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Amy Raymond
Amy Raymond

Amy Raymond is the Night News Editor and works in the Presentation Desk, which handles copy editing, headline writing and design for all Oklahoman sections, except Sports, as well as Web duties. She has worked at The Oklahoman since graduating from Oklahoma Christian University in 1997 with a degree in biology. She has handled various duties at The Oklahoman, including staff writer, Newsroom 101 coordinator, and Viva Oklahoma editor.

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'Chasing Cassandra' makes for a fun read

"Chasing Cassandra" by Lisa Kleypas (HarperCollins, 384 pages, in stores) To go through life as a twin is to have a built-in...

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Our favorite books of 2019

This time of year, many publications announce their "best books" list. Often these include the kind of books that very few...

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Young mystery lovers should pick up 'Boney Hand'

“The Boney Hand” by Karen Kane (Disney Hyperion Books, 272 pages, in stores, ages 8 to 12) If you are looking for a book that...

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The fifth book in the Gideon Crew series brings suspense and familiarity.

The fifth book in the Gideon Crew series brings suspense and familiarity.

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'Fierce' hunts down leopard print's history

“Fierce” traces the fascinating thread of leopard print through fashion history, from its inclusion in Egyptian illustrations...

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Oklahoman book review: 'Match Made in Bed' by Cathy Maxwell

Spinster Heiresses series offers interesting characters

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Oklahoman book review: 'Six Impossible Things' by Elizabeth Boyle

“Six Impossible Things” by Elizabeth Boyle (Avon Romance, 384 pages, in stores)

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Book review: Timing problems stall Eloisa James' 'Seven Minutes in Heaven'

“Seven Minutes in Heaven” by Eloisa James (HarperCollins Publishers, 437 pages, in stores)

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Book review: 'Our Chemical Hearts' by Krystal Sutherland

Young love story has been done before, and better

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Book review: Noah's memoir lives up to the hype

Don't worry, Trevor Noah's memoir isn't a star navel-gazing. It's a compelling story about how a little boy had to navigate a...

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'Imprudence' lives up to its name

Comedic, romantic steampunk novel offers a great summertime escape.

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Book review: 'The Edge of Nowhere' by C.H. Armstrong

In Oklahoma author C.H. Armstrong's "Edge of Nowhere," surviving the Dust Bowl comes at a high price.

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Book review: Romantic heroine wages her own American Revolution

Eloisa James delights in "My American Duchess."

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Audiobook review: Austen classic 'Pride and Prejudice' gets refreshing new voiceover

Audiobook review: “Pride and Prejudice” by Jane Austen, narrated by Rosamund Pike (Audible, 11 hours, 35 minutes, available...

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Book review: Punctuation book makes its point well

In “Making a Point,” David Crystal traces the rise of everything from the comma to perhaps the most overlooked piece of...

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Book review: 'Between the World and Me' by Ta-Nehisi Coates

“Between the World and Me” is a chance for Ta-Nehisi Coates to tell his son the lessons of being black in America — an...

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Book review; 'Wonder at the Edge of the World'

Nicole Helgert’s children’s book is a good starting point for discussions about race and inequality.

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Neil Gaiman shares secrets of the trade in Oklahoma visit

CHICKASHA — Writing, Neil Gaiman says, is a craft. “A good craft,” he told a crowd of about 800 people Monday night at the...

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Book review: “Moriarty Returns a Letter”

“Moriarty Returns a Letter” offers a modern take on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's classic characters.

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Book review: 'White Fire' by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child

In “White Fire,” the latest in detective Pendergast's tales, he leaves family drama behind. Thankfully.