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Recommended Books on Adolescent Health and Wellness

There's a big difference between an adult's body and your body, between adults' health mysteries and your health mysteries, between their questions and your questions. So, teens, this book is for YOU.

BOOK REVIEW: 'Band-Aid for a Broken Leg' by Damien Brown

In the book "Band-Aid for a Broken Leg" by Damien Brown, you'll read about one doctor's experiences, literally in the field.

BOOK REVIEW: 'Bargain Fever: How to Shop in a Discounted World' by Mark Ellwood

With the gossipy tone of a sure insider and the info to match, author Mark Ellwood pokes around retail shelves and e-stores to teach us why we shop, how we buy, and why the rules are constantly changing for both ...

Book Honors Former Teachers' Union Chief William Simons

A new biography about William H. Simons focuses on a legacy that has impacted scores of educators, students and parents.

BOOK REVIEW: 'Letters to an Incarcerated Brother' by Hill Harper

You’re in prison and it's a whole new world in there, one you're not sure you can survive. But when you read "Letters to an Incarcerated Brother” by Hill Harper, you'll see that you have choices.

BOOK REVIEW: 'Looking for Trouble' by Trice Hickman

Author Trice Hickman sweeps through several decades in this romantic tale of a family united by a "gift" that is only granted to certain female members, and that is only partially understood.

BOOK REVIEW: 'Furious Cool: Richard Pryor and the World That Made Him' by David Henry and Joe Henry

"Furious Cool" is a wonderful, wonderful book. But I was wrung out when I finished it, as if I had watched a car accident in excruciatingly slow motion. That's a testament to authors David Henry and Joe Henry, both of ...

BOOK REVIEW: 'His Third Wife' by Grace Octavia

There are times when even the unstoppable is halted in its tracks. And in the new book "His Third Wife" by Grace Octavia, the octagonal red sign is up ahead.

BOOK REVIEW: 'Losing to Win' by Michele Grant

In the new novel "Losing to Win" by Michele Grant, a loss might result in a bigger gain.

BOOK REVIEW: 'Serafina's Promise' by Ann E. Burg

Realizing a dream might mean going through nightmares first.

BOOK REVIEW: 'The Rejected Stone' by the Rev. Al Sharpton

You need a leader. So why can’t it be you? In the new book "The Rejected Stone" by Reverend Al Sharpton, you'll see how it could happen.

BOOK REVIEW: 'Harlem Nocturne: Women Artists & Progressive Politics During World War II' by Farah Jasmine Griffin

When the music starts, your feet do, too.

Ayana Mathis Headlines Book Festival

Ayana Mathis said she’s been writing since childhood, but she never imagined she could earn a living as an author.

BOOK REVIEW: 'Sister Betty Says I Do' by Pat G'Orge-Walker

Everybody loves a good wedding, but in the new novel "Sister Betty Says I Do," there were lots of obstacles littering the aisle.

BOOK REVIEW: 'Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital' by Sheri Fink

You know what you'd do in a crisis — or do you? Could you ignore your inner voice and do something wrongly right?