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Updated Apr 21, 2015 at 9:41 AM

“Getting Back Out There: Secrets to Successful Dating and Finding Real Love After the Big Breakup,” by Susan J. Elliott. Da Capo Lifelong/Perseus Books Group, Boston, 2014. 271 pages. $14.99.“Getting Back Out There: Secrets to Successful Dating and Finding Real Love After the Big Breakup” is the sage, uncompromising friend you come home to after a rough first date.

Updated Apr 16, 2015 at 12:48 PM

Today is Celebrate Teen Literature Day, and what better way to celebrate than by rounding up our own favorite YA titles? From classics like "To Kill a Mockingbird" to more recent titles like "Stargirl," here are 8...

Updated Apr 14, 2015 at 9:38 AM

“Body of Truth: How Science, History, and Culture Drive Our Obsession with Weight and What We Can Do About It,” by Harriet Brown. Da Capo Press, Boston, 2014. 274 pages. $25.99.

Updated Apr 7, 2015 at 11:01 AM

Each spring dozens of baseball titles hit the bookstores. This year, there are several titles about some of the game’s biggest names, such as Ty Cobb, Billy Martin and Marvin Miller.But here are a few also worth notice.

Updated Apr 7, 2015 at 9:24 AM

“The Brothers: The Road to an American Tragedy.” By Masha Gessen. Penguin Random House, New York, 2015. 274 pages. $27.95.

Updated Mar 31, 2015 at 9:14 AM

“The Complete Vegetarian Cookbook: A Fresh Guide to Eating with 700 Foolproof Recipes” By the Editors at America’s Test Kitchen. Published by America’s Test Kitchen, Brookline, Mass., 2015. Paperback. Pricing varies.

Updated Mar 25, 2015 at 10:49 AM

As a boy, Michael White was consigned to the “slow group” in school. He seemed to have trouble concentrating.

Updated Mar 17, 2015 at 10:08 AM

“Little Black Lies,” by Sandra Block. Grand Central Publishing, New York and Boston, 2015. 352 pages. $15 paperback.

Updated Mar 10, 2015 at 11:21 AM

“It’s What I Do: A Photographer’s Life of Love and War” By Lynsey Addario. Penguin Press, New York, 2015. 357 pages. $29.95.

Posted Mar 8, 2015 at 3:00 PM

The McNeese State University SAGE series is presenting a lecture by author Warren Perrin titled, "The Queen's Royal Proclamation: An Apology for the Acadian Deportation," from 3 p.m.-4 p.m., Monday, March 9, in the La Jeunesse Room of Holbrook...

Updated Mar 2, 2015 at 12:53 PM

“My Sunshine Away” By M.O. Walsh. Amy Einhorn Books, G.P. Putnam’s Sons, New York, 2015. 320 pages. $26.95.

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