Book Reviews

The reviews are in for Lena Dunham's book

USAToday Books - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 15:16

The response to 'Not that Kind of Girl' has been mostly positive.

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'Maze Runner' sprints up best-seller list

USAToday Books - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 14:08

Ken Follett's 'Edge of Eternity' and Rick Yancey's 'Infinite Sea' also debut on the list.

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Steven Pinker: By the Book

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 09:00
The author of “The Language Instinct,” “The Blank Slate” and, most recently, “The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person’s Guide to Writing in the 21st Century” has never gotten in trouble for reading a book. “Just for writing them.”

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Interview with Patricia Briggs, author of 'Shifting Shadows'

USAToday Books - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 23:53

HEA contributor Veronica Scott chats with Patricia Briggs about Shifting Shadows and what's next for her.

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Mystery roundup: A new Poirot tale and more

USAToday Books - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 17:42

From London to Scandinavia to a cruise ship, murder (fictional) is at hand.

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ArtsBeat: Ichabod Crane Rides Again in New Edition

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 14:27
Penguin Classics has published a new edition of the Washington Irving short-story collection that includes “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.”

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Romance Unlaced: Beyond Britain's shores

USAToday Books - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 12:28

HEA contributor Madeline Hunter checks in with Mary Jo Putney, Joanna Bourne, Sherry Thomas and Jade Lee on unusual historical settings.

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Mantel's 'Thatcher' story causes backlash

USAToday Books - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 09:54

U.K. conservatives are not pleased with Hilary Mantel's fictional account of Thatcher's death.

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9 Marquez books coming as English e-books

USAToday Books - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 11:12

'Love in the Time of Cholera' and eight others will be available digitally for the first time.

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Bookends: Should Writers Avoid Sentimentality?

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 09:00
Roland Barthes said, “It is no longer the sexual which is indecent, it is the sentimental.” Zoë Heller and Leslie Jamison debate whether sentimentality is still a cardinal sin for writers.

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7 reasons we love the Sheldon Coopers of the world (Bazinga!)

USAToday Books - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 23:12

Rhoda Baxter explores our love of geek heroes like TBBT's Sheldon Cooper.

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Exclusive cover reveal: Holding Strong by Lori Foster

USAToday Books - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 23:04

Lori Foster joins HEA to unveil the cover of Holding Strong, the next book in her Ultimate series.

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Children's Books: ‘Harlem Hellfighters,’ by J. Patrick Lewis and Gary Kelley

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 14:37
A picture book about an African-American regiment in World War I that confronted racists as well as the German Army.

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King, Abrams collaborate on '11/22/63' for Hulu

USAToday Books - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 13:55

Streaming site orders 9-hour event series based on best-selling thriller.

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James Frey's 'Endgame' has a golden prize

USAToday Books - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 12:52

$500,000 worth of gold, to be precise.

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Children's Books: Anthony Browne’s ‘What If . . . ?’ and More

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 12:06
Swallowing their fears, these adventuresome characters set off down unfamiliar streets and explore unknown worlds.

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ArtsBeat: Vintage to Release García Márquez E-Books

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 06:00
Nine of Gabriel García Márquez’s works will be released in digital-format English versions in October.

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ArtsBeat: Fiction Long List Announced for National Book Awards

New York Times Book Reviews - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 14:47
Marilynne Robinson, Elizabeth McCracken and Phil Klay are among the writers whose work is on the 2014 fiction long list for the National Book Awards.

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'Broken Monsters': A killer's on the loose

USAToday Books - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 13:00

Detective Gabi Versado is searching for a murderer and dealing with her teen daughter.

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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 05:01

'Killing Patton' by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard goes on sale Sept. 23.

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