BOOK REVIEW: 'Me, My Hair, and I: Twenty-Seven Women Untangle an Obsession,' Edited by Elizabeth Benedict

Is today a good hair day, a bad hair day — or a no-hair day? The bigger question: Who's happy with her hair? In this book, 27 women answer that, as they weigh in on their tresses (or lack thereof).

BOOK REVIEW: 'Hoops to Hippos! True Stories of a Basketball Star on Safari!' By Boris Diaw with Kitson Jazynka

Some things just naturally go together; they belong in pairs. And for NBA player and author Boris Diaw, there are two things he likes to add together.

'The Beast Side: Living (and Dying) While Black in America' by D. Watkins

Freddie Gray, Michael Brown, Tamar Rice, Jonathan Ferrell — how did we get to this point? Better yet, as D. Watkins ponders in his new book "The Beast Side," how do we get out of it?

National Book Festival Returns

Over 175 authors from different backgrounds, genres and cultures came together for the annual meeting place for book lovers from around the world giving fans an in-depth analysis of their work.

BOOK REVIEW: 'Black Man in a White Coat' by Damon Tweedy, M.D.

When you first glimpse "Black Man in a White Coat," you may wonder if it's about health or if it's a memoir. It's both, actually, but that scarcely matters when a book is this good.

Titles with Political Slant Gain the Edge

During a summer where both Black Lives Matter and New York billionaire Donald Trump were trending topics, books with a political slant were among the top sellers on the Summer 2015 edition of the Power List.

BOOK REVIEW: 'Household Workers Unite' by Premilla Nadasen

There is not a speck of dust in your home. You're ready for fall and thankful for the help you had getting this way; if that help was paid, read "Household Workers Unite” by Premilla Nadasen, and you'll be thankful ...

BOOK REVIEW: 'Lillian's Right to Vote' by Jonah Winter & Shane W. Evans

Did you ever buy a book for the kids that you ended up keeping for yourself? That's what could happen once you've found "Lillian’s Right to Vote" — and that's OK. I think you'll understand it more than your children ...

BOOK REVIEW: 'Shots on the Bridge' by Ronnie Greene

"Trust me." Two words that make you want to do the opposite, causing you to question everything that's said. And in the new book "Shots on the Bridge" by Ronnie Greene, you'll read about assumed trust that was broken in ...

BOOK REVIEW: 'Destiny: Step into Your Purpose' by T.D. Jakes

Everybody has a talent; yours happens to be on the job. People know you're good, they utilize your ability, and you don't mind. It's not a big deal to you, but could there be more to it? T.D. Jakes thinks ...

BOOK REVIEW: 'Mama's Boy' by ReShonda Tate Billingsley

The child making headlines in the news could be yours. What would you do? You've thought about it, and in the new novel "Mama's Boy" by ReShonda Tate Billingsley, two mothers act.

BOOK REVIEW: 'Something Must Be Done about Prince Edward County' by Kristen Green

"Something Must Be Done about Prince Edward County" is no novel. Nope, this is a feat of journalistic reporting with a personal twist, and it's pretty sharp.

BOOK REVIEW: 'Only the Strong' by Jabari Asim

You have more power deep inside you than you realize — but, as in the new novel, "Only the Strong" by Jabari Asim, you still have weaknesses.

BOOK REVIEW: 'Spectacle: The Astonishing Life of Ota Benga' by Pamela Newkirk

Observing these creatures caged, it's easy to believe that wild animals shouldn't be penned like this — and in the new book "Spectacle: The Astonishing Life of Ota Benga" by Pamela Newkirk, neither should humans.

BOOK REVIEW: 'A Full Life: Reflections at Ninety' by Jimmy Carter

Nanu-Nanu and Pet Rocks. Mood rings, platform shoes, CBs, and May the Force Be with You. Saturday Night Fever, Pac-Man, disco suits, and Olivia Newton John on roller skates. If you’re of a certain age, these things bring back memories, ...