It could never happen to you. Other people have problems. They don’t plan, they don’t act, they aren’t paying attention and that leads to issues they can’t deal with. That kind of thing happens to other people. In the new book “Flat Broke with Two Goats” by Jennifer McGaha, it can’t happen t…

Well, look at you. And you do — 10 times a day, there in the mirror, brushing your teeth, doing make-up and hair. Look at you, taking a selfie. Look at you, smiling at a friend through the mirror, looking back. As in the new book “Banished” by Betsy Schow, that mirror image looks magical.

Be mine. That’s the plea this month, accompanied by Valentine animals, chubby cherubs, cute cartoons and pink emojis. “Be mine” is plain enough, but how did that bi-globed, pointy-bottomed symbol come to represent love? In “The Amorous Heart” by Marilyn Yalom, you’ll see how a human organ be…

What would you give up to get what you want? Cigarettes for better health? Alcohol for a clearer mind, perhaps? A sedentary life for a better physique? TV for more family time? In the new book “Wallis in Love: The Untold Life of the Duchess of Windsor, the Woman Who Changed the Monarchy” by …

Reach back, they say. Grab the person behind you, beneath you on the Success Ladder, the newbie in the office, and elevate them, too. Reach back and help somebody. Reach back and be a mentor, but use your head — or, as in the new book “The Pope of Palm Beach” by Tim Dorsey, it could be deadly.

That was the lousiest call, ever. Obviously, the ref wasn’t paying attention. He was looking the other way, he dropped the flag by accident, he must be wearing a blindfold. The ref was wrong, but in the new book “Play Big: Lessons in Being Limitless from the First Woman to Coach in the NFL” …

Wow. Did you see that? Wasn’t it awesome? It was a once-in-a-lifetime sight and you almost missed it; now, you’ll never forget it. You just don’t have many moments like that anymore, and in “Here is Real Magic” by Nate Staniforth, that’s a wonder.