Local authors



The following titles by regional authors have recently been published.

“The Story Never Ends” by Joe Bianco. Genre: memoir, Avellino Press, $19.95 print, www.avellinopress.com. Award-winning reporter looks back on 47 years in the newspaper industry, including 17 years as editor of The Oregonian’s Northwest Magazine.

“Path to Peril” by H.D. Duman. Genre: thriller, Tate Publishing, $27.99 print, $15.99 e-book, www.tatepublishing.com. Former Delta Force soldiers uncover imminent horror — a world super power struck down without detonating a single bomb.

“Mary Rode to Bethlehem on Me” by Ivan E. Jensen, story and music, Sharon Wagner, illustrations. Genre: youth religious, Outskirts Press, $17.95 print, www.outskirtspress.com. Illustrated storybook about the birth of Jesus from the point of view of a donkey. Includes original score arranged by Ron Frasier.

“Doubled Up” by Jerusha Jones. Genre: cozy mystery, Amazon, $2.99 e-book, www.amazon.com. Museum curator stumbles into mystery regarding a stolen shipment of scary-looking wood figurines.

“To The Point Common Sense: Guide to a Successful Life” by Melitta Jass Keller. Genre: self-help, CreateSpace, $10 print, $3.99 e-book, www.amazon.com. Author examines life’s many choices, helping you to get to the point of life with “no sugar on top.”

“Kids Common Sense: Guide to a Better Life” by Melitta Jass Keller. Genre: self-help, CreateSpace, $4.99 print, $2.99 e-book, www.amazon.com. Guide to help improve kids’ thinking at an early age, creating common sense and good habits.

“Finding Christmas” by Seth Sjostrom. Genre: holiday romance, Wolfprint Media, $12.99 print, $4.99 e-book, www.wolfprintpublishing.com. A single, broken-hearted father heads home for the holidays, finding love and the meaning of the season.

“Secret of the Songshell” by Brian Tashima. Genre: young adult sci-fi/fantasy, Amazon, $9.99 print, $4.99 e-book, www.amazon.com. Teenage guitarist with Asperger’s syndrome travels to an alternate world where his brain waves combine with sound waves from music to create magical effects.

Clark County authors who would like to announce the publication of a new book should email the book’s title, author, publisher, available formats, retail price and website to bits@columbian.com.