OKGazette.com - Fiction http://www.okgazette.com/oklahoma/articles.sec-36-1-fiction.html <![CDATA[He wrote the sheriff - Craig Johnson, writer of the best selling Longmire novels, makes an Oklahoma City stop.]]>

Craig Johnson book signing

7 p.m. Monday

Full Circle Bookstore

50 Penn Place

1900 Northwest Expressway

fullcirclebooks.com

842-2900

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<![CDATA[Bridge to Afghanistan - Author Khaled Hosseini talks about writing, change and the value of the small picture.]]> Metropolitan Library
Literary Voices
7 p.m., Wednesday, Apr. 9
Oklahoma City Golf & Country Club
7000 NW Grand Blvd.
metrolibrary.org/literaryvoices
606-3760
$175-$50,000
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<![CDATA[Sooner swooner - Love, lust and lunch meats combine for a series of romance novels set in Oklahoma.]]> Cat Johnson is a perfectionist. As a bestselling romance author, she knows that chemistry between a heroine and hero must be measured as precisely as something in a laboratory — the right blend of love, lust and heartache.]]> <![CDATA[Breaking 'Glass' - Local-born author Gena Showalter talks zombies and inspiration with the release of the second book in her young adult fiction trilogy. ]]> Last year, best-selling author Gena Showalter introduced the world of young adult fiction (YA) to Alice Bell, a 16-year-old zombie slayer whose life was turned upside down by a tragedy that would change her forever. ]]> <![CDATA[Reading Rambo - 'First Blood' author and creator of the character Rambo, David Morrell, passes on his writing secrets at Rose State’s writing workshop. ]]> Finding Your Voice in the Changing World of Words
Writing Short Course
Friday-Sunday
Rose State College
Tom Steed Community Learning Center
6191 Tinker Diagonal, Midwest City
rosestate.edu
733-7392
$49-$129

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<![CDATA[Teen ghost - With Elegy, local novelist Tara Hudson concludes her spirited trilogy. ]]> Tara Hudson
3-4:30 p.m. Saturday
Full Circle Bookstore
1900 Northwest Expressway
fullcirclebooks.com
842-2900


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<![CDATA['Grit'-ty read - Oklahoma author Brett Cogburn’s first novel bears roots of influence from great-grandfather Rooster Cogburn, the inspiration for 'True Grit.' ]]> There was a time when the country was not quite so tame, before the advent of technology or the coming of railroads that cut swaths through the wide, wild tracts of land. ]]> <![CDATA[Feminine 'Follies' - Among the Oklahoma Book Award finalists is Theasa Tuohy’s novel of love during wartime. ]]> Oklahoma Book Awards
6:30 p.m. Saturday
Jim Thorpe Museum and Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame
www.odl.state.ok.us
$50-$60

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<![CDATA[Looking Askew - Rilla Askew’s latest novel deals with illegal immigration in the aftermath of a controversial Oklahoma law.]]> Rilla Askew
6:30 p.m. Wednesday
Full Circle Bookstore
1900 N.W. Expressway
fullcirclebooks.com
Free

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<![CDATA[The Visible Man — Chuck Klosterman - ]]>

“What would you do if you couldn’t be seen?” is a question that preoccupies neither author Chuck Klosterman nor the genius misanthrope Y____, the subject of the writer’s second novel, The Visible Man.

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<![CDATA[Bad Buck - Oklahoma serves as the backdrop for a work of historical fiction based on racial tension and the Rufus Buck Gang.]]> A novel 20 years in the making documents a torturous rampage by a very real multiracial gang exacting revenge on people encroaching Indian Territory.]]> <![CDATA[Fight for light - Set in OKC, the new novel Shadowboxer explores sexuality and self-acceptance.]]> It gets better. It’s a notion that you hope is true for Willie Guyles in Paula Sophia’s Shadowboxer.]]> <![CDATA[Wise man - A local archbishop has released a Christian caper.]]> What do an archbishop, an author and Rome have in common? Robert L. Wise. An archbishop in the Communion of Evangelical Episcopal Churches, he recently released “Shrouded in Silence.”]]> <![CDATA[The New Bedside Playboy: A Half Century of Amusement, Diversion & Entertainment by Hugh M. Hefner - ]]> ]]> <![CDATA[Screenwriter Lou Berney aims to make a name in crime fiction with debut novel, 'Gutshot Straight' - ]]> Lou Berney
7 p.m. Tuesday
Full Circle Bookstore
1900 Northwest Expressway
842-2900
www.fullcirclebooks.com]]>
<![CDATA[The Chill - Jason Starr and Mick Bertilorenzi - ]]> ]]> <![CDATA[Tales of the Madman Underground - John Barnes - ]]> ]]> <![CDATA[An Off Year - Claire Zulkey - ]]> ]]> <![CDATA[Wintergirls - Laurie Halse Anderson - ]]> ]]> <![CDATA[The Reluctant Heiress - Eva Ibbotson - ]]> ]]>