Writers

On The Trail by Krissi Russell inspired by Washoe Meadows State Park

August 8, 2016
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Krissi Russell of South Lake Tahoe has released her second read and sing-along book and CD set, On The Trail featuring hiking songs about trail etiquette and safety. Vibrant, full color illustrations by Lois Olsen add magic to Krissi’s message: “Stay on the trail, enjoy the view. Leave only footprints. That’s what you’re supposed to […]

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EDGE Volume 5 by Tahoe Writers Works recognized as an Indie Book Award Finalist

August 5, 2016
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Way to go Tahoe Writers Works! EDGE, Volume 5, was recently recognized as a finalist in the 2012/2013 Next Generation Indie Book Awards. The category for the award was for best anthology. EDGE 2011 Volume 5 features provocative fiction, poetry, essays, and art from local, regional, and national writers and artists. The pieces included in […]

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TAHOE BLUE FIRE by Todd Borg

July 26, 2016
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Author Todd Borg returns with Tahoe Blue Fire, his 13th Owen McKenna Tahoe Mystery. Tahoe Blue Fire is about former pro football player Adam Simms who is suffering Traumatic Brain Injury from his days on the gridiron. When Simms becomes the prime suspect in a series of brutal murders in Tahoe, Detective Owen McKenna can’t […]

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Wildflowers of the Sierra Walk

July 22, 2016
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Flower Power. In case you haven’t noticed, Lake Tahoe’s wildflower season is on. Hillsides are blanketed in mule’s ears, balsamroot, scarlet gilia, paintbrush, wild onions, forget me nots, larkspur, mountain heather and lupine.  They’ll stop you in your tracks with their sheer beauty and fragrance. Identify wildflowers or just bask in their glory, during a […]

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Sierra Stories: Tales of Dreamers, Schemers, Bigots and Rogues Gary Noy

July 21, 2016
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“Sierra Stories: Tales of Dreamers, Schemers, Bigots and Rogues” is a fantastical journey about unusual and lesser-known stories of Sierra Nevada history.  Written by Sierra Nevada College historian and Sierra Nevada native Gary Noy, some stories are adventurous, some are horrifying, some are inventive, but all are fascinating windows into our history in the breathtaking […]

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TAHOE GHOST BOAT by Todd Borg

July 6, 2016
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Gertie O’Leary is a 15-year-old girl with a messy bird’s nest of red hair, a serious softball pitch, and a dream to be a movie director. She also has a $2 million price on her head. […]

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Laird Blackwell Wildflower Godfather

July 2, 2016
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Local naturalist and wildflower author Laird Blackwell can help settle many a debate heard on the trails.   […]

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Mark Twain at Lake Tahoe by David Antonucci

June 27, 2016
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Did Mark Twain camp in Nevada or California?  Did you know he started a horrendous wildfire at Lake Tahoe when he was Roughing It here in 1861 with his brother Johnny? Mark Twain at Lake Tahoe by David Antonucci, local historian and author, delves into these rumors along with maps showing where he camped and […]

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“Tahoe Silence” wins National Award for Best Mystery

June 26, 2016
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South Shore author, Todd Borg, just won the Ben Franklin Award for Best Mystery of the Year for Tahoe Silence. […]

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Three Hours to Burn a Body, Poems by Suzanne Roberts

June 10, 2016
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The poems of Suzanne Roberts’ Three Hours to Burn a Body: Poems on Travel range widely over the earth, yet they are as intimate in their touch as the body itself.   […]

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“Edge” by the LT Writing Club

June 4, 2016
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They’ve made a big splash with Volume II. Edge by The Lake Tahoe Writing Club. A collection of short stories, essays and poems by South Shore writers and a few out-of-towners who wanted in. […]

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Tahoe beneath the Surface by Scott Lankford

May 30, 2016
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Lake Tahoe transformed America, and not just once but many times over from the earliest Ice Age civilizations, to the mysterious death of Marilyn Monroe. It helped in the American conquest of California, the launch of the Republican Party, and the ignition of the western Indian wars. And along the way, Lake Tahoe even found […]

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