in the wake of his appearance in...


Library hosts Teen Read Week activities

OGDEN — Dreams can come true, for teens who like to read. Weber County Library is hosting a series of activities for “Teen Read Week,” Oct. 13...

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