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  • Review: 'Hush Hush' by Laura Lippman

    Review: 'Hush Hush' by Laura Lippman
    In "The Girl in the Green Raincoat," Laura Lippman's 2011 novella, private detective Tess Monaghan is being held hostage by her pregnancy. She's in the third trimester, on bed rest for pre-eclampsia and, much like the photographer in Alfred Hitchcock's...
  • Recently discovered Dr. Seuss book coming out in July

    Recently discovered Dr. Seuss book coming out in July
    More than 20 years after his death, there is still plenty of news about Dr. Seuss. Random House Children's Books said Wednesday it will publish a recently discovered manuscript with illustrations called "What Pet Should I Get?" on July 28. The publisher...
  • Happy birthday, Toni Morrison!

    Happy birthday, Toni Morrison!
    Today is Toni Morrison's 84th birthday. The Nobel laureate is the author of the novels "Beloved," "Song of Solomon," "Sula" and more than a dozen others. Morrison is a literary and cultural force. When other writers are slowing down, Morrison...
  • Five ways to inspire kids to love reading

    Five ways to inspire kids to love reading
    Let’s face it — reading affects every area of our lives. If kids struggle with reading, it is highly likely they will struggle in other areas of their academic life too. Parents can influence kids to form better reading habits and help them...
  • One mom's empathy for PARCC test critics

     One mom's empathy for PARCC test critics
    I'm probably opposed to the PARCC test, but I'm too busy filling out my kids' home reading logs to give it a proper assessment. I know it stands for Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers and I know the Chicago Public Schools...
  • Veronica Roth writing new book series

    Veronica Roth writing new book series
    Veronica Roth fans can start the countdown. The "Divergent" author is set to write a new two-book series, HarperCollins Children's Books told The Associated Press on Monday. The books currently are untitled, with the first one expected in 2017 and the...
  • Veronica Roth, author of 'Divergent,' to launch new book series

    Veronica Roth, author of 'Divergent,' to launch new book series
    Veronica Roth, author of the wildly popular "Divergent" series, is starting on a new line of books. The as-yet untitled project is planned as a duology for young adults. It is to be published by Harper Collins. The publisher describes the books as being...
  • Spotlight: What people in the arts are up to

    Spotlight: What people in the arts are up to
    Here's a look at the latest news on local authors, actors, artists, musicians and more. A real stand-up guy: Brian Shaw won't be sitting down on the job. The Oak Park actor plays Clov in the Hypocrites' production of Samuel Beckett's "Endgame,"...
  • Palm Beach County Calendar

      Feb. 25 at 9:30 a.m. Campus Tours Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County Learn about the programs provided by Ruth and Norman Rales Jewish Family Services, see the Adolph and Rose Levis Jewish Community Center and visit Donna Klein...
  • 'The Age of Earthquakes' looks back instead of forward

    I’m of two minds about “The Age of Earthquakes: A Guide to the Extreme Present” (Blue Rider: unpaged, $15 paper). On the one hand, this collaboration between writers Douglas Coupland and Shumon Basar and curator Hans Ulrich Obrist...
  • Authors discuss their works at library

    Authors discuss their works at library
    One author writes about dragons, another creates books of poetry. In all, seven women recently spoke about their latest published books at a program presented by the Boca Raton branch of the National League of American Pen Women at the West Boca...