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Updated Mar 29, 2016 at 1:39 PM

American girls ages 13 to 19 live in two worlds, the real and the virtual. They interact with both worlds simultaneously — though the more absorbing of their worlds is the virtual one they hold in their hands. They spend between nine and 11 hours on their phones using apps like Facebook, Yik Yak, Snapchat, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest. They send scores, sometimes hundreds, of texts each day. They stage, take and post selfies and monitor the “likes” to measure their popularity and, even,...

Updated Feb 9, 2016 at 8:56 AM

When Seth Grahame-Smith came up with the idea for a mash-up of Jane Austen’s most popular book and a tale of today’s probably equally popular armies of the undead – resulting in the 2009 novel “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies” – he had no idea that...

Updated Feb 3, 2016 at 9:32 AM

Elizabeth Marro’s affecting and beautiful first novel, “Casualties,” does not shy away from shame, regret and self-loathing — the underside of parenting. She takes us places we don’t want to go, makes us look, makes us feel. Her characters’ journey...

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