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, ...

BOOK REVIEW: 'Twisted: My Dreadlock Chronicles' By Bert Ashe

The path to something important is never straight.

BOOK REVIEW: 'I'll Miss You Too' by Margo Ewing Woodacre, MSW & Steffany Bane Carey

Leaving home for college won't be easy, but you'll be ready once you've read "I'll Miss You Too" by Margo Ewing Woodacre and Steffany Bane Carey.

BOOK REVIEW: 'The Red Bicycle: The Extraordinary Story of One Ordinary Bicycle' by Jude Isabella, illustrated by Simone Shin

In the new book "The Red Bicycle," one boy's outgrown bike becomes another child's treasure.

BOOK REVIEW: 'Finding Samuel Lowe: China, Jamaica, Harlem' by Paula Williams Madison

There’s a lot to like about "Finding Samuel Lowe." There's a lot to learn here, too, but first, you'll have to ready yourself.

BOOK REVIEW: 'Miss Jessie's: Creating a Successful Business from Scratch – Naturally' by Miko Branch

Starting a business is not for the faint of heart.

BOOK REVIEW: 'Infinite Words: A Comprehensive Guide to Writing and Publishing' by Zane

It's always been your dream to be a famous author — and that could happen, but there's work to do first. "Infinite Words" by Zane can get you started.

BOOK REVIEW: 'Corruption Officer' by Gary L. Heyward

Sometimes you choose your sides, and sometimes they're chosen for you.

BOOK REVIEW: 'Child, Please' by Ylonda Gault Caviness

Growing up, there were many things you learned by observation — one of them being a sharp knowledge of when you were approaching your mother's last nerve. Like most kids, Ylonda Gault Caviness tried to avoid that mess; instead, she ...

BOOK REVIEW: 'Welcome to My Breakdown' by Benilde Little

Whoever said that big girls don't cry needs to know that's not true.

BOOK REVIEW: 'Body of Truth' by Harriet Brown

In the new book "Body of Truth" by Harriet Brown, you'll see that everything you thought you knew about weight may be a big fat lie.

BOOK REVIEW: 'One Night' by Eric Jerome Dickey

It was only supposed to be a one-night stand. But she wasn't being entirely truthful with him. And he definitely wasn't telling her everything, either…

BOOK REVIEW: 'Explore the Cosmos like Neil deGrasse Tyson' by CAP Saucier

For a sharp child with her head in the stars, "Explore the Cosmos like Neil deGrasse Tyson" is pretty cosmic.

BOOK REVIEW: 'Reach: 40 Black Men Speak on Living, Leading, and Succeeding'

You've been looking at your life and everything around you, and that's the question you've been asking: what next? What will you do with the rest of your days? In the new book "Reach," you may find some guidance.