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Terri Schlichenmeyer

Putting the brakes on everything isn’t the most romantic notion, but it’s maybe the most prudent. Before I Do explains why. more

Apr 7, 2017 10:00 AM Wedding

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Brie Spangler

Spangler and Eiden make Dylan come alive in this boy-meets-girl-who-used-to-be-a-boy story, by giving him more than just one dimension. He’s a warm, responsible, and complex, well-crafted character. more

Mar 24, 2017 12:20 PM Engage

The Ada Decades

Paula Martinac

Beginning with a young girl’s early understanding of racial discrimination, author Paula Martinac tells a multi-layered tale from the perspective of an often-humorless, rather prudish, and complicated character. more

Mar 21, 2017 11:00 AM Engage

Whether you need it now, or you sense that you might later, Raising the Transgender Child is a good book to have in your parenting bag of tricks. For questioning children and families with questions, it’s more helpful, perhaps, than you can imagine. more

Mar 16, 2017 10:00 AM Engage

It’s all about who you know or, as in the new book The Art of the Affair by Catherine Lacy and Forsyth Harmon, it’s who you’ve dallied with. more

Mar 10, 2017 12:30 PM Engage

Some things, you never forget, like your first kiss. And, as you’ll see in “Boy Erased: A Memoir," you’d never forget the ultimatum your father gave you. From the time he was in fifth grade, Garrard Conley understood that he was a sinner. more

Feb 27, 2017 1:15 PM Engage

How does it happen that a gay man would own a mainstream strip club? “Scores” involves rompishness, humor, surprisingly heart-pounding chapters, a little Goodfellas, a little Boogie Nights, and quite a bit of fun. more

Feb 17, 2017 11:15 AM Engage

You can’t bear to look at the score. Both sides are playing well today. Your team might win. They might lose. Or, as in the new book “Game Changers” by Molly Schiot, they might alter the way the whole thing’s played. more

Feb 10, 2017 3:30 PM Engage

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Picture Via Rizzoli International Publications

Everybody, as they say, has a story to tell.An ancestor was captured in an early war. Parents overcame adversity in a new country. A health scare, a welcome blessing, a lucky streak, a chance meeting, we all have our tales to share. more

Feb 2, 2017 3:46 AM Engage

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In its most basic description, it’s a muscle. Nothing computerized, no easy-to-follow instructions or list of parts. Nope, it’s a muscle – a dub-thumping, miraculous group of cells that was beating when you were born. more

Jan 11, 2017 8:45 AM Engage

The truth was bent a little bit. Okay, so it was actually mangled. Warped beyond anything that might remotely be real. Wrapped up in a colossal “liar-liar-pants-on-fire” conflagration. The truth was nowhere near the lie you told to save face. more

Dec 24, 2016 1:00 PM Engage

Your mother called it an “angel’s kiss.” Ugh. Lots of people are born with birthmarks or unique features but you saw yours as a flaw and you hated it for years. Slowly, though, you came to embrace it, to see it as something that sets you apart. more

Dec 18, 2016 8:24 AM Engage

People will talk. And that can be a bad thing: gossip is often mean, and its shelf-life is sometimes longer than we’d like. On the other hand, a bit of scandalous chatter can be great: as in the new book “Marilyn Forever” by Boze Hadleigh. more

Dec 11, 2016 10:56 AM Engage

The Queen has spoken. Her bearing, her stature, her very demeanor demands attention from all her subjects. If you’ve been a good little queen this year, then you may be lucky enough to find new book, "The Essential RuPaul," under your Christmas tree. more

Nov 6, 2016 4:32 PM Engage

Elizabeth and Michael

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Donald Bogle's new book, “Elizabeth and Michael," is not only a fan’s dream, but also one that pop culture followers will relish, too. If you're looking for a great gift this holiday season for the pop culture lover on your list, look no further! more

Oct 29, 2016 7:22 AM Engage

You are the champion of all-time. Nobody can beat you; nobody can even tie your record. When it comes to thumb-wresting, you know all the moves and you really throw your arm into it for the win. Hands-down, you’re the best. more

Aug 23, 2016 9:00 AM Engage

If you love being in a pool, lake, pond, the ocean or even a puddle... in “The Joy of Swimming” by Lisa Congdon you’ll meet like-minded people in swimsuits. more

Aug 18, 2016 8:00 AM Engage

Your father taught you how to take a decent picture. He taught you how to tie a tie, too. Because of him, you know how to create a good meal out of almost nothing, how to keep a car running, and how to avoid being a jerk. You know a lot of things, more

Jul 28, 2016 12:00 AM Engage

Some things, you never forget. You’ll never forget your first kiss, for instance. You’ll always remember your favorite teacher and lessons learned. The day you got your pet, a delicious meal eaten, a great vacation, all burned into your mind. And, as more

Jul 11, 2016 12:00 AM Engage

There’s nothing special about you. You’re just an ordinary kid, nothing unique – except, there is. You have your own thoughts, passions, creativity, and sense of humor. There’s nobody else like you; you’re ordinary and special and so is Jazz Jennings more

Jun 27, 2016 12:00 AM Engage

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