Writers

Snowball’s Chance – The Story of the 1960 Olympic Winter Games, Squaw Valley and Lake Tahoe by David C. Antonucci

December 12, 2016
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The story of the 1960 Olympic Winter Games is the saga of the highly improbable that became the wildly successful. Within it are compelling personal stories of underdogs that become unlikely champions, American ingenuity and heroism for team and country. The inspiring story includes a promise kept to a dying loved one, brash stars that […]

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Bona Fide Books Permanent Vacation

December 7, 2016
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Bona Fide Books’ first publication, Permanent Vacation: Twenty Writers on Work and Life in Our National Parks – Volume 1: The West, is a definite must read. It includes 19 thought-provoking essays about life in our national parks, and one about streaking. A few of the essays include Tahoe City’s Joseph Flannery who wrote of […]

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“Parallel Journeys: A memoir of a father and daughter’s life apart”

December 2, 2016
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“A con man betrayed me. A thief stole my childhood dreams. An alcoholic paved the road to addiction. Yet if all three were your father, wouldn’t you forgive him? If you were the father, could you ever expect or even accept forgiveness?” poses author Kathy Rem. After a 33 year separation, an act of kindness […]

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The Writing Gourmet, Cal Orey

November 15, 2016
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Local health author, Cal Orey, has launched an edgy food-related blog that stands out with a dash of fresh attitude. The internationally acclaimed author comes out of the pantry and admits, “I hate to cook.” But she practices what she preaches, “I eat to live and do not live to eat”. It’s her secret to […]

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Did you know…Kirkwood has a Cookbook?

November 14, 2016
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Kirkwood is well known for skiing. And for its local dishes? You be the judge. […]

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Adventure Short Stories by Kirkwood Author Bruce Gianola

November 12, 2016
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It’s five short stories about first time adventure experiences. The challenges faced when attempting something new and the sense of accomplishment that comes from overcoming the challenges that invariably arise. “First Tracks” sounds like a fitting title, and was published by long-time Kirkwood resident, Bruce Gianola. […]

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Owen McKenna Mystery Thriller #10: TAHOE TRAP by Todd Borg

October 29, 2016
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TAHOE TRAP is about a 10-year-old illegal, Mexican, immigrant boy named Paco Ipar. When Paco’s foster mother is murdered, he is left homeless, and, because he doesn’t speak Spanish, without even a country he can call home. Tahoe Detective Owen McKenna discovers that two contract killers out of Las Vegas are after Paco. McKenna knows […]

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Sing-Along Book about Wildlife released by South Shore Teacher

October 20, 2016
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South Shore teacher, Krissi Russell, has released her new sing-along book about living with wildlife. “In the Meadow (Don’t Feed Our Bears)” is a sweet short story that teaches kids (and even adults) about the importance of not feeding bears in order to keep them wild. […]

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South Lake Tahoe author discusses Costa Rica surf book

October 3, 2016
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South Lake Tahoe author Jeremy Evans sheds light during his visit to Pavones, a Costa Rican town known for surfing and fishing. What he found was a modern David and Goliath story. Tahoe rarely has this narrative, which makes us all understand that Respect of each others interaction with Nature and our interconnected way of […]

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Tahoe WordWave

September 30, 2016
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Writers, readers, and performers from all around the country will appear at South Lake Tahoe October 21-23, 2016, for WordWave, a three-day festival held on the grounds of Valhalla at the Tallac Historic Site. This literary mash-up will feature theater performances and free readings, panels on craft, and a novel writing camp for kids. Highlights […]

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Tall Timber Ball: Steampunk in the Woods

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Dust off your bowler hat, lace up your high-heeled boots and join us for the first ever Tall Timber Ball on October 21, 2016. Style it steampunk and join us under the timber beams of the Grand Hall while our fab DJ spins from the massive stone fireplace. Cool prizes will go to the most […]

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Free Wildflower Slideshow at LTCC

September 23, 2016
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Sierra weather is fickle. It can be feast or famine. According to Lisa Berry, wildflower aficionado and Lake Tahoe Community College adjunct instructor,  in wildflower terms it can result in a distinct advantage. Berry has been leading wildflower hikes and studying the area’s wildflowers for almost a decade. Berry will be talking about her findings […]

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