Julie Duffin

‘Loving Hard When They’re Hard to Love: Essays on Raising Teens in Today’s Complex, Chaotic World’ by Whitney Fleming

Loving Kids Harder

Raising tweens and teens is not for the faint of heart. But like most of life’s challenges,…
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‘The Missing Heiress’ by Robert Goldsborough

Summertime Sleuthing

In the mood for a good old-fashioned detective novel? You’re in luck. Last month Wheaton…
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‘Fire Keeper’s Daughter’ and ‘Warrior Girl Unearthed’ by Angeline Boulley

It’s All About the Kid Lit

Anderson’s Bookshop is hosting two new events this month that celebrate children’s…
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Carol Landow

Centenarian Publishes Her First Book

Carol Landow is a prime example that you’re never too old to do something new. Like…
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‘Just the Nicest Couple’ by Mary Kubica

Flipping the Script

Plainfield resident and bestselling author Mary Kubica’s latest thriller, Just the…
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2023 Amazing Book Challenge

Challenge Yourself

Looking to read more books this year? Or discover new subjects, series, or authors. Check…
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Sonali Dev

Naperville Author First to Be Published…

In December actress-writer Mindy Kaling launched Mindy’s Book Studio, an Amazon Studios…
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Resolve to Read

Reading exercises the brain, improves cognitive function, decreases stress, increases…
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Stacks of books

Bagging a Great Read

The next time it’s your turn to host book club, consider this convenient option: book…
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July’s opening of Deaf Welcome Studios with founder Theressa DuBois (fourth from left) and Aurora mayor Richard Irvin (fifth from left).

Signs of Inclusion

This local resource helps link the deaf culture and the hearing world If you’re heading…
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Inside West Suburban Community Pantry

Fighting Food Insecurity

How to help the West Suburban Community Pantry If you’ve been to a grocery store lately,…
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A Kids’ Lesson in Kindness

Gina Marie Lehman wrote Onions Mean I Love You six years ago—before she became a mom,…
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