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Updated Apr 21, 2015 at 10:41 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.

Posted Apr 20, 2015 at 5:00 PM

Friends of the Lyons Library Book Review will meet at noon May 1 at the Lyons Public Library, 122 Broad St., Lyons.Donna Wood, a member of the Friends, will review Edward Kennedy's biography, "True Compass."Attendees are invited to...

Updated Apr 16, 2015 at 1:48 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 10:38 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 12:01 PM

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 10:23 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 10:14 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...

Updated Mar 26, 2015 at 3:23 PM

A book review with Ed Douglas will be held at noon April 13 in the Community Room of the Lyons Public Library, 122 Broad St.Douglas will review a selection of books relating to history, travel, architecture, interior design and collecting.

Updated Mar 25, 2015 at 11:51 AM

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

Posted Mar 22, 2015 at 10:00 AM

The History’s Footnotes Book Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. March 25 at the Lyons Public Library, 122 Broad St., Lyons.The club will discuss “Rip Van Winkle,” by Washington Irving, and one other of his stories —...

Updated Mar 17, 2015 at 11:07 AM

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

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