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BOOK REVIEW: 'Almost Famous Women' by Megan Mayhew Bergman

Contrary to the old saying, close counts in more than just horseshoes and hand grenades. The proof lies inside "Almost Famous Women" by Megan Mayhew Bergman.

BOOK REVIEW: 'Family Business 3: The Return of Vegas' by Carl Weber with Treasure Hernandez

Is blood really thicker than water? In the new book "Family Business 3," both spill just as easily.

BOOK REVIEW: 'It's Not Rocket Science' by Mary Spio

Your father always told you to reach for the stars. Be the best you can be, he said. Never let obstacles get in your way. Strive for success and challenge yourself — all excellent advice, but how can you harness ...

BOOK REVIEW: 'The Age of Dignity' by Ai-Jen Poo (with Ariane Conrad)

Why do we treat getting older as "a crisis" — an expensive one, at that — by putting our elders in care facilities they don't want?

BOOK REVIEW: '1965: The Most Revolutionary Year in Music' by Andrew Grant Jackson

I looked it up: time travel remains merely theoretical. Still, you can have the next best thing by reading "1965."

BOOK REVIEW: 'Black Broadway: African Americans on the Great White Way' by Stewart F. Lane

Finding entertainment shouldn't be such a big production, but in decades past, that’s exactly what it took for African-Americans, in more ways than one. In the new book "Black Broadway" by Stewart F. Lane, you'll find out why.

Md. Poet Encourages Readers to Take Romantic Journey

Frank J. Phillips, a Laurel, Maryland, resident for whom words have always held a fascination, has penned a book of love poems released just in time for Valentine's Day.

BOOK REVIEW: 'Our Auntie Rosa' by Sheila McCauley Keys with Eddie B. Allen Jr.

Family stories are the glue that holds you all together. And in the new book "Our Auntie Rosa," you’ll read one family's recollections of an icon.

BOOK REVIEW: 'The Case for Loving: The Fight for Interracial Marriage' by Selina Alko

Falling in love was very easy. Richard Loving and Mildred Jeter did that right after they met, and it didn’t take long for them to decide that they wanted to get married and raise a family. But there was one ...

BOOK REVIEW: 'Is There Life after Football?: Surviving the NFL' by James A. Holstein, Richard S. Jones and George E. Koonce Jr.

A helmet to the head, helmet to the chest, a cleat to the leg, and it's big news: football is a brutal sport and we all know its potential career-ending effects. But what happens after the cheers go silent?

'Ancestors' Book Recognized by Noted Lit Critic

"Our Ancestors, Our Stories," a robust collection of ancestral research, was recognized among noted film and literary critic Kam Williams' top Black books of 2014.

BOOK REVIEW: 'Whipping Boy: The Forty-Year Search for My Twelve-Year-Old Bully' by Allen Kurzweil

You've bloodied your share of noses in your lifetime. And, as you'll see in the new book "Whipping Boy" by Allen Kurzweil, if you were the one who did the bloodying, someone will remember your name forever.

BOOK REVIEW: 'The Undertaker's Daughter' by Kate Mayfield

Have you ever gotten a gift that was different — and better — than you expected? That’s what happens when you open "The Undertaker's Daughter."

BOOK REVIEW: 'Driving the King' by Ravi Howard

Everybody has that one friend…

BOOK REVIEW: 'Embracing the Love God Wants You to Have' by Taffi Dollar

Your New Year's Resolution is to find love. You've vowed to open your heart and your mind and this year, you're going to do it. But dating is fraught with trouble, so where do you begin?

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