Princesses can wear black

The Princess in Black

Everyone knows that princesses are dainty, pink-wearing girls, as quiet and pretty as flowers — or are they? Princess Magnolia appears to be the perfect princess, but when no one’s...


'Master of fear' Neil Gaiman headed to Ogden author event

OGDEN — Interviewing Neil Gaiman? And on the day before Halloween? It just doesn’t get any better. The entertaining author of scary young-reader...


WSU library to sell used books

OGDEN — Weber State University’s Stewart Library is clearing out older books to make room for new books. The hardback books will be sold for $2 each,...


Event with Neil Gaiman sold out, but don't despair just yet

OGDEN — Author Neil Gaiman will arrive in Ogden on Thursday, Nov. 13, and be the featured speaker at the Ogden School Foundation’s Fall Author Event, a...


Political lightning rod Chris Buttars tries his hand at science

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:...


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...

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