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Updated May 6, 2015 at 10:43 AM

Get ready to visit in the kitchen with an award-winning country music star known for her bubbly personality and curly blond tresses.Kimberly Schlapman, of the group Little Big Town, wants to share her favorite southern recipes with you in “Oh Gussie!” The cookbook includes scripture, inspiring quotes, and thoughts from Kimberly about life and her family. She shares remembrances of growing up in Georgia and memories made around the dinner table.

Updated May 5, 2015 at 9:52 AM

What better way to learn about books than to attend the American Society of Journalists and Authors conference, as I am privileged to do every year in Manhattan at the end of April.

Updated Apr 27, 2015 at 5:05 PM

“Gotta Find a Home: Conversations with Street People,” Book I of three books By Dennis Cardiff. Published by Lifetales Books, an imprint of Karenzo Media. 2014. Available online for $2.99.

Updated Apr 21, 2015 at 9:40 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.

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 9:23 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 10:48 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 10:07 AM

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

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