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BOOK REVIEW: 'Lincoln and Kennedy: A Pair to Compare' by Gene Barretta

You’re not the only kid in the world who likes ice cream.

BOOK REVIEW: '83 Minutes: The Doctor, the Damage and the Shocking Death of Michael Jackson' by Matt Richards and Mark Langthorne

They say you’ll always remember where you were when you hear of certain tragedies, and “83 Minutes” takes you there again.

BOOK REVIEW: 'Running With the Champ' by Tim Shanahan (with Chuck Crisafulli)

Two heads are better than one, and in the new book "Running With the Champ" by Tim Shanahan (with Chuck Crisafulli), so are four feet.

BOOK REVIEW: 'I Almost Forgot About You' by Terry McMillan

In every love life, there's always The One That Got Away. It just didn't work out then, but now…? In the new novel, "I Almost Forgot about You" by Terry McMillan, he'll never get away twice.

BOOK REVIEW: 'Chasing Perfection' by Andy Glockner

Analytics for basketball is a big business.

BOOK REVIEW: 'The South Side: A Portrait of Chicago and American Segregation' by Natalie Y. Moore

Be it ever so humble, there's no place like home.

BOOK REVIEW: 'Trombone Shorty' by Troy 'Trombone Shorty' Andrews, illustrated by Bryan Collier

Lately, you’ve played air guitar to a Prince song, and were a drummer on your kitchen table. If your kids caught your love of music, they might likewise dream the dreams found inside the award-winning “Trombone Shorty."

BOOK REVIEW: 'On the Origins of Sports' by Gary Belsky and Neil Fine

Rules are rules and in sports, you have to follow them. But why are games played like that, with different balls and a field of certain size? "On the Origins of Sports" by Gary Belsky and Neil Fine explains those ...

BOOK REVIEW: 'Brown is the New White' by Steve Phillips

Your vote matters. At least that's what they tell you, but you have your doubts. But as you'll see in "Brown is the New White" by Steve Phillips, you are more powerful than you think.

BOOK REVIEW: 'Little Shaq Takes a Chance' by Shaquille O’Neal, Illustrated by Theodore Taylor III

You know what you like, you know what you don't — and there are plenty of things that fall into the last category. But, as in the new book "Little Shaq Takes a Chance" by Shaquille O'Neal, unless you try ...

BOOK REVIEW: 'The Blackbirds' by Eric Jerome Dickey

You and your girls are birds of a feather. While you happily sing each other's praises, you would never open your beak to spill their secrets. Then again, as in the new book "The Blackbirds" by Eric Jerome Dickey, you ...

BOOK REVIEW: 'We Love You, Charlie Freeman' by Kaitlyn Greenidge

Anything is worth a try. Give it a whirl, you have nothing to lose. Then again — as in the new book "We Love You, Charlie Freeman” by Kaitlyn Greenidge — the experiment might go horribly awry.

BOOK REVIEW: 'My Grandfather Would Have Shot Me' by Jennifer Teege and Nikola Sellmair

You have heard the stories. Great-Grandpa made hooch in the basement during Prohibition. Grandma was arrested for protesting back in the '60s. Your great-grandma once chased a man off with a gun. You cherish those rebel-rousing ancestors of yours — ...

BOOK REVIEW: 'Incarceration Nations: A Journey to Justice in Prisons Around the World' by Baz Dreisinger

You do the crime, you do the time. But what if the crime doesn't match the punishment?

BOOK REVIEW: 'The Quickest Kid in Clarksville' by Pat Zietlow Miller, Illustrated by Frank Morrison

You are the best kid … at something. You can run the fastest. You can jump the highest. You're the best skipper, the best hopper, or the best dancer. But what if there was somebody better than you?

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