Family Ties and a Rock and Roll Guy | Memoir

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This month’s memoir picks are about families and, particularly, fathers and sons.

Doing Right by Our Smallest Citizens | Parenting Reviews

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FROM CELEBRITY TELL-ALLS to husband bashing to why we might want to remove “Good Job!” from our parenting vocabulary, there is quite the array of topics covered in this month’s column.

A New Spell of Sexy | Erotica Reviews

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An adult perspective on “Beauty and the Beast,” with a very modern erotic twist; this latest from Ashley is an enjoyable title for femdom fans; a twisted thriller à la 50 Shades; an excellent series of Sapphic ­fantasies

What Joan Juliet Buck Is Reading & Writing | French on Fridays

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Memoir author and former Paris Vogue editor in chief Joan Juliet Buck at New York City’s French Institute

Writing Her Story | Wyatt’s World

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There are many ways to celebrate Women’s History month. Here are five suggestions, from novels about women by women to nonfiction marking important moments and figures, both past and present.

Fiction from Hämäläinen, London, Longworth, and Misko and Debuts Galore | Xpress Reviews

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Debuts from Buntin, Cottrell, Hartnett, Magariel, Ruby, and Underdown are all worth checking out, for disturbing, emotional, sharp, insightful, nerve-jarring, astute, and suspenseful fiction. Also, Hämäläinen’s intriguing puzzle, London’s breathtaking romance, and Longworth’s whodunit

Gardening | Best Sellers, April 2016

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Become a Gardenista; learn Gardening for Butterflies; incite a Gardening Revolution

Audiobooks by Gardner, Hall, Law, Parker, and Perry | Xpress Review

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Will appeal mostly to Gardner’s fans seeking a quick fix; Hall’s “Puzzle Lady” title is fun and true to series form; Law continues her mystery series featuring painter Francis Bacon; Public libraries should strongly consider the latest Perry

Through the Eyes of Warfare Journalists

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A deeper look at reporters and their stories during a new type of warfare; readers specifically interested in tales of bravery and the harsh conditions journalists have withstand will find both books hard to put down

Discovering the Historical, Cultural and Inspirational Impacts of a Solar Eclipse

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Curious readers seeking to know more about eclipses, the history behind them, and the people who saw it all will find both of these books to be to be fascinating reads