Terri Schlichenmeyer

BOOKWORM: Electronic lifestyle can be a health hazard

“Zapped” by Ann Louise Gittleman, c. 2010, HarperOne, $25.99, 272 pages.

BOOKWORM: Bioethicist explains pills’ sickening business model

“White Coat, Black Hat: Adventures on the Dark Side of Medicine” by Carl Elliott, c. 2010, Beacon Press, $21.95, 224 pages.

BOOKWORM: A desk’s sentimental value

“Great House” by Nicole Krauss c. 2010, W.W. Norton, $24.95, 352 pages.

BOOKWORM: A land changed by oil money

“Diamond in the Desert” by Jo Tatchell, c. 2010, Black Cat, $14.95, 304 pages.

BOOKWORM: One part romance with a dash of exorcism

“Maybe This Time” by Jennifer Crusie, c. 2010, St. Martin’s Press, $24.99, 342 pages.

BOOKWORM: A psychedelic biography of the one and only Hendrix

“Becoming Jimi Hendrix: From Southern Crossroads to Psychedelic London, The Untold Story of a Musical Genius” by Steven Roby & Brad Schreiber, c. 2010, Da Capo Press, $17.95, 288 pages.

BOOKWORM: ‘Ah-Choo!’ is a gem at explaining germs

“Ah-Choo! The Uncommon Life of Your Common Cold” by Jennifer Ackerman, c. 2010, Twelve Books, $22.99, 256 pages.

BOOKWORM: Author forged a family of animals

“Animal Camp” by Kathy Stevens, c. 2010, Skyhorse Publishing, $24.95, 256 pages.

A love letter and a eulogy in one volume

“Passages in Caregiving” by Gail Sheehy, c. 2010, William Morrow, $27.99, 397 pages, includes index.

White House physician tells all

“The White House Doctor” by Dr. Connie Mariano, c. 2010, Thomas Dunne Books, $25.99, 300 pages, includes index.

BOOKWORM: Graphic novel retells Native American legends

“Trickster: Native American Tales: A Graphic Collection” edited by Matt Dembicki, c. 2010, Fulcrum Books, $22.95, 232 pages.

BOOKWORM: A captivating look at doing hard time

“Orange is the New Black” by Piper Kerman, c. 2010, Spiegel & Grau, $25, 299 pages.

BOOKWORM: An account of driving trucks on thin ice

“On Thin Ice” by Hugh Rowland with Michael Lent, c. 2010, Hyperion, $24.99, 237 pages.

BOOKWORM: Change your age?

“Change Your Age” by Dr. Frank Wildman, c. 2010, Lifelong Books, $18.95, 214 pages, includes index.

BOOKWORM: When do you cut and run on a lousy relationship?

Your bags have been packed so many times that you might just as well live out of your suitcase. And still, you haven’t taken the next step.

BOOKWORM: Author trained dog to sniff out the missing

“Scent of the Missing” by Susannah Charleson, c. 2010, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $26, 304 pages.

BOOKWORM: Favorite baseball memories come down to performance

“Satch, Dizzy & Rapid Robert” by Timothy M. Gay, c. 2010, Simon & Schuster, $26, 349 pages.

BOOKWORM: Book allows readers to take a peak under the hood of success

“The Winner’s Brain” by Jeff Brown and Mark Fenske (with Liz Neporent), c.2010, DaCapo Press, $25, 226 pages.

BOOKWORM: Fight summertime boredom

“Kids’ Container Gardening” by Cindy Krezel, photography by Bruce Curtis, c. 2005, 2010, Ball Publishing, $14.95, 72 pages.