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Updated Feb 9, 2016 at 6:57 AM

When Seth Grahame-Smith came up with the idea for a mash-up of Jane Austen’s most popular book and a tale of today’s probably equally popular armies of the undead – resulting in the 2009 novel “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies” – he had no idea that it would be such a huge success. He went on to have another hit with another genre novel, “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter,” and though that book’s film adaptation fizzled at the box office, the new film of “PPZ” has some very strong buzz going.

Updated Feb 3, 2016 at 7:32 AM

Elizabeth Marro’s affecting and beautiful first novel, “Casualties,” does not shy away from shame, regret and self-loathing — the underside of parenting. She takes us places we don’t want to go, makes us look, makes us feel. Her characters’ journey...

Updated Jan 13, 2016 at 12:43 PM

Armed with newly-earned university degrees, a note pad and a mission to make science more accessible to the public, a local young couple is set to self-publish their first book on the natural history of Mt. Shasta this year.

Updated Dec 4, 2015 at 11:06 AM

Local authors Linda Freeman, Ken Goehring, Michael Zanger, and Jane Cohn will be available to visit with people and sign copies of a new field guide at Village Books in Mount Shasta Saturday, Dec. 5 from 1 to 4 p.m.

Updated Nov 26, 2015 at 8:55 AM

“The Crossing” By Michael Connelly. Little, Brown and Co., New York, 2015. 388 pages. $28

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