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Best-sellers

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Apr 18 2014 - 4:20pm

The Mountains and Plains Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound and MPIBA, for the week ended Sunday, April 13, 2014. Based on reporting from the independent booksellers of the Mountains and Plains Independent Booksellers Association and IndieBound. 

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Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 18 2014 - 4:18pm

Montana author Walter Kirn will read from and sign his new nonfiction book, "Blood Will Out" (Liveright, $25.95), at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 22, at The King's English Bookshop, 1511 S. 1500 East, Salt Lake City.The book is about how he met and had a long-standing friendship with the young banker and art collector Clark Rockefeller, who ultimately...

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With Fawn McKay Brodie, there was little neutrality among Mormons

Doug Gibson, Standard-Examiner
Apr 18 2014 - 11:52am

Next year, it'll be the 100th anniversary of the birth of Fawn McKay in Weber County. It's pretty safe to say that there is no one left who witnessed the extremely intelligent Huntsville youngster who moved through college in her mid-teens and was teaching English at Weber College by age 19.Even today, there's precious little neutrality among...

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Apr 14 2014 - 1:10pm

The Mountains and Plains Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound and MPIBA, for the week ended Sunday, April 6, 2014. Based on reporting from the independent booksellers of the Mountains and Plains Independent Booksellers Association and IndieBound. HARDCOVER FICTION1. The GoldfinchDonna Tartt, Little Brown, $30...

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Apr 11 2014 - 3:21pm

Hastings will be hosting a free four-author book signing event, featuring Utah authors, from 3-5 p.m. Saturday, April 19, at its Ogden location, 340 E. 525 North.Juli Caldwell will discuss and sign copies of her novel "Psyched," (Firefly Publishing, $11.99).J.R. Simmons, of Roy, will discuss and sign copies of his novel "Ragesong: Awakening...

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Brigham library prepares medley of fun events

Heidi Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 4 2014 - 8:38pm

BRIGHAM CITY -- A library fair, story nights, ventriloquist shows, book discussions and more are the highlights of Brigham City Library's month-long celebration of National Library Week. The festivities begin on April 10, with parent/kid book groups held at 4:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. to discuss "The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe" by C.S. Lewis...

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Novel on Wall Street corruption curdles tempers

Bloomberg News, Manuela Hoelterhoff
Apr 4 2014 - 8:35pm

NEW YORK -- Somewhere in New Jersey near the now famous 1 1/2-inch black plastic tube running in a stressfully straight line to a data center outside Chicago, a broke Sergey Aleynikov wonders if he's going back to jail for supposedly stealing a bit of mysterious high-frequency-trading computer code from Goldman Sachs. His surreal plight got...

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Best-sellers

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Apr 18 2014 - 4:20pm

The Mountains and Plains Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound and MPIBA, for the week ended Sunday, April 13, 2014. Based on reporting from the independent booksellers of the Mountains and Plains Independent Booksellers Association and IndieBound. 

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 18 2014 - 4:20pm


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Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 18 2014 - 4:18pm

Montana author Walter Kirn will read from and sign his new nonfiction book, "Blood Will Out" (Liveright, $25.95), at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 22, at The King's English Bookshop, 1511 S. 1500 East, Salt Lake City.The book is about how he met and had a long-standing friendship with the young banker and art collector Clark Rockefeller, who ultimately...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 18 2014 - 4:18pm


With Fawn McKay Brodie, there was little neutrality among Mormons

Doug Gibson, Standard-Examiner
Apr 18 2014 - 11:52am

Next year, it'll be the 100th anniversary of the birth of Fawn McKay in Weber County. It's pretty safe to say that there is no one left who witnessed the extremely intelligent Huntsville youngster who moved through college in her mid-teens and was teaching English at Weber College by age 19.Even today, there's precious little neutrality among...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 18 2014 - 11:52am


Best-sellers

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Apr 14 2014 - 1:10pm

The Mountains and Plains Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound and MPIBA, for the week ended Sunday, April 6, 2014. Based on reporting from the independent booksellers of the Mountains and Plains Independent Booksellers Association and IndieBound. HARDCOVER FICTION1. The GoldfinchDonna Tartt, Little Brown, $30...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 14 2014 - 1:10pm


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Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 11 2014 - 3:21pm

Hastings will be hosting a free four-author book signing event, featuring Utah authors, from 3-5 p.m. Saturday, April 19, at its Ogden location, 340 E. 525 North.Juli Caldwell will discuss and sign copies of her novel "Psyched," (Firefly Publishing, $11.99).J.R. Simmons, of Roy, will discuss and sign copies of his novel "Ragesong: Awakening...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 11 2014 - 3:21pm


