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BOOK REVIEW: 'Postcards from Cookie' by Caroline Clarke

As you'll see in the new memoir "Postcards from Cookie" by Caroline Clarke, some snail mail can make your heart zoom.

BOOK REVIEW: 'Things I Should Have Told My Daughter: Lies, Lessons & Love Affairs' by Pearl Cleage

Would you want your children or grandchildren to read your journals, unedited, warts and all? Pearl Cleage thinks she might. Maybe. And in her new book, "Things I Should Have Told My Daughter," she explains why.

BOOK REVIEW: 'The Mayo Clinic Guide to Stress-Free Living' by Amit Sood, M.D., M.Sc.

You're over just about everything: overworked, overloaded, and overwhelmed. But when you read "The Mayo Clinic Guide to Stress-Free Living" by Amit Sood, M.D., M.Sc., you might start to feel better overall.

BOOK REVIEW: 'The White House for Kids: A History of a Home, Office, and National Symbol' by Katherine L. House

In the new book, "The White House for Kids" by Katherine L. House, you'll see what it's like at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.

BOOK REVIEW: 'Splash, Anna Hibiscus!' by Atinuke & Lauren Tobia

It's been a long and difficult winter. On many occasions, I'll bet you dreamed of tropical things. So maybe now's the time to put sand between your toes, the sound of the ocean in your ears, and "Splash, Anna Hibiscus!" ...

Eloise Greenfield's Lifelong Love of Words Inspires Young African-American Readers

When it comes to writing, Eloise Greenfield likes to take that slow magical ride into the world of imagination and creativity.

BOOK REVIEW: 'Living Safely, Aging Well' by Dorothy A. Drago, M.P.H.

You probably don't need to be reminded that, as we age, our bodies change. Bones get fragile, eyesight dims, hearing can fade, balance can go out of whack. But mere awareness puts you on the advantage.

BOOK REVIEW: 'Charly's Epic Fiascos: Beware of Boys' by Kelli London

Sometimes, even the best intentions get out of hand, as you’ll see in the new novel "Charly's Epic Fiascos: Beware of Boys" by Kelli London.

BOOK REVIEW: 'Saint Monkey' by Jacinda Townsend

Do we ever outgrow wanting what someone else has? Or, as in the new novel "Saint Monkey" by Jacinda Townsend, do we instead learn that those things are as tarnished as our own?

Books About African-American History Tours & Tourism

A list of books about African-American history tours and tourism

BOOK REVIEW: 'I'll Take You There: Mavis Staples, The Staple Singers, and the March Up Freedom's Highway' by Greg Kot

In the new book "I'll Take You There" by Greg Kot, you'll see how one father's push left a mark on his family and on music.

Recommended Reading about African-American Architecture

Selden Richmond's vast and varied collection of architecture provides an archive of African-American history.

BOOK REVIEW: 'True Story' by Ni-Ni Simone

Sometimes the hardest choice can backfire the worst.

BOOK REVIEW: 'A Reader's Book of Days' by Tom Nissley

Did you ever wonder how your favorite author filled his or her time? Did you ever imagine what life-changing events made someone’s story unfold? Browse through "A Reader's Book of Days" by Tom Nissley, and you'll peek at literary lives.

BOOK REVIEW: 'American Adventures: Westward Journeys' by Judy Young and Devin Scillian

Sometimes, it's fun to imagine what life might've been like as a pioneer. "American Adventures: Westward Journeys" helps your child understand the hardships and joys of that time more than a century ago.

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