Book Reviews

J.K. Rowling confirms there was a Jewish character in 'Harry Potter'

USAToday Books - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 12:23

Harry Potter's adventures may be long over, but J.K. Rowling continues to keep giving her fans little gifts of information about her magical world. This time she's offering a Hanukkah gift of sorts.

        
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'Unbroken' hits No. 1 on USA TODAY's list

USAToday Books - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 11:45

'Unbroken' tops the list the week before the movie hits theaters.

        
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New in paper: Martin Cruz Smith, Morrissey

USAToday Books - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 11:18

'Tatiana' brings back Moscow detective Arkady Renko.

        
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Bookends: Should Writers Respond to Their Critics?

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 09:00
James Parker and Zoë Heller discuss the pitfalls for writers who directly respond to their critics.






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Must-read romances: 'Suspicion,' 'Dirigibles Are Forever,' 'Inspire'

USAToday Books - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 23:16

HEA contributor Jessie Potts recs reads by Alexandra Monir, Tina Christopher and Cora Carmack.

        
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Katie Lane on the finale to her Deep in the Heart of Texas series

USAToday Books - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 23:04

Katie Lane, author of The Last Cowboy in Texas (out today!), the final book (#7) in her Deep in the Heart of Texas series, gets nostalgic about her fictional Bramble, Texas.

        
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Exclusive cover reveal: 'Sawyer' by Nicole Edwards

USAToday Books - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 23:04

HEA is thrilled to undress Sawyer, I mean unveil the cover of Sawyer by Nicole Edwards.

        
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Tiffany Snow: All about the cliffie, love it or hate it

USAToday Books - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 23:04

Tiffany Snow, author of In His Shadow (out today!), explores the payoffs of cliffhangers done right (and irritations of cliffies not done right).

        
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'Christmas' in Korea is a story of war and ego, not joy

USAToday Books - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 18:17

The book tells the frigid, horrid tale of U.S. troops in Korea in 1950.

        
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Must-read romances: 'Love's Culture,' 'Still Beautiful,' 'The Christmas Princess'

USAToday Books - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 12:22

HEA contributor Michelle Monkou recs reads by Angelia Vernon Menchan, Amy Patrick, Patricia McLinn and Barbara Joe Williams.

        
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James Patterson donating to independent bookstores

USAToday Books - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 09:21

The author announced Monday that he has given $473,000 to 81 independent sellers.

        
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Must-read romance: 'Wicked' by Jennifer L. Armentrout

USAToday Books - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 23:02

HEA contributor Vilma Gonzalez recs Wicked by Jennifer L. Armentrout.

        
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5 fun ways to meet someone special this holiday season

USAToday Books - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 23:02

Mary Billiter, author of A Man for All Seasons, shares some tips on how to expand your social calendar during the holidays.

        
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ArtsBeat: Nobel Gives French Novelist U.S. Boost

New York Times Book Reviews - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 17:02
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt has acquired Patrick Modiano’s latest novel, “So You Don’t Get Lost in the Neighborhood,” to be published in late 2015.






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10 Christmas tales spread holiday cheer

USAToday Books - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 07:05

Tales of romance, mystery, holiday family dysfunction and yes, Santa Claus.

        
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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 05:06

A new book examines the controversial murder trial of Oscar Pistorius.

        
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Alice Munro proves her mastery of the story

USAToday Books - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 13:02

'Family Furnishings' features the Nobel winner's work from the past two decades.

        
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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 05:00

Spend your weekend curled up with a new mystery from Andrew Taylor or Alex Marwood.

        
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ArtsBeat: A Fresh Look at Schulz and Kirby

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 12/12/2014 - 13:27
Two new books provide insight into lesser-known stages of Charles M. Schulz and Jack Kirby’s careers.






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