Brigham library prepares medley of fun events

Heidi Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 4 2014 - 8:38pm

BRIGHAM CITY -- A library fair, story nights, ventriloquist shows, book discussions and more are the highlights of Brigham City Library's month-long celebration of National Library Week. The festivities begin on April 10, with parent/kid book groups held at 4:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. to discuss "The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe" by C.S. Lewis...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 4 2014 - 8:38pm


Novel on Wall Street corruption curdles tempers

Bloomberg News, Manuela Hoelterhoff
Apr 4 2014 - 8:35pm

NEW YORK -- Somewhere in New Jersey near the now famous 1 1/2-inch black plastic tube running in a stressfully straight line to a data center outside Chicago, a broke Sergey Aleynikov wonders if he's going back to jail for supposedly stealing a bit of mysterious high-frequency-trading computer code from Goldman Sachs. His surreal plight got...

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Apr 4 2014 - 8:30pm

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VIDEO: Jack and ... the controversy

Becky Wright
Feb 23 2014 - 6:30am

Cinderella was little more than a slave, cooking and cleaning until she got gussied up in pretty clothes, and found a prince to marry her so she could live happily ever after. Snow White was so beautiful that she was forced to flee from a jealous queen/witch who threatened to kill her; she was saved by a huntsman, seven mining men for whom she...

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Ogden goes wild over Superman on Washington Boulevard, in comic

(NICK SHORT/Standard-Examiner) Isaac Brower shows off his Superman shirt to Brian Trevino, dressed as Superman, outside of HeeBeeGeeBeez in Ogden on Wednesday. The store was having a party for the release of the newest Superman comic, which features Ogden.

Michael McFall
Apr 13 2011 - 11:15pm

See a video of Superman's visit to Ogden here. OGDEN -- Men, women and children crowded in front of HeeBeeGeeBeez, a downtown Ogden comic book store, with red and blue banners and signs, waiting for the Man of Steel to show up. Around 5:45 p.m., a smiling Superman was seen walking south along Washington Boulevard. Batman followed soon after with...

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VIDEO: Jack and ... the controversy

Becky Wright
Feb 23 2014 - 6:30am

Cinderella was little more than a slave, cooking and cleaning until she got gussied up in pretty clothes, and found a prince to marry her so she could live happily ever after. Snow White was so beautiful that she was forced to flee from a jealous queen/witch who threatened to kill her; she was saved by a huntsman, seven mining men for whom she...

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Ogden goes wild over Superman on Washington Boulevard, in comic

(NICK SHORT/Standard-Examiner) Isaac Brower shows off his Superman shirt to Brian Trevino, dressed as Superman, outside of HeeBeeGeeBeez in Ogden on Wednesday. The store was having a party for the release of the newest Superman comic, which features Ogden.

Michael McFall
Apr 13 2011 - 11:15pm

See a video of Superman's visit to Ogden here. OGDEN -- Men, women and children crowded in front of HeeBeeGeeBeez, a downtown Ogden comic book store, with red and blue banners and signs, waiting for the Man of Steel to show up. Around 5:45 p.m., a smiling Superman was seen walking south along Washington Boulevard. Batman followed soon after with...

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GALLERY: "Opening Zion," June 13, 2010

Cover of 'Opening Zion' designed by John Clark, a graphic artist.


Jun 9 2010 - 10:04pm

A couple of old photo albums on eBay helped authors John and Melissa Clark re-create a 1920 trip to Zion National Park in Southern Utah. In their new book “Opening Zion,” the Tooele authors relate the tale of six young women who visited the park on a publicity campaign to generate tourism, posing for scores of photographs. The week-long adventure ended with the women opening the gate for Zion’s first season as a newly designated national park.

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GALLERY: Principal Skydives to Reward Students' Reading, June 3, 2010

Nicholas Draney
Jun 4 2010 - 12:49am

See pictures of West Clinton elementary school Principal Steve Hammer after skydiving and landing in the school grounds on Thursday. Hammer promised his students he would go skydiving if they read for a combined 3 million minutes.

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GALLERY: Taylor Elementary School's Golden Book reading celebrations, April 16, 2010

Erin Hooley
Apr 16 2010 - 6:17pm

See photos of Taylor Elementary School's Golden book reading celebration that included pies in faces and a visit from a "fairy princess."

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