13 Perfect Summer Beach Reads For 2021Summer's here -- and so is the summer beach read. With the extra time on hand, there's nothing better than picking out a new book to escape into.
'Doctors Had The Power To Do What They Wanted With Little Oversight': Chip Jones On New Book 'The Organ Thieves: The Shocking Story Of The First Heart Transplant In The Segregated South'Author Chip Jones discusses his new book about a Black man named Bruce Tucker, who sustained a head injury in 1968 and had his heart taken out of his body and put into the chest of a white businessman.
'Anxiety Is Not Something You Can Just Turn Off': Author Megan Collins On New Book 'Behind The Red Door'The author discusses her new novel about a woman named Fern Douglas who goes back into her past when she starts realizing her connection to a famous kidnapping victim.
'The Question Is What Truly Makes You Rich': Julie Pennell On New Book 'Louisiana Lucky: A Novel'The author discusses her new novel where she explores how life changes forever for three sisters when they win $204 million from the lottery.
CPL Features Obamas, Oprah Reading At 'Live From The Library'You can catch the readings weekdays on the CPL's Facebook and Instagram pages.
Amazon Removes Books That Promoted An Autism 'Cure'The Center for Disease Control and Prevention says there is no cure for autism spectrum disorder, only medications that can help some function better. It also says there is no link between vaccines and autism.
Million-Selling 'Questioneers' Team Readies New Picture BookAndrea Beaty, born in southern Illinois and David Roberts are known for the popular "Questioneers" series, which includes the picture books "Rosie Revere, Engineer" and "Ada Twist, Scientist."
From Trump To #MeToo, Publishing Made Headlines In 2018A wave of best-sellers offered damaging accounts of Donald Trump's White House, a million-selling memoir by Michelle Obama had readers longing for the previous administration and a political thriller by former President Bill Clinton had some taking a closer look at a White House scandal from the 1990s.
Family Finds Grandmother Reviewed Every Book She Read In Secret CodeThe family of a 96-year-old in Connecticut has found a hidden treasure trove dedicated to every book the grandmother ever read.
Wilmette Public Library Searches For Owner Of Donated "Secret" BookSupporters of a North Shore public library are trying to find the person who donated a hollowed out book containing items inside, last week.
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Two Oak Park Moms Create Books For Children With Special NeedsTwo moms from Oak Lawn have teamed up to make the transition of school for special needs kids a little easier by creating a book series.
7 Best Beach Reads For Summer 2016Warm summer weather means it’s time to pack up your bag with a great new book, don your sunglasses, and hit the beach.
7 Books That Will Make Great Father's Day GiftsThis Father’s Day, whether your dad’s a fan of thrillers, sports, or history, these books are sure to show just how much he means to you!
Best Books That Make The Perfect Gifts For GraduatesGraduation season is in full swing and whether the person you know is graduating from middle school, high school, undergrad or grad school, they could probably use some guidance about what comes next